Goal Setting
Emmys 2014

4 Lessons We Learned From This Year’s Emmys

1. Sometimes, your luck just keeps going. Jim Parsons’s character Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory won him his fourth Emmy this year. 2. Way to audition for Emmy hosting gig…Between all of the humor (Byran Cranston kis...

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Burning The Midnight Oil

It’s 8pm and for the fourth day in a row, you’re the last person in the office. The janitorial staff politely clean around you while you’re still struggling to get the last of the slides together before tomorrow’s prese...

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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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7 Tips to More Productivity

You’ve likely heard lecture after lecture from your boss about making sure the business is more productive. Or perhaps you own your own business but worry you’re not getting as much done as you could. Being more productive ...

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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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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...


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Never Settle for OK.

It’s Saturday night and you’re at home when you feel like everyone else and their mother is out “on the town” besides you. Your first instinct is to feel sorry for yourself and then move into the temptation of texting &...

SMART Goals

6 Lessons Learned From Cold Calling

After working in my first inside sales roll, it’s safe to say that I’ve learned a lot about cold calling.  I’ve learned that you have to be a special person to be good at it and you  have to be able to do it every day a...

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Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

Are You the Tortoise or the Hare? Image Source: Children Illustrators – Richard Johnson Refinery29 has been a great source of beauty, career, and fashion inspiration for me over the past year, and this week was no excepti...


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Not All Opportunities Are Created Equally

Ok Career Girl, I want to ask you a question.  Do you want good or great? I want you take a moment and really think about this because by doing so you’ll discover your level of self worth. You see, most people will blurt...