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Weight Management: One Career Girl’s Journey

    Trigger Warning: I’m going to talk about weight loss. I realize that some women have had incredibly hard struggles with body image and eating disorders. If it’s not comfortable for you to think about w...

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Lose Your Security Blanket (with Confidence)

I was never the kid that carried a teddy bear or blanket around for comfort. My parents said they didn’t let my siblings or me use a pacifier for very long, either. Maybe it was my nature,  or how I was nurtured, but I&#...

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5 Little Things to Never Overlook

I had an insightful and frustrating conversation with my friends on Facebook the other day. It all started when someone had misspelled my name in an email where I was copied and other outside professionals were addressed. IR...


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Interviewing with Honesty

There is a lot of advice out there for what to say, and what not to say, during a job interview. You’re supposed to be concise, but not robotic, confident, but not arrogant, and so on. It seems that none of this advice ev...

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5 Great Gift Ideas for Your Career Girl

Today is my birthday! Yay! I like birthdays. I get to make my family get together, my dad cooks an awesome meal of my choice, it’s usually “fall” enough that we can eat some pumpkin pie, and I get to talk abou...

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Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...


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5 Steps to Finding Business Casual Bargains

Usually I write about small business, wellness, and personal success because those are things that I know well. One area that many of the Career Girl Network writers know better than me is fashion. I generally stay away from ad...

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5 Ways to Find Inspiration Today

My husband teases me about watching weight loss shows. I say, “I can’t help it! It’s inspiring!” I know that these shows are unrealistic, highly staged and orchestrated, filled with product placement, an...

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8 Ways to Work Out – At Work!

There are a lot of reasons why people don’t get enough exercise, but one of the most common is that they don’t have time. Especially with us Career Girls always on the go, behind the desk, or running (not literally) from on...


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5 Steps to Get Help from Your Network

Networking is a popular idea that didn’t seem to have a real term before the last few years, but now everyone wants to know the best way to network. Let’s say you’ve done that already. You spent time building ...