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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...

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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&...

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Protect Your Eyes from Strain

It’s the end of the work week, and if you sit at a desk most of the day, you’ve probably had your fill of staring at a computer screen. Your eyes might feel tired, dry, or scratchy. You might not think much of it, b...


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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...

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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...

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Inequality for Parents vs. Non-Parents in the Office

Have you ever heard something like, “Well, Jane….Jim has kids, and can’t be here on Saturday, so you’ll need to come in.” Or maybe, “Can you cover my shift? My daughter is sick?” Perhap...


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Learning How to Say “No.”

It’s something I’ve been told before, and it seems to be a problem for a lot of women: “You have to learn how to say ‘No.’” I’ve told you the benefits of saying “Yes!” to great opportunities, even...

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When to Tell Your Boss You’re Looking

Over on PersonalBrandingBlog.com, Skip Freeman gave us a little glimpse into the workings of Marissa Mayer’s transition from Google to Yahoo! Namely, when she gave her notice, which according to Skip was…..30 minute...

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When Quitting Rocks

We are bombarded throughout our lives with messages that tell us quitting is bad. Think about it: Winners never quit. Quitters never win. Never give up. Make it work. Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever. These are just a ...


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Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things? 3 Basics + Resources to Help You Know for Sure

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...