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How To Stop Worrying And Get Back To Work

As the child of a consummate worrier, I know the dire consequences of inertia. When the internet bubble burst, my high-flying job offer was put on …

Self-help

3 Motivators Under 3 Minutes

Systems and processes mean nothing without momentum. What’s the point? If you can’t answer that question consciously, then it will probably haunt you …

Careers

Inspired By: Patsy Takemoto Mink

What you endure is who you are. And if you just accept and do nothing, then life goes on. But if you see it as a way for change, life doesn’t have to …

Women's Sports

Dealing With Passive Aggressive Behavior At Work

Do you ever get the sixth sense that somebody dislikes you at work? We’ve all felt it: a whisper under the breath, the side eye, or oblique …

Self-help

3 Meditations Under 3 Minutes

People get it when I tell them Edittress is a mash-up of “editing stress”. Because, while we offer on-call mentorship, the true value is in learning …

Meditation

Inspired By: Beverly Sills

I think you have to take everything that looks like a blow and turn it into a triumph. This is where my energy comes from: I just won’t be licked.I …

Schadenfreude

How To Communicate Change In Turbulent Times

Change happens fast and conjures up the worst in humans: denial, distress, anger, frustration, and doubt just to name a few. It’s no wonder that …

Darkest Hour

Top 10 Email Closers And What They’re Trying To Say

If you’ve spent more than 5 seconds wondering how to sign that email, then you’ll get this latest poke at corporate life. Just one outsider’s opinion …

Top 10

Inspired By: Tallulah Bankhead

The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I’d make all the same mistakes – only sooner.There is less …

Challenge: Work To Solve Problems, Not Find Love

You look sharp and are doing more, but do you really love what you do? This week we wrap-up our challenges to traditional career advice by addressing …

Relationships

Top 10 Business Drinks And What They Say

Let’s have a drink to celebrate four weeks of challenges! Bottoms up…<b>10. Ice tea: “I’m expensing lunch today.”</b><b>9. Rum & Coke: “I just got promoted.”</b><b>8.</b> …

Top 10

Inspired By: Helen Keller

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for …

Challenge: What Work Clothes Can And Cannot Say About You

So you’ve expanded your role and are about to get promoted. Now the big question: what are you going to wear?While it may sound frivolous, I think we …

Top 10 Ways People Say Yes Without Saying Yes

Last week, we dissected the annoying ways people say no. So it’s only fair to look on the bright side of the street. In the modern workplace where …

Inspired By: Diana Vreeland

The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.When I arrived in America, I had these very dark red nails …

Challenge: How To Expand Your Role And Work Less

Last week we dissected different ways to get promoted. This week’s eyeroll is courtesy of an Instagram post that shall go unnamed: “If you want to …

Top 10 Ways People Say No Without Saying No

As we commemorate this day of independence (and saying no to British Rule), here are some of our favorite ways people say no in the office without …

Inspired By: Margaret Mead

Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.What people say, what people do, and what they …

Challenge: How To Get Noticed & Promoted At Work

One of the reasons I built this mentorship platform was because I felt that there was a lot of mixed advice on the internet.Be bold. Stay humble.Work …

3-Minute Career Checkup

Summer’s here and it’s time for a once over as the office slows down. Enjoy these with a grain of salt (and maybe some rosé)… <b>Better Work Life</b>Take our …

Inspired By: Madam CJ Walker

I want you to understand that your first duty is to humanity. I want others to look at us and see that we care not just about ourselves but about …

5 Tips For Calculating And Taking More Risks

Risk means being exposed to a bad outcome. How many of us would actively seek that out? Or actively avoid it? The entire $1.1 trillion (yes, …

Top 10 Excuses To Not Do What You Want To Do

We’ve heard it all as mentors. This is just a light-hearted reminder that you are not alone… <b>10. I need more data.</b><b>9. I need more research.</b><b>8. I’m</b> …

Inspired By: Billie Jean King

The main thing is to care. Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.<p>It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that …

How To Tackle A Lack of Motivation At Work

You’ve probably heard that half of life is showing up. But I’ve often thought, “What about the other half?” When you show up and still nothing works …

Top 10 Office Fails That Nobody Will Admit To

Everyone makes mistakes. Nobody’s perfect. But, let’s just say, actions speak louder than words. <b>10. Leaving dirty dishes in the sink.</b><b>9. Not replacing</b> …

Inspired By: Charlotte Bronte

Better to be without logic than without feeling.If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and …

Does Talent Matter As Much As Hard Work

Last week, I had the honor of sitting on a panel for LaGuardia Community College students interested in tech entrepreneurship courtesy of my home …

Top 10 Business Cliches To Get You Promoted

Even if you don’t know what they mean. If you haven’t heard these yet, hold tight and ask a mentor today before it’s too late. Just kidding, it’s …

Inspired By: Mary Wollstonecraft

The beginning is always today.No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.Friendship and domestic …