Archive for July, 2013
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How to be a Morning Exerciser

With longer days and warm summer nights, its hard to motivate to head to the gym after work when your coworkers are heading to happy hour, so try fitting in a morning workout. Other than earning your drinks by fitting in your m...

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Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...

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The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...


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Why I Stopped Working Out

I’ve been a certified personal trainer (currently with ACE, and previously with NASM and ACSM, which I chose not to maintain) since 1999. I got into fitness after I had major spinal fusion to try to correct my severe scol...

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Summer Business Travel: 3 Ways to Stay Cool and Look Chic

Left to Right:  1)  Jacket – River Island, Blouse – Andrew Gn, Pants – Pied a Terre, Sandals – Saks, Suitcase – Tumi 2)  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Blouse – Topshop, Skirt – J....

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Build Your Confidence by Changing Your Mindset

She walks into a room and you can feel her power. She’s strong, yet graceful. She holds her own and carries an ease with her. You are instantly drawn to her, and want to know her secret. She’s the woman who seems to...


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“Hey There, Career Girl” Podcast with Shayna Cook

What is Hey There, Career Girl? We all want to know what it’s like to be other people, right? What does their life entail, what do their jobs look like and feel like? Hey There, Career Girl, gives you that looking glass i...

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CGN’s Insider Report: Face the Interview for Under $50

It’s rare I open Excel – as in the software program. I’m not much of a numbers person, and instead I rely on what I refer to as ‘slop math.’ I slop out some estimates and fly with those, never really caring to ‘dril...

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When It’s Time To Let Go

As wise man/recording artist Neil Sedaka once so sagely said, “Breaking up is hard to do.” In my experience, this is the case no matter who or what you may be breaking up with. Particularly if you’re stubborn ...


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The Harsh Truth: You’re Being Judged on What You Wear

A few months ago, when interviewing candidates for Career Girl Network’s internship program, I posted on Facebook that I had decided not to hire a specific intern because she had public and quite risque photos of herself ...