Finding PassionGiving Yourself Permission
December 31, 2012

Reflections of 2012 – Persistence

In years past, I did a personal reflection of the year using a template from a few online friends. But this year, I want to focus on one specific theme from 2012 and also fill you in on my goal progress (from my mid-year check-in). 2012 Was All About Persistence…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
May 7, 2012

5 Steps to Stop the “What If” Treadmill

Quick note: Be sure to head over to the Brazen Careerist's Blog (Brazen Life) this afternoon, where I share 4 Ways to Get Pumped About Your Current Job. The act of starting is the key to success that many of us never reach because we are still on a treadmill…
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Job Search
May 3, 2012

Cover Letters Galore (Part 1)

Ok, I admit it – cover letters are the bane of my existence. When I am job hunting, I absolutely loathe them and try to do everything in my power to circumvent them. Unfortunately, with the way most companies hire today, a cover letter is a necessary evil – so…
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Dream JobFinding PassionGiving Yourself Permission
May 1, 2012

Follow Your Dreams – You’re Never Too Old… Or Too Young

I just spent an amazing weekend in New York for the Make Sh*t Happen Weekend of Genius, and I am so energized and inspired by the others who attended. While I learned MANY things from them (and there is more to follow about the experience), I kept thinking that you…
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Dream Job
April 27, 2012

Take this Job… I Quit!

That’s right folks… I did it – I quit my job to be a full-time solopreneur. I am so excited (and nervous, exhilarated, happy, determined) and so much more! There must be something in the water, as I’ve seen a few people venturing out on their own recently, including some…
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Job Search
April 5, 2012

5 Resume and Application No-No’s

Back by request, here’s another Practical Tactical Thursday! (aka – resume, interviewing, getting a job action items, hints, and please don’t you dares). Length of your resume – if you have worked for five years or less, your resume MUST remain with a one page resume. I will not read…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
March 30, 2012

Break Out of Your Comfort Zone and Grow

Remaining comfortable will keep you stuck. I have found myself in a rut once or twice, particularly when it came to my job. I’m not a huge routine person, I actually don’t mind change, but I inherently feel “lazy” most of the time. Sometimes I don’t push myself hard enough;…
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Dream Job
March 26, 2012

Searching for the Formula for Success

Following your dreams is… hard. I used to believe that as long as your intentions were good and you were putting in as much effort as possible, the end result will come. I grew up around entrepreneurs – just about every adult I knew, had their own successful business; it…
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Dream JobGiving Yourself Permission
March 19, 2012

My Sister the Fashion Designer

Everything Starts from Your Imagination I was lucky enough to grow up in a family with a lot of kids - as an adult, I feel blessed to be able to look at my four siblings and learn from each of them. We are all very different in so many…
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