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Find the Perfect Role Model


The term role model was coined by sociologist Robert K. Morton, who helped us understand the value of  role models in our lives and careers. Numerous research conducted over the last several years indicates that women benefit more from role models than men do.  Most of us know a role model helps us thrive, but […]

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4 Boss Hacks Every Employee Should Know


Imagine a world where you knew exactly what your boss expects from you.  TADA! I’m apparently in a wish granting mood this week. This week’s video is my gift to you.  4 boss hacks so you go down in history as one of the best employees your boss ever had.  You’re going to learn the […]

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Build Your Office Cred (when you Don’t Have Work Experience)


Light on work experience?  Get the respect you crave (and deserve) without having a decade or more of experience.   Breaking into a new field with limited work experience can feel like a recipe for career disaster.  Before you talk yourself out of a move, watch this week’s video.  You’ll learn, in less than 3 […]

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How to Ask for a Raise


Do you want a raise, yet are unsure about how to ask for it? In this week’s video,  You’ll learn all these goodies: How to prepare for the conversation How to make it easier for your boss to say “yes”. What to do if your boss says “No” As always the juiciest stuff is in […]

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Your Most Productive 90 days Ever


I know there is a ton of work thrown at you all the time.  Your to-do list is probably 5 pages long, right?  Then you start to wonder “What am I getting done at the end of the day and where do I need to spend my energy?” Let’s talk about a 3 step process […]

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3 Ways to Deal with an Office Control Freak


We depend on colleagues to help us get work done, but some colleagues are more difficult to work with than others.  You know what I’m saying.  Some of those colleagues are total control freaks.  In this week’s video, lets talk about what you can do to build a better relationship with that colleague and get […]

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How to Push Back and Still be a Team Player


Because you’re an all-star, you probably have peers and colleagues come up to you all the time, asking for your expertise to solve a work problem.  After a while, that can get old.  The challenge is, as much as you want to be a go-to person and a team player, you have your own work […]

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How to Survive a Revolving Door of New Bosses


Do you have a new boss every couple of years (or every couple of months)?   In an ideal world this would be because you’re so awesome you keep getting promoted (yay!), but for most of us it’s because our boss gets promoted, gets fired or quits (boo!).  This usually leaves you feeling frustrated and exhausted because […]

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How to Get Work Done When you Don’t feel Like It


Last week I just couldn’t concentrate on an important work task.  It wasn’t overly difficult, but honestly…I just didn’t feel like doing it.  Welcome to my world. Chances are you’ve felt the same way.  You probably feel that way right now!  In this week’s video, I share with you some research backed strategies to get […]

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What to Talk About in your One-On-Ones


Have you ever had a one-on-one with your boss and had no idea what to talk about?  The key to having amazing one-on-ones is to discuss things OTHER than the regular to-dos on your list.   Don’t get me wrong, your boss needs to know you’re doing, so the status updates are fine to start […]

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