On the Ladder
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Where are you spending your energy?

Your energy is a commodity. It’s valuable, it’s tangible, and it gets you through the day. We often evaluate what we’re spending our energy on, specifically. Perhaps through timecards, perhaps through checking...

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Take Time to Plan

It’s easy to get bogged down in the day-to-day activities of our jobs and our lives. What we’re doing today trumps what we need to plan for a month or a year from now. One of the best business books for women I̵...

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Stop Complaining, Lucky Girl!

Recently, I’ve noticed a lot of complaining about work. People complaining about having to be in early, stay late, or just go to work in general. I consistently see “I hate my job” messages followed by “...


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Getting the Biggest Bang for your Email Buck

We’ve all been there. You send that very important email, and then……………… you wait……………and no one responds. You’re spinning in your chair thinking abo...

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Stand Up!

Google is certainly one of the world’s most innovative and effective companies. Therefore they theoretically have important business practices aiding in their efficiency and genius. One such practice circulated a few year...

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Growing Up in Business

There is a notion in this country, in this day and age, that once you’ve graduated college you’ve “grown up.” It’s a verb. It’s a noun. You are now a “grown up.” But we forget, in...


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Vision Board Reinvented

My friends know that over the years, I’ve become quite attached to my beloved Vision Boards. From all over, the internet, magazines, books, and more, I cut out inspirational photos, words, and other text and paste it on a...

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Learning to Say "No"

It’s funny how some of us need the same advice over and over and over again. But what’s even more interesting is the point when it finally kicks in. This concept has always been difficult for me. I didn’t want...

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From Top to Bottom

Today, one of my favorite bloggers wrote a post called The Most Important Person in Your Company? and her words are so true. Julie asks companies to recognize that sometimes your most important brand ambassador isn’t your...


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The Ladder No More

Last week, I attended an event with Pamela Mitchell, the CEO and founder of The Reinvention Institute and the author of the new book The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention. The session was spectacular, and had numerous inspiring pie...