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Keeping Quiet – The Secret to Achieving Your Goals?

Conventional wisdom suggests that when you set a new goal, it makes sense to tell people in order to hold yourself accountable. Say you want to run a 5K. If you tell your friends, and maybe even join a team, one would think you...

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3 Ways to Recover After Making an Ass of Yourself

I’m not proud of this, but I was a first rate bitch last week. I flew into a lovely regional airport ASSUMING a three-hour transportation window was sufficient time to get to the client site 49 MILES AWAY. Granted, not a shor...

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Is Your Job Making You Tired? Here’s How To Fix That.

Recently, a lot of random people have been talking to me about their work in a negative way. They are tired of work. They are stressed by work. They are just plain exhausted…by work. And I GET it.  No matter how much you...


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Why You Should Learn a Foreign Language

I started studying Spanish in middle school nine years ago and am still studying it as my second major. Luckily, it came easy to me (probably because I grew up hearing some of my grandmother’s Spanish phrases), but I know...

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How To Prep For Your Chat With Kate White

This evening CGN is delighted to host Kate White, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, on #careergirlchat at 8:00 EST. In preparation, I’ve read her most recent book, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, listened to...

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How to Make the Most out of Progress Reviews

Progress reviews are a great way to advance your career. Having a moment to sit down with your supervisor is not only a great way to discuss your progress over the past year or months, but also a way to discuss your goals and t...


Success Alert: Stay Focused and Stop Multitasking!

Success Alert: Stop Multitasking and Stay Focused!

Success is on the forefront of every Career Girl’s mind, but what are you really doing to achieve it? If you’re anything like me, you’re running around every day, every which way: rushing the kids off to school, rushing t...

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5 Features That Make Google Plus Great For Networking

According to a Time article last week, Google Plus is now more popular than Twitter with about 390 million people around the world using the service each month. While Google Plus still seems to be trying to figure out exactly w...

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Curveball Interview Questions: Why They’re Asked and How To Handle Them

With the plethora of information in books and online, there really is no excuse to head into interview anything but 100% prepared – knowledgeable about the company, ready to talk about your experience, how it applies to the o...


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Make Humor Work For You

Some of you caught onto the fact that I’m a Ted Talk nerd. I love them! They started as a procrastination technique (sort of like Facebook, but more educational) that I managed to spin into a legitimate research method fo...