Posts Tagged ‘featured’

Four Steps to Attract More Meaningful Connections

  I’ve lived in Raleigh, North Carolina over four months now. Out of all of the places that I’ve lived, Raleigh has been the easiest to make friends and establish meaningful connections. As a busy Career Girl with comp...

Career on the Rocks? 5 Tips on How to get your groove back

Is your career on the rocks Career Girl?  Do you find yourself secretly rendezvousing with your ideal career in your mind? C’mon now….. What if I were to tell you that it doesn’t exist?  Eek!  I could jus...

10 Stylish Workwear Finds

With the great summer weather we’ve been having in Chicago, I’ve put little effort into creating my work wardrobe. My go-to summer weekend wardrobe consists of maxi dresses and sandals, so I’m a little bummed ...


Cover Letters: Enough About You…Lets Talk About Me

I’m not reading your cover letter. I really want to, its just that I have a grant deadline, and someone just walked into my office, and now there is a meeting, and now its ten after six and I really need to get home to feed t...

Competition in the Workplace

If you’re reading this, you’re probably pretty competitive in nature. You read the latest career guidance in order to stay focused, you pay attention to how professional you appear, and you’re on the fast track to success...

Emotional Intelligence: Raise It, Use It

A lot of us are logical. We love to think, analyze, and plan. When things make sense, we’re happy. However there is a completely different side of intelligence for us to utilize: emotion. As women, we are actually well equipp...


Make Mornings Manageable

During the school year I am an early riser. We’re talking 5/5:30am and when my students hear this they groan and follow with something along the lines of: “That’s way too early for me.”  I’ll tell...

3 Tips to Healthy Friendships

We’ve all heard it before: no man (or woman) is an island. We all need friends to help us navigate the tricky detours and dilemmas of life, from the little things to the BIG things. Yet often, I hear from women – al...

Kids and Money – Tips for Success

  A recent survey on teens and money revealed that 15 year-old Americans fall in the middle of the pack when it comes to understanding money and making basic financial decisions. While plenty of jokes have been made about ...


How to Wear Jeans to Work

 Images: Casual Cool, Denim on Denim, Pair with a Classic, Mix & Skinnys If casual Fridays is your favorite day of the week, then this post is for you. On Fridays,  you can throw on your favorite pair of jeans and head t...