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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...

10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do

If you’ve ever worked in retail or a restaurant, you probably know what it’s like to want to be the “Employee of the Month” in literal terms. Perhaps your photo would be up on the wall in Arby’s or...

Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of  “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much need...


Uncover Your Personal Success Factors

Have you ever done something, or had a skill, that seemed to amaze people? Did it perplex you as to why others were so enraptured by that ability you have, because to you it seemed so easy? Maybe it is being positive. Perhaps i...

How To Juggle Life Like A Pro

With all we try to juggle these days, overwhelm is nearly inevitable. The problem with overwhelm (besides the fact that it can put you on edge or shove you into depression, depending on how you cope) is that poor judgement-call...

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

Here at Career Girl Network, we’re fascinated (some might say obsessed) by the tasks, words, and beliefs that separate extraordinary people from ordinary people. What is it, we wonder, that makes one person a leader and a...


Surviving a Boss Who Yells

As a management consultant focused on finance and interim management, I’ve always worked in a male-dominated field.  And for the most part, that’s been a good thing.  I’ve learned how to be (or act!) more confident, how...

Capturing Time

If I could save time in a bottle….” ~Jim Croce A chart-topping oldie, the sentiment remains the same today as when the song was a huge hit in the seventies. It fires the imagination of many who deeply desire to hang...

CIA Secrets to Enhance Your Career

The CIA is, without a doubt, one of the most efficient organizations on the planet. From sophisticated information gathering techniques to the ability to keep trade secrets a secret, the men and women of the Central Intelligenc...


Working While Sick? STOP IT!

The sick season is upon us and a common theme is that women completely ignore their symptoms to the best of their ability.  Instead of calling in sick, taking a nap or turning off the email for an afternoon, women pop an extra...