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Managing the Emotional Toll of Career Transitions

Like all major changes, career changes are challenging. While there are obvious challenges such as how to market yourself and how to acquire the necessary skills, there is also a huge emotional cost involved in transitions of any kind. Since most people r...

Women and business: May 1st, 2015

This week, new research surfaced about black women’s desire to rise to the top in business but their tendency to be overlooked. SNL’s Cecily Strong presented a few poignant burns at the White House...

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Graduation Inspiration: 5 Tips For Creating A New Job Outlook

Are you where you want to be? Feeling challenged? Fulfilled? Or are you ready for a work-related graduation? It’s important to follow your gut and take action to ‘refresh’ your career if needed.

​Brand You: Personal Brand Seminar

Develop a personal brand to transform your business, career and life by Jen Weitsen Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”...

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Quotes that Inspire You to Live the Life You Want

“It is your life and it is worth risking everything to make it yours.” – Oprah

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Leverage Your Experience For A Mid Career Shift

“People who are really happy at their work are usually happy over all. This is one of those variables that defines your value in the real world,” stated Career Consultant Julia Harris Wexler at one of Ellevate’s recent Jam Sessions entitled, “Mid-Career S...

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The Retirement Savings Crisis "Aha"...and Why It Really Matters

Here's what we know: we know that the retirement savings crisis is enormous; by some estimates, Americans are under-saved by up to $14 trillion. We know that this number, as large as it, may in fact be understated, because it assumes Social Security and M...

Picture It! 6 Ways To Harness the Power of Career Visualization

There’s a lot of talk about visualizing your goals these days – the idea that, if you can see yourself accomplishing a goal in your mind’s eye, you can ultimately bring it into your reality.

Anatomy Of A Thank You Note After Interview

In my latest post for Money and Time, I deconstruct the thank you note after interview. Here is the unedited version: In my recruiting experience, I came across very few thank you notes, which is a shame. A thank you note is one more opportunity for cand...

The Road Teaches the Art of Resilience and Persistence

One day while I was traveling by road, I realized that the road was very similar to our lives. I found turns, smooth stretches, speed breakers, potholes, traffic jams, and complete roadblocks until when I had to make a U-turn and search for a different tr...

The 'M' FACTOR: An Entrepreneur's Staple Diet

When the big idea struck and you knew that your breakthrough thought could change something around you or your environment, something that could lead to an obvious solution or an answer to a long forgotten problem…the moment that turned you into an entrep...

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Literature: The Rise and Fall of the Patriarchy

Literacy is revered for its innumerable benefits. But there was a cost and the price was paid in the birth of patriarchy and gender dynamics. The invention of the alphabet tilted the balance of power towards the masculine-a shift that took place eons ago,...