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find-time-make-time

Making Time Out of Nothing at All — Be More Productive!

Earlier this week, I was at a networking luncheon with a handful of other female professionals, one of whom was a dating coach. She was speaking to the group about her services and how they differ from online dating sites. I ch...

teambuiding

Aaaand Break! — Build Your Team For Professional Success

In my past life as a sales manager, I used to pose a question to my new sales staff members while they were in training: on the path to success, what is a salesperson’s biggest obstacle? They would think for a moment befo...

Cheating

Prosperous Cheaters — Know the Interview Questions Before You Go

In high school, I was an officer in our NHS chapter. We had planned this incredible pep rally: complete with relay races, blindfolds, class competition, and teachers getting creamed in the face with pies (or something). Thinkin...


Hot Straw

Some Like It Hot — Reusable Straws For Hot-Beverage Addicts

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Denver Young Professionals event where they happened to be hosting an IndieGoGo campaign for Dawn Miracle, founder of Hot Straw. When I got the emails prior to the event, I assumed that Hot S...

Business Appointment

Organized Chaos: How to Cope With Your Disorganized Life

  Technological advancements in the last 10 years have only served to provide us with more organizational tools. We have calendars, notepads, and to-do lists already built into our phones, not to mention the hundreds of ap...

inner voice

Be A Rock Star: Don’t Give In To Your Negative Voice

Several months ago, I was interviewing for a sales job and the interviewer asked me a question common to business professionals, particularly those of us in sales: How do you handle rejection? Now, I was in sales management for...


speak-up

Speak Up! Whispering Complaints Solves Nothing

You’ve heard it before standing around the water cooler: co-workers relaying a laundry list of complaints to one another about how the office functions. Maybe the meetings are too long, they’re asked to work overtim...