Series: The 5 Things No One Tells You About Work That Are Critical to Success. Stop wasting time finding your passion I grew up hearing that I should find my passion and pursue a career that I loved. I’m sure many of you received similar advice. When you love what you do, it never feels like work. Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life! Sound familiar? For me, finding my … [Read more...] about Working In Your Passion is Overrated
This is the first part of a multi-post series: The 5 Things No One Tells You About Work That Are Critical to Success. #1) 5% of the work you do actually matters Consider this scenario: There are two employees in the exact same position, Employee A and Employee B. Employee A is extremely productive and flies through the items in their queue for the week. A is the recognized subject matter … [Read more...] about The 5% Rule and How It Can Get You Ahead at Work
Yesterday I had a conversation with a mentor and she gave me a tip that I know all too well - don't offer to pickup food for the team. As I left our meeting, I was thinking about how interesting it was that we both independently came to the same conclusion. As a woman in business, you should not let yourself get pegged as the sandwich girl. Now, in some cases, it may be your job to put in the food orders. For … [Read more...] about Ladies, Don’t Order The Sandwiches!
5 years ago my credit card declined when I was at a bar trying to buy a $5 rum and coke. I had just graduated college and was living with my parents. I've come a long way since then and want to share my story to help others. The Moment I Knew I Hit Rock Bottom I didn't have a job lined up upon graduation despite my best efforts the last few months of senior year to land everything and anything. (Tip … [Read more...] about Millennials – How to Get Your Life Together and Make Money
Female breadwinners can struggle with prioritizing their careers over the careers of their partners. Being the Female Breadwinner is Hard When I was a little kid, people used to tell me jokingly "marry rich" and I would reply "I'm going to be rich and someone is going to want to marry me!" That has always been my philosophy, until recently. I was so proud when I first broke 6-figures in my job. I … [Read more...] about Balancing Two Careers As The Female Breadwinner
Did you ever hear the phrase dress for the job you want and not the job you have? Even if everyday in your office is casual Friday, there are benefits to dressing slightly better than those around you. Don't Wear Jeans to Work ..If you want to present yourself as older You may be insecure that you're the youngest person in the office. You might even want to "hide" your age because you don't want … [Read more...] about How to Make Yourself Look Older