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Do You Have The, “Gift of Gab?”

In case you didn’t know, I’m Italian—seriously, was my last name not a dead giveaway? At the risk of sounding stereotypical, let me share with you that I have the “gift of gab” and I attribute that to being Italian. Y...

Yes! You Can Start Running

In case you didn’t know, more women than ever are signing up to run races of all kinds: road races, trail races, etc. In fact, according to Running USA’s 2013 State of the Sport-Part III: U.S. Race Trends: The number of U.S...

Be Thankful For Your Body

I’ll be the first one to admit it: I am not always happy with my body. I am my own worst critic. I could always, “lose a little weight,” “be a little more fit,” and may or may not be chasing a rock solid six-pack. Any...


Find Time To Be Fit and Healthy

With academic school year in full swing and the holidays right around the corner, I find myself extremely busy. I’m sure that many Career Girls can relate to early mornings, long days, and late nights. It seems that this is s...

Public Speaking Tips and Tactics 101

“I hate Public Speaking.” As a Public Speaking professor I cannot tell you the number of times I have heard this phrase over the past several years. I get it. A majority of my students are taking Public Speaking to fulfill ...

Social Comparison and Life Positions

Confession Time: I socially compare myself to others. There….I said it…on the internet…insert panic now! I’m sure many Career Girls out there do the same thing (Please tell me I am not alone, Career Girls). In North Ame...


Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...