Tips to Get Ahead

The Powers of Persuasion in Business Settings

Confession: I was a high school speech nerd. That’s right. I was in speech, student congress, drama — You name it. If there was a speech to give, I was giving it. And one of my favorite categories? Persuasive speaki...

Aaaand Break! — Build Your Team For Professional Success

In my past life as a sales manager, I used to pose a question to my new sales staff members while they were in training: on the path to success, what is a salesperson’s biggest obstacle? They would think for a moment befo...

Finding Non-Degree Seeking Learning Programs That Build You Up

The idea of going back to school to enhance your career is one often talked about in the working world. It’s the reason so many universities are offering executive MBA programs, opportunities to combine JDs and MBAs, and ...


Find the Right Therapist for You

You’ve decided it’s time to go to therapy. It’s probably because you know you’re awesome, but you want to become more awesome, and you’re wondering what’s next. For most people, that next step is picking a thera...

Get More Done (And Make Your Life Easier) With An End Of Day Review

It’s usual (and wise) advice to sit down before your day begins. This time is for you to get centered and look at the day ahead. You feel a lot more flow in your day when you do this. But there’s one tip that doesn&...

3 Tips to Avoid Trouble When Traveling Solo

There are risks for anyone who is traveling alone, but for women, the risks go up significantly. And while none of us want to admit that, as Career Girls, we’re vulnerable to some of the terrible things that can happen, w...


Go for the No!

  What do Lucille Ball, Emily Dickinson, Marilyn Monroe, J. K. Rowling, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? They have all been told “No.” It hurts so bad, but can be oh so good for you. No can leave you feeling vulne...

Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things? 3 Basics + Resources to Help You Know for Sure

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...

The Patronization of Women….Even at the Top

Recently, we told you about “gaslighting” in work environments – people who say things like “you’re just too emotional” to make you feel bad and give in to their demands. And while we can all re...


Even the President Practices

It’s safe to say that once you’ve been elected the President of the United States, no matter your party affiliations or beliefs, you’ve risen to the top of your game in the political field. But what these kind...