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misspiggy

7 Things Miss Piggy Can Teach Us About Life

She’s an icon for women (and pigs) around the world. She always looks her best and she’s unapologetic in her communication style. There is no other Miss Piggy, and we all know and love her. That’s why I was ex...

jobs-working-from-home

Do You Need a “No Pants” Day for your Career?

Brazen Careerist makes the case for working at home with “I Work Better With My Pants Off – Don’t You?” They believe you get more work done at home with…your pants off. They say you’re more &...

deletekey

Avoid Redundant Phrases in Your Writing

Even if you aren’t a professional writer, you probably do some writing in your job every day: You might write proposals, plans, outlines, or dozens of e-mails. We aren’t all grammar gurus or word masters, but we can...


speak-up

Speak Up! Whispering Complaints Solves Nothing

You’ve heard it before standing around the water cooler: co-workers relaying a laundry list of complaints to one another about how the office functions. Maybe the meetings are too long, they’re asked to work overtim...

productiveness

5 Basic Tips To Get In A Productive Groove

Flow is key. With it, we feel a rhythm that is pleasing to the soul. And with it, our life isn’t filled with procrastination, distraction, overwhelm, missed deadlines, etc. Things just come together well. Without it, well...

filing

The Most Exciting Article You’ll Ever Read About Filing

You are being judged. For everything. At work and in your personal life. That’s just how the world works. And in case you didn’t know, your desk is being judged. When your boss walks by your desk and sees papers pil...


i_love_new_york

Getting in a “New York State of Mind”

I am who I am. Period. This is the tagline I’ve elected for New York City. I had the pleasure of spending a few days there last week… wow, that city is one hell of a diva! NYC is filled with characters of all shapes and...

angeratwork

Dealing with Anger in the Workplace

Face it, we all get mad. Your boss skimps on the bonus he promised you and you have visions of slapping her. Or maybe your colleague totally dropped the ball and you end up takin the heat for it. You’d like nothing more t...

askingforaraise

4 Tips to Ask for a Raise

Even when you have all the right reasons and know you deserve a raise, walking in and asking your boss for more money is a delicate process. You don’t want to come off as arrogant, rude, or demanding — but you do want t...


skills

How to Improve Any Skill

Think you could never learn to play an instrument, write a book, or bake the perfect cake? We all walk around thinking that we don’t have the talent to do certain tasks or activities. We think that talent is something we’re...