Tips to Get Ahead
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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...

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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...

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Learning How to Say “No.”

It’s something I’ve been told before, and it seems to be a problem for a lot of women: “You have to learn how to say ‘No.’” I’ve told you the benefits of saying “Yes!” to great opportunities, even...


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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...

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The Art of Managing Multiple Career Interests

Some people have known exactly what they wanted to do for a living since they were a child. And then there are some of us who can’t seem to decide, who have many passions, and who have trouble managing our multiple career int...

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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...


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Be a Better Proofreader

Hello, my name is Marcy Farrey, and I am a perfectionist. How bad is my condition? Well, when I send out an e-mail, Facebook status update, or tweet, I am instantly horrified if I discover a typo. I can just imagine what the gr...

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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...

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How to Collaborate Effectively

At some point in our careers, we will have to — and want to — collaborate with others. Whether you’re working on a personal project or developing a project for your business, bringing on someone new can be exc...


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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...