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Awaken the Hero and Leader in You! - By Dorothy Montgomery
Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, As a society, we are always looking for someone as a hero to guide us and lead us.  As social beings, we need and seek leadership. We cannot live without leaders. We are a hierarchical society, and, like a child, we look to others like a parent for protection.  We look… Read More

 
5 Tips On Being Present, And Living In The Moment - By Amy Lisewski
Amy Lisewski

Hello SOTGC community, Oprah is right. Many of us need reminders like this. Live in the moment. But, do we actually practice it? Even before writing this blog about living in the moment, I caught myself checking my phone, typing an email, eating my lunch, and talking to a coworker. ALL… Read More

 
In a Rut? Four Question to Get Unstuck and Move Forward - By Casey Gibson
Casey Gibson

Hello SOTGC community, Last week I met with a new client who is struggling to identify and map out her next career move. “I’m just … I dunno … S TUCK, I guess! I mean, I have so much going on in every part of my life that I can barely keep up; much less have the time to think about what’s… Read More

 
How To Disconnect Fully To Reduce Stress - By Tamara L. McMillan
Tamara McMillan

Hello SOTGC community, Have you ever felt like there just aren’t enough hours in a single day to accomplish everything?  Now, add to your laundry list of things to do: posting meaningful and jaw dropping tweets, inspirational pictures and or quotes on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest to name… Read More

 
5 Common Questions Adoptive Parents Face and How I Choose to Respond - By Carrie Caruthers
Carrie Caruthers

Hello SOTGC community, “By words we learn thoughts, and by thoughts we learn life.” – Jean Baptiste Girard This month my husband and I celebrate 19 years of marriage!  I have been reflecting back on our life regarding all the wonderful things we have done.  There are 2 that share the top s… Read More

 
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Awaken the Hero and Leader in You! – By Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, As a society, we are always looking for someone as a hero to guide us and lead us.  As social beings, we need and seek leadership. We cannot live without leaders. We are a hierarchical society, and, like a child, we look to others like a parent for protection.  We look to them to point the way, to give us direction, and to give us something to belong to.  We admire our … [Read More...]

in the moment

5 Tips On Being Present, And Living In The Moment – By Amy Lisewski

Hello SOTGC community, Oprah is right. Many of us need reminders like this. Live in the moment. But, do we actually practice it? Even before writing this blog about living in the moment, I caught myself checking my phone, typing an email, eating my lunch, and talking to a coworker. ALL AT ONCE. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was a little bit impressed by my multi-tasking … [Read More...]

stuck in a rut

In a Rut? Four Question to Get Unstuck and Move Forward – By Casey Gibson

Hello SOTGC community, Last week I met with a new client who is struggling to identify and map out her next career move. “I’m just … I dunno … S TUCK, I guess! I mean, I have so much going on in every part of my life that I can barely keep up; much less have the time to think about what’s next or how to get there. It’s not like I’m miserable at work, but my current position sure isn’t giving … [Read More...]

Disconnect

How To Disconnect Fully To Reduce Stress – By Tamara L. McMillan

Hello SOTGC community, Have you ever felt like there just aren’t enough hours in a single day to accomplish everything?  Now, add to your laundry list of things to do: posting meaningful and jaw dropping tweets, inspirational pictures and or quotes on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest to name a few.  The internet has made life easier in some respects.   You can easily find the nearest Target … [Read More...]

Carrie Caruthers family

5 Common Questions Adoptive Parents Face and How I Choose to Respond – By Carrie Caruthers

Hello SOTGC community, “By words we learn thoughts, and by thoughts we learn life.” – Jean Baptiste Girard This month my husband and I celebrate 19 years of marriage!  I have been reflecting back on our life regarding all the wonderful things we have done.  There are 2 that share the top spot: the birth of our twin boys, Colin and Sean and the adoption of our daughter LeAine.  As a couple … [Read More...]

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Use Evernote to Organize Those Emails- By Patricia Dwyer

Hello SOTGC community, If your business involves working with customers, clients, vendors, partners, etc., and you’d like a new way to manage their information, try Evernote for both organization and to write yourself memos, checklists, and reminders. I like to use Evernote to keep my client information organized, for example, including notes, documents, and emails - one of the most useful … [Read More...]

Katie Kritikos

Introducing the Newest SOTGC Contributor: Katie Kritikos

Hello SOTGC community, It's a pleasure to introduce you to our newest contributor who will be sharing her emotional wellness tips, sharing her career change journey with us, and add insights into this modern world that we're thriving in. A former attorney with experience as a solo practitioner and tax litigator, Katie Chamberlain Kritikos now lives in downtown Chicago and recently … [Read More...]

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How to Make Your Own 30% Off Coupon for High-End Clothes and Accessories – By Laurie Itkin

Hello SOTGC community, I never pay full-price for clothes or shoes. If it’s not at least 30% off, I don’t buy it. But sometimes the things I want don’t go on sale, so I have devised an innovative strategy to make a virtual sale. Intrigued, aren’t you? Last week I shared my secret strategy with Catherine Cassidy, CEO of U*Styled. Catherine’s a personal stylist with a savvy business edge since … [Read More...]

resilience

How to Develop Resilience in Your Career – By Ryan Green

Resilience: the capacity to recover from difficulties quickly; toughness Hello SOTGC community, The only thing we know for sure in life is that change can and will happen. But, the difference between those who are wildly successful and those who are not is resilience. When we are given tough circumstances at work, it is our response to those circumstances that truly defines our character. I … [Read More...]

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4 Tips That Will Make Your Twenties Better! – By Ali Rim

Hello SOTGC community, LEARNING! Now this is a word that I know well. Not only because of my work experience as a Learning and Education Specialist but mainly because that’s what I’ve been doing all during my twenties! Here are some things I want to share as you journey through your twenties. Travel. And do it often. Whether it’s with your friends, family, significant other, or by yourself, … [Read More...]