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10 Promises Every Working Mother Should Make

When Anna Jarvis created the first Mother’s Day in 1908, she envisioned a day of “sentiment” for mothers. For the first few years, people wore simple white carnations to show their support. By 1920, commercialism had taken over. Jarvis was so enraged she urged people to stop buying gifts for their mothers. She declared florists,

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Finding Your Confident Self

All too often, women I work with are blind to their strengths. As women, we are prone to comparing ourselves to other people. This can be especially dangerous for women who have taken a career break. They look at friends and family who have stayed in the workforce and worry about how they compare. While

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Using the Power of Three to Make a Lasting Impression

The key to making a lasting impression is to have a unique, genuine introduction. I often recommend researching the best Shark Tank pitches. Usually, the most gripping are those with a compelling story that complements the entrepreneur’s drive to succeed. In other words, they include something beyond the product. These stories resonate with the Sharks,

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The Elevator Pitch: How to get beyond your résumé and make an emotional connection

People hire people. People don’t hire résumés. When given the opportunity to meet in person with your prospective employer, it is your chance to advocate for yourself. The importance of making a personal connection behind the chronological experience listed on your résumé is paramount. Any invitation for an interview is the employer’s opportunity to connect

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