Your Personal Brand

Time for Moving On

I was having coffee with a lovely friend of mine who often finds ways to articulate my experience far more successfully than I do. Ever have those moments when you’ve taken a paragraph to describe something and someone swoops...

3 Things I Learned By Living With a Roommate

Next week, I officially start my senior year of college. One of the perks of starting my last year is that I am finally living off-campus in an apartment. I spent the last week moving in and getting settled, and my roommate arr...

Are You A Victim of Narrowcasting?

Yes – you are. I can almost guarantee it. If you handpicked your Wall Street Journal home page content, or followed specific topics on LinkedIn, Stumbleupon, or any other social media platform, or entered demographic informat...


What Power Looks Like

Non-verbal communication fascinates me. One of my favorite pastimes involves watching people (from afar) in conversation while I figure out the plot line of the exchange. Who’s the power player and who’s not? Restau...

How to Make Social Media “Work” For You

The invention of social networking changed the way humans, businesses and organizations communicate and relay information. The all too popular social network Facebook boasts 1.11 billion monthly active users as of March 2013 a...

5 Must-Follow Pinterest Users for Every Career Girl

Pinterest is known for its amazing images of everything from fashion to food, but did you know it’s also a great resource for your career? There are a number of people you can follow that can help you with everything from...


Leadership Styles: What’s Right for You?

It seems like every other day there is a new book, article or blog post on the latest “leadership” trend – but how do you adopt a style that is authentic and works for you? Regardless of where you are in your...

Your Handwriting: Key to the “Real” You?

There are so many ways we can control how others perceive us – major decisions like the careers we choose, how we spend our free time, and who we spend it with – to the more subtle things like body language, our style of dr...

What to Say When Your Resume Has an Annoying Gap

Have you ever had a resume gap? A break in your timeline that makes you cringe and fills you with a certain shame when you even THINK about interviewing? You think all sorts of crazy thoughts.  Things like, What if “they...


Why We Need To Say No

Saying no is uncomfortable. Especially if no one taught you how to do it growing up. Little girls are taught to say yes, to take care and to value deeply relationships. We are taught to read people, to anticipate, to feel our f...