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The Power of Inertia

Inertia, simply put, is the tendency for physical objects in motion to remain in motion. It may be a principal we all learned in high school physics, but it applies to our personal and professional lives every day. Staying acti...

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9 Tips to Build a Standout LinkedIn Profile That Employers will Flock to

“It is not just about who you know. It is about who knows you.” This is the reality in today’s job market, says Richard Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association. I attended the National Resu...

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Nine Tips for Surviving Your Next Conference

“This is a great idea!” I thought to myself, this month as I registered for two professional conferences in one week. “I’ll go to one Sunday through Tuesday night, and then fly to the other that runs Wednesday throu...


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The 5 Best Times in Your Life to Make a Career Change

Making a career change is never easy. Simply changing jobs is hard enough in this economy, so convincing a hiring manager or recruiter to take a chance on someone from a different field can feel nearly impossible. But if you...

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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...

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4 LESSONS FROM THE BRILLIANT CAREER OF SHONDA RHIMES

Shonda Rhimes is probably one of the famous TV writers our time. Despite being a woman, and an African-American woman at that, Rhimes has broken through many barriers. In her early successes, Rhimes wrote the screenplay for Int...


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No Regrets: One Way to Avoid The Shoulda, Woulda, Couldas

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in sails. Explore. Dream. Di...

Baby Steps: Making Changes For the New Year

My brother got engaged to his girlfriend this weekend. He had called me up back in September, saying that he thought it might be something around the corner. He asked me what I thought, and I said what many protective older sis...

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Exercise Coupled With Wellness is Key to Maintaining Work & Life Balance

We all have friends and family that tell us, “You do to much, you need to slow down,” or ask, “How can you work so much, do you even have a life?” As you try to refrain from rolling your eyes, you think,...


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Curveball Interview Questions: Why They’re Asked and How To Handle Them

With the plethora of information in books and online, there really is no excuse to head into interview anything but 100% prepared – knowledgeable about the company, ready to talk about your experience, how it applies to the o...