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CGN Style: 5 Summer Essentials

The search for your summer wardrobe just got easier. In addition to swimsuits and cover-ups, there are other essential items needed to complete your summer looks. Here are 5 essential summer items and why you need them. 1) Su...

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Perfectionism Be Gone

Let me just put it out there; I hate the word “perfectionism”. First of all, it implies that perfect actually exists outside the immaculately styled, edited, and professionally photographed worlds of Vogue and Elle Décor. ...

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Top Necklace Picks that Make A Statement

Statement jewelry, and more specifically statement necklaces are all over and one of hottest trends right now! This is a fun trend to add to what you are wearing to work everyday. Statement necklaces punch up any outfit and giv...


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3 Tips to Santosha

The term “golden handcuffs” may seem familiar to many of us. Many of us Career Girls have gone above and beyond to reach parity or “succeed” in tough environments, earning the salary, the title, and the position. We are...

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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...

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1 Item 3 Ways: The Chambray Shirt

  The one item in my closet that is getting the most wear these days is the chambray shirt. It’s a great transition piece for the changing seasons and can be worn multiple ways. I can honestly think of 20 different ...


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Showing Appreciation

A few weeks ago companies all over the United States celebrated some variation of Administrative Professionals Day. Just this past week on May 6th we celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Day (a personal favorite for obvious...

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Opportunity Arrives When You Least Expect It

A few weeks ago I was playing an intense game of Sudoku. I say intense because it wasn’t just one block of numbers, it was 4 blocks that overlapped each other. Luckily I was on a 4-hour plane ride and wasn’t going anywhere ...

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3 Tips to Purposeful Failure

We have often been told to avoid the F word. Failure. For many of us Career Girls, we have been groomed for success and achievement. We have been told to work twice as hard to be seen as credible competitors in a world dominate...


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Quick Trick to Feel Less Overwhelmed – Drop the “Busy Brag”

Tell the truth. Do you start every email message with an apology? Something along the lines of: Please forgive my delayed response, as I have been traveling this month and working on a number of deadlines. I’ll admit that I d...