It’s time to Ditch the “New Girl”

Are you shopping around for the right career like a pair of shoes? Trying on a bunch of new jobs only to find they don’t fit? Then you have to start allll over again at a new job.

Hop off that hamster wheel of perpetual job searching.

Video topics include:

  1. How to make being underemployed, work in your favor
  2. Creating the space to assess your values and create a career plan
  3. Practical tips for surviving your first 90 days
  4. Overcoming mental barriers and closing the skills gaps to lengthen your tenure

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Asha K on Showing Love

Asha K_Headshot3Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but the Love is still flowing. As promised, this month I’m sharing guest post and interviews with some of my favorite ladies, and we’re all about SHOWING LOVE.

Today’s interview is with Asha K, TV host, blogger and Founder of GirlTalkHQ.com. She’s a shining example of a Woman in Business, doing very big things. We met during a Twitter Chat about relationships and to honor our original meeting place, I’ve included a few links to help you Tweet out her responses that really resonate with you!

Read on to hear Asha’s take on how to “Show Love”.

Love Yourself to Attract Love

Guest Post: Iviana Bynum of mygirlsanonymous.com

Many of us ask ourselves why we can’t be in a good relationship.  Well, one of the roots to having a good relationship is loving yourself.  How can you enjoy life otherwise?  When we don’t have self-love, it is usually difficult for us to show love to others and be in the relationships we truly need.give_yourself_a_hug-277x300

So how is it that we end up depriving ourselves of the love that we require?  It’s when we’re stuck feeling inferior, sorry for ourselves, shameful, or guilty because of past experiences. (more…)

Showing Love in February: Guest Posts, Videos and more

February = Valentine’s Day

photo credit: aussiegall via photopin cc

photo credit: aussiegall via photopin cc

Normally that’s a drag. But this year, I’m going to rebel. Not like this.  Let’s be a bit more productive than that.

When I think about Romantic love, it seems most people are interested in the love they can get, rather than what they can dish out. So this month, I want to talk about SHOWING love. For yourself, for others, for your life, your job, your body. There are a million flavors and shades of love and I want to talk about them all here this month.

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Just Keep Swimming

 

The following guest post was shared by Jessica, an awesome HR Executive and even better friend. If you’d like to share a guest post on any topic relating to Motivating Generation Y in the workplace, just shoot me an email at breathe@verandalane.com. 

 

As unlikely as it seems, this pearl of wisdom came to me while watching a beloved kid’s movie with my niece – Finding Nemo. Perhaps we adults should take more time to hang out with five-year olds.
Just Keep Swimming - Dory

In Finding Nemo, Nemo’s father, Marlin, meets a quite forgetful fish named Dory. Dory cannot remember her own identify, who her friends are, or where she is going, however she incessantly repeats these words to herself – “just keep swimming”. At first glance, this mantra sounds as if it’s a simple statement designed to keep a forgetful fish on track, however it hit me as a reminder to avoid being stagnant or complacent in life. No matter what endeavor you are pursuing, as long as you are “swimming”, you are completing your journey. (more…)

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