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blinders

Head Down, Walk Forward: The Art of Putting on Blinders

Let me preface what I’m about to say with the fact that I don’t necessarily know much about nor believe in the idea of astrology. But apparently (or perhaps the right word is allegedly), for the last two weeks, the ...

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THE Key To Getting Your Ideas Off The Ground

How often do you get a big idea that feels meaningful inside? Maybe it’s to run a marathon, start a business, redecorate your home, or to travel the world. And how often have you looked back and said “I wish I would...

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Are You in the Clone Zone? Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Marketable.

For so long, we’ve been taught not to make waves in the workplace. Keep your head down. Tick the boxes. Do the work. Don’t upset anyone. Be the best at fulfilling that job description. Don’t color outside the ...


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What Do You Have in Common with “Dorothy” from the Wizard of Oz?

  Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.  She’s probably not the first person to come to mind if I asked you to name a female leader. Yet, think about it: Dorothy was a true leader. She identified the tasks at hand, formula...

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8 Things You Should Never Say While on the Job

  One wrong word or thoughtless response can ruin a reputation and stick with someone for a long, long time — especially in the work place. We tend to spend more time at work than anywhere else — which is why we usuall...

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Upgrade Your Life

Every time we go to check in for a flight, they make us an offer, “Want to upgrade for only $79?” The amount and logistics might be different, but basically we are given a choice: Do this, and you’ll get that. Companies c...


Overwhelmed

Feeling Overwhelmed? Tips to Bring Clarity to Your Stressful Situation

Anyone that knows me knows how long it took me to unpack from a recent move. I am the person that gets into only the boxes I need things from on a daily basis…the rest sit, waiting to be tended to. Often, by the time I ge...

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We’re Talking Pushback: Part 2 – It Works At All Levels

Last week, we started a conversation here at Career Girl about pushback. Comments continued on numerous LinkedIn groups, on Twitter, and through comments on our website. While we told women to push back when they were uncomfort...

Businesswoman Alighting From Private Jet

The Best of Career Girls Business Travel Advice

This week, I’m headed on a business trip that will take me away from home for 8 days, and of course this presents numerous problems. Where will I find WiFi? Will I get through my email every day? How will I navigate drivi...


cords

6 Nifty Ways to Keep Your Cords Under Control

As a girl on the go, I’m always dealing with MY CORDS GALORE. Tangles have just been a part of my life. I recently did some research and found the following sweet solutions to keep wires and cords under wraps. Enjoy! 1) ...