Tips to Get Ahead

How Clutter Affects Productivity

A clutter-free space and productivity go hand in hand. Why? Because a clear space allows you to sink in to your work/projects without being distracted by your environment. Check out the video below for a quick run-down on clutt...

Could You Rock the C-Suite?

Is your name Sally, Cynthia or Deborah? Did you go to the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, or Harvard? Have you ever started a company? If yes, you may be more likely than the person next to you to be a CEO. The infographi...

10 Reasons You Aren’t Getting It Done

If you struggle with completing all the things on your to-do list, you are not alone! This is one of the biggest complaints I work on with my clients. It is hugely frustrating and down right annoying. You know what you have to ...


Fear vs. Intuition: Knowing the Difference and Trusting Your Gut

Fear is an incredibly powerful motivator. One of my favorite past bosses used to ask me, “Are you going to let fear paralyze you? Or mobilize you?” But when you’re afraid, even if you want it to mobilize you, ...

Organized Chaos: How to Cope With Your Disorganized Life

  Technological advancements in the last 10 years have only served to provide us with more organizational tools. We have calendars, notepads, and to-do lists already built into our phones, not to mention the hundreds of ap...

Fix Your Funk: 3 Questions To Reboot Your Mind For A Productive Life Of Meaning

You are busy. There’s much to do in this one, precious life! And it’s important to keep yourself in a productive, happy frame of mind. We all have those times when we don’t feel that great inside. Although inevita...


The Cure for Work Stress

Stress. It’s both a burden and an excuse. When someone asks you to join them for lunch on Thursday you answer, “I can’t. I’m so stressed at work.” But are you really stressed? Or are you using stre...

Quell Negativity, Boost Performance. Simple as That.

One of Career Girl’s incredible writers, Danielle Bilbruck, recently wrote the article “Speak Up! Whispering Complaints Solves Nothing” in reference to the fact that rather than complaining at the water cooler...

Be A Rock Star: Don’t Give In To Your Negative Voice

Several months ago, I was interviewing for a sales job and the interviewer asked me a question common to business professionals, particularly those of us in sales: How do you handle rejection? Now, I was in sales management for...


5 Expert Tips for Already Good Public Speakers

Because public speaking is the #1 fear among Americans, we recently brought you the article “Public Speaking for Career Girls.” And as discussion of this article circulated on LinkedIn and Twitter, we realized that ...