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Women Finding Balance in Remote Work Arrangements

January 17, 2012

Whenever you start working for a company, there are a number of things to learn about during your first few months that can make life easier: how to make a new pot of coffee, who knows where the office supplies are, and any internal politics that could blow up in your face. No matter where […]

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When Social Media Isn’t Like Breathing

September 14, 2010

In the past few months, life has changed. I moved from Minneapolis to St. Louis, then to Blacksburg. I left my job and started an MBA program. I have a completely new kind of schedule. All of that brings me to this conclusion: I find that I’m just not online as often anymore. Contributing to […]

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Dressing the Part

November 3, 2009

There were two posts over the last few weeks that had me thinking: Women in the workplace have all kinds of pressures, with wardrobe being somewhere high on the list. Most mornings I get ready for work at the gym. Now that I’m swimming, it’s easier to go ahead and shower there than drag my […]

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The Phase before Burnout: Bargaining

April 23, 2009

*I would like to thank my friend Lonny Smith for contributing the term “Bargaining” to this blog post.* I have felt Burnout before. That’s usually the phase where nightmares about spreadsheets and powerpoints keep you awake at night. It’s when you dread going to work, but it’s as if autopilot compels you to hit morning […]

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