Author: Ms Career Girl

5 Reasons To Reconnect With Nature

In today’s modern, technology filled world it is so important for us to take the time to reconnect with nature. Do you ever wonder why going for a walk can be so calming? Why taking a break in nature can

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Alternative Careers in Education & Academia

There are certain expectations many of us have when it comes to careers in academia. The path is pitched to us as quite linear in fashion — earning a PhD, pushing for a tenure-track teaching position, and publishing papers to

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How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2%

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Why Taking Time Out is Essential

Your professional self – your work – should contribute to unlocking your vast reservoir of untapped potential and creating the future you want. If it’s doing the opposite, taking time out to consider these six questions is essential. What does

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Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve  Workplace Relationships and Your Career

Emotional intelligence affects every facet of your life. Cultivating this valuable skill will improve your confidence, boost your workplace morale and make it easier to collaborate with your coworkers. Every person has a degree of emotional intelligence, whether high or

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5 Steps to Better Handling Colleagues Who Deny Reality

Up means down and down means up — We’ve all had colleagues who make it a practice of denying what we know is real. It happens in politics, science, business and anywhere: people whose beliefs are a million miles away from

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Billion Dollar Customer

Imagine this: You wake up in the morning, and like most entrepreneurs, check your email and calendar for the day even before getting out of bed. Right at the top of your incoming emails is a “Notice of Contract Award.”

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What Women Need to Watch for When Securing a Loan

Women are out there getting it done. Starting businesses, raising funding, and taking male-dominated industries by storm. Women-owned businesses grew 114% in the United States between 1997 and 2017, nearly 2.5 times the national average. Women entrepreneurship is also steadily

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Choosing A Life You Love

We all know people whose lives just seem to work. They have successful careers. Healthy relationships. Super cool interests. They are happy a lot of the time. How do they do it? It isn’t that they are just incredibly lucky.

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Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

When I was raising my three boys during my career in Corporate America, some days I thought I would crack. Too many opposing demands pulled at my arms and legs until I felt like I was drawn and quartered by

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