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Aaaand Break! — Build Your Team For Professional Success

In my past life as a sales manager, I used to pose a question to my new sales staff members while they were in training: on the path to success, what is a salesperson’s biggest obstacle? They would think for a moment befo...

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The Single Career Girl: Doing Activities Alone

If you’ve moved to a new city, or are just out of college, your network of friends in your city might be small. Or, all of your friends might be in relationships. And there are certain activities that you can really only do w...

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Your Weekend Task: Change Your Facebook Photo

We’ve told you in the past how important it is to sharpen your social media persona, and how to use Facebook to do it. We’ve also given you tips on how to create a kick ass Facebook cover photo. But today, on a lazy...


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Making LinkedIn a True Reflection of You

We’ve told you in the past that it’s imperative you get on LinkedIn, and we’ve even shown you how to get to the top dogs when it comes to LinkedIn networking. But contrary to popular belief, LinkedIn is not th...

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How to Collaborate Effectively

At some point in our careers, we will have to — and want to — collaborate with others. Whether you’re working on a personal project or developing a project for your business, bringing on someone new can be exc...

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Making Powerful Requests

As you might know, I serve on the Board of Directors for the Chicago chapter of Step Up Women’s Network. And through my work with Step Up, I’ve been privileged to meet, learn from, and be coached by a number of memb...


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Build a Better Online Presence

The importance of having an online presence and personal brand is growing every day. Regardless of which industry you’re in, potential employers and clients want to see that you’re engaging in the community.  I was sur...

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Improve Your In-Person Networking Skills

We’re all the new girl at some point, and recently, I’ve been the new girl at in-person networking events. I never realized how few I’d been to, or how little I knew about the process. I decided the best thing to do was n...

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YouTube Channels That Rock

The Social Times reported last week that Cisco predicts over 90% of all Internet traffic will be from video in the next three years. And whether you agree or disagree with their assessment, it’s no secret that video cont...


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What Job Seekers Should — And Shouldn’t — Post on Social Media

When you’re job searching, what you post on social media is more important than ever. Big Brother is watching! Thanks to OnlineClasses.org for their awesome infographic on what you should–and shoudn’t–po...