Leadership

5 Career Lessons We Can Learn from Women in Hollywood

Hollywood is gearing up for another intense awards season, which kicked off with the Hollywood Film Awards earlier this month. While the careers of the rich and famous have their highs and lows, ultimately, we Career Girls can ...

Public Speaking Tips and Tactics 101

“I hate Public Speaking.” As a Public Speaking professor I cannot tell you the number of times I have heard this phrase over the past several years. I get it. A majority of my students are taking Public Speaking to fulfill ...

6 Tips To Help You Be Brilliant

Good Afternoon To You All. This is my first article for Career Girl Network, having been an avid follower for a year.  I write to you from Malawi in South East Africa where I run a coaching business doing what I love from a pl...


How To Prep For Your Chat With Kate White

This evening CGN is delighted to host Kate White, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, on #careergirlchat at 8:00 EST. In preparation, I’ve read her most recent book, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, listened to...

What Power Looks Like

Non-verbal communication fascinates me. One of my favorite pastimes involves watching people (from afar) in conversation while I figure out the plot line of the exchange. Who’s the power player and who’s not? Restau...

Diversity in Sponsorship Creates a Competitive Edge

Executive level men and women are needed to support and advocate for the advancement of women and minorities into leadership positions. They need to actively sponsor individuals, these initiatives, and formal affinity groups in...


Leadership Styles: What’s Right for You?

It seems like every other day there is a new book, article or blog post on the latest “leadership” trend – but how do you adopt a style that is authentic and works for you? Regardless of where you are in your...

One Question Everyone Should Ask

StumbleUpon.com became a favorite site of mine when I discovered it a few years ago. For me, StumbleUpon serves most often as a distraction during class lectures or provides a ‘quick’ break when studying. The mater...

What Does Your College Major Say About Your I.Q. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why did you choose your college major? Because it interested you? Because it would get you into grad school? Because it would get you a job? All of these are valid reasons for choosing a major, but have you ever wondered if peo...


Development or Advancement? Mentorship or Sponsorship?

Are you looking for personal and professional development? Or, are you looking for professional advancement? The answers to these two questions will determine the kind of relationship needed to achieve your professional goals. ...