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Become 30% More Productive (Hint: Get Grateful)

Wanna be 30% more productive than you already are? Shawn Anchor, one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, shares that our brain performs up to 30% better when we’re feeling happy....

Pricing Yourself

  My last post, about getting a raise when you don’t have a boss, ended with a bit of a cliff-hanger: “There will always be cheaper writers.” It’s true. I’m not the least expensive writer out ther...

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Discuss It: Do Women “Work” as Breadwinners?

As I sat down to write this article, about women as breadwinners and the controversy is often brings, I started hearing in my head the lyrics to the famed Cabaret song, “Money makes the world go round the world go round t...


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Your Foolproof Passion Equation

Just a few days ago, we posted about “Finding Your Sweet Spot,” and the post garnered a little bit of controversy. What is your “sweet spot”? How do you find it? And is there one prescriptive way to disc...

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What Your Boss Is Reading: Are You One of These Employees?

You’re smart. You’re savvy. You’re a Career Girl looking to climb the ladder, shatter the glass ceiling with the Hammer of Womanhood, and settle yourself into the Holy Ergonomic Chair that comes with having a ...

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Get the Series: The Facets of Fear

In January, we welcomed Career Girl’s newest writer, consultant extraordinaire Kristi Royse, and over the last two weeks, you’ve probably seen a number of her incredible articles about fear. Kristi’s series on...


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Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

Our friends over at OnlineMBA recently sent us this incredible video. It’s worth the 2 minutes it takes to watch. Why? Here’s why: Recent research from the Harvard Business Review and others suggests something that ...

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Frequent Resting: A Counter-Intuitive Trick To Get More Done During The Day

Typically, people attempt mad productivity by pushing themselves insanely. Work, work, work to get more done! But, nope. That is not at all how it works. Pushing hard with a crazed mentality leads to burnout, fatigue, and grump...

From Fear To Trust

From Fear To Faith

This is the fifth, and final, in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Stepping O...


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So You Want to Write a Book: Part 2

In December, I gave you all an insider look at the process I was undergoing in writing my first book with “So You Want to Write a Book.” Now that my book is officially finished (HUGE sigh of relief), I’m follo...