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Friday Spotlight: Kate Spade

  When I was in college, I visited New York City for what felt the millionth time. I loved New York for its energy and access to just about everything - including knock off designer bags. A broke college student, I couldn't afford some of the finer things in life. So, I went down to… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Kate Spade

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Feeling the Burn

For the last several weeks, things have not been great. I've had trouble concentrating at work, my temper has been short, I've been eating poorly and getting little sleep, and my motivation for just about anything is at an all time low. To say I haven't been feeling my best would be an understatement. As… Continue reading Feeling the Burn

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Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

You've probably never heard of Kim Rivera. She's not exactly a household name. But, the work she's doing to advance diversity in the legal field and beyond is worthy of recognition. Kim is the Chief Legal Officer and and General Counsel at HP, Inc. She is one of the few women to head the legal… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Kim Rivera

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How to Fill Up a Resume When You Don’t Have Work Experience

A few weeks ago, I was rummaging through my old e-mail account when I came across a copy of one of my early resumes. I couldn't help but smile as I scanned the virtually empty document thinking about my 20 year old self and how little experience I had to offer. Of course, all of… Continue reading How to Fill Up a Resume When You Don’t Have Work Experience

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Are You Sponsorship Ready?

I've talked a lot about the importance of having a mentor, as well as a sponsor, and why they're different. To recap, a mentor is someone who will talk to  you, while a sponsor is someone who will talk about you. A sponsor will offer more than just general advice and guidance. They will connect you with… Continue reading Are You Sponsorship Ready?

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Preparing for Your Summer Internship

While some of you may be well into your careers and past the point of working for free, many of you may just be starting out. Often, the best way to get experience is through an internship or volunteer position. No matter how great your academic classes or professors, there is just no substitute for… Continue reading Preparing for Your Summer Internship

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Friday Spotlight: Tory Burch

If you know of Tory Burch, you probably associate her with clothing and accessories. That's because Tory is a world famous designer with over 200 stores worldwide and a fashion, home, and beauty line that is carried in over 3,000 retail shops. But, Tory is much more than just a successful designer (which is no… Continue reading Friday Spotlight: Tory Burch

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Relationship Building 101: Relationship Maps

When I worked in sales, one of the many tasks we were asked to do was complete "relationship maps" for each of our law firm clients. This map was designed to help us identify our internal product advocates and decision makers, as well as our skeptics and blockers. Although a bit tedious at times, this… Continue reading Relationship Building 101: Relationship Maps

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You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

There is an expression that says, "You cannot be what you cannot see." I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Images are powerful, and every day, we are bombarded with hundreds of them on television, the internet, books, magazines, and billboards. The images we see can have a huge effect on us. They can… Continue reading You Can’t Be What You Can’t See