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11 Advantages Women Leaders Must Maximize

We hear often about the disadvantages of female leaders. In fact, CGN recently brought you an article about negative female stereotypes that’s downright scary. But here’s the opposite question – what advantage...

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New to Freelancing? Avoid These Mistakes

There are many circumstances you might find yourself in when you’re searching for a job. Best case scenario, you’re in a job you want to move on from and have the paycheck, freedom, and time to look for the right ne...

Moonlighting

The Hidden Benefits of Moonlighting

In 2008, fresh off a nasty divorce and still a lowly nonprofit worker, I realized my eyes were bigger than my wallet when it came to shopping and dining out. So I did what any early-20s woman would do – I found a second j...


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Do You Make Other People Happy?

Wandering over to The Women on the Web, I was happy to find author Gretchen Rubin is contributing there. Rubin is the renowned author of “The Happiness Project”, and a foremost expert on happiness, specifically happ...

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7 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

I’ve posted numerous times about the LBD (Little Black Dress). You see, I live in the LBD. I have the LBD for event planning and execution, and more recently I posted about buying the LBBD (Little Black Business Dress), a...

well-dressed-women

25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!

I’m always that person who wraps the scarf twice and is done. Then, I look at those chic women on the street with their scarves tied in artful ways, and I think, “Why can’t I look like that?” Well, thank...


femaleboss

Stereotyping Women in the Workplace

Have you ever been stereotyped at work? Maybe you have and don’t realize it. I know I personally have been a victim of the, “Such a woman, so emotional!” rant more than once. Whether you know it or not, someon...

teachers-pet

Teacher’s Pet? Boss’ Pet?

Y’know that kid in school, the one who bought the teacher perfume for Christmas and volunteered to clean the white boards after class? The teacher’s pet. We all hated that kid. And it’s pretty safe to say, we ...

rainmaker

Be a Rainmaker!

To be truly successful in business, you have to drive revenue. This may sound like too much of a blanket statement, but it’s true in both practice and theory. Even if you’re not in direct sales, you have to think ab...


Army_Knife

Specialization is Overrated – Be a Generalist, Ladies

Are you a specialist? Or a generalist? And which is “better”? In the past, developing a specialization all but guaranteed you a job. But in today’s job market, it’s safe to say a specialization may make ...