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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’...


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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...

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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...

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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...


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Don’t Call Me Sweetie

There’s an annoying trend in women’s professional interactions that has been driving me insane for a long time. It’s the tendency to call one another “honey, sweetie, darlin’, sweetheart.” An...

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The Fine Art of Calling in Sick

CareerBuilder.com recently published a hilarious list of “The Most Unusual Excuses for Calling in Sick.” They included: Employee’s sobriety tool wouldn’t allow the car to start Employee forgot he had been hired ...

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How to Further Your Career During Grad School

On Wednesday, I gave you a few questions to ask yourself before deciding whether or not to return to the classroom. If you’ve decided to apply or are already in graduate school, the next step is to make the most of the years ...


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Becoming a Recovered Perfectionist

Hello, everyone. My name is Rebecca. And I am a recovering perfectionist. Here’s my story: I first became addicted to being perfect when I was a little girl. Oh the sweet satisfaction of seeing Mom and Dad’s smiles as I too...