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Pivoting: 5 Companies Who Show You Can Change Career Direction

There is a beautiful world in the entrepreneurship world and it is called “pivoting.” According to Entrepreneur Magazine, pivoting means: A structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis ...

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The Tricks and Treats of Entrepreneurship

I’ll admit that I still like Trick or Treating. Ok, so I’m a bit bummed that I’m too old to actually go door to door and ask for candy, but nothing says I can’t still get dressed up and pass out little b...

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The Debate Between Paid Versus Unpaid Experience

For any of us who are in college or have ever been a college student (has it been 10 years ago already!?), we’ve all been there. Do we take that part-time job that can help pay for books and food or that unpaid internship...


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Finding the Right Coworking Space for You

One of the biggest positives for me in being an entrepreneur is having the ability to work wherever I want. Especially in creating an online-based business, I can practically work anywhere. My husband and I have created a cute ...

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Power Inside an Elevator

The Elevator. We’ve all been in one. Usually we are awkwardly starting at the buttons, the ceiling, the floor, anything to not make contact with the other riders traveling up and down that small confined box. It’s p...

You Deserve a Break Today

You Deserve a Break Today

Add June events to website Edit articles Call sister to congratulate her on her graduation Write Career Girl Network article Workout Clean bathroom This is just a sample of what was on my to-do list last Saturday. But when my h...


Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

When I moved to San Francisco earlier this year I knew I had a very limited network and what I am trying to do with my business Why Not Girl! would be much more difficult because I didn’t have the personal capitol and net...

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Be Your Own Spokesperson

I’ll admit that I sometimes buy things based on a celebrity endorsement or spokesperson. I tend to use Neutrogena makeup not only because I like how the foundation feels on my face, but also because I’ve wanted to b...

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Love What You Do

It’s Valentine’s Day and I thought it was only fitting to write about love.  However, I’m not writing about finding romantic love (even though that is always fun to talk about).  What I want to discuss today...


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5 Ways To Be Inspired On The Road

This past month my husband and I decided to not only move from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay Area, but we also decided to do it via a cross-country road trip.  Since it was the holidays and we both had the time, we figured ...