On the Ladder
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The Smart Way vs. Sick Day

It’s funny how backwards we operate sometimes. And since everyone else is working the system in reverse, it seems normal. This is the case with being sick. We get sick, and then we take medication to get better. We gain weigh...

skills

5 New Skills Every Woman Needs to Succeed at Work

One of our awesome CGN readers sent this article from Oprah.com and CNN, “The 5 New Skills Every Woman Needs to Succeed at Work.” And while all five skills rock (go over there now and check them out), we’re hi...

shoppingfordeals

How to Find a Good Deal This Season

Now that election season is over, we’re headed straight for the holiday season. And that means it’s time to not only buy gifts for others, but to build our holiday party wardrobes. In the spirit of this great shoppi...


successoutofreach

The Great Myths: Too Young to Succeed, Too Old to Change.

I’ve been hearing two great myths lately from men and women. One is from younger people, who think they are too young and inexperienced yet to reach for their dreams. And the other is from those who are past their 20s, wh...

brainpower

Do Your Mind A Favor: 3 Powerful Keys to Stay Clear and Focused

Let’s get right to it! Listed below are sure-fire tips that promote a clear and sharp mind… 1 – Become Aware of Your Thoughts It doesn’t always feel like there is a separation between our mind and soul, but there is. Th...

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Boss Driving You Crazy?

When you have a leader in your life that inspires and motivates, work can feel like you’ve hit the jackpot. On the other hand, we’ve all had that boss that makes your entire life a complete hell. If you find you are spendin...


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Why Coworkers Don’t Read Your Emails

I’ve heard the complaint often: No one ever reads my emails! I had a boss who said it to us all the time. And yet, people never seem to recognize that the problem may be how they’re writing their emails. Here’...

Unhappy Depressed Woman

Secrets to Kicking Your Bad Mood

This week, I had one of those days. We all have them: we forget our phone, we miss our train or get stuck in traffic, we’re late to an important meeting, we spill coffee on our favorite blouse…Basically anything tha...

fairnesszone

Fairness is Fun!

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a session for entrepreneurs about splitting equity between investors. And in the middle of the session, I had an a-ha moment. When it comes to equity, everyone involved in starting a business j...


financial security

3 Steps to Financial Security

It’s near the top of just about every Career Girl’s list of goals: I want to be financially secure. But what does that really mean? It seems like the needle is always moving on how much or what conditions. I like to say tha...