Career & Finances

10.22.12
Want to Get Ahead Ladies? Flirt with Your Male Co-workers
Want to Get Ahead Ladies? Flirt with Your Male Co-workers

And so began this article entitled “Flirting Helps Women in the Workplace: Study.” It seems researchers from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business have found that “flirtatiousness, female friendliness, or the more diplomatic description ‘feminine charm’ is an effective way for ... read more

10.08.12
Workplace Rules Everyone Needs To Read- No Matter Your Rung On The Ladder
Workplace Rules Everyone Needs To Read- No Matter Your Rung On The Ladder

The concept that working together to produce a result not independently obtainable, is frustrating, fulfilling and very necessary in the workplace. Through my experiences as both a manager and a team member, I have gained insight into the best practices and things to avoid, and will share them with ... read more

10.04.12
One Easy Trick To Make Negativity Work For You
One Easy Trick To Make Negativity Work For You

The word “no” is so often associated with negativity. It can be perceived as a slap in the face. It can anger, blind, depress and take the wind out of one’s sails. But most importantly, it can be embraced, welcomed and used as one of life’s least utilized but possibly most ... read more

09.28.12
How To Avoid A Burnout Fueled By Workaholism
How To Avoid A Burnout Fueled By Workaholism

By the end of the conversation there were tears in the Thai food. My cheeks were a jacked up mess of mascara and blush, my hands were in fists on the table. The right hand clenched around chopsticks, the left hand playing lifeboat to the tears still dripping down my chin. I’d reached it: the ... read more

09.24.12
How To Use Style And Grace To Give You A Workplace Advantage

I am constantly struggling with the line between what’s interesting and what’s appropriate at work. (There, I said it. Self realization is the first step to recovery, right?) I think many women in leadership positions have the same struggle. There are so many expectations (some, of course, ... read more

08.25.12
Who Is Afraid Of The ‘F’ Word
Who Is Afraid Of The ‘F’ Word

It’s a sad fact that many people don’t save.  They don’t save for a variety of reasons.  Some people simply cannot afford it, others don’t quite know what they would be saving for and feel that, today, they could better spend the money elsewhere.  Others feel that today ... read more

08.17.12
Meditation: The Secret Tool of Leaders?
Meditation: The Secret Tool of Leaders?

In a wood-paneled living room at a Harvard Business School dorm, I sat amongst a group of 10 other MBA students, eyes closed and hands on our laps. Outside, the sun had set and many of our fellow students were running at the gym, reading the next-day’s cases or getting drinks at a b... read more

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