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Developing New “Career Girls” Through a Great Internship Program

It’s no secret that Career Girl Network lives in the space between being a tech start-up and a media start-up. And living in that identity, especially given that we are – to use a buzzword term in the start-up world –...

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This Week, Implement the End of Day Review

It’s usual (and wise) advice to sit down before your day begins. This time is for you to get centered and look at the day ahead. You feel a lot more flow in your day when you do this. But there’s one tip that doesn&...

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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...


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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...