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Earbuds and the Office

Office space arrangements come in many sizes and shapes these days. Where once there were only grey cubicles and corner offices, there are now shared spaces, open floor plans with breakout areas, cubicles with low walls, and a ...

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Burning The Midnight Oil

It’s 8pm and for the fourth day in a row, you’re the last person in the office. The janitorial staff politely clean around you while you’re still struggling to get the last of the slides together before tomorrow’s prese...

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The Importance of Self-Care

In a stronger, smarter, faster, better world, self-care usually takes a back seat. We’re constantly looking forward to goals, plans and achievements. Crossing things off to-do lists, conquering the next challenge, taking care...


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Competition in the Workplace

If you’re reading this, you’re probably pretty competitive in nature. You read the latest career guidance in order to stay focused, you pay attention to how professional you appear, and you’re on the fast track to success...

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How to Survive a Case of the Overwhelms

It happens every summer. Our schedules get more packed, projects build up and it’s Labor Day before we know it. Whether its budget season, reports are due to the finance team, the front door desperately needs a new coat of pa...

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A Career Girl’s Guide to Making Friends in New Cities

I have had the distinct pleasure of living in four states in the ten years since I graduated from college. All of the moves were my choice (mostly for my career) and I knew at least one person in each city before I made the lea...


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Why I Run

Running has become an increasingly popular pastime. And for good reason! It’s an incredibly accessible sport with very few barriers to entry. Strap on a pair of sneakers and off you go! Marathons are selling out at record rat...

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Perfectionism Be Gone

Let me just put it out there; I hate the word “perfectionism”. First of all, it implies that perfect actually exists outside the immaculately styled, edited, and professionally photographed worlds of Vogue and Elle Décor. ...

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A Convention Guide for Career Girls

  Conventions and business travel can be hectic and harrowing for sure. But they can also be full of great opportunities to meet new people, see new places, push your comfort zone and learn more about your industry. As I p...


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Authenticity In The Workplace

  Authenticity is not just about being liked or making friends.  It’s about being the passionate, brilliant, strong, creative, ambitious Career Girls we know we are.  Authenticity is about making genuine connections an...