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You Got This. Make It Happen.

Whatever struggle you’re going through now – whether personal or professional, seemingly trivial or downright insurmountable - Danielle LaPorte’s credo below reminds us: You got this. I recommend printing the...

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8 Truths Career Girl’s Need from Maya Angelou

The world lost a legendary author, poet, essayist, actress and activist when Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86 last Wednesday. The outpouring of tributes from celebrities and millions on social media continues to show t...

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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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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...


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Excuses, be gone! Once and for all

So you’ve got a presentation to do first thing in the morning Career Girl. You’ve been working your butt off on this project for a couple of weeks, getting all your ducks in order, crossing all your T’s, dotti...