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Introvert’s Guide to Conference Networking

I’m not someone who naturally talks goes out of my way to talk to strangers.  I wouldn’t say that I’m a complete introvert, but I do a little bit.  I tend to be an observer. I am careful and thoughtful and intentional about what I say and do. Attending conferences doesn’t usually allow me to be  introverted, which has proven to be tough in the past. All that being said, though, I love my job.  I love that I get to travel to all these fun, sometimes new, locations.  I  ...

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Prepping for Wedding Dress Shopping

I found the one! Surprise find-still can't believe I found the one! First things first, right? 👰🏼Wedding dress ✔️ #lettheplanningbegin #bridetobe #firstthingsfirst #planningextraordinaire #prioritites #weddingplanning #engaged #happy #prettyinwhite A photo posted by Erica  ...

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Beginner Blogging Truths

There are a million things that I wish I knew upon starting a blog. This blog has been a series of starting, stopping, starting, stopping, etc. There are loads of things, though, that I think every single person should know before starting a blog. 1. Time Commitment Blogging is time consuming.  ...

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Celebrate Yourself for BirthWEEK

Life is to be celebrated, right?  Well, this birthWEEK was definitely celebrated by others, but I’ve been so busy that it has been tough to celebrate myself.  Yes, that’s right.  I celebrate myself and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. I’ve been so busy, overwhelmed  ...

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How to Thrive at a Small Company

Working at a small company is a completely different than your typical big, corporate firm.  The office social scene, the structure, the project flow and most importantly is your specific job. After just about four years at the same small company, it has been a huge learning experience for me.  ...

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The BE’s of Blogging

Whether you are just beginning or currently writing a blog, it is always good practice to review tips so you stay motivated and ultimately find success as a blogger. Here’s a list of 9 things to keep in mind while writing – many of these apply to every day life as well! If you have  ...

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