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5 Innovative Ways to Find a Mentor

Did you January is National Mentor Month? If you don’t yet have a mentor or you’ve been meaning to reach out to a current or past mentor, now is the time to jump start those relationships! My friends over at Citi...

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Small Wins, Big Results

One of my favorite quotes from the incredible life coach extraordinaire Martha Beck is this one: “You could hit a hole in one and still lose a golf tournament, and you could win without ever hitting a hole in one. A great...

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Why You Should Never Say “Piece of Cake”

Someone once told me that the key to building a great reputation in business is simple: under promise and over deliver. Unfortunately, this concept isn’t as easy as it seems, especially for women. Women tend, on a global ...


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Highlight’s from “Rock the Resolution”

Last week, Career Girl held it’s first annual online conference, “Rock the Resolution.” Four speakers gave incredible tips about goal setting and ensuring you’re having the best year yet in your life. He...

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Words to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary in 2013 (Part III)

In this final post of the 3-part series, I’ve got three words for you to think about! (If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part I and Part II of this series. They will be a helpful and introduce you to wh...

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Getting a Raise When You Don’t Have a Boss.

When I made the decision to turn down “real” job offers in favor of self-employment, the lack of structured promotions and raises was a major drawback. Was it the money? Who doesn’t want the chance of 2% more ...


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Slideshare: What Is It and How Can You Use It?

Every now and again, a new “social network” or “business tool” comes up that we think, “What’s that for?” I had this experience with Instagram a while back and wrote about it, and have ...

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The 40-30-30 Rule: The Risk Taking Equation That Can Change Your Life

Risk. It’s a word that gets thrown around often in business, and in life. Are you taking enough risks in your career? Not enough? Is taking a pay cut for that new job a risk? Will it payoff with a great reward in the futu...

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What to Do When Tragedy Strikes a Coworker

Recently, Women & Co. published an article about a subject that is rarely tackled, and honestly, I hope rarely experienced for women in business – “5 Ways to Help a Grieving Colleague.” While we all hope n...


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First Week of the Year: Resolution Check!

CONGRATULATIONS! You made it! Career Girls, you ought to be throwing a party and patting yourself on the back…you survived the first week of 2013! …but did your resolutions? We all know just how daunting New Year&#...