On the Ladder

Ways to Stay Positive

How much does work affect your mood? If you thought to yourself “a whole lot,” you’re probably not alone. Think about it – we spend around 40 hours each week at the office. It’s bound to have a pro...

Being Polite

How polite are you? I want you to really think about this question, because the odds are we could all probably be a little more polite than we actually are. I get it, trust me I do. That instinct to throw politeness to the wind...

What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Our Career

I love the Olympics. Watching champions, who after years of practice, attain that final dream of Olympic gold, or even just find victory in making it to the Olympics, are so inspiring. It makes me want to get out there and win ...


How To Make The Most Of Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile can be the first impression you make on a potential employer. It is how you present yourself to friends, colleagues, and people you may not know. LindedIn can connect you to collaborators and employers, so...

Are you a failure creator?

Fear of failure is one of the most common fears out there, especially among over-achievers. Career Girls, that’s you! We do anything to avoid failure. In fact, as humans we’re built to run from or fight against what we don...

3 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively

My time was unorganized before I got into the consistent habit of using a calendar.  Sure sometimes I used a calendar to mark down my appointments (mind you I have four) but the problem would be that one appointment would end ...


Report: Women Entrepreneurs Are Some of the Happiest People

Any Career Girl entrepreneur can tell you that there are plenty of perks to being your own boss. Most of the time being able to make your own choices makes you much happier than when you were taking orders from someone else. Of...

Unleash Your Hidden Talent By Remaining Open

Here’s a scenario for you: So your boss pulls you into the office and says “look Career Girl, I’ve got a project that I would like you to work on. I know it’s outside of your area of expertise, but I rea...

This 4-Letter Word May Be The Key To Your Success

Do you have it? The one trait that is arguably the strongest predictor of success isn’t what you’d think. It’s not intelligence, creativity, street smarts or good looks. It’s GRIT. In her short, but powe...


5 Things to Ditch for 2014

Let’s be honest, there are a lot of things we could live without. For most of us a simpler, easier, more enjoyable life is desired. This year instead of adding in more, maybe it’s time for less. Remove these five things fro...