On the Ladder
CareerChange

Finding a Career, Not a Job

No matter who you are or where you come from, getting a job is an essential part of life. In fact, we place so much value on our career that one of the first questions we ask someone upon meeting them is, “What do you do?” ...

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The Art of The Ask

    Why is it that the thought of asking for a promotion, raise, or something else we feel we deserve creates so much anxiety for many of us? With the changing nature of work and the rapid-fire pace of professional an...

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The Art and Science of Self-Promotion

Have you ever uttered one of these phrases? “Oh, thanks, it’s not that difficult.” “It’s no problem. I had a lot of help.” “I don’t want to sound cocky.” “…” Also known as silence. The discussion on ...


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Work Your Email to Make it Magical: Here’s How

Email is arguably the most amazing invention of the internet, but at the same time can inhibit productivity like nothing else in your professional career. Sure, you can communicate across an ocean in the snap of a finger, but y...

Attract Your Success

Do The Inner Work To Get What You Want, And Need

Is your team getting what it wants and needs for organizational success? Are the individuals on your team doing what it takes to get what they want and need for individual success? Most importantly, as a Career Girl, are you de...

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5 Tips For Setting Deadlines That Work

“Goals are dreams with deadlines.” – Diana Scharf Creating a deadline is like drawing a line in the sand. It’s a finish line for what you want to accomplish. Here are some tips to set effective deadlines...


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Hard vs. Soft in Your Daily Schedule

The last few weeks, I’ve admittedly felt like I don’t have control of my own schedule. I have meetings, meetings, meetings, travel, travel, and more travel, and it’s becoming harder and harder to get things do...

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Decision Making for the Indecisive

Indecisiveness can be debilitating both personally and professionally, and can certainly hold back your career. A new book, Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work, is giving you the tools you need to be more de...

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Inbox Management

There’s a lot of hype around the concept of “inbox zero,” a phrase that means you have a totally empty inbox. It’s not a new idea: you feel less stressed when you’re organized and confident that you’ve addressed all...


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Tackling Your To-Do List In Today’s Frenzied Office

Why You Can’t Get Anything Done… Between meetings, conference calls, interruptions from managers looking for an update, and the 5th birthday celebration of the month – it’s a wonder we get anything done at t...