Talking Money With Your Grown Kids: Reviewing Your Student’s Finances Over The Holidays

By Guest Blogger Mandy Mail  When their exams are over and the holidays begin, students will have a lot of celebrating to do. There is no question that post-secondary education is an expensive investment. Whether living at home or on their own, students may be surprised by how quickly their expenses can add up, and many may have already blown their…

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The Top Female Entrepreneurs in Business Today

Entrepreneurship was traditionally seen as a man’s game, but today that is changing. As I get ready to launch HADRY in 48 hours and become a startup entrepreneur again, I thought I would bring you another info-graphic this week. Discover these women who are shattering the glass ceiling by becoming their own bosses, advancing science and technology, and changing the face of business…

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The Woman’s Toolbox – The Power of “What If?”

By Guest Blogger Amy Rodgers I am a big believer that every woman needs their own toolbox. I’m not talking about the metal kind that most men have in their garage. I’m talking about a skill tool box that we keep at our side to help us do our jobs and tackle challenges that we face in our careers and…

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#ThrowbackThursday: The Timeline Project

#ThrowbackThursday to #Blogher14. I just stumbled upon my the #TimelineProject photo I took last year. The Timeline Project was all about declaring your dreams and goals to the world (or just yourself), physically writing them down, and then keeping the photo visible to constantly stay motivated. But sometimes we experience setbacks or slowdowns. I'm 40 1/2 (not 39 3/4), and still haven't…

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Learn How To Conquer Work-Life Balance With @Mashable and Erica Diamond #BizChats

North Americans are overworked, overwhelmed and overstressed. The 9 to 5 lifestyle is slowly fading into oblivion. With the blurred lines of office hours at work, options like telecommuting and flexible work hours, doesn't necessarily equate to shorter work days. Most American's work days stretch from about 9 a.m. until whenever they get their work completed (which is well after 5 p.m.).…

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At a Career Crossroads? Erica Diamond’s 5-Step Career Tune-Up

Fall is in the air, which means the kids are back in school. If you're a mom, that means more "me time." More time to explore, reassess and figure out where you're at, and where you're headed. Perhaps this will be your season to become a mompreneur. As most of my readers know, fall will be my season of transition as well, as…

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Shifting With Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson, long distance friend, rockstar entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and Good Morning America weekly contributor is a force to be reckoned with. Here we are back in 2011 when I spoke at her Spark and Hustle conference on entrepreneurship and sales strategies. I'd love you to read more on that incredible experience here, because there are some wonderful life and business…

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#WomenOnTheFence Celebrates Its 6th Blogiversary!

Today we celebrate the 6th anniversary of a blog that was born out of feeling stuck, on the fence, alone, confused, and wanting to create a space for women to get inspired, get off the fence, grow, succeed and thrive. You have made that happen. I am grateful for this community who has stood by me in my darkest hours,…

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QUIZ: How Strong Is Your Work/Life Balance?

Hi Girls, and Happy Hump Day to you! We're smack in the middle of the week, which means we're still in WORK mode, but we're also approaching LIFE mode with the weekend a couple of days away. Work/life balance is something many of us strive for, but it's often hard to know if we've made it there. Are we balanced? Can…

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Erica Diamond On Couch Talk: Career, Work Life Balance and Biz Tips

I was honored to be spotlighted on the Canadian local show Couch Talk on Bell Media. The episode aired live this week. I wanted to share it with you because towards the end, I share some insight on why I believe in the cliche, "You can have it all, just not at the same time," and I also give some biz tips for…

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