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Career Advice for Women

WIW2B: Lexi Placourakis

Melinda Parrish | Posted 02.10.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Lexi Placourakis may be the closest thing we have to a Greek Goddess walking among us today! She has a smile that could melt an iceberg, and a killer figure that she routinely shows off both in her social media presence and in her work as a face on the #TRUEcurves board at TRUE Model Management.

The Real Reasons I'll Never Quit My Job to Travel Full-Time

Carlie Galloway, MSW | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel
Carlie Galloway, MSW

As much as I love exploring and adventure, I like regularity and structure, too. I also like my comfortable bed, my personal space, and my regular paycheck. Sure, I'd love a little more independence, and I agree with others when they say that traveling full-time abides by the "you only live once" lifestyle commandment. But truly living means something different to me.

Future of Work Interview With Gavin McGarry of Jumpwire Media. Bold Moves: Self Salary Setting and Passion Pitching

Sophie Wade | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Sophie Wade

Motivation is critical with Millennials and Gavin has a compelling recipe to feed, as well as leverage, their passions. His social media agency handles companies of all types across many sectors.

How My Divorce Led Me to a Career I Love

Stacey Freeman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

For as long as I could remember, I wanted to be a lawyer. At least, I remember saying I wanted to be a lawyer. That pronouncement took me right thr...

6 Things I Did to Sabotage My Career and How I Turned It Around

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Being an entrepreneur is hard work. Being a young entrepreneur is even harder. In fact, being in any workplace as a young person can be extremely chal...

Speak Up! The Importance of Joining the Conversation and Asking for What You Want

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Rebekah Bastian

Sharing ideas, jumping into debates, and asking for what you want professionally can be scary. But speaking up in these situations is so important, especially in fast-moving tech companies where decisions are often made quickly and opportunities are given to those who show eagerness.

WIW2B: Danielle Braverman

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.29.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Though the pressures of trying to stay thin enough to get booked out as a straight size model drove her to unhealthy habits, Danielle eventually decided that enough was enough.

Got Lots of Passions But No Idea Which One to Focus On?

Zoë B | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Zoë B

Do you find that your difficulty lies not in figuring out your passion, but in working out which passion to focus on? Do you have lots and lots of ideas that you get really excited about, only to quickly get bored and move onto something else? Are you sick and tired of being pulled in so many different directions? And is it time to get focused?

20 Free Techniques to Find Your Dream Career

Zoë B | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Zoë B

If you're in a job or career that's not really inspiring you, then now is the time to start planning your next move. I've put together 20 simple techniques to get you inspired to take a few steps closer to finding your dream career.

Your Behavioral Success Quotient

Adele Scheele | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Adele Scheele

We have gotten so used to multiple choice tests that we can always answer, but we never know what our checked off boxes actually mean, or what the ones we considered but didn't check might offer as possibilities.

WIW2B: In Loving Memory

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.25.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As most of you know, this January I have dedicated my blog to profiling some of the women in my life and encouraging the #healthyatanysize community t...

5 Ways to Seize a New Opportunity With Confidence

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

We all have valuable contributions and in order for others to respect us we need to respect ourselves and value our own thoughts and time.

WIW2B: Joby Bach

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.19.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As a veteran of the plus size fashion world, Joby has made a name for herself as a sexy, fashion-forward model who isn't afraid to push boundaries and do things that other plus size models have been afraid to do.

WIW2B: Rosie Mercado

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.14.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

It was a beautiful, sunny morning in the Hollywood Hills. Rosie and I were on set together in a beautifully designed home, shooting for SLINK jeans. W...

WIW2B: Lornalitz Baez

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.05.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Lornalitz beams from the inside out when she talks about the women that she is able to inspire. Now, rather than sweating what clients will or won't accept her, Lornalitz is using her success to build a platform that allows her to empower and inspire other women facing body issues.

20 Things to do When You're Starting the Year in the Wrong Job

Deborah Chalk | Posted 12.31.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

So you promised yourself last year that you would not be in the same job when New Year rolled round this year and here you are again? Rather than drowning your sorrow, like a sinking morello cherry in an overly sweet party cocktail, it's time to wake up and smell the New Year morning cappuccino.

3 Ways You May be Sabotaging Yourself at Work (and what to do about it).

Jill Dahl | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Jill Dahl

The past few years have brought forth some distinct women's voices that question the working woman's reality.

The Body Positivity Epidemic

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.22.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Finally, we are beginning to interrogate those marketing messages that have told us that in order to be beautiful and have value in this world, we have to be impossibly thin.

The Woman I Want to Be

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.21.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

I'm not going to let anyone else define who I should be -- I'm going to actively define it for myself, and rather than dumping all of my transformative efforts into perfecting my body, I'm going to think holistically about the woman that I want to be.

Feeling Stuck? Ask Yourself am I Liked or Respected?

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Machiavelli said it is better to be feared rather than loved, maybe he was right. Growing up I was taught to be friendly; my mother instilled in me th...

Stepping Outside of the Spiritual Closet and Some Tell-Tale Signs That You Are Hiding!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

Keeping your spiritual side hidden away from yourself and others can be one of the toughest journeys to navigate whilst on your spiritual path. It...

What Are You Waiting For?

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.02.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

In the past few weeks, I've stretched my boundaries. I've taken on big initiatives, courted some MAJOR "big shots" to collaborate, and put myself out...

It's Better to Be Respected Than Liked at Work

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 11.26.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

Effective leaders have the ability to make decisions that are right for the business, and for themselves, without worrying about what people may think of them.

9 Tactics To Land You The Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Adele Scheele

1. Research them. Look them up and see who they are and what they need. 2. Remember that you are there to contribute to them, not the other way round...

7 Steps to Know If You're in the Right Job

Zoë B | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Zoë B

If you have (like most people), you may have found yourself evaluating the pros and cons of what you do for work. While this is a useful process, it can be easy to get it wrong. Today I'm going to share with you the exact process I use to coach clients to identify if they are in the right job or not.