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Nine Creative Office Lunches

Whether you are trying to eat healthier or save a few dollars by eliminating your daily midday burrito, it is possible to bring a lunch from home that will be ultimately more satisfying than Lean Cuisine, soup from a can or p...

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Competition in the Workplace

If you’re reading this, you’re probably pretty competitive in nature. You read the latest career guidance in order to stay focused, you pay attention to how professional you appear, and you’re on the fast track to success...

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Make Mornings Manageable

During the school year I am an early riser. We’re talking 5/5:30am and when my students hear this they groan and follow with something along the lines of: “That’s way too early for me.”  I’ll tell...


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4 Tips to Get Comfortable in Your New Job

If you thought that the nerves would wear off as soon as you landed the job for which you’ve been interviewing, think again. For some newbies, the first few days on the job can be even more nerve-wracking than the interview p...

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Want Better Meetings? Follow This One Golden Rule

  There are days were I feel like meetings will be the death of me. One after the other, each sit down adds to the to-do list, and then cruelly cuts into the time I need to actually do the work. Though useful to push proje...

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You CAN Even!

Have you heard (or said) the phrase: “I can’t even“ lately? This incomplete thought that originated from Tumblr has become a somewhat accepted phrase. Thought it has many emotional meanings depending on the si...


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3 Tips to Resilient Living

Career Girls can be hard on themselves. Striving for a life of perfection only leads to more stress, lack of productivity, and unnecessary wrinkles. Studies of young children have shown that those who strive for perfection and ...

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The Rundown: Skip the Small Talk

  Small talk is the enemy.  Small talk must end. So says writer Starlee Kine in an early episode of the popular radio program This American Life. In the episode (one that my sister and I often quote to one another) Kine s...

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3 Tips to Deal with Your Out of Control Life

I’ll admit, there have been a few situations in my life recently that I have felt were totally out of my control. No amount of magical powers or moving mountains would make a difference. Can you relate? At first, I felt compl...


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Creating the Right Environments for Success

Part of what I do is work with organizations around employee engagement trainings. You ask, “Well what does employee engagement trainings look like?” My answer , “Depends on the organization; their goals, needs and opport...