How A Full-Time Working Mom Can Read 52 Books A Year

How A Full-Time Working Mom Can Read 52 Books A Year

As a full-time working mom managing a marriage, a family, a side-hustle, and an in-home Airbnb, my time is at an absolute premium. There are plenty of days where I don’t know which way is up. In order to balance it all, I have to have a mental escape hatch I can...

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Books on Courage and Confidence: Three of My Favorites

Books on Courage and Confidence: Three of My Favorites

Do you run towards, or away from, books on courage and confidence? If you want to say “towards” but the real answer is “away from”, you’re in good company.  Plenty of women want to develop their courage and expand their self-confidence, but the shame of their starting...

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3 Microaggressions in the Workplace: How Women Can Respond

3 Microaggressions in the Workplace: How Women Can Respond

Microaggressions in the workplace are sneaky. They masquerade in "old-school" language or show up in genteel cliches that we can almost, but not quite, ignore. Explaining why they are offensive can be difficult, but it's something we need to practice. Other forms of...

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How To Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

How To Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

As children and college students, we are required to get outside our comfort zone on a daily basis. We are being challenged by adults who still largely rule our lives to stretch and grow in new ways every day. As we mature and our independence expands, we can choose...

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How To Rejoin The Workforce After A Long Break

How To Rejoin The Workforce After A Long Break

A friend of mine recently told me that she was considering rejoining the workforce after a long break- eight years, to be exact. I said, “Hey, that’s awesome!” and instinctively raised my hand for a high five just as I realized she was pale. She was worried that her...

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9 Reasons to Ask for a BIG Raise THIS Year

9 Reasons to Ask for a BIG Raise THIS Year

When you visualize yourself asking for a big raise, do you feel excited or anxious? Optimistic or pessimistic? Do you feel as if the timing would have to be just right to make your pitch?  Being savvy means knowing when to take risks and when to play it safe. “Better...

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