Using Time Wisely
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TaskRabbit and Other Tools to Make Your Job Easier

In the words of David Harrison, Vice President of Engineering for Freelancer.com, “How would your life change if you had access to virtually unlimited labor at next to no cost?” For instance….Those tasks that ...

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Working “Offline” While You Travel

If you’ve ever traveled for business, you know this scenario well. You power up your laptop somewhere in your travels – a coffee shop, an airport terminal, a street corner you where you found a comfortable seat, and...

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A Team Approach to Work-Life Balance

What if you could say to your coworker – “Hey, Mike. I am in desperate need of a girls’ night out. Would you mind covering for me Wednesday evening?” and it had the same meaning as “My daughter has...


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An “All You” Retreat

Where is your happy place? Really, think of it. Close your eyes for a moment, and think of a place (real or imaginary) that when you picture it your heartbeat slows, your worries melt away, and your ideas and dreams become clea...

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A Super-Efficient Email Process

Everyone has a different system when it comes to email. And the big push isn’t necessarily which system you use, but just that you use a system of some sort. But if you Google “email organization”, the thread ...

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3 Reasons to Unfocus

At Career Girl Network, our goal is to scour the internet and newspapers for stories pertinent to women in business – so you don’t have to. And every once in a while, we find a new resource so exciting it produces c...


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3 Steps to Define Your Own Work/Life Balance

I’ve been reading and speaking often about the elusive work/life balance. In general, women don’t do the greatest job of balancing the two. Studies reveal regularly that Americans are overworked, burned out and stressed. On...

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Overwhelmed? 8 Steps to Help You Regain Control of Your Time

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you likely at one time or another loved the movie “10 Things I Hate About You.” There’s a great line in that movie from the ditsy girl who says, “I know you can be over...

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5 Things That Waste Time at Work

I am in love with infographics, and none so powerful recently as this one posted recently on Mashable titled “5 Things That Waste Your Time at Work.” How much time do you spend in a given day trying to schedule meet...


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The Necessary Brilliance of Easing Up

We live in an all or nothing society. Either you’re a workaholic or a loser, obese or obsessed with being thin, young or old, smart or stupid. We judge each other and live by extremes, often without even thinking about it...