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Advice + #RealWorkTalk

#RealWorkTalk: Work vs. Job, Part I

Several years ago, I was passed over for a promotion.  I felt under-valued and under-appreciated.  I couldn’t understand how someone who did half the work I did, who spent most of the day at coffee meetings, who relied on others to do a significant portion of the job was selected over me.  Then, I had my eyes opened to how the other half lives.

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Advice + #RealWorkTalk

Six Books for (Not So) Recent Graduates

It’s graduation season, which has many women thinking about the trajectory of their lives since they turned their tassel.  Whether your career is going swimmingly or it’s hit a snag, we all need a bit of encouragement from time to time.  Here are a few of the books I give to new graduates or to friends who need inspiration to re-examine and revamp their professional …

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Workday Reading + #RealWorkTalk

The Daily Eight: October 7, 2016

*** 1) 10 Dumb Rules That Make Your Best People Want to Quit . (Inc.) 2) These cobalt trousers from The Limited look great with neutral separates. 3) This is probably the least you’ll weigh all year . (The New York Times) 4) Bobbi Brown’s long-wear liquid eyeliner in violet is amazing.  It’s just the right amount of color. 5) How subtle biases can derail a woman’s career . (The Fiscal Times) 6) I love this off the shoulder sweaterdress from Shopbop.  Their tie front sweaterdress is great too. 7) Why is …

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