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Please Don’t Stop Learning.

Here’s a pet peeve of mine: When parents push their kids into 8,710 lessons, shuttling them around in a giant whirling dance of soccer and violin and tap and ceramics and intermediate Mandarin — but those very parents ...

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5 Little Things to Never Overlook

I had an insightful and frustrating conversation with my friends on Facebook the other day. It all started when someone had misspelled my name in an email where I was copied and other outside professionals were addressed. IR...

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Make Humor Work For You

Some of you caught onto the fact that I’m a Ted Talk nerd. I love them! They started as a procrastination technique (sort of like Facebook, but more educational) that I managed to spin into a legitimate research method fo...


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You’re Not Finished Yet: Life Change Is A Long-Distance Run

  Humans are excellent at being cognizant of their shortcomings. Women know this skill well. We are always too tall or too short, too open or too guarded, too aggressive or too passive, too much of a brick wall or too much...

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4 Innovative Tips To Stay Sharp While Unemployed

  It’s not just about who you know anymore. It’s also about who knows you. This is the reality in today’s employment market, said Rich Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association in his k...

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Part Time Work: The Case for Multiple Jobs

I was in high school when I got my first part-time job in a fast food restaurant. After high school and upon entering college, I found part-time work as a gas station clerk and also signed up for several internships. After coll...


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CGN’s Insider Report: Mascara’s Magic Secrets

So, you think you know your mascara formulas, huh? Me too. After all, I worked for Lancome Cosmetics for many years, and that brand takes its mascaras seriously! I was a Regional Trainer with them when they launched Definicils ...

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3 Ways to Wear Plaid This Fall

  Plaid doesn’t have to be the regular green and red combo we associate with holidays, or the LOUD print of your dad’s favorite flannel shirt. Instead: think chic, sophisticated, and modern. Here are 3 different wa...

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To Boot: 4 Inspirational Outfits to Go with Every Boot

Left to Right: 1)   Stylish Brunch:  Coat – Zara, Bag – Celine, Boots – Banana Republic, Gloves – Kate Spade 2) Concert Ready:  Leather Jacket – Muuba, Dress – Zara, Purse – Saint La...


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CGN’s Insider Report: Are You Greenwashed?

What the hell is greenwashing and why should you care? Read on, Career Girls! We’re about to bust the lid of off the (beauty) news story of the season! Are you being greenwashed? I started writing about green beauty three...