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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 needed...

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Confidence Can Mean More Than Expertise

If you’re anything like me, you’re baffled by the fact that political pundits who yell seem to be much more popular than political pundits who don’t. Even Rachel Maddow admitted in the film “Miss Represe...

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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...


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10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do

If you’ve ever worked in retail or a restaurant, you probably know what it’s like to want to be the “Employee of the Month” in literal terms. Perhaps your photo would be up on the wall in Arby’s or...

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Zen In the Workplace: What Truly Makes You Happy?

  In the staffing industry, we do a lot of thorough vetting of prospective candidates for different positions. We want to make sure that our client is going to get the best possible person for their job, but on top of that...

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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...