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Leaving a Legacy

My husband and I, for the last ten days, have rested with love in the arms of family and friends as we said goodbye to a phenomenal man in all of our lives. This man, this amazing man, was one who watched my husband grow up, wh...

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Instant Momentum

Momentum is an incredible thing. And even more incredible when you didn’t realize it was coming. Pursuing Career Girl Network full time has been a dream of mine for years. And after completing my last day at my full time ...

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I’m Coming Alive!

A dear friend of mine has a quote framed on her desk, and frequently reminds me of its importance. It is her mantra, her creed, and I hope she won’t mind that I’ve adopted it today for the purpose of this post. “D...


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The Power of Peer Pressure

The past few months, I’ve become quite the yoga addict. My husband and I joke about my “very expensive habit.” And on top of the yoga, I’ve picked up another “very expensive habit” – sp...

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Becoming a Yogi

For years, I’ve been a perpetual yoga “trier”. I try, and I try, and no matter what I do….I still hate it. So a few weeks back, my husband cringed when I said, “I’m going to yoga tomorrow....

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Working “25 Hours a Day”

I’ve been working through, with my leadership coach recently, a number of issues with setting appropriate boundaries in the workplace. For my entire career I’ve been a “whenever, whatever, no rest when youR...


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What would you sacrifice?

I recently read a fantastic book called “Unquenchable Thirst“, a chronicle of author Mary Johnson’s experience spending nearly 20 years as a nun in the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. While the boo...

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What’s your mission?

Every business in the world, for profit or non profit, has a mission statement. What does that business, beyond all else, aspire to do. For some, it’s a product, for others, a service. Some businesses spend years developi...

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Friends!

Just over a year ago, I moved to Chicago. My husband’s new job, our new life here in Illinois, I was excited for it all. But naively, I didn’t believe it would change much in my life. I thought I’d still be ju...


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Handling Saboteurs

Thus far, we’ve covered setting goals, visualizing success, preparing for possible failure, and rewarding yourself along the way. What’s left is realizing that this journey is not going to happen in a bubble, and un...