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How To Prepare For Your Summer Internship

The summer is almost here which means as you’re finishing up classes and finals you’re probably thinking about starting that internship you were so excited to get this semester. Whether this is your first internship...

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You Got This. Make It Happen.

Whatever struggle you’re going through now – whether personal or professional, seemingly trivial or downright insurmountable – Danielle LaPorte’s credo below reminds us: You got this. I recommend printi...

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9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Conference

Millions of attendees participate in conventions, conferences, congresses, trade shows and exhibitions each year. Are you one of the millions? I recently attended the World Tea Expo in Long Beach, California. I had been looking...


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7 Tips to More Productivity

You’ve likely heard lecture after lecture from your boss about making sure the business is more productive. Or perhaps you own your own business but worry you’re not getting as much done as you could. Being more productive ...

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Perfectionism Be Gone

Let me just put it out there; I hate the word “perfectionism”. First of all, it implies that perfect actually exists outside the immaculately styled, edited, and professionally photographed worlds of Vogue and Elle Décor. ...

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Power: You Have It

As human beings we are interested in power and understanding how power exists and of course, how we can obtain more power in our lives. Let’s face it: Most of our conflicts are power-based, meaning that when you get right...


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A Convention Guide for Career Girls

  Conventions and business travel can be hectic and harrowing for sure. But they can also be full of great opportunities to meet new people, see new places, push your comfort zone and learn more about your industry. As I p...

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5 Important Work-Life Lessons from Les Miserables

Reading has been become a chore in our digital age. We want information broken down into instagrams or at the very least 140 characters. However, I discovered the beauty of reading. Forget skimming through the dailies or watchi...

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Showing Appreciation

A few weeks ago companies all over the United States celebrated some variation of Administrative Professionals Day. Just this past week on May 6th we celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Day (a personal favorite for obvious...


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Opportunity Arrives When You Least Expect It

A few weeks ago I was playing an intense game of Sudoku. I say intense because it wasn’t just one block of numbers, it was 4 blocks that overlapped each other. Luckily I was on a 4-hour plane ride and wasn’t going anywhere ...