Ever Feel Like a Fraud? You're in Good Company.

Ever Feel Like a Fraud? You're in Good Company.

Have you ever felt like a phony? Like a fraud? Like you didn't know what the hell you were doing or how you got to a point in your career? You knew you got there legitimately but either you were damn lucky, or someone made a mistake. And as soon as they found out you didn't know what the hell you were doing…

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Work at Home: How to Set Goals to Change the Way You Work in the New Year

Work at Home: How to Set Goals to Change the Way You Work in the New Year

It seems I'm getting a lot more questions about how to effectively work from home. I think many young professionals ask for advice even though they know what to do, but often get too wrapped up in their work, or too distracted to be successful. As a result, their work-life balance tends to…

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Use this Tool to Take the Guesswork Out of Your Holiday Planning and Promotions in the New Year

Use this Tool to Take the Guesswork Out of Your  Holiday Planning and Promotions in the New Year

If you are anything like me, you stay busy with work, day-to-day business and the career goals you set. Trying to keep up with all the holidays throughout the year is a colossal task that often gets overlooked. Reading this article will help. I typically miss a few holidays each year and along with it…

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Stop Trying to Prove How Hard You Work From Home and Do This Instead

Stop Trying to Prove How Hard You Work From Home and Do This Instead

After working from home for almost ten years, interacting with WAH colleagues and having direct reports that work remotely, I have some advice for you (hence this article). My advice? Quit trying so hard to prove you are actually working in your home office and get some balance in your work day and your life.

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If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

It may be hard to wrap your brain around this, and you may not agree, but if people think you’re rude, you probably are. It’s their perception, and that’s what counts. Your perception of you doesn’t really matter. Only theirs. Somewhere along the line, your intention to be polite and respectful to others and get stuff done has gone awry…

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5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

Since the birth of your new bundle of joy, you’ve been going through a parent’s version of rigorous survival training. In a short period, you are subjected to a mixture of strenuous physical demands, mental strengthening drills, and unavoidable sleep deprivation as you work to develop a routine. If that’s not challenging enough…

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