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Emilie Aries

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Progress on Nobody's Timeline but Yours: Corinn's #LaunchLikeABoss Story

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 9:04 AM

Corinn is a California native and advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Ultimately, it's her goal to become a prosecutor focused on sex crimes.

But her path to achieving that vision hasn't been a straight line.

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Emotional Agility: Jessica Shows How to Be a Boss When Life's a B*tch

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 1:35 PM

Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would.

She started the year off with some ambitious new plans and launched a new partnership with a colleague in real estate to develop a program specifically catering to first-time women home...

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Sustainable Success: Training for a Career Marathon, Not a Semester Sprint

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 11:52 AM

I talk a lot about sustainable success -- that elusive ability to continue learning and growing through your work and pursue a career with the passion it takes to maintain your drive and ambition for decades.

It's no easy feat.

Trust me, as a graduate who entered the workforce in...

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My Assault, My Story: Veteran Owns Her Voice to Expand Her Impact

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:29 PM

Ebony Johnson is a force to be reckoned with.

A 14-year Veteran of the United States Air Force, Senior Intelligence Analyst and Political Consultant active in Maryland elections, Ebony knows a thing or two about navigating transition.

Part of her incredible resiliency...

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Tiffany Gave Up Her 'Dream Job' to Make the Best Move of Her Life

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 10:34 AM


Tiffany had a lifelong dream to be the next Katie Couric.

After a few years working in finance, she landed a prized production assistant role at a major news network. She felt like she was finally on track to build her dream career.

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My Career Veered Off Course On purpose: Melissa's #LaunchLikeABoss Story

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 5:11 PM

2014-07-09-melissa_sanchez_headshotcirlce.pngMelissa is part of a classic American immigrant tale.

Her Mexican-American parents raised her with a strong ethic of hard work and community. She prioritized her education to become a first-generation college graduate, and she made it all the way to law school...

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My Boss Congratulated Me for Negotiating: Gray's #LaunchLikeABoss Story

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 12:29 PM

Gray On average, only 7 percent of women attempt to negotiate their salary.

Gray, a 27-year-old woman in Cambridge, MA, recalled this statistic as she weighed an exciting new offer. She had never before attempted to negotiate.

But after a weekend-long training, Gray...

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Moving Past 'Hot Mess' Chic

(59) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 11:04 AM

I'll confess: I'm a recovering hot mess.

In the years after college, I was often self-deprecating and unconfident, minimizing my achievements and playing demure as a means to connect -- especially with men. I struggled to get concrete about what I wanted in work and in love.

I see these...

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