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Is Your Appearance Holding You Back in the Workplace?
  • Have you been passed over for promotion more than once despite the fact that you are doing an adequate (or better) job? 
  • Do you sometimes feel as though you are invisible to your bosses, no matter how much responsibility you take...
Computer Science: Females Included

When you think of female-dominated college majors, computer science isn’t likely to be at the top of your list.  This is largely because associated fields like IT, engineering, programming, and so forth are populated with men.  But the tide may be...

Recruiting the Best and Brightest Women for Your Organization

These days there are more women than men entering colleges and universities, which means that businesses that want to move into the future need to start thinking about how they can recruit these qualified candidates.  In addition to filling a quota in the...

Getting Your Employer to Chip In for a Costly Commute

With the employment line stretching around the proverbial block, more and more people are resorting to taking jobs far from home in order to make ends meet.  Unfortunately, this could make for a pretty hefty fuel expenditure when all is said and done, cutting...

The Importance of Being on Time and Meeting Deadlines in Business

As a working woman you need to set yourself ahead of the curve in terms of professionalism. Having employers and clients taking you seriously is the first step to moving up the corporate ladder and achieving the success you desire. Getting your reputation to that...

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How to Ensure Your Job Security

These days, hanging onto a good job can be a dicey proposition.  Layoffs are ongoing, unemployment is on the rise, and despite assurances by the government that things are turning around, the job market does not seem to be improving.  Because of this, many...

How to Design Your Home Office for Ultimate Productivity

Ideally, your home office wouldn’t be in your house at all.  That way you could avoid the many distractions that accompany working from home, such as hungry kids, barking dogs, ringing phones, and that nagging feeling that you should be cleaning up the...

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Following your Roadmap to Success

When you're on the path towards a successful outcome, in whatever endeavor you're attempting, it's easiest to follow a roadmap, isn't it?

In some cases, there are tried-and-true methods to assist you in achieving your goals. In...

The Tulip Staircase, by hisgett
Incremental Gains

if you're climbing hundreds of stairs, you can do one step at a time, one flight at a time.

If you have a a river flowing continuously over and through stone, eventually you'll get a Grand Canyon.

If you offer many items for sale on an e-...

Hevajra Mandala, by Wonderlane
Getting Over your Self-Doubt

One of the things that separates a successful person from a less-than-successful person is their approach to failure, despair, denial, obstacles, challenges, and issues.

With those kinds of things in the way, many people give up... Perhaps 1 in 10 people will...

Board Games, by vizzzual-dot-com
Play by the Rules of the Game

When we're playing a board game, most of us have an understanding of the rules.

In Monopoly, you know that you're going to be purchasing property and building. In Clue, you're finding a weapon, a room, and a perpetrator. In Chutes...

Uncommon Places to Look for Startup Funding

Have a small business but don't want to go the traditional investment/loan route through a bank or venture capital firm? You might want to try these uncommon sources of funding first:

Corporate Sponsorship


Food Preparation, Seattle Municipal Archives
Preparing for a Disaster

I live in a lowlying coastal area, on an island, and I am well aware of the sensitivity and fragility of my environment. Any kind of disaster like a typhoon, tsunami, volcano, monsoon, or earthquake would be devastating to my region, and I'm sure you feel the same...

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Focusing your Vision with a Good Pair of Glasses

With my middle-aged eyes, I find that I require a much larger font size in my books, electronic screens, and cell phones. I also need my glasses if I want to review anything in detail for my work as a web developer -- no more miniscule teeny-weeny fonts on artistic...

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Twenty Questions, just for fun

1. Today, you’re feeling mostly _____________

2. Your best marketing tool is _____________

3. First job? _____________

4. Any tattoos? _____________

5. Beverage of choice? _____________

6. Where/how do you meet your...

Windmill, by Pazleonel
What to Do when your Situation isn't Changing Fast Enough

If you don’t feel like your situation is changing fast enough, it’s actually time to slow down.

What do you want?

Who do you want to be in the world?

Define who that person is (consider writing an opinion piece...

Seagull, by Keven Law
Getting out of your own Way

As women, sometimes we put our own roadblocks in front of us. The more we become successful, the greater the challenges that face us. And, incredibly, the larger the obstacle in our path, the more life-affirming, creative, and energizing is the solution --...

Pineapple, by GALodise
Hearty, Easy 5-Minute Meals

I’d like to share with you some of my hearty, easy 5-minute meals that I love to prepare when I’m in the middle of a busy day.

Prep ingredients before the week starts and have everything ready for your meals: just assemble and go.


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Successful Life Coaching Business Strategies You Can Apply In Your Own Life Coaching Career

We always desire for our life coaching business to succeed. However, not all life coaches are where they want to be now. The challenge is to move from that situation to another direction where the life coaching career can grow further. The following strategies may just...

Victory, from the Chrysler Superbowl 2011 Commercial
If You're Going to Fail, Fail Spectacularly

It's one thing to have a series of little failures along the way -- you can usually deal with a missed appointment, a broken friendship, a bounced check, or a small flaw.

It's quite another thing entirely to have a spectacular failure -- something that...

Roll of bills, by amagill
The Key to Building Net Worth

In the United States, it’s commonly known that retirement planning is a good thing.  Many employers offer retirement benefits, government agencies offer pensions, and Americans are generally encouraged to save money for retirement.  If the general...

Choosing Modern Furniture for your Office

One's working environment plays a great role in how effective and productive you feel. With multiple distractions, it's easy to lose sight of your big picture-- but with a focused environment you're free to intently focus on your step-by-step goals. ...

Plum Leaf, by halfrain
101 Reasons to Be Successful

1) Every day is a wonderful day to be alive.
2) You no longer fear failure. In fact, the more failure you have, the more opportunity for more success.
3) You fulfill your life's purpose.
4) Your intention quickly and easily turns into your reality....

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A Timepiece to Keep You on Track

It's February, and most of us are doing our best to keep up with resolutions. One of my resolutions is to show up- on time, focused, and prepared.

If I'm doing something (playing with my kids, talking with a client, walking) I aspire...

Yellow Flower, by Matsuo Amon
Better Living through Technology! (or, Do Fat-Burning Machines Belong in Your Life?)

From a purely mathematical perspective, if you consume more calories than you expend through your regular metabolism and exercise, you'll gain weight. Alternately, if you use up more calories than you drink or eat, you'll lose weight.

So many of the...