31 days of living free: five tips for authentic networking (and a minted giveaway)

I spent two years hustling¬†as a newspaper journalist, writing and editing¬†a daily business networking page in our metro paper’s business section. I lugged my laptop and notebooks across downtown to morning coffees and lunch-and-learns and late night galas, zipping from suburb to suburb to cover the 5 p.m. after-hours networking events. I sipped soda out […]

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sharing a sweet future

As a magazine journalism major, I had big dreams about changing the world with my words. While there was a side of me that had stars in my eyes for glamorous glossies, the other part of my heart was torn to write the stories that really mattered. I wanted to combine my inquisitiveness and passion […]

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i’m not a blogger.

Without fail, at the onset of each new¬†year I¬†half-commit to rejoining the blogosphere.¬†My vision is glorious: The blog will be beautiful.¬†It’ll¬†feature witty banter¬†and the¬†pull-at-your-heartstrings type of¬†stuff that makes commenters go “LOL”¬†but also “AWW.” It’ll give snapshots into my life without being completely narcissistic. (I know. Impossible. Because blogs, by nature, are completely narcissistic. But whatevs.) […]

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i'm not a blogger.

Without fail, at the onset of each new¬†year I¬†half-commit to rejoining the blogosphere.¬†My vision is glorious: The blog will be beautiful.¬†It’ll¬†feature witty banter¬†and the¬†pull-at-your-heartstrings type of¬†stuff that makes commenters go “LOL”¬†but also “AWW.” It’ll give snapshots into my life without being completely narcissistic. (I know. Impossible. Because blogs, by nature, are completely narcissistic. But whatevs.) […]

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