Marketing Yourself: June “Office Hours” Recap

Gerrie DresserIn our June 19 “Office Hours” online radio show, host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Gerrie Dresser discussed how to stand out in the crowd while simultaneously building and nurturing reciprocal internal and external relationships. Listen to the 30-minute show here and read on for a summary by Gerrie Dresser, CEO/founder of Unique Impact, Executive l Personal Brand Coach Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass] Read More

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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Karen Kaplan

Karen Kaplan“If you just know who you are and you’re proud of who you are and you play your own game, you can turn perceived liabilities into assets.” -Karen Kaplan, CEO, Hill Holliday

Massachusetts Conference for Women board member Karen Kaplan was recently named CEO of Hill Holliday, one of the top advertising agencies in the country. We caught up with Karen just after this exciting announcement to ask her a few questions about her career path and who inspired her along the way. Scroll down to listen to the full interview. Read More

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How to Find Your Way When You’re Lost at Work: Christie Mims

Christie MimsWhat do you do when you’ve lost your way at work? (And desperately need a new plan for the future!)

A lot of times, our work is … fine.  Things are going well enough that we don’t look too deeply or ask too many questions of ourselves, and shamefully leave the tv channel set to The Real Housewives. Read More

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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

What’s holding you back from tackling your biggest goals?julie shifman2

In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call.

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Vision Boards: You Become What You Believe

paula rizzo © Steve Credoby Paula Rizzo

I’m not crafty but at the beginning of every year I make a vision board.  It’s my one craft project for the year and it’s so much fun.  Reading magazines is my guilty little pleasure and it comes in handy for this task.  Over the past few weeks I’ve been ripping out pages, pictures and words that speak to me.  I spent this evening gluing my favorites on a piece of poster board. Read More

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Poise, Pep and My Power Suit

Alexis Sclambergsmby Alexis Sclamberg

I remember my polished image staring back at me at that downtown consignment store. I could hear Dolce and Gabbana cheering me on, with my cinched waist, tapered suit pants and power pumps.

I looked pretty sharp, I looked really professional, and crazily enough, I looked like a lawyer. Read More

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