On the Ladder

It’s January! (Okay, not yet, but we’re closing in!) + Why You Need To Think About This Now

  How would it feel to be standing strong, full of accomplishment as you enter 2013? It never fails: Every January, I talk to amazing people who want nothing more than to feel the freshness of the new year. Instead, they f...

Body Language Can Help You Fake It ‘Til you Make It

Today, notice your body language when your emotions go up and down. When your boss annoys you, are you crossing your arms, slouching? When you’re excited, are you leaning forward in anticipation? Sure, we all know our bod...

The Powers of Persuasion in Business Settings

Confession: I was a high school speech nerd. That’s right. I was in speech, student congress, drama — You name it. If there was a speech to give, I was giving it. And one of my favorite categories? Persuasive speaki...


Learning to Be a Boss

We told you recently “Why Female Bosses Matter,” and we believe wholeheartedly that they do. We gave advice to the female boss and her employees on how to maximize this kind of relationship. And somewhere in the cou...

Aaaand Break! — Build Your Team For Professional Success

In my past life as a sales manager, I used to pose a question to my new sales staff members while they were in training: on the path to success, what is a salesperson’s biggest obstacle? They would think for a moment befo...

Finding Non-Degree Seeking Learning Programs That Build You Up

The idea of going back to school to enhance your career is one often talked about in the working world. It’s the reason so many universities are offering executive MBA programs, opportunities to combine JDs and MBAs, and ...


Find the Right Therapist for You

You’ve decided it’s time to go to therapy. It’s probably because you know you’re awesome, but you want to become more awesome, and you’re wondering what’s next. For most people, that next step is picking a thera...

Get More Done (And Make Your Life Easier) With An End Of Day Review

It’s usual (and wise) advice to sit down before your day begins. This time is for you to get centered and look at the day ahead. You feel a lot more flow in your day when you do this. But there’s one tip that doesn&...

3 Tips to Avoid Trouble When Traveling Solo

There are risks for anyone who is traveling alone, but for women, the risks go up significantly. And while none of us want to admit that, as Career Girls, we’re vulnerable to some of the terrible things that can happen, w...


Go for the No!

  What do Lucille Ball, Emily Dickinson, Marilyn Monroe, J. K. Rowling, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? They have all been told “No.” It hurts so bad, but can be oh so good for you. No can leave you feeling vulne...