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7 Tips For Email Management

E-mail is the most-used means of communication in the modern workplace, and e-mail overload  is one of the most commonly cited frustrations. Like managing your paperwork, managing e-mail is critical to your success. Email Mana...

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Ready, Set, Goals…Monday!

  This week we’re tackling “The crazy amounts of stuff we tell ourselves we are going to start doing on Monday.” For short: “The way we set ourselves up for failure.” Maybe that wasn’t shorter but you know what...

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Micromanaging: The Secret to Getting Employees to Love You More

    In 2012, 75% of my clients said they called me for career coaching when they could no longer take micromanagement. Some felt like children, others like puppets. All said succumbing to a boss who is constantly chec...


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3 Beautiful iPhone Apps to Monitor Your Time Wisely

I am a huge proponent of setting timers to keep a flow and amp personal productivity. The alarm/clock/timer feature that comes on your phone may be handy, but there are some other beautiful options out there! Here are three pho...

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Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of  “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much need...

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Pushback: It Doesn’t Make You a B!tch

There’s an epidemic in the cultural education of girls in America. We tell them to be sweet and agreeable and not to talk back. We put in our nursery rhymes about what “little girls are made of” and the like. ...


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Uncover Your Personal Success Factors

Have you ever done something, or had a skill, that seemed to amaze people? Did it perplex you as to why others were so enraptured by that ability you have, because to you it seemed so easy? Maybe it is being positive. Perhaps i...

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Right Fighting: Is It Worth It?

In January, Career Girl’s resident life coach, Rebecca Niziol asked us all to face a big question: Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy? The truth is, sometimes you can’t be both. I thought back to Reb...

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How To Juggle Life Like A Pro

With all we try to juggle these days, overwhelm is nearly inevitable. The problem with overwhelm (besides the fact that it can put you on edge or shove you into depression, depending on how you cope) is that poor judgement-call...


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10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

Here at Career Girl Network, we’re fascinated (some might say obsessed) by the tasks, words, and beliefs that separate extraordinary people from ordinary people. What is it, we wonder, that makes one person a leader and a...