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Using Your Online Calendar to Affirm Your Life

When I told my husband about the article I’d just read that sparked this post, he said, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and gosh darn it, people like me.” Why? Because that’s what we all ...

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The Importance of Transformation in Your Career

Every management consultant in the world talks openly about change. Change in business, change in your life, change in your career. But change, in my opinion, isn’t as important a concept as is transformation. Change feel...

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10 Things that are Non-Negotiable

Do you know your core values? If you’re anything like me, sometimes the talk of “values” can feel a little (as my coach would call it) woo-woo. It’s a little bit touchy feely, and while incredibly import...


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The 6 Enemies of Happiness

Common quote in the football….errrr, business…..errr, sports in general…..errr, fatherly advice…..worlds: The enemy of great is good. Well, if that’s true, then the enemy of happy is complacent, ri...

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How to Beat Procrastination

A few weeks back, I let you all into a little secret of mine – I procrastinate terribly on big projects. And I told you how I’d been terribly procrastinating on the half-marathon I’m running on June 24th in &#...

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The Art of the Performance Review

Yearly performance reviews are a process nearly every company and employee must endure. Though they’re not something anyone looks forward to, it’s important to think about your performance appraisal strategically. G...


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You Don’t Need to Be an Olympian to be World Class

In just 58 days, the London Olympics will kick off and the world will become glued to our televisions watching gymnasts, swimmers, runners, and other members of the world’s elite athletic teams achieve triumphs, overcome ...

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Always Say Good Morning

Here at Career Girl Network, we scour the internet looking for the best advice to pass along to you. I recently found the Australian website Leading Company, dedicated to leaders who are changing the game. And on this Monday mo...

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Pulling an “All Nighter” on a Half Marathon?

What is your procrastination personality? Do you procrastinate on everything under the sun? Or perhaps only certain things? I fall into the latter category. When it comes to day-to-day projects, I’m not a procrastinator. ...


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Be Your Own Chief Collaboration Officer

When skyscrapers rose and business began booming bigger and bigger in the 20th century, the coveted “C-suite” was quite small. A company would likely have a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Chief Financial Office...