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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...

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Improve Your Communication in 1 Easy Step

There’s something about humans that makes us able to understand even the most nuanced of situations, and yet we are terrible at simply communicating ideas to each other. I don’t know how many times I’ve active...

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The Power of Done

If you’re anything like most women in the world, you live and die by your to-do list. Without it, you’re not sure what to start on and what to finish today or any other day. But let me ask you this. Have you ever go...


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Get It Out! The Importance of the “Crappy First Draft”

At some point in your career, you’ve probably said these words: “I’m a perfectionist.” That’s because, my dear, you’re a woman, and most women….are perfectionists. We agonize about our ...

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Warren (Buffett!) Is in the House.

On May 2, 2013, at the age of 82, Warren Buffett sent his first tweet, “Warren is in the house.”  He did so publicly, in the middle of a live-streaming interview with Fortune’s Patricia Sellers.  The discussion, tit...

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What Does Being Present Really Mean?

Sitting at her desk, Jill stared off into the clouds thinking about how much she wanted to go out for a run. Out for her evening run, she couldn’t help but think about all the laundry waiting for her at home that she’d been...


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Is Your Job Dragging You Down? 2 Things To Do That Will Get You Excited Again!

  Sometimes you love your job, and it completely fuels your fire. Sometimes you hate it, and it completely drags you down.  Sometimes you love it and you hate it, and sit at your desk wondering why you are so SO tired (an...

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Delegating to No One

A revolutionary concept entered my life last week, attributed of course to the most amazing executive coach I know, Beth Ruske from Tiara Coaching. It’s natural, when one is staring at a massive “to-do” list t...

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Why Leaning Back Is as Important as Leaning In

I had the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post speak a couple weeks ago at the NAPW National Networking Conference.  To say she was inspiring would be an understatement....


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How Stress and Sleeplessness Connect

The amazing Arianna Huffington has long been touting the importance of sleep in becoming successful. And I’ve told you many times about my own lifelong struggle with sleep. Now, as an entrepreneur, my sleep issues are at ...