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Worth Equals Influence

Last week, Career Girl Contributor Marcy Farry brought us the article “Busyness Equals Worth?” In it, she talks about the tendency of our culture to equate busyness and general stress to value. Marcy encouraged us t...

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Make an Impressive First Impression

While we are taught not to make quick judgments about the people we meet for the first time, we always want to make a good first impression.  Whether it is a date, an interview, or a meeting with a potential client, how we pre...

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Yes, You Have to Get on LinkedIn

I have been shocked lately at the number of people I’ve met who’ve said something like, “Oh, yeah, LinkedIn….I’m not on that yet.” Or in another instance, an incredibly connected individual o...


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How to Be a Smart Protégé

Whether the word you choose is “mentee” or “protégé”, being one is tough. Perhaps you’ve found a mentor (or mentors), maybe you’ve even created your own powerful Board of Directors who cons...

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Dealing with a LinkedIn Blast from the Past

Stella Fayman, one of the founders of Entrepreneurs Unplugged recently wrote an interesting story of a LinkedIn request she didn’t accept. In “LinkedIn Request From the Past – Take It or Leave It,” Stell...

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The Power of Female Relationships

We’ve been busy the past two weeks looking at our negative self-talk and getting ahead of shame. To supplement our internal dialogue shift, I thought I’d talk about how female friendships turbo kick our ability to positivel...


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6 Secrets Your Facebook Page Isn’t Keeping

Every day, it seems, there’s a new Facebook “privacy warning” circulating. From the debacle of Facebook changing everyone’s email addresses to the “please right click on my name and set privacy bla...

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Call Me Maybe? Not With This Text Package!

A recent article in Politico outlined the results of a survey of DC lobbyists and hill staffers, and the results are fascinating. As it turns out, lobbyists are finding it harder than ever to connect with hill staffers, and hil...

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Social Media and You with Step Up Women’s Network

I spent last Saturday with a group of women and girls who embody empowerment and passion – the women and girls of Step Up Women’s Network Chicago. I’m on the Board of Directors of Step Up’s Chicago Chapt...


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About.me – The New Online “You” Tool

Every now and then, a new “hot” “social media” site comes around and you think, “How long will this stay around?” And the reason I put “social media” in quotes is because, I think...