Work can be stressful. But if you can develop ways to manage stress and reduce its impact on your mind and life, you'll free up your mental energy to pursue those loftier career goals you may have, like a promotion, or volunteering to lead that big project. Here are 4 tactics that will help you reduce stress at your job.Read More
Have you ever sat down at your desk in the morning, and then before you know it, it’s lunch time and you haven’t got much to show for it? Maybe you were busy with meetings or you just got distracted reading articles or answering emails.
Eight years ago, I arrived in D.C., fresh out of college and ready to begin my internship at a local PR firm. Now, I am in a position where I can hire interns (something that I am very happy to have the opportunity to do!) As a result, I’ve spoken to lots of students and seen a lot of resumes. I’ve also experienced the range of intern quality and performance. There are a few key things that I look for in applicants which I thought I would share. These things aren’t necessarily related to academics, but for me, in my line of work, they are just as important.Read More
Since I’ve started this blog, lots of girls have asked me questions about how I got started and many have said to me that they’d like to start their own blogs or similar ventures, but they’re afraid to put themselves out there or that they’re not sure where to start.
Do you have things that you want to accomplish that you feel like you don’t have “time” for? Do you ever feel like your schedule is out of control and you don’t have time to actually do the things you want to do? I used to feel like this all the time.
Do you ever feel like you don't have enough time in your day to get everything you want to accomplished? Do you ever wish there were more hours in a day?
I'm sure we've all felt like that at some point (I certainly have) and I wanted to share with you a case study to show how I've literally saved myself 1.5 hours of time in my typical work day to help you spur some ideas for how you can maximize your time too!Read More
I came across an article the other day about the power of resiliency and how that can take you to new heights in your career. I completely agree with that premise. In fact, I think that resiliency can take you to new heights in LIFE, not just your career. What is resilience? It's the ability to bounce back from challenges. Kind of like a rubber band--you can stretch it all you want and it will still bounce back to its original shape.Read More
I am the first to admit that I am not naturally good at managing my money, and it’s something that I consistently need to be conscious of and work at. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always felt underprepared in that area.Read More
This workout utilizes HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and helps you to burn a lot of calories in a short period of time. It's characterized by short periods of "sprinting" going as hard and fast as your can, punctured with periods of rest in-between, with slower activity to help you catch your breath before the next sprint.Read More