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  • Just want a kick in the pants? 

No one can do it alone all the time. Sometimes, it helps to...

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Wall Streeters Are Passing Around This Awful Email A Wisconsin Student Sent

Yesterday, I read an article by Peter Jacobs about a horrible email written by a job candidate to a recruiter. If you haven’t read it yet, you can...

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The Quickest Way To Become More Popular With The Boss

There is one thing you can do, right now, that will make all the difference to how you get on at the office (and in life). What is this simple solution? 

 Be cheerful. 

 I don't mean a faux smile, and an 'isn't...

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How to Handle Jerks in Business

I’m a born and raised Southern woman from the Deep South.  Growing up, I was taught to be a proper lady and how to conduct myself in public.  However, I was taught something even more valuable later as a business woman…how to deal with...

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5 Ways to Feel Less Trapped By Your Career

You’re grateful that you have a job but you’re getting frustrated and more scared. The whispers of an upcoming layoff are always there and you never know when you’ll get the news. What do you do?  Getting a job is tough and you can’t afford...

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How to Find (and Keep) a Business Partner

Finding (And Keeping) A Business Partner

I can’t tell you how many times I get asked if my business partner is a female. When I respond “yes” the next question is “How hard is it to be in business with another woman?”...

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How to talk your way into a job

I'm one of those people who definitely has a fairly checkered work history.  From dealing blackjack to dealing in US Patents, I've done *a lot* of stuff.

But I’ve also had “sought...

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Loving Your Job—Hey Bosses, Listen Up.

Remember when you were little, and the dreams you had of where you’d work one day? 

There was always excitement in my voice when I’d answer the question on what I’d be.  Never once did I dream of working for a tyrant, a...

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10 Tips for Working From Home and Getting Things Done

Working from home is the holy grail of employment perks for many of us. But once you've secured the gig, it's easy to fall into bad habits and lack motivation.

Here are my top tips for making the most out of the working day,...

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