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4 Brutally Honest Truths Of Getting Shit As A Woman In Corporate America

"Failure" That's how I would describe it. I had received some intel from my partner in crime at work that recent requests for raises had not been smacked down so readily. Awesome. I had put in years of work stepping in for budgeting and forecasting for the line of busines...

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“The Famous Blarney Stone” 10 Ways to Empower your Communication – PART II

Learning to network starts in a most uncomfortable places. I can be what I cal an extroverted introvert. To those that know me they would describe me as outgoing and personable. Still for some, not so much.  Truth is, life is short and time passes way too quickly.  There ...

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“The Famous Blarney Stone” 10 Ways to Empower your Communication – PART I

Learning to network starts in the most uncomfortable of places. I am an extroverted introvert, which really just means that until you get to know me and I open up to you, you’ll most likely think I’m a stuck up prude. But if you know me, I can be outgoing and ...

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Why Dreams Don’t Build The Life You Think They Will

This is not at all what I thought it would be Ever wonder through that statement in your mind? "This is not at all what I thought it would be."  I have. And I've meant it negatively until recently.   I am often asked, "how did you get into Finance when you were headed dow...

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The Four Agreements: Instantly Happier Today!

I recently watched a documentary entitled Happy. Contrary to my single objective when deciding to watch Happy and much to my dismay, I was not happy thereafter.  As summarized in this documentary, it would seem only retirees in Japan or Hawaii and hippies living in commun...

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Should Women Work Outside The Home?

Dear women, “If a wife works to produce more income for the family, it is important to analyze exactly how much income, after taxes and expenses, her work contributes to the family. Couples often are surprised to learn that this income is not as much as they had exp...

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Overcoming Obstacles with 3 Highly Effective Techniques

Obstacles are everywhere. Exemplified by one of my favorite quotes: “Be kind to those around you, because you never know what they are going through,” The quote strikes a chord with me. We all struggle, all the time. While I can’t pretend to know what obstacles anyone fac...