Tips to Get Ahead

Make Giving Thanks a Regular Practice

To begin the Thanksgiving week, I thought we’d focus on giving thanks — otherwise known as gratitude. Thanksgiving kicks off the next month of hustle and bustle and holiday spirit, but with it comes an opportunity to ge...

You Are Awesome: Why This Belief Will Help Streamline Your Life

What are your different roles in life? Mom? Wife? Girlfriend? Sister? Employee? Boss? Entrepreneur? Teacher? Caretaker? Writer? Performer? Healer? Runner? Leader? If you were to examine yourself in the roles you play and asked ...

The Five Most Authentic Words in the English Language

  Authenticity. It’s a buzz word that gets thrown around in every industry around the world. Are you being authentic? Authentic enough? Do you have authenticity? Is it a noun? A verb? It’s different for everyon...


The Destructive Art of Self-Sabotage

I’m not sure when we got so great at self-sabotage, but it’s become an art form. I myself have become a master, as have many of my friends, and maybe even you. Today a great coach and friend of mine pointed out that I w...

How to Become an Industry Leader

Recently, MindBodyGreen.com published “5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make a Wise Career Change.” And while making a career change is difficult, one of the points they brought up raised a larger point for me – one...

The Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary

Jargon. It’s both useful and annoying, equal parts confusing and enlightening. But somewhere along the lines, in the world of business, we began to speak in full jargon, which can be more confusing than useful at times. S...


Develop This Skill Now: Admit What You Don’t Know

One of the greatest strengths you can harness might sound strange to you, but it’s truly key to becoming successful. You must harness the strength of admitting what you don’t know. One of the easiest ways to get dis...

WORK MODE: Why + How to Transition Out of It

For many of us, the work/life lines are very blurry. That tends to be the case when there is passion behind your work. While you are working, you are usually in the mode of serving others in some fashion. As you wrap up you...

The Smart Way vs. Sick Day

It’s funny how backwards we operate sometimes. And since everyone else is working the system in reverse, it seems normal. This is the case with being sick. We get sick, and then we take medication to get better. We gain weigh...


5 New Skills Every Woman Needs to Succeed at Work

One of our awesome CGN readers sent this article from Oprah.com and CNN, “The 5 New Skills Every Woman Needs to Succeed at Work.” And while all five skills rock (go over there now and check them out), we’re hi...