The 8 Best Podcasts To Motivate Your Work Week

Podcasts have quickly become my favorite way to multitask. After all, there’s nothing that makes cleaning out the inbox or commuting to the office go faster than backgrounding it with interesting conversations. If you’re looking to hop on the podcast trend — or supplement your current queue — I’ve compiled a few of the best…

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Answering All The Questions!

Thank you to all my readers out there who make Another Long Weekend great 🙂 When I decided to revamp my blog and start writing again in July, I was quite unsure whether people would even care to read it. However, I am so glad I pushed through because reading your comments, emails and messages…

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It’s Interview Season!!

In college, I remember sitting in my fraternity’s various professional events in which we learned how to conduct ourselves during interviews and passed around revelatory tips like “over-prepare,” “be yourself,” and “ask a lot of questions.” Now it makes me laugh. (What the hell does it mean to “be yourself”?) However, now gone through a half…

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Making Peace With Others’ False Perception of You

In the fifth season of The Office, Pam goes with Michael on a speaking tour to all the branches of Dunder Mifflin, including the one managed by Karen (aka Jim’s ex-girlfriend). Pam was the reason Jim broke up with Karen and Pam knows it, so she’s pretty nervous about the meeting. There’s a cutaway interview with…

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Tips for Making Small Talk Meaningful

As we move into the season of new — new classes, new meetings, new opportunities — there’s also that looming feeling that we’re going to have to make it: small talk. And our stomach tightens and our toes curl … just a little bit. Regardless of how extroverted or people-oriented someone might be, there’s always some…

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UnProfessional Advice: Is it time to break up with your best friend?

Dear Naomi, My best friend and I have been very close for years — even our families have met through our friendship. But last year, I suffered a huge familial loss, and she made it all about her. In my grief, I’d stopped answering her texts and calls as often, and instead of supporting me,…

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21 Ways to Get Your S!@# Together

Man Repeller did a one month “cleanse” for people to get their affairs in order and now, on the last day, they are doing a catch-all for all the things you may need to get done, but have not yet! So here are 21 ways to get your shit together: Get your closet together.  If you’ve been…

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Dealing with Life’s Big Changes

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”  – Karen Kaiser Clark This post has been difficult to write for a multitude of reasons (i.e. writer’s block, work work work, more writer’s block), but I hope that it reaches you all in good health & company! I had the wonderful opportunity to go to London…

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9 Ways to Fight Nerves

Nerves can be a good thing. They keep you on your toes and fine-tune your focus. But, more often than not, they can be overwhelming. Whether you’re anxious about a big presentation before Spring Break, a meeting with potential clients, or a performance review with your boss, there are helpful proven ways to silence your…

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