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What’s On Your Walls? Customize Your Office Design To Your Outlook!

  Right now, I’m sitting in a cafe where nearly everything inside is made of re-purposed bicycle-related things (can you tell I live in Denver?) Everything from the lighting structures and air ventilation to the art ...

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Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...

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The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...


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Social Media: Should I Have a Separate Professional Account?

This is a question that I’ve struggled with, and I still don’t think I’ve found the answer. When I first started doing outreach work, I was speaking with people from around the world. I often messaged people w...

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Pursuing a Graduate Degree – Is it Worth the Cost?

As any recent or soon-to-be college grad knows, life after four (or even five) years living in a bubble of classes a few hours a day (and no classes on Fridays!) with parties every weekend is hard to imagine. Applying to jobs a...

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What Your Coffee Says About You [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you a coffee addict? Do you need that perfect fix of caffeine in the morning to get you going? Do you drink a whole pot on Sunday mornings, and find yourself stopping far too many times at Starbucks or Dunkin every week? We...


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More Than A Princess: We are the Champions

I watched with fascination as a mischievous, ballet-clad little girl prepared to nail her ballet shoe onto her skateboard. She pulls the hammer back, poises at the top to take aim, pauses to build the dramatic tension, and then...

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The Whole Person Job Search from Liz Ryan

She bounded onto the stage with a flair rarely seen in a business presentation. She wore a fuchsia dress, lipstick to match, and jewelry that glittered in the light while she literally bounced back and forth on the stage as she...

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The Best Way to Build Your Brand Effectively

How we portray ourselves in our present day society can make an enormous impact on the business we do and the types of professional relationships we build. Developing your personal brand is the best way to promote yourself, as ...


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Is Your Humor Hurting You?

Have you ever had one of those days when people sense a self-doubt that’s not there? You’re just breezing through the day, but others make comments to you about ‘embracing who you are’, or ‘enjoying this time  in...