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How to Be a Stronger More Independent Woman

Anyone who is a proponent of girl power ought to have Destiny’s Child’s “Independent Woman” on their permanent playlist. “The shoes on my feet? I bought ‘em. the clothes I’m wearing? I ...

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The Key to Success: Lines, Not Points

Troy Henikoff is the CEO and Founder of Excelerate Labs, a tech start-up incubator in Chicago. At Tech Week, Troy gave a piece of advice to entrepreneurs that, for me, crossed over the lines of entrepreneurship into all of our ...

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Kardashians “Just Want to Be Successful”

Tuning in to OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, last Sunday evening (with Part 2 airing this Sunday) you’ll find an in-depth interview Oprah did with the entire Kardashian family in their Calabassas, California home. Most of...


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Advice from a Slinky on a Treadmill

There’s a new YouTube video sweeping the nation – the epic (yes, they literally use the word epic) “Slinky on a Treadmill.” In case you haven’t seen it, I’m linking it below. I was introduced...

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Weekend Task – Buy a New Pillow!

Americans spend money on the strangest things. We rent movies at our fingertips On Demand for $4.99. We pay hundreds of dollars for shoes at times. We pay $5 for a bagel or a large coffee when we could have them for pennies fro...

stuartSmalley

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 &#...