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Keep Calm & Carry On Superglue, A Lesson from Dad

My childhood is full of father-daughter moments. I have many fond memories of the time we spent together, just the two of us. Dad loves to tell the story about when I was helping him paint the fence and I painted the neighborâ€...

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Get Inspired – in Little to No Time

Remember When Do you remember how you felt the day you graduated from college? The light at the end of the tunnel was finally there, and the world was yours. So how did it go? Are you where you thought you’d be? Would your 22...

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Warren (Buffett!) Is in the House.

On May 2, 2013, at the age of 82, Warren Buffett sent his first tweet, “Warren is in the house.”  He did so publicly, in the middle of a live-streaming interview with Fortune’s Patricia Sellers.  The discussion, tit...


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What Mom Really Wants

How many times have you asked your mom what she wants for her birthday, Mother’s Day or Christmas?  And how many times has she insisted that she doesn’t want anything – or that a card would be just fine?  Of course, ret...

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Why Leaning Back Is as Important as Leaning In

I had the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post speak a couple weeks ago at the NAPW National Networking Conference.  To say she was inspiring would be an understatement.Â...

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How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...


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Tackling Your To-Do List In Today’s Frenzied Office

Why You Can’t Get Anything Done… Between meetings, conference calls, interruptions from managers looking for an update, and the 5th birthday celebration of the month – it’s a wonder we get anything done at t...

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Ticket to Nowhere: Cancelled Flights & Your Rights

A few weeks ago I embarked on what was supposed to be a 1-day business trip.  The fact that it was going to be a long day was far outweighed by the fact that I didn’t have to pack and I’d be sleeping in my own bed that nig...

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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...


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Surviving a Boss Who Yells

As a management consultant focused on finance and interim management, I’ve always worked in a male-dominated field.  And for the most part, that’s been a good thing.  I’ve learned how to be (or act!) more confident, how...