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Find out how to get rid of work stress forever

Making time to recharge your internal batteries isn’t a priority for everyone. In this fast-paced life and fast-paced world, people find it hard to slow down to make time to care for themselves, lest an angry boss or needy client label you as “unproductive” or – even worse – “unreachable”.  In these days of instantaneous communication […]

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The 4 Biggest Job Search Mistakes YOU Are Making

Looking for a new job can be a terrifying and exhilarating endeavor, but perhaps the best way to describe it is “stressful”.  If you are looking for a new job, it often means you are unhappy in your current position, hitting a wall professionally, looking for the next step, or are unemployed completely.  All of […]

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You Can Do It, But You Can’t Do It All

You can’t do it all.  You may want to.  You may think you have to.  You may feel that there’s no one capable of doing it all as well as you can.  You may be right.  However, you may also find yourself burned out, overworked, stressed, and burdened with mundane tasks keeping you from doing […]

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11 Ways Motherhood and Management are the Same

In honor of Mother’s Day which is rapidly approaching, I decided to reach a little outside my normal niche topics to combine two things that I am passionate about: Being an effective manager and being a good mom. These things are not so different than you would think at first glance. I’ve compiled a list of […]

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What Do You Do?: Formulating Your Elevator Pitch

-“So what do you do for a living?” It is a pretty common question, but yet one that stumps many people.  It should be relatively easy to reply to that question; since we spend over 2,080 hours a year working at the job we are being asked about…so why is it hard to summarize an […]

3 Things All Kick-Butt Resumes Have in Common

Resume writing is a necessary evil.  No one really loves to write or update their resume (not even me), but it is one of those required things we must do as adults to land a job, earn a promotion, or take the next step professionally.  So there are some core and basic things you must do when […]

work life balance

Simple Ways to Create a Work Life Balance

Finding a good work life balance is a fine line to walk when you are very ambitious and actually like what you do.  It’s also hard today, when you are almost constantly available by text, email, and phone to your work, even in your off-hours.  On one hand, it can be very easy for the […]

dealing with difficult people

Tips for Managing Difficult People in Your Life

There’s no way to avoid them, difficult people are everywhere.  They’re driving with you on your commute each day, possibly annoying or frustrating you with their lack of driving skill, they’re at the office with you, at the grocery store, and even at home sometimes.  It’s not feasible to avoid annoying or difficult people completely […]

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3 Steps You Can Implement to Aid in Setting Expectations

There is a reason why people set expectations in both life and work and it is simply so that people know what to anticipate, and don’t hope for something they aren’t going to receive/achieve/earn/etc.  Setting expectations removes the guesswork from a situation.  It allows all those involved to stop wasting precious brain power on the […]