Archive for July, 2013

The Best Way to Get Ahead

I’m always trying to get better at something. Sometimes I achieve and feel great about the commitment, the journey, and the outcome. Other times, I put off getting started for months.  Just having a goal isn’t enou...

16 Excuses For Being Late To Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ok, let’s face it, even the most on time person (hey, that’s me!) is late every now and again. And again, let’s be honest, you’re usually not late for a good reason. Sure, sometimes there’s a car a...

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Three Ways to Brighten Up Your Summer Work Wardrobe

Left to Right:  1)  Blazer – River Island, Dress – J.Crew, Shoes – Diane Von Furstenberg, Purse – Tory Burch, Nail Polish – Essie Neon Collection 2)  Top – Stella McCartney, Skirt – ...


Mental Vacations: The New Way to Travel

We all crave space. We all need space. Life can feel suffocating. People crowd us. Fully booked schedules lock us in.  Mental chatter can feel like our own personal prison, keeping us present to all the doubts and worries we d...

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“Hey There, Career Girl” with Lynn Frankln Wordsmith

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...

Nutrition Resoures for Healthy Kids (and Moms)

There are quite a few of you who are Career Girls who also have the title of “Mama.” Let me take a moment to applaud you.  I don’t know how you do it.  I’m constantly in awe of my clients juggling mega careers...


8 Career Lessons from the Tour de France

It’s one of the most difficult fetes of athletic prowess anywhere in the world. For 23 days, 180 riders trek through mountains and valleys of France. Before I became interested in the Tour de France (courtesy of my husban...

Combining Your Money With Your Honey

With wedding season in full swing, I would be remiss if I didn’t touch on the importance of couples and money. Whether you’re shacking up for the first time or taking the plunge with marriage, if you’re going ...

More Than A Princess: We are the Champions

I watched with fascination as a mischievous, ballet-clad little girl prepared to nail her ballet shoe onto her skateboard. She pulls the hammer back, poises at the top to take aim, pauses to build the dramatic tension, and then...


6 Tips for Dealing with an Angry Customer

No matter what you do or where you work, you will inevitably face a member/client/customer who is really MAD. And guess what? They want nothing more than to scream at YOU. Here’s some tips for how to deal. 1. The customer...