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micromanage

Micromanaging: The Secret to Getting Employees to Love You More

    In 2012, 75% of my clients said they called me for career coaching when they could no longer take micromanagement. Some felt like children, others like puppets. All said succumbing to a boss who is constantly chec...

Stand-Out-FULL

5 Ways to Stand Out as a Job Seeker

As someone who’s been a small business owner most of my life, it occurred to me that I’ve never gotten a job the traditional way — with a resume and job interview — ever.  Instead, I’ve always used creative w...

email_etiquette

Be Smart About Email

  Email remains the primary form of communication in business, even though smartphones, IM, texting and social media have brought a more casual style of writing to the workplace. So how do you strike the right balance in y...


Young stylish couples and money

Cheating is Cheating: Financial Infidelity Disrupts Relationships

Most couples aspire to a completely transparent relationship built on trust, but according to a SELF Magazine survey, 46 percent of people in relationships have committed “financial infidelity,” which is lying to th...

bethgogirl

Travel Go Girl. Get It! Your Adventurer Side Will Thank You!

What does it mean to be a woman of the world? Three years ago, this question bit ravenously at my ankles. I was living in the small island country of São Tomé and Príncipe, and as I rode my blue motorcycle through the windin...

kathewhitebook

Thanks for Telling Me This, Kate!

Do you ever meet women at the very top of their game, and wish you could hear more specifics on how they really made it to the top? Over the holidays, I read I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This by Kate White, a former Editor-in-C...


careerfasttrack

Fast Track or Off Track: Are You at Risk of Derailing?

This is a time of year when we have a chance to reflect. To think about our successes and failures in 2012 and our hopes and resolutions for 2013. When thinking about these matters in a professional capacity, most people consul...

thankyounote

Job Seekers: Do’s And Don’ts of Saying “Thank You”

In step with Thanksgiving tradition, many of us are reflecting on little ways that we can express how thankful we are. But don’t save your reflection of gratitude just for the moments prior to digging into your Thanksgiving d...

blogging

Just Blog It! Tips on Starting Your First Blog

I have a confession to make. When I started my marketing and sales blog, I simply gave it a whirl. I already read incessantly and thought it would be fun to write about my reactions and ideas. Little did I know that six months ...


yoga

Yoga and Money: What’s the Connection?

While I was supposed to be relaxing my mind and focusing on my breath, it occurred to me that important principles in yoga also apply to the world of investing and financial planning. The practice of yoga and the building of he...