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1st Quarter Refresh Personal Development

Never ask your boss “Do you still like this”

In The Home Edit, Clea and Joanna talk about how to get rid of toys their kids no longer play with. The key to getting rid of toys is to not ask your kid if they still like it. They will say yes. You will not be able to get rid of it. This made […]

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Erase Social Media Debt

I few years ago I, like many of you, searched my name online. I was mortified to find out that Live Journal from when I was in high school was still activated and public. I had never gone in shut it down. The longer we’re online the more social media debt we have. I’m borrowing […]

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Dedicate a Home Office Space in 2021

Unless you already worked from home before last year, you probably didn’t have a dedicated home office space. Maybe you had a desk in a guest room or a filing cabinet in a closet but, nothing designed for long hours working from home. Then COVID-19 hit and everyone was forced to work remotely. Suddenly the […]

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1st Quarter Refresh Personal Development

5 Ways to Keep Your Career Looking Picture Perfect all the Time

Like it or not, social media has become a part of our jobs. Our careers are more than what we do at work. Our careers are part of managing a brand. Whether that’s on LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter… we need to tell the world what we do and what our expertise aside from the office. That’s […]

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1st Quarter Refresh Personal Development

Acknowledge What You Accomplished in 2020

In The Home Edit, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin promise that their book does more than teach you how to transform your junk drawer. They promise that home organization benefits you and your family in the most common ways like saving time, money, your sanity. Their book even provides closure at removing physical objects from […]

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Lifestyle Personal Development

15 Simple Resolutions to Improve Your Professional Life in January

January, the month of resolutions, words of intentions, intense gym sessions, and, for me, failed attempts at emptying the house of sugar (minus my dog, Sugar). Instead of putting the pressure on at the very start of the year to be a whole new person or break the old habits instantly, I thought, let’s focus […]