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Sh*t badass career women say – part one

Shit Career Women Say

Ever think to yourself – damn there are a ton of badass women in this world? Yeah, me too. I’m inspired every day by the women I read about online, watch on TV, talk to at events, or meet at work. The truth is, there’s a lot of women in our past present and future who do amazing things and have some pretty epic shit …

Three strikes, you’re out – A story of three layoffs

Getting Laid Off From My Job

//Photo Courtesy: Levo League// This month I was laid off from my job. For the third time. Consecutively. In two years. Oh, and I just turned 25. It happened and suddenly “How are you?”- you know, the disgustingly basic question people ask because they don’t know what else to say – carried a whole lot more weight than it used to. How am I? Well, …

If you’re living without a mentor, you’re not living.

Why You Need A Mentor

//Photo Courtesy: paulannereid.com// Frankly, my career in my early twenties has been more like a perpetual pain tolerance test for emotional whiplash. To put it simply: it has hurt. When you go through hard times it’s easy to focus on what you don’t have rather than what you do. But in the midst of all these ups and downs I realized that the only thing …

Hate your internship? Guess what, that’s OK

Why Its Ok To Hate Your Internship

   //Photo Courtesy: Style At Home// In 2009 I shipped off to London for the trip of a lifetime. I spent six months living in a flat with ten of the chicest French exchange students I had ever laid eyes on. I backpacked through Europe, smoked my first cigarette, saw about 100 castles, and ate my body weight in fish and chips. I was 19, …