Goal Setting
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Step Into the Arena

Brene Brown became a TED sensation last year with her TED Talk on vulnerability. She returned to TED this year and presented a second talk, this time focused on shame. Brown posits that we cannot talk about vulnerability withou...

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Lessons from a Corporate Cliff-Jumper

One of my favorite sayings is, “Jump and the net will appear.” Not only does this notion embody the idea of trusting yourself, it also implies a natural risk taking, something that can be difficult for women in gene...

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5 Tricks for Sticking to Your Running Routine from lululemon

I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about running for me is creating a regular routing. My sister-in-law is a runner through and through. She’s up early in the morning and bangs out her runs no mat...


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11 Advantages Women Leaders Must Maximize

We hear often about the disadvantages of female leaders. In fact, CGN recently brought you an article about negative female stereotypes that’s downright scary. But here’s the opposite question – what advantage...

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Be a Rainmaker!

To be truly successful in business, you have to drive revenue. This may sound like too much of a blanket statement, but it’s true in both practice and theory. Even if you’re not in direct sales, you have to think ab...

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Handling Saboteurs

Thus far, we’ve covered setting goals, visualizing success, preparing for possible failure, and rewarding yourself along the way. What’s left is realizing that this journey is not going to happen in a bubble, and un...


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Build in Rewards

Next in our series about New Year’s resolutions is something I’m personally passionate about – Build in Rewards! Theoretically, you’ve set a goal it will take you some time to achieve – maybe the w...

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Prepare for Failure

One of the biggest keys to success in keeping your New Year’s resolutions is to understand you will fall off the wagon once or twice, maybe even a few times. To be realistically dedicated to your goals, you have to expect...

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Visualizing Success

Close your eyes. Take a moment to think through your list of “This is the year…” items. Can you see yourself achieving those goals? Can you see yourself boarding a plane to go on that trip you’ve always ...


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A Letter to Me…

Country singer Brad Paisley wrote a song recently called “Letter to Me.” Its touching lyrics focused on what a grown man might say to his naive, younger self. And while the notion is tempting, clearly time travel ju...