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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...

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Reacting vs. Responding

Like many, I was left feeling shocked (and a bit disgusted) after watching the third and final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, this Saturday.  If you are unfamiliar with what happened, here is the breakdown:  The...


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How To Prepare For Your Summer Internship

The summer is almost here which means as you’re finishing up classes and finals you’re probably thinking about starting that internship you were so excited to get this semester. Whether this is your first internship...

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You Got This. Make It Happen.

Whatever struggle you’re going through now – whether personal or professional, seemingly trivial or downright insurmountable - Danielle LaPorte’s credo below reminds us: You got this. I recommend printing the...

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9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Conference

Millions of attendees participate in conventions, conferences, congresses, trade shows and exhibitions each year. Are you one of the millions? I recently attended the World Tea Expo in Long Beach, California. I had been looking...


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Perfectionism Be Gone

Let me just put it out there; I hate the word “perfectionism”. First of all, it implies that perfect actually exists outside the immaculately styled, edited, and professionally photographed worlds of Vogue and Elle Décor. ...

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Power: You Have It

As human beings we are interested in power and understanding how power exists and of course, how we can obtain more power in our lives. Let’s face it: Most of our conflicts are power-based, meaning that when you get right...

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A Convention Guide for Career Girls

  Conventions and business travel can be hectic and harrowing for sure. But they can also be full of great opportunities to meet new people, see new places, push your comfort zone and learn more about your industry. As I p...


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5 Important Work-Life Lessons from Les Miserables

Reading has been become a chore in our digital age. We want information broken down into instagrams or at the very least 140 characters. However, I discovered the beauty of reading. Forget skimming through the dailies or watchi...