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The Number 1 Rule for Working from Home

Tis the season for sickness! I caught something this week and have spent three days out of the office. Though it has been unpleasant, I haven’t been incapacitated, and I did a fair amount of work from home. Luckily I have...

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What’s Your Dream?

Many people have an idea of what their “dream job” is when they first graduate college. Usually this is a combination of the type of work, management style, skills used, learning opportunities, industry, company culture, an...

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She’s A Natural!

I attended a talk by Tom Rath recently who is behind the “Strengths Finder” and just recently put out a book called “Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead To Big Changes.”  Most of his presentation was about previous ...


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4 Twitter Accounts Every Career Girl Entrepreneur Should Follow

There are many different online resources for women starting their own business especially when it comes to social media. I’ve often discussed how Twitter can be essential for the Career Girl because of its networking pot...

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4 Strategies for Handling Tough Decisions

Ever had to make a really tough decision? Maybe you were deciding between schools or jobs, or whether or not to quit either one in favor of another venture. Or perhaps it had to do with a relationship – hours were spent mulli...

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The Underutilized Networking Genre: The Talk

As much as I hear and read it, I’m almost sick of the word. Nevertheless, whether we like it networking is an essential component in advancing your career. In the latest of my career conquests, I stumbled upon a sort of netwo...


Weren't Afraid

What’s the First that Can Happen?

Recently, two completely unrelated experiences got me thinking about the same concept: taking risks at work. The first experience that sparked my thoughts on this topic was finishing Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s much buz...

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The “Art” of Self-Promotion

If you are like most of your peers, you cringe at the mention of the term “self-promotion”; it brings on thoughts of self-serving bragging, “sucking up” to your boss, having to sell yourself in the workp...

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Become a Road Warrior

  This week as I left for the airport,  I decided I would write about what I know best – traveling. Saying I travel a lot, might even be an understatement. On average, I try to spend at least two weeks a month actually ...


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Being Green For Your Productivity!

About a week ago, a couple of coworkers were having conversations about bringing plants into the office. One of them was petitioning for the plants because of our air ventilation. See, our office is notorious for being a petri ...