What's In My Bag? My On-The-Go Work Essentials // CEO in Progress

What’s in My Bag? My On-The-Go Work Essentials

I’ve shared before about my desk essentials, and although those can be similar to what I lug around with me each and every day, the stuff I carry with me is usually the most important. I hate heavy bags, too many times in college I would have to carry all that I needed for 12 hours […]

Top Tips for Conference Calls // CEO in Progress

Top Tips for Conference Calls

With my new job I’m making a ton of conference calls. We’re constantly in online meeting with other offices and vendors, discussing new products, launches, and issues that affect everyone. I usually have about 6 conference calls a week, so it’s felt a bit like being thrown in to the mix. It’s something I was […]

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes & Dreams // CEO in Progress

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes and Dreams

This week has been tough, with so many things going on right now personally and professionally that it’s hard to stay focused. There are a million distractions, with new must-do’s coming up, things I need to remember for after work, and the never ending office noises that are fighting to steal my attention. Some days it […]

What's Your Why? Defining It and Living Up To It Everyday // CEO in Progress

What’s Your Why? Defining It and Living Up to It Everyday

Taking a big leap and starting something new is scary. It takes a lot of energy, passion, motivation, and time to figure out what on earth you’re doing and how you can do it successfully. Yes, you can read 100 motivational quotes on Pinterest telling you to be your best, and you can learn about […]

Spring Time Desk Essentials // CEO in Progress

Spring Time Desk Essentials

One of the first posts I ever wrote was about the essential items I must have in my desk to get over any hiccup and survive the day. Honestly I looked back on it when I started my new job recently and made sure I had everything I still needed. The items on there still […]

Job Searching Secrets You Need to Know // CEO in Progress

Job Searching Secrets You Need to Know

It can be really tough when job searching, even emotionally. Trying to sell your skills and find the right opportunity can feel like an uphill battle, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re looking for a summer internship or a job after spring graduation, I would honestly start looking soon. Interview processes can be […]

Setting Goals that will STICK // CEO in Progress

Things To Do When Starting A New Job

Starting a new job can be extremely overwhelming and scary, no matter how prepared you are. Coming in to a new environment that you’re unsure of is difficult for everyone. It’s important to remember that you were picked because you would fit in and are capable of completing the job. So if you’re in the […]

The Ultimate Guide To Organizing Your Planner & Life //CEO in Progress

The Ultimate Guide To Organizing Your Planner & Life

School is right around the corner, and for me, that always means it’s time for planners and a whole new organizational model. I think this is such a critical decision to your success throughout the school year, it’s a tool you’ll have with you through everything. With 6 classes, work, a social calendar, long distance relationships, […]

How to Handle New {Responsibilities} at Work - 3 Quick Tips // CEO in Progress

Adding New Responsibilities at Work

A while back a lot of new responsibilities were added to my position. I began to be in charge of our whole return process on the purchasing side of our company, which meant working with vendors (I hate talking on the phone), coordinating with customer service, and solving weird complicated problems that always seem to arise. At […]

Why office {gossip} is killing your opportunities and how to |stop| it // CEO In Progress

Why Gossip Can Kill Your Opportunities & How to Cut it Out

I swear, sometimes working in an office is like working in a middle school or high school (especially if you do work in a middle school or high school). People can get very petty over small things, from parking spots to taking the last cookie at the quarterly luncheon. All of a sudden it can go from […]