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Connect and Reconnect

It’s easy to set a New Year’s Resolution to do something better that you don’t do well. Not for me. My New Year’s Resolution is to do something better I already do well – and more strategically. My...

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A financial confession…

I am bad at managing my finances. It’s not for lack of knowledge, and it’s not because I’m strapped for cash or have a terrible job that doesn’t pay well. It’s because I’m careless and I don&...

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Vision Board

In December/January of 2008, my boss at the time bought our staff a training on “The Secret.” The instructor gave us a whole load of what at the time I thought was bullshit about stating your intentions, putting you...


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Stop Hovering

Have you ever had that boss who constantly stands over you wondering what you’re doing. “How’s that project coming, Sally? Do you have some numbers for me to look at, Bob? When will I see results, Lucy?”...

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*Single

I watched the most fascinating documentary this weekend – *Single – a profile of the decline of marriage and the rise in divorce in America, the normalcy of the single gal or guy and how it’s becoming more and more ac...

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Email Bitch Blasts

We’ve all seen those episodes of the Real World where one 19 year old girl yells at another 19 year old girl with the words, “Don’t talk behind my back. Say it to my face.” This concept has always boggled my mind. If yo...


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Meeting Your Match…On Twitter

It’s been highlight requested that I write a post about how I met my husband – and more broadly, how to meet a guy on Twitter. So here goes it… Over the past couple of months, it’s been super fun to tell fri...

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The Catalyst of Fear

One of my favorite boss-isms from my favorite former boss is this, “Fear can either paralyze you or mobilize you.” And as Halloween came and went, we all had a little bit to think about when it comes to the classical unders...

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Don’t Do That: Sexual Harassment Woman to Woman

I heard a story this week that literally made me want to throw up. A good friend of mine has what you might call a “smoking hot husband.” Now I’m allowed to say this because this person is 1) my friend and 2) not my emplo...


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What’s in it for me?

Human beings are selfish individuals. But there’s an epidemic for women in the world – we tend to feel ashamed of our selfishness. As women, specifically, we often allow ourselves to be taken advantage of for no specific re...