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Busy Woman

You’re Not That Busy.

I know, I know. That headline is bound to irk a few people. It irked a few people when the Harvard Business Review posted a blog on this very topic last week, pleading people to stop complaining about how busy they were. That p...

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Repeat After Me: Stress is My Friend

Huh? Stress is my friend? Since when? Since I watched this fabulous Ted Talk featuring Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist! By way of background, many people have described me as high-strung, nervous, jumpy, edgy, energetic...

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It’s Bigger Than Just an “Office” – Thoughts on Colleague Relationships on the Anniversary of 9/11

It’s often debated whether having “friends at work” is good or bad. I’ve always had the opinion that being friends with your coworkers made life better and your work life more fun. On the other hand, I h...


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Failing in Life – The Path to Success?

Getting a big fat “F” in life is something we, as go-getters, avoid most. No one wants to fail. It comes with a heavy dose of embarrassment, feeling not good enough, and usually resignation and apathy set in soon after. Whe...

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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Look At This First…

Women are taking on entrepreneurial ventures in unprecedented force. If you’re one of the millions of women thinking about going into business for herself in the next couple of years, first take a look at this infographic...

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5 Mistakes I’ve Made as Mobile Worker

I guess I have always been a mobile worker – I’ve certainly spent enough time in coffee shops, hotel rooms and at home on conference calls or getting caught up on e-mail.  However, the extent to which my work life has been...


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Career Happiness 101: Dealing With Terrible Feedback

Yes, that’s right: Your colleagues have a say in your career happiness.  Negative, annoying, frustrating, overly peppy or checked-out…these co-workers and bosses can make our day by being awesome, or tank our day b...

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The One-Dimensional Dilemma

Today I want to tackle how people (including I) have a bad habit of judging other people and labeling them as one-dimensional. If you are a regular Kaliwood reader you know I believe that women can be strong, successful members...

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High Heels in the Corner Office [Infographic]

Career Girl Network is delighted to feature NBRI’s infographic, which presents data about how women stack up today in the executive world, and what companies and women alike can do to improve their corporate standing. Si...


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Does Google Have Too Much Power Over Entrepreneurs?

Recently I’ve been wrestling with this question – does Google need to be regulated more closely? These thoughts began innocently enough. A few months ago I noticed that my rankings on Google nosedived. It was not a ...