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International Travel Tips - A Different Take - By Sarah Evans
Sarah Evans

Hello SOTGC community, In prepping for my latest trip to Kenya, I read through several “travel tips” blogs and articles. I rather enjoy international flights and travel, but, as I approach my 40th lap around the sun, making things a little more comfortable is becoming significantly more importa… Read More

 
Executive Readiness … Are You Prepared for the Next Level? - By Lara Wyss
Lara Wyss

Hello SOTGC community, From time to time, I like to reach out to experts and people on my personal board of directors to do a self-assessment of how I’m doing, career wise. Getting feedback from those you trust is an excellent way to advance your career. Being ready to advance to that next le… Read More

 
How to Budget and Manage Your Finances on a Variable Income – by Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®
Mary Beth Storjohann

Hello SOTGC community, Ask an entrepreneur about the perks of running their own business and you’ll typically see them light up. They’ll be eager to share about the advantages of entrepreneurship, which include freedom, flexibility, independence, and control of your work-life balance. These are… Read More

 
Business Rules of Engagement: Business Strategy Part 2 - By Marney Reid
Marney Reid

Hello SOTGC community, Last time we talked about the importance of strategy to move your career ahead.  This post is about figuring out WHAT strategy is in place, and how this will help further your career goals. Most companies either have a “town hall meeting” with the CEO that gives upda… Read More

 
10 Quotes to Inspire You to Start Writing – By Maria Psihogios
Maria Psihogios

Hello SOTGC community! Whether it be a career or a hobby, a way of sharing your feelings with the entire world or expressing your deepest feelings on the pages of a journal under lock and key, a composite of eloquent philosophical thoughts or a raw depiction of everyday life, writing is an omni… Read More

 
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International Travel Tips – A Different Take – By Sarah Evans

Hello SOTGC community, In prepping for my latest trip to Kenya, I read through several “travel tips” blogs and articles. I rather enjoy international flights and travel, but, as I approach my 40th lap around the sun, making things a little more comfortable is becoming significantly more important. I found much of this advice tremendously helpful. I considered myself an old pro at travel, but … [Read More...]

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Executive Readiness … Are You Prepared for the Next Level? – By Lara Wyss

Hello SOTGC community, From time to time, I like to reach out to experts and people on my personal board of directors to do a self-assessment of how I’m doing, career wise. Getting feedback from those you trust is an excellent way to advance your career. Being ready to advance to that next level is called executive readiness. If you are interested in advancing your career, or feel like you are … [Read More...]

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How to Budget and Manage Your Finances on a Variable Income – by Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®

Hello SOTGC community, Ask an entrepreneur about the perks of running their own business and you’ll typically see them light up. They’ll be eager to share about the advantages of entrepreneurship, which include freedom, flexibility, independence, and control of your work-life balance. These are serious benefits - and studies show that no matter what kind of money entrepreneurs are making, the … [Read More...]

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Business Rules of Engagement: Business Strategy Part 2 – By Marney Reid

Hello SOTGC community, Last time we talked about the importance of strategy to move your career ahead.  This post is about figuring out WHAT strategy is in place, and how this will help further your career goals. Most companies either have a “town hall meeting” with the CEO that gives updates on what the company has been doing and what they are looking at for the future.  If your company … [Read More...]

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10 Quotes to Inspire You to Start Writing – By Maria Psihogios

Hello SOTGC community! Whether it be a career or a hobby, a way of sharing your feelings with the entire world or expressing your deepest feelings on the pages of a journal under lock and key, a composite of eloquent philosophical thoughts or a raw depiction of everyday life, writing is an omnipresent aspect of how we human beings express ourselves. I was inspired to write this post as this past … [Read More...]

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5 Reasons Why Gel Eyeliner is a Must-Have by Cobi Collins

Hello SOTGC community! Dolls and Dames, step right up and I'll tell you the hottest secret to stunning eyes!  Whether you are fair, freckled, medium beige, or deep bronze tinted, and whether you're a classic or exotic global beauty, there is nothing quite as lovely and strikingly feminine as the glamorous cat eye and perfect red stained lip. Here are five reasons why I prefer gel liner over … [Read More...]

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Is It a Good Idea to Invest in Local Businesses? – By Laurie Itkin

Hello, SOTGC community, There’s a relatively new movement among young, socially conscious professionals. Instead of investing in the stock market or real estate, young professionals often prefer to invest their money in ways that will enhance their communities. Earning a good return on their money is a secondary consideration. As you can see from watching this interview that aired on ABC 7 Los … [Read More...]

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What to Do When Someone You Know Has Breast Cancer – By Carrie Caruthers

Hello SOTGC community, “In 2013, an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 64,640 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.” www.breastcancer.org A couple weeks ago I was eating dinner out with my family, it was a Monday evening and we had one free night of nothing on our schedules. Even with a night off of … [Read More...]

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SOTGC Interview With Kathy Caprino – Why Women Should Care About Their “WHY” – By Marney Reid

Hello SOTGC community, It’s a great pleasure to introduce you to an amazing woman I recently connected with. Her name is Kathy Caprino and she is a renowned career coach whose articles have appeared in everything from Cosmopolitan Magazine to the Wall Street Journal. When I asked her who her target audience is, she said women ages 30-55 with a focus on the “baby boomer generation” because she … [Read More...]

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Eleven Ways to Take Charge of Your Happiness at Work – By Shannon Meehan

“You are looking at the face of the person in charge of your happiness today and every day.” Hi SOTGC community! Here are the top Eleven Ways to Take Charge of Your Happiness at Work: 1. Be self-directed.  Accomplish the tasks that are delegated to you and do your job so well that you become the go-to person for your role. Be reliable and consistent with the quality of your work. Once clear on … [Read More...]