Are You Revealing TOO Much?

When is enough enough? Is your "truth-telling" getting you in trouble? What happens when you first meet someone? Do you get diarrhea of the mouth? Do you clam up not saying a word?

There’s a fine balance between truthfully representing your personality and making a good first impression. You need to choose your words carefully and give the right "spin" – yes, spin. This is where you begin to shape the perception others will have of you.

Today's Working Woman's Wardrobe: Do You Still Say Yes To The Dress?

It's no secret that what you wear says a lot about who you are, your self-esteem, and your professionalism. Additionally, your work clothes "brand" your image on the job. So if you want to be taken seriously and be successful in your career, you have to dress accordingly. But you don't have to wear stodgy stuff or be endlessly confined in panty hose. As Mark Twain said, "Clothes make the man." They also make the woman!

Are You Headed for the Corner Office?

Who gets the corner office? The person who maneuvers and manipulates? The manor woman who is constantly pleasing? Whether you are a businessman or businesswoman, entrepreneur or corporate leader in training – your goal of the corner office is commendable. The person who gets the corner office has these top 5 traits. These empowering traits, preferably habits, will sharpen your focus while on the path to the corner office. Ignore any suggestions of ‘hoping’ to reach the corner office or being satisfied with a view onto the back alley.

Using Language to Explode Your Power

What’s in a word? Is it worth a thousand pictures? Lots and could be. Words are approximately 7% of our communication so what makes them so important? Because without them we would struggle to get our point across or hear that all-important feeling or thought someone is trying to share. Power language and power conversations make you powerful. When you use powerful communication, verbal AND non-verbal, the world begins to see you as a force to be respected. 3 ways you can use language that undermines your power.

Business Check-Up for Women: A Customer Lesson from Guy Kawasaki

When it comes to running a business, there is so much to think about. Organizing and keeping on top of daily operations, marketing, bookkeeping, customer service, employees, vendors, etc. It all pretty much takes up a business owner's time. These are definitely important areas to focus on, but when have you (or have you ever) made a point of literally stepping outside of your business and into the shoes of your customer to see how your business is perceived?

Self-Promotion without Bragging

There's a fine line between bragging and pointing out our achievements in order to be successful. Here are a couple of things you can do in order to avoid becoming the unwanted office braggart:

Knocking It Out of the Park: Nailing the Interview

Anything can happen in an interview, but you can exhaust and overwhelm yourself if you try and anticipate everything that they could possibly ask you. That’s when it’s time to calm yourself and focus on a couple central points to really nail your interview.


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