Finding Myself on the Other Side of the World

I’ve watched plenty of friends whose lives have been enriched by the solo trek experience, and when I took a recent leap – quitting a successful job to go on sabbatical – I knew an extended international solo trip would be the capstone of my mid-career break. I planned for months, down to the right […]

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Is Giving Up Meat For You?

“Lentil soup is mental fruit and ginger root is good for the yout [sic] . . . life brings life, its valuable, so I eat what comes from the ground, its natural let food be your medicine, no Excedrin. -Dead Prez By now you keenly aware that a meat free diet is all the rage. […]

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4 Moves to Prepare for an International Assignment

Globalization has made it possible for a lot of professionals to experience working abroad. Top-level companies offer exchange programs overseas for training. Likewise, they open positions from their main headquarters to high-performing employees from local offices. If you work for a global organization, there’s a huge likelihood of getting an international assignment at one point […]

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Best Side Jobs to Help Pay Off Debt

The term “gig economy” has entered common parlance increasingly in recent years. The advent of apps and sophisticated communication technology allowed for a variety of different types of revenue that anyone with a bit of extra downtime can take advantage of. These options can be a great source of additional income and they are perfect […]

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Why We Can’t Tell Stories Without Women

The Washington Post kicked off 2017 with a painfully embarrassing blunder. In their coverage of the Women’s March on Washington scheduled on January 21, the old media print stalwart erroneously used the male symbol instead of the female symbol on their cover. This mistake was swiftly identified and derided by women all over the country. […]

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Shift Your Life With One Tech Action

It’s time that we treat our time like it has value. This is the pervasive thought that repeatedly grips me as I interact with busy professionals, especially women, at my speaking engagements. The powerful women I tend to encounter are often beasts in business—hard-working go-getters—who, if you’re very still and look very close, wear a look […]

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Tips for the Aspiring Solo Traveler

Every woman should embark on a solo travel journey at least once in her life. Whether it’s backpacking in Thailand or simply visiting a new city and enjoying a weekend getaway. Traveling alone could bring a piece of mind, new experiences, and even a new way of thinking. I’ve had so many solo travel experiences […]

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5 Signs It's Time to Leave Your Job

We’ve all heard the saying, “Do something you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”. While part of that is true, there are other things besides passion that you should have fulfilled in your professional career. For example, potential advancements and skill growth. Wanting to quit your job doesn’t […]

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20 Must-Have Flight Essentials

Like most, I love traveling but I hate the traveling process. The long check-in lines at the airports, long flights and possible delays, and even the close seating inside the plane drives me nuts! Although traveling has it’s cons, I wouldn’t trade it in for the world. To make my trip a bit more enjoyable, […]

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How To Create A Key Documents Binder

A young friend of mine recently passed away and her poor parents were, in the midst of their crippling grief, completely incapable of accessing her documents and records. It was a not-so-gentle reminder that we all need to organize our key documents in such a way that we can find them when we need them. […]

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