Is Your Lack of Reading Affecting Your Success?

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The Best Jobs for College Students

I didn’t have a job my first semester of college. I lived the quintessential college life of going to class, going to parties, studying, and napping. Was it awesome? Yes. Was I broke? I sure as hell was. By the time my second semester rolled around, it became clear that I was going to need a job. My second semester, I had been offered a job coaching soccer at my high school. So I lived at home, commuted an hour to school three days per week, and worked three jobs. I coached soccer, I bartended, and I worked at a gas station. That was stupid....more

Encouraging Girls to Believe Shatters Mold for Young Women

It’s a great time to be a girl.Locally and across the country, in schools, on athletic fields, and in the workplace, girls and women are breaking out of stereotypical female roles and they are garnering a lot of attention for their success....more

How to Build Your Internship Wardrobe

Today’s post is part of my series of college posts in the spirit of back-to-school season. These days, I rarely buy clothing that I can’t wear both to work and in a more casual setting. The work week is five days per week and the weekend only two, so versatile pieces are my game....more

Professional Women Opt Out

Sometimes, you can't help overhearing a conversation. Five women were having coffee at Starbucks, surrounded by their collective seven children. From their talk, it was clear they were professionals who had opted out of their careers to raise their kids. One confided that her husband was angry about the financial pressure he felt at being the sole earner in the family....more

From Road Warrior to Home Warrior

It is official, my road warrior status has come to an end!  Even though I knew it was coming (even before I found out I was pregnant), it is still such a shock to realize I have unpacked my suitcase for the last time.The last 4 years have been spent visiting clients, representing my company all over the world.  I've been to a lot of different places and met more people than I can remember.  Thousands of miles have been traveled and I have loved every single minute of it....more

Going from SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) to WM (Working Mom)

Disclaimer…. Opinions on this article are mine and are not intended to upset or belittle anyone. All moms are awesome and doing the best they can for their family.On Tuesday October 4, 2011 I became a SAHM (Stay At Home Mom). Surprisingly, I had been working in some form since I was 14, so the idea that I could stay home and raise a child and not miss all the firsts, was very much a dream come true. I was so ready to say the least....more

5 Leadership Styles to Drop Now!

Jenn DeWallInternational Life & Career Coach for Professional Women...more

In this latest turn of events...

In this latest turn of events…I am now the official 3rd grade teacher at a very small Catholic school in a nearby town. I’m not even sure how it happened. The day I got my rejection letter (the Monday before this last one), I applied for a job there. On Tuesday they called me in for an interview. I interviewed on Friday. They offered me the job on Monday. I accepted yesterday....more

In Conversation with Barbara Hanna, Co-Founder of Cyant

  In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels. Barbara Hanna, Scientific Visionary, Admirer of Apple Corp and Chef Hobbyist ...more
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