Tips to Get Ahead

Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...

Take Care of the Number One Priority: You!

Recently I’ve been overwhelmed. My attempt to juggle a full-time course load, 15-hour internship, a campus ambassador position, and an executive board position for a student organization has forced me to prioritize like crazy...

You’re Not That Busy.

I know, I know. That headline is bound to irk a few people. It irked a few people when the Harvard Business Review posted a blog on this very topic last week, pleading people to stop complaining about how busy they were. That p...


Repeat After Me: Stress is My Friend

Huh? Stress is my friend? Since when? Since I watched this fabulous Ted Talk featuring Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist! By way of background, many people have described me as high-strung, nervous, jumpy, edgy, energetic...

5 Ways to Find Inspiration Today

My husband teases me about watching weight loss shows. I say, “I can’t help it! It’s inspiring!” I know that these shows are unrealistic, highly staged and orchestrated, filled with product placement, an...

A Beginner’s Guide to Wine [Infographic]

The day you prayed for finally arrived! You’ve been invited to the boss’s home for one of her famous wine-tasting events — a sure sign that you’ve arrived in the ‘circle of trust’, however yo...


You Are the Company You Keep: Get Rid of Negative Influences

First of all, if any of these sound familiar to you, it’s a sign from the universe that you need to keep reading on: Your boss buys lunch for your entire staff one day. As everyone is going up to collect their food, someo...

6 Twitter Chats for the Career Girl Entrepreneur

Ever since I started my own small business this summer, I’ve become more involved in the entrepreneur community online. It’s been a great way to connect with fellow Career Girls who have either been entrepreneurs for ye...

Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...


The Art Of Getting What You Want

If I asked you right now to list off 10 non-material things that you really want, I have no doubt in my mind that you could rattle them off on your fingers, one by one, in less than 10 minutes. Maybe it’s a promotion, res...