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onlinedating

The Single Career Girl: Online Dating Options

We can’t talk about different dating options without talking about online dating. Even though it seems simple in theory, there’s a lot that goes into meeting someone online: You have to select which site to use, fil...

storytelling

Storytelling in Business — Show, Don’t Tell

I brand myself not only as a writer, but as a storyteller. The challenge has been to make storytelling work in my career. When I think of a business environment, stories do not come to mind. I struggled with this even in a broa...

shoppingfordeals

How to Find a Good Deal This Season

Now that election season is over, we’re headed straight for the holiday season. And that means it’s time to not only buy gifts for others, but to build our holiday party wardrobes. In the spirit of this great shoppi...


successoutofreach

The Great Myths: Too Young to Succeed, Too Old to Change.

I’ve been hearing two great myths lately from men and women. One is from younger people, who think they are too young and inexperienced yet to reach for their dreams. And the other is from those who are past their 20s, wh...

household chores

Staying on Top of Household Chores

I always hear people complain about how difficult it is to keep up with household chores. I certainly understand this if you have children, but if you live on your own, keeping up with chores is possible — but it requires...

matchmaker2

The Single Career Girl: Matchmaker, Matchmaker

I’ve shared my experiences with singles mixers and speed dating. Now it’s time to get to the good stuff! What about using matchmaking services? Matchmaking services are certainly pricier and they require a commitmen...


brokennetwork

How to Handle “I Don’t Want to Be in Your Network.”

It’s great to get out, network, and meet more people. Some connections turn out to be valuable, while others naturally fizzle out. And then there’s the people who, even when you’re friendly and open, do not wa...

writingemails

Why Coworkers Don’t Read Your Emails

I’ve heard the complaint often: No one ever reads my emails! I had a boss who said it to us all the time. And yet, people never seem to recognize that the problem may be how they’re writing their emails. Here’...

Unhappy Depressed Woman

Secrets to Kicking Your Bad Mood

This week, I had one of those days. We all have them: we forget our phone, we miss our train or get stuck in traffic, we’re late to an important meeting, we spill coffee on our favorite blouse…Basically anything tha...


workingatcoffeeshop

Lost Your Productivity? Change Your Space!

Productivity was something we were obsessed with in my grad school program. Since all of us were writers, we wanted to know how to keep ourselves motivated to finish that novel, finish that short story, finish that collection o...