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A Real-Life Career Girl: Interview with Shauna Mackenzie, CEO of Best Kept Self

I came across Shauna Mackenzie through an obvious form of free advertising, social media and became intrigued after reading about her and her business savvy career. She may be best known for her work in image consulting, but Ma...

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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 printi...

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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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4 LESSONS FROM THE BRILLIANT CAREER OF SHONDA RHIMES

Shonda Rhimes is probably one of the famous TV writers our time. Despite being a woman, and an African-American woman at that, Rhimes has broken through many barriers. In her early successes, Rhimes wrote the screenplay for Int...

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Beyond Money And Power: What It Really Takes To Succeed

  Ever looked up an old friend or colleague on LinkedIn or Facebook just to see where they are – and then find yourself satisfied if you deem yourself better off, or disappointed with yourself if not? In today’s world ...

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What’s in a Word? Gender Stereotypes.

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the bestselling book, Lean In, has teamed up with the Girl Scouts to raise gender-inequality awareness and #banbossy. In an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, Sandberg shares...


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No Need to Mince Words

We know our very own Kathi Toll carries strong views on the current state of feminism, but last week she concluded a three-week series with a particularly entertaining post. A few weeks ago I wrote a post that simply asked, Ar...

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In Case of Emergency: Read This Before Giving Up

We’ve all seen those “In Case of Emergency” signs – you know, the ones where you have to break glass (or nowadays, pull away the plastic covering) to get to the fire.alarm, pull the emergency break on a train or open th...

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“Boundless Energy For the Work” – A Conversation with Gail Robinson

  I recently had the opportunity to reconnect with one of my Career Girl role models (and first boss) Gail Robinson.  Robinson had reached out to me with an announcement of a new venture, the Failure Fixer, a multi platfo...


Executive Presence – Should We Ditch Our Ladylike Qualities In Order To Be Successful?

Sheryl Sandberg, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington and Sonia Sotomayor – When you think of these women, what comes to mind? They are very different people, in diverse professions with unique objectives. What they all have...