Banish These 4 Words and Phrases!

  Your mindset plays a huge role in creating your reality. Explore a situation from two different perspectives, and your resulting experiences will bear little resemblance to each other. The words you use are a big part of your mindset. Your language, whether internal or in a conversation with someone else, affects your attitude, emotions, and actions. Words can motivate,...

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Don’t Wait For A Mentor to Find You – Just Ask And Learn As You Go!

Navigating the world of mentorship can be a mystery. No one denies the value of mentorship but many young women don’t know how to find one. According to LinkedIn, 49% of women 18-29 do not have mentors and just over 50% of all women without a mentor say it’s “because they’ve never found someone appropriate to ask.” Most 40-something women...

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Have You Unchecked The “Box”? How LinkedIn Is Using Your Name And Photo

Every update on various beloved social media platforms such as Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter is full of “favors” that we may or may not want. We often don’t realize them, until someone has sleuthed around in the respective privacy and account settings, uncovering what new treasure has been buried inside. Recently, LinkedIn has enabled a default setting which allows our...

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Talking To Strangers Can Be Difficult. But You Never Know Where The Conversation Will Lead.

  If you have a question; ASK someone; you never know where the conversation will lead. Talking to strangers can be one of the more difficult things to do, especially if approaching others is not your strongest suit. OR, you might be incredibly confident but feel it inappropriate to ask for help.  Both are common situations but the truth is…It...

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‘Tis The Season For Office Parties. The Top Things You Should Know Before You Take That Drink.

  ‘Tis the season…for ice skating and gingerbread houses and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, yes, but also for another time-honored holiday tradition: the office party. The social event whirlwind every December encompasses soirees both personal and professional, though the latter tend to pose the greater etiquette challenge. Rather than waste your time (never more valuable than it is...

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Feeling Powerless? Time To Use Some Magic.

People love the idea of magic. The Hobbit, a fantasy novel published in 1937, has never been out of print. When the first Harry Potter book hit the bookstores in 1997, it quickly became a worldwide phenomenon. But it’s not just characters in books filled with witches and wizards who have magical powers.  While you might not qualify for admittance...

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