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5 Ways to Spot a Fair-Weather Friend

Urban Dictionary says that a Fair-Weather friend is: A friend who is only a friend when circumstances are pleasant or profitable. At the first sign of trouble, these capricious, disloyal friends will drop their relationship with you. Here are 5 ways to spot a fair-weather friend: 1. They actively avoid conflict or drama– even at …

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8 Ways to Network Better Every Month

Hey y’all! It’s dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new month FILLED with new opportunity. It’s Are you ready to seize it?? I know a lot of us have goals that we still really want to meet this year and some big things we still have planned to do before we put away our …

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How to Deal with Rejection like a Pro

Rejection is what happens when someone does not follow up, blows you off or straight up does not respond or react to you. And guess what? It happens to EVERYONE. No one has ever escaped being rejected from someone, somewhere at some point. Even the Victoria’s Secret Angels and our beloved heroes and those we …

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Why Follow Up Can Make or Break EVERYTHING

Follow up is to everything. I repeat: Follow up is EVERYTHING. In business and in life, if you are not following up, you are setting yourself up for failure. This is an ongoing topic I hear people talking about because they are realizing that they aren’t getting the kind of results they want from people. …

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How to Avoid Sleazy People at Networking Events

Just the other night I attended a very large networking event at a pretty swanky venue yielding a really decent crowd of people. I was shocked at how diverse the group was and how many people showed up. There were lots of men, a nice age-range of people, and folks from all walks of life. …

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How to Stay on the Social Scene (even when busy or traveling)

Traveling keeps me busy, but I’m a social gal. So what gives? I’m going to keep it real simple for you all and make sure you know how I really do things and keep social on a very regular basis. The first thing I like to do when traveling or approaching a busy week is …

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8 Tips for Recovering from Illness While Traveling

Every time you leave your house you come into contact with a plethora of germs and bacteria. When you travel, your exposure to germs and gross junk increases exponentially. Ewww, cooties! (believe me, I know and I feel your pain) Here are 8 tips for dealing with illness when you’re on the road and not …

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How to Navigate Speed Bumps [in Life]

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been on this emotional rollercoaster called life and have been doing your best just to keep from crashing into a wall or ruining something important. This shit is hard. But how do we navigate speed bumps, distractions, sharp turns and delays that is life and not get drive ourselves …

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How I Made 7 New Friends in 7 Days Networking

Most of you know that I just recently moved to Dallas, TX. I moved here and only knew a few people and didn’t even have a car until very recently. I needed friends and I needed them fast. Unfortunately, acquiring friends is not like getting candles from Target or ordering food on Postmates. It’s work …

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14 Tips for Moving (or Traveling) to a New City

Moving can be stressful af. It is NOT an easy task- whether you do it alone or solo. New people, new streets, new weather conditions, new accents, etc. There is so much newness and it can be overwhelming. I recently have been out and about exploring Dallas, Texas and have been learning a lot of …

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