On the Ladder

What Makes a Good Internship?

  As a Career Girl, you’ve probably had a summer internship or might have a summer intern in your office right now.  Internships can be great for everyone involved — more work gets done, job experience is gained, ...


Break Out of a Creative Rut

Are you missing something in your job? It could be a lack of creativity. This incredible infographic tells you how to break out of your rut and become more creative…and consequently, productive.


Dealing with Your Own Personal Mean Girl

Last time I checked, the whole “mean girl” thing was supposed to be over in high school….maybe it extends to college, but certainly not to adult life, right? Wrong. It seems the concept of “mean girls...


Recognizing the Value of Criticism

We’re all familiar with receiving criticism and hopefully, we’ve learned how to take it — at least publicly, even if we have our own coping mechanisms privately.  But accepting criticism on a project that you’ve pu...


Step by Step, Day by Day

We all make task lists – and no matter how you manage them, whether online, with an app, or with a trusty old post-it note, we all find eventually there are certain tasks that just keep getting rewritten. From task list t...

My Idea

Hey, That’s My Idea!

Stealing ideas. It happened in your 8th grade science project, it happened in your college Poli. Sci. course, and it’s happening now. Whether someone is entirely stealing your original idea or taking credit for an idea yo...


The Importance of Increasing Your Pop Culture Knowledge

We tend to make fun of them – the people who watch too much TV, see every movie out there, and know the names of even the newest celebrities. They know TMZ, E! Entertainment Television, and have seen every episode of Frie...


We Need to Tell Girls They Can Have It All

When Gayle Tzemach Lemmon speaks, I listen. And so should you. Recently, we introduced you to her TED Talk, one of the absolute best TED Talks we’ve ever seen and truly a battle cry for women everywhere to be “Examp...


Undercover Boss

The show Undercover Boss began in the U.K. in 2009 and has since spread around the world. Every week, and in countless reruns on TLC, OWN, and more, we watch as CEOs go undercover in their own companies to discover new things a...


Blending Learning, Work and Play

Recently, I heard someone say that the perfect job is one that blends learning, work, and play. And at first, this didn’t seem so revolutionary. We often hear about work and play being important to employee retention. It&...