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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 ...

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A Networking Haven for Career Girls: GeekGirlCon

This fall I discovered one of the best conventions for Career Girls: GeekGirlCon. The Seattle-based convention is only in its third year and as the name suggests, is meant to celebrate the the female geek. While the name and de...


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Wake Up to Success

Maybe the cliché saying “the early bird gets the worm,” really does have some truth in it. If you dread waking up early, you should learn to love it. Stop hitting Snooze Okay, becoming a morning person might be easier said...

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Repeat After Me: Mantras For Daily Life

Sometimes, the world gets the best of us. When crazy things happen, it can be easy to panic or lose sight of what’s important. Going through the death spiral of negativity can be difficult to stop, but unless you can, it&...

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17 Things To Boost Your Career Right Now

Christie Mims is an expert career coach who is trying to bring you just a little bit more career happiness in your day (that doesn’t involve donuts). Read on for more! Grab someone in your network and go out to lunch. Cho...


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More than a Cube: The New Coworking Spaces

In 2011, I was offered a job as an Executive Director of an office of one.  Great job, but I would be it…I was my only employee.  While I was intrigued by the idea, the offer prompted me to go on a search for office spa...