Do Your Values Match at Work?

Podcast: You can listen to this episode and download it’s mp3 from my podcast for free: Click Here! I was gone for a week, but now I’m back! The endless predictions of where Hurricane Irma would finally land sent thousands of people including myself headed to the grocery store to stockpile supplies and drive an…

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What Your Corporate Clapback Could Really Be Telling You About Your Job

Podcast: You can listen to this episode and download it’s mp3 from my podcast for free: Click Here! So, I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. Today’s post was supposed to be super educational. It was supposed to be about, the origins of Labor Day, why we have it and why it’s super important,…

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The #1 Secret That Makes You Stand out During the Hiring Process

So I often I hear the laments and frustration of job-seekers across the county who are ready to take their careers to the next level, only to be stopped dead in their tracks. From radio silence on applications they submitted to repeated rejections on jobs they KNOW they are qualified the job searching experiences run…

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The #1 Key to My Success (and it’s not what you think…)

I’m not going to beat around the bush, the #1 secret to my success is honesty. And truthfully, I haven’t been very honest with myself over the past several years. I’ve been moving, growing, and ignoring. Ignoring the gnawing feeling on the inside of me, doing the opposite of what felt right because of conventional advice,…

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New Year New Me…..Well Not Really

If I can be honest, I hate the New Year New You theme. Not because it’s not realistic or doable, but because it’s normally tied to a New Year’s Resolution. It’s like I’m being set up for failure. Seventy-five percent of the population can hold onto a New Year’s Resolution for one week, but after that the…

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4 Things You Need to Know About Your Job Now that We Have a New President

Well the election is over, and whether you were a Hillary supporter, Trump supporter, or went third-party; America now has a new president of the United States. Love it or hate, this is what you need to know about how the presidential candidate will affect your future in terms of your job and next career…

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The Most Important Thing to Do with Your Company Bonus

The end of the first quarter of 2016 is upon us, and many companies finalized their 2015 annual company performance weeks ago. So it’s company bonus time! Cool company swag and gift cards are great, but cash bonuses dare I say are better. There’s nothing like being appreciated with cold hard cash. In preparation for…

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A Letter to My Younger Self in Honor of Women’s History Month

Dear Young Ashley, This will not make a lot of sense to you right now, but that is okay.  Just having access to this information will be all that you need in order to move forward and be successful in life.  There are so many lessons to share and yet so little time to communicate them all.   So…

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Three Ways to Make Relocation Super Easy

Recently, I landed a new position at my corporate job with Mercedes-Benz. I moved from the super-techy area of Silicon Valley to the laid-back area of the Greater Los Angeles area. As many of you may know, this is my third corporate move within the last few years so I have definitely learned a thing…

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5 Ways to Say Yes to Risk-Taking

Recently, there has been a lot of articles and focus, specifically for women on the concept of being able to put you first. As an advocate of a healthy work-life balance, I understand the effects of saying yes too often. Results such as anxiety, depression, and even physical illness can be the dangerous results of…

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