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Lessons in Interviewing from ABC’s Shark Tank

My husband and I love the show Shark Tank. Every week, we excitedly flip on the TV to watch entrepreneurs receive feedback, constructive criticism and ultimately often real money from the members of the Shark Tank. There are mo...

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5 Tricks for Sticking to Your Running Routine from lululemon

I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about running for me is creating a regular routing. My sister-in-law is a runner through and through. She’s up early in the morning and bangs out her runs no mat...

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Track Time Wisely – CGN Recommends the Erin Condren Calendar

There are products you love, and then there are products you just can’t stop talking about. The Erin Condren calendar is just that kind of product. In December, when I ordered my 2012 Calendar from ErinCondren.com, I coul...


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10 Commandments for Dressing for Work

Every morning, women around the country make a huge decision before they even set foot in their offices – what to wear. It may seem small, but the difference between a JCrew cardigan and a Mickey Mouse sweatshirt can also...

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The 5 Qualities of Remarkable Bosses

Bosses. Unfortunately for some, they can’t be avoided. As much as we’d all like to start out at the C-level, we’ll spend most of our careers dealing with direct bosses, and even if we do reach the C-suite, we&...

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Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?

There’s a movement in the world today that, truth be told, I’m not sure I’m OK with – size acceptance. There are plus size bloggers around the world preaching that we should all love our bodies as they a...


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Combatting Loneliness Through Networking

Loneliness is universal. Throw a stone and you’ll find a person on the street who has, at some time in his or her life, experienced times of loneliness. Perhaps it was during a time you were looking for job and felt the d...

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Sara Blakely, Billionaire

She’s changed the way women think about clothes – “Do I need Spanx with this?” She’s changed the way many women feel about their bodies. And now, she’s broken the glass ceiling for billionair...

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The Joys of Mentoring

In  my career, I’ve been lucky to be on the receiving end of some phenomenal mentoring relationships. I have had mentors in my life who have helped me get jobs, get better at my job, expand my network, and even mentors w...


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Success Always Starts with Failure

Tim Harford’s new book boasts an intriguing title. It’s called, “Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure.” What raises my eyebrows is the third word – always? Does success, in fact, always st...