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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...

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Be Smart About Email

  Email remains the primary form of communication in business, even though smartphones, IM, texting and social media have brought a more casual style of writing to the workplace. So how do you strike the right balance in y...

President George W Bush visits CIA Headquarters, March 20, 2001.

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...


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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...

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15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

Everyone thinks they have good grammar, but the fact is, we all make mistakes from time to time. This infographic might teach you something, or maybe just refresh a few grammar do’s and don’t’s (and yes, that&...

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Become 30% More Productive (Hint: Get Grateful)

Wanna be 30% more productive than you already are? Shawn Anchor, one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, shares that our brain performs up to 30% better when we’re feeling happy....


Pricing Yourself

  My last post, about getting a raise when you don’t have a boss, ended with a bit of a cliff-hanger: “There will always be cheaper writers.” It’s true. I’m not the least expensive writer out ther...

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Discuss It: Do Women “Work” as Breadwinners?

As I sat down to write this article, about women as breadwinners and the controversy is often brings, I started hearing in my head the lyrics to the famed Cabaret song, “Money makes the world go round the world go round t...

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What Your Boss Is Reading: Are You One of These Employees?

You’re smart. You’re savvy. You’re a Career Girl looking to climb the ladder, shatter the glass ceiling with the Hammer of Womanhood, and settle yourself into the Holy Ergonomic Chair that comes with having a ...


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The Big “Don’ts” of PowerPoint Presentations

Recently, we told you how to use SlideShare, and today, we’re doing just that…sharing slides…from SlideShare! In today’s world of business, PowerPoint is inevitable. You’re going to have to learn t...