Career Advice

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

When I’m stressed at work, I feel disjointed, irritable, and sluggish. The most basic tasks become more difficult. Waves of overwhelming anxiety stop me in my tracks. I snap at others over the smallest things. I find myself eventually…

Money Lessons From Mom

Money Lessons From Mom

Many of us grew up hearing the same advice from our moms: Don’t play in the street, brush your teeth, and always wear clean underwear.

It turns out that some of mom’s best advice for a good life…

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Even if you’re the very best at what you do, without a solid brand strategy your business faces a significant disadvantage. The competition will eat you alive if you can’t find that one thing that separates you from…

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

Unlearning. We could all use a bit more of it. We spend so much time obsessed with acquiring new knowledge that we don’t realize a lot of not-so-useful knowledge also finds its way into our heads.
The Best Resources for Women Business Owners

The Best Resources for Women Business Owners

Facing constant challenges comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur. But if you’re a woman in business, you likely come across obstacles that your male counterparts don’t necessarily have to deal with, from raising VC…

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

I spent my childhood in tony private schools that touted their ability to give students individualized care and attention. The privileged education was wonderful, but my grade reports and parent-teacher conferences were always the same: Ashley is intelligent and…

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

References might seem like a formality, but to hiring managers they’re invaluable. In fact, a professional reference can make or break your ability to land a job, says Mary Olson-Menzel, president of MVP Executive Search and Development. An…