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Lose Your Security Blanket (with Confidence)

I was never the kid that carried a teddy bear or blanket around for comfort. My parents said they didn’t let my siblings or me use a pacifier for very long, either. Maybe it was my nature,  or how I was nurtured, but I&#...

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A Must Read for Over Achievers

Dear Over Achiever,   Hello! It’s nice to see you taking a few seconds out of your busy schedule to do some light reading. Let me start by saying you’re not alone. We’re one in the same. There are thousands (make tha...

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Bored With Being Bored?

It’s annoying to me sometimes when writers write about writers block.  The blog is usually tangential, pointless, and I’m left wanting more of what I usually expect from the writer. I’m going to write to you about writer...


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5 Features That Make Google Plus Great For Networking

According to a Time article last week, Google Plus is now more popular than Twitter with about 390 million people around the world using the service each month. While Google Plus still seems to be trying to figure out exactly w...

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For the Millennial Career Girl: Managing an Online Presence

As Millennial Career Girls, We grew up with social media and the Internet, and we most likely handle multiple online accounts. Most Career Girls already know the basics about strictly professional sites like LinkedIn, but what ...

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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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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...