Women’s Issues
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I Am So Much More Than A Number

The newest Special K advertising campaign dubbed ‘You are so much more than a number’ leaves me feeling uneasy. If you’ve not seen it, the sixty-second spot begins with what appears to be a grand opening of women’s clot...

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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Look At This First…

Women are taking on entrepreneurial ventures in unprecedented force. If you’re one of the millions of women thinking about going into business for herself in the next couple of years, first take a look at this infographic...

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High Heels in the Corner Office [Infographic]

Career Girl Network is delighted to feature NBRI’s infographic, which presents data about how women stack up today in the executive world, and what companies and women alike can do to improve their corporate standing. Si...


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One Year Later: Have Women Seen Change in Pay Equity

Last year on Labor Day, we shared the powerful infographic below, describing a “Ping Ghetto,” a bleak picture of how women continue to remain stuck in mid-level positions and do not rise to the top of the corporate ...

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...

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What Power Looks Like

Non-verbal communication fascinates me. One of my favorite pastimes involves watching people (from afar) in conversation while I figure out the plot line of the exchange. Who’s the power player and who’s not? Restau...


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Shame Generators

I’m kind of obsessed with talking about shame, vulnerability and connection.  Brene Brown, the author/researcher/speaker about shame and I must be kindred spirits or coworkers in another life.  In a consultation group I rec...

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Can You ‘Almost’ Have an Eating Disorder?

I remember myself as a pudgy child – not grossly overweight, but just sort of roly-poly. I started my ‘diet’ in 6th grade, so that puts me at 11ish. Months later I  spent my 13th birthday in the hospital after securing ...

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Why We Need To Say No

Saying no is uncomfortable. Especially if no one taught you how to do it growing up. Little girls are taught to say yes, to take care and to value deeply relationships. We are taught to read people, to anticipate, to feel our f...


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You Earned Your Bragging Rights!

Last weekend I attended the Go Blog Social conference in Kansas City and watched two days of presentations from some truly amazing entrepreneurs, including our very own CGN Founder. Marcy Twete. All were women, aside from one...