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CGN STYLE: 3 STYLISH SWEATER LOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR WARDROBE

  SHOP- SWEATER LOOK ONE: ZARA | H&M | NINE WEST | MARC BY MARC JACOBS SHOP -SWEATER LOOK TWO: TOPSHOP | ALICE & OLIVIA | ANN TAYLOR | BAUBLE BAR SHOP-SWEATER LOOK THREE: J CREW | SASS & BIDE | SAM EDELMAN | RA...

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4 Ways to Show Gratitude In the Workplace

As millennials, we are often labeled as entitled, narcissistic young people who want everything handed to them on a silver platter. Though we’re pounding the pavement armed with our college degrees, critiqued resumes and a kn...

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3 Tips to Be Brave

Merida from Disney’s Brave seemed to herald a “new” type of Disney princess – her story wasn’t about finding her true love, but about her managing societal and familial expectations while staying t...


Four Stylish Ways to Bring Your Lunch to Work

If you think that brown bagging it to the office means that you’ll have to literally tote your sandwich to work in a brown bag, think again. Gone are the days where toting your own work to lunch means squished peanut but...

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4 Ways to Transition Your Style from Summer to Fall

We’re nearing the end of summer and I’m not ready to retire my summer wardrobe just yet. It’s that time of year were the weather is still warm enough for summer styles but most stores are stocked with fall loo...

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Independent and Vulnerable – The New Fabulous

  Independence – I believe it’s one of the best traits a successful woman (and even man) can acquire. It’s having the ability to take a life changing opportunity and have the courage to pursue it with confidence....


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3 Tips To Be Direct

We often talk about the need to be honest, open, and direct. No beating around the bush. If you got something to say, say it. However, it seems that Career Girls either get knocked down for being too indirect and passive or to...

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10 Stylish Workwear Finds

With the great summer weather we’ve been having in Chicago, I’ve put little effort into creating my work wardrobe. My go-to summer weekend wardrobe consists of maxi dresses and sandals, so I’m a little bummed ...

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Make Mornings Manageable

During the school year I am an early riser. We’re talking 5/5:30am and when my students hear this they groan and follow with something along the lines of: “That’s way too early for me.”  I’ll tell...


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6 Tips to Build Authority at Work

Gone are the days when women were considered weak and naïve. Today, women have ventured into almost every field of work and have shown excellence in whatever they have done. But, wait! We already knew that, didn’t we? Then w...