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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...

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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...

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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...


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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...

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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 ...

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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...


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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...