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The 6 Enemies of Happiness

Common quote in the football….errrr, business…..errr, sports in general…..errr, fatherly advice…..worlds: The enemy of great is good. Well, if that’s true, then the enemy of happy is complacent, ri...

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You Don’t Need to Be an Olympian to be World Class

In just 58 days, the London Olympics will kick off and the world will become glued to our televisions watching gymnasts, swimmers, runners, and other members of the world’s elite athletic teams achieve triumphs, overcome ...

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Always Say Good Morning

Here at Career Girl Network, we scour the internet looking for the best advice to pass along to you. I recently found the Australian website Leading Company, dedicated to leaders who are changing the game. And on this Monday mo...


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Be Your Own Chief Collaboration Officer

When skyscrapers rose and business began booming bigger and bigger in the 20th century, the coveted “C-suite” was quite small. A company would likely have a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Chief Financial Office...

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NATO in Chicago: Career Lessons from Chicago Police

For Chicagoans, last weekend was quite the experience. Hundreds of delegates, security, press, and aids from all around the world converged on Chicago for the first NATO Summit ever held outside Washington, DC in the United Sta...

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Forget What You Learned in Kindergarten from Anne Pramaggiore

This morning, I attended an event with Step Up Women’s Network featuring ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore. And she had some of the most interesting advice I’ve ever heard for women in business. She talked about this famou...


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Best Business Books

We all want to enhance our careers, and sometimes we don’t know where to find resources for management, marketing, career transitions, etc. Of course, you can visit sites like Career Girl Network, and spend time searching...

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Ladies, Take Off Your Headphones!

These days, we talk openly about the importance of networking, and how your network can be as important as your job. How are you advancing? Who is there to help you get to the next level? Do you have adequate numbers of mentors...

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Millennials Mean Business

Who wouldn’t want to get behind this mission – Learn. Improve. Excel. Isn’t that what we all want for our careers? Constant learning, daily improvement, and an overall drive to excel in our work. I was delight...


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Ways Men Undermine Themselves at Work – and What Women Can Learn from It

Let’s not mince words. Sometimes men do things in business women will never….ever….understand. If you’ve ever seen the movie American Psycho, you know what I’m talking about. There’s an iconi...