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forget perfect

 

My gift to myself this year is to read this book again. This book, Forget Perfect, was a lifesaver for me 10 years ago at a time when I was figuring out how to balance a growing family, aging parents and a husband’s equally challenging work/travel schedule with climbing my way up the corporate ladder

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How to Land a Real Work from Home Gig

Do you dream of being able to work from home? Do you wish some days you could roll out of bed and immediately start accomplishing your tasks for the day, without having to make the dreaded commute to the office?

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Make a Life Plan Before You Get a Business Plan

Typically if you read business books or talk to anybody about starting a business, you would hear advice that is centered on the importance of having a business and sales and marketing plan; the focus is on numbers, figures and logistics that you would need in order to turn your idea into reality. But rarely would you hear the advice about having a Life Plan. That’s right, regardless of the size and the nature of the business you’re planning to launch, if you are an aspiring business owner, you must assess whether you and your life is actually ready to take on this venture. Overlooking this can often prove to be a costly mistake and a lot of unnecessary headache can be avoided by paying attention and planning all aspects well.

So what do I really mean by a Life Plan?

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“I’m not bossy. I’m the boss.”

Could banning one word today really affect the leadership of tomorrow?

According to Facebook chief operating officer and author of best-selling book “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, the answer is yes.

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Want a Happy Home Life? Learn the “Three C’s”

Job-related responsibilities are, for the most part, easily defined. You and your coworkers are assigned specific duties based on your individual strengths and work cohesively to achieve success.

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Four T.I.P.S. To Becoming a Successful Woman

Want to know the secrets behind some of today’s most successful women? The Huffington Post recently uncovered 8 Success Secrets From Female Leaders and found these surprising answers:

  • Oprah Winfrey – Meditation
  • Xerox CEO Ursula Burns – A supportive husband
  • Arianna Huffington – Failure
  • Cosmopolitan Editor-In-Chief Joanna Coles – Restful Weekends

To add to this list, Randstad is providing four more success secrets from some of today’s female superstars. Keep these useful “T.I.P.S.” in mind as you navigate the workplace!

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Rules of Communication For Today’s Tech-Savvy World

With so many communication choices in today’s tech-savvy environment, interaction now comes with rules of engagement that mirror our high-speed surroundings.

But what’s the communication playbook in a world of email, voicemail and text messaging?

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Should You “Friend” Your Colleagues?

Whether you’ve just started at a new job or you’ve been there for quite some time, it’s becoming increasingly more common for colleagues to take office connections online. It’s normal to create bonds with your co-workers, but you may not want them to be able to see every time your parents upload a picture of you as a baby in the bathtub.

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Working From Home – Does it Work?

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has dominated the media after recently taking the helm of the Internet giant.

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Four Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

 

It's like that song “Awake” by Katy Perry, where she sings, “I wish I knew then. What I know now. Wouldn’t dive in. Wouldn’t bow down…” If you could, what would you really say? Would you tell yourself not to drink too much, don’t smoke, don’t date him, or choose this job over that job? Probably.

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