Tips to Get Ahead
Self-Sabotage

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...

peoplepleaser

How to Quit Being a People Pleaser

I’ve talked about learning to say “No” before, and how difficult it can be. But I’m realizing that it’s not just about learning to say the word itself, but feeling confident in my own power to say ...

Leadership

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...


Jargon

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...

i-dont-know

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...

Walking-Away-from-work

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...


bubblebath

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...

skills

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...

shoppingfordeals

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...