Posts tagged career advice
5 Things To Know About Salary Before You Ask For A Raise

Whether you’re asking for a raise or a promotion, discussing salary is complicated. Salary is more than just a number. It’s your value, your worth and your livelihood. It’s an emotional conversation that you don’t want to dive into without doing your own due diligence.

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Stay Lit so Others Can See Your Fire

This is a recap of our Women & Money kick-off town hall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Money is a tool. We should not associate it with our value as human beings. Tara Jones reminded us that “we need to break up with the idea that our financial worth and personal worth are the same thing." When we begin to see money as an external tool, rather than relating to it emotionally, we can feel more free to ask for what is fair. Negotiating a salary or raise can be transactional, and if we don’t get what we want, we do not have to feel personal rejection.

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Feeling burnt out? Ways to cope when meditation isn't your thing.

Over time I began to understand how a meditation and yoga practice were not just an escape; the lessons from these practices could be incorporated into the “real world” –including work—without necessarily adding in a lengthy seated meditation practice or yoga poses in the middle of the work day

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