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How to Deal with Negative Nancy

We all have our “Negative Nancy” moments — moments when we become frustrated and discouraged. Still, when you have to be around a lot of negativity, it’s hard to be positive. Some people will come back with ...

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Even the President Practices

It’s safe to say that once you’ve been elected the President of the United States, no matter your party affiliations or beliefs, you’ve risen to the top of your game in the political field. But what these kind...

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Why Female Bosses Matter

Hollywood has worked long and hard to create the archetype of the terrible female boss. For 30 years in movies, women are notoriously difficult to work for, hard to communicate with, and generally hard headed. In Baby Boom, the...


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How to Collaborate Effectively

At some point in our careers, we will have to — and want to — collaborate with others. Whether you’re working on a personal project or developing a project for your business, bringing on someone new can be exc...

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How Clutter Affects Productivity

A clutter-free space and productivity go hand in hand. Why? Because a clear space allows you to sink in to your work/projects without being distracted by your environment. Check out the video below for a quick run-down on clutt...

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Prevent Age-Related Drama at Work

Drama at work is not a new concept. And drama between women — well, we don’t even need to say anything about that topic. But what about another big piece of drama — between women…of different generations...


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Could You Rock the C-Suite?

Is your name Sally, Cynthia or Deborah? Did you go to the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, or Harvard? Have you ever started a company? If yes, you may be more likely than the person next to you to be a CEO. The infographi...

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Recover from Rejection in Your Career

If I had to name my top two fears, they would be failure and rejection. Obviously, if I let these fears completely overtake me, I would probably miss out on some amazing experiences — in personal relationships and in my c...

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10 Reasons You Aren’t Getting It Done

If you struggle with completing all the things on your to-do list, you are not alone! This is one of the biggest complaints I work on with my clients. It is hugely frustrating and down right annoying. You know what you have to ...


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Fear vs. Intuition: Knowing the Difference and Trusting Your Gut

Fear is an incredibly powerful motivator. One of my favorite past bosses used to ask me, “Are you going to let fear paralyze you? Or mobilize you?” But when you’re afraid, even if you want it to mobilize you, ...