Tips to Get Ahead
SayYesforSuccess

Say “Yes” to Find Success

You’ve probably heard of “Say Yes to the Dress.” But for all of you Career Girls out there — married, engaged, or single — are you saying “Yes” to Success? Sometimes we say “Yes” to...

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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...

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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...


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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 ...

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“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” – Using Music to Enhance Your Day in the Office

BrainPickings.org recently published “The Science of How Music Enchants the Brain” with the video below attached. It explains, in short, that music can surge our dopamine levels in the same way some drugs can. So if...

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Create a Productive Morning Routine

How you start your day is how you’re going to live your day. And how you live your day is the way you live your life.” – Louise Hay Being deliberate about how you spend your time in the morning is an essential...


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Organize Your Office

At the beginning of the week, my desk starts out fairly clean. I try to put things away as I start my Monday, but by Friday, the clutter has returned. It creeps in and adds up until I finally can’t take it anymore. If you’r...

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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...

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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 &...


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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...