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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...

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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...

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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...


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How to Find a Good Deal This Season

Now that election season is over, we’re headed straight for the holiday season. And that means it’s time to not only buy gifts for others, but to build our holiday party wardrobes. In the spirit of this great shoppi...

successoutofreach

The Great Myths: Too Young to Succeed, Too Old to Change.

I’ve been hearing two great myths lately from men and women. One is from younger people, who think they are too young and inexperienced yet to reach for their dreams. And the other is from those who are past their 20s, wh...

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Do Your Mind A Favor: 3 Powerful Keys to Stay Clear and Focused

Let’s get right to it! Listed below are sure-fire tips that promote a clear and sharp mind… 1 – Become Aware of Your Thoughts It doesn’t always feel like there is a separation between our mind and soul, but there is. Th...


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Secrets to Kicking Your Bad Mood

This week, I had one of those days. We all have them: we forget our phone, we miss our train or get stuck in traffic, we’re late to an important meeting, we spill coffee on our favorite blouse…Basically anything tha...

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Don’t Call Me Sweetie

There’s an annoying trend in women’s professional interactions that has been driving me insane for a long time. It’s the tendency to call one another “honey, sweetie, darlin’, sweetheart.” An...

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The Fine Art of Calling in Sick

CareerBuilder.com recently published a hilarious list of “The Most Unusual Excuses for Calling in Sick.” They included: Employee’s sobriety tool wouldn’t allow the car to start Employee forgot he had been hired ...


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How to Further Your Career During Grad School

On Wednesday, I gave you a few questions to ask yourself before deciding whether or not to return to the classroom. If you’ve decided to apply or are already in graduate school, the next step is to make the most of the years ...