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Adventures in Bitcoin, Part 3

As many of you know from prior posts (here and here), last July I invested about $3500 USD in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple. I sold my bitcoin at $14,000 in early December and used to proceeds to buy more Ripple and Ethereum, some Bitcoin Cash, ZCash, and Lumens.  Around Christmas, this amount ballooned to about […]

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Adventures in Bitcoin, Part 2

In my last post I discussed my personal experience investing in Cryptocurrency. Today, I would like to step back and provide some more information about what Cryptocurrency is as well as provide some resources I have found to be helpful as I build my own understanding. So, what is Cryptocurrency anyway?  I am NOT an […]

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Adventures in Bitcoin (and thoughts on Cryptocurrency)

Although the focus of this post is to outline why and how I invested in Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, I feel I need to start with an apology: I’m sorry it has taken so long to write a new post! As you can probably imagine, I have been completely swamped moving from Montreal to Atlanta […]

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Corporate Restructuring Survival Guide

On Monday, my world turned upside down. The Senior Vice President who hired me into the company (lets call him Mr M), who was openly rumored to be the next CEO, was abruptly (and rather unceremoniously) fired. This was difficult to believe as I spent all day Thursday and Friday with Mr M working on […]

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Special Guest Post: Corporate Wise Girl

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My husband, aka Corporate Wise Man (CWM), has asked me to write a post and I must say I was a little intimidated. I didn’t think I would have anything to write about in regards to business or any insightful thoughts. But then I looked back over my career and realized that I have learned so […]

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The Importance of Customer Centricity

Big companies have a problem. As they get bigger and the number of employees grows, it takes more time and resources to coordinate internal activities. As I have mentioned in prior posts, good managers (and executives) have to be like broken records, constantly repeating the corporate goals and priorities to ensure alignment across functions, business […]

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So You Want to Quit Your Job

That’s it! You’ve had it! This is the last time you ever want to deal with your jerk boss/snide coworkers/negative culture, etc. You have made up your mind that you cannot spend even another day in your job. But soon your emotions calm down, your rational mind takes over and the cold realization sets in […]

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Ikigai: Finding Purpose in the Corporate World

At some point in your career, between working long hours in the pursuit of profitable growth, you have likely asked yourself what is the purpose of all of your hard work. As a mentor, I get one question over and over again, “Is the hard-driving corporate life really worth it?” There are many reasons this […]

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How to Network Effectively

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Books, magazine articles, mentors and other resources always seems to be telling corporate professionals that you need to network if you want to be successful. However, that is much easier said than done. With crushing work schedules, tight deadlines, and the demands of a personal/family life, where can you find time to network anyway? Unfortunately, […]

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