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Improve Your Communication in 1 Easy Step

There’s something about humans that makes us able to understand even the most nuanced of situations, and yet we are terrible at simply communicating ideas to each other. I don’t know how many times I’ve active...

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The Power of Done

If you’re anything like most women in the world, you live and die by your to-do list. Without it, you’re not sure what to start on and what to finish today or any other day. But let me ask you this. Have you ever go...

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Get It Out! The Importance of the “Crappy First Draft”

At some point in your career, you’ve probably said these words: “I’m a perfectionist.” That’s because, my dear, you’re a woman, and most women….are perfectionists. We agonize about our ...


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Are You in Your Dream Job? 5 Questions to Find Out

Are you in your dream job? How do you know if you are or you aren’t? Our friend Megan Broussard from ProfessionGal, recently asked these five questions in her first article for the website Advice from a Twenty Something, ...

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Warren (Buffett!) Is in the House.

On May 2, 2013, at the age of 82, Warren Buffett sent his first tweet, “Warren is in the house.”  He did so publicly, in the middle of a live-streaming interview with Fortune’s Patricia Sellers.  The discussion, tit...

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What Does Being Present Really Mean?

Sitting at her desk, Jill stared off into the clouds thinking about how much she wanted to go out for a run. Out for her evening run, she couldn’t help but think about all the laundry waiting for her at home that she’d been...


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Are You a Feminist?

The simple question, Are you a feminist? never occupied much space in my mind. Of course, I am. What woman isn’t? would have been my spontaneous response. It never occurred to me some women might posses a different op...

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Say “Yes” to Everything…Opportunity Is Waiting!

After having the same job for 5 years, I realized I wanted out. The direction I thought I was moving in was coming to a grinding halt because of external circumstances and I noticed that I just didn’t like myself all that...

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The 10,000 Hour Rule: How to Get Around It

You’ve probably heard of the famed 10,000 hour rule, that is takes 10,000 hours to master any skill. Before you start doing the math, we’ll save you some time – that’s about 10 years worth of time. Think abo...


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Is Your Job Dragging You Down? 2 Things To Do That Will Get You Excited Again!

  Sometimes you love your job, and it completely fuels your fire. Sometimes you hate it, and it completely drags you down.  Sometimes you love it and you hate it, and sit at your desk wondering why you are so SO tired (an...