6 Tips for a Successful IT Career @Capella
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6 Tips For A Successful IT Career

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Capella University. Do you want to be successful in your IT career? Whether you are just starting out or have been in IT for years, these six tips will help you to be successful. 1. Be approachable and friendly on the job. Being approachable and friendly means that people will talk to you and ask for advice or help. When future opportunities become…

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I can and I will quote to remind us to do. Planning and organizing is good, but you still need to DO!
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I Can & I Will

My word for this year is DO and this quote is a perfect reminder. I’m very good at planning and researching and organizing, but I often lose interest with the doing part. I want to change that. I have all these awesome ideas and I’ve planned and organized them very carefully, but now I need to DO them. I’m getting better. Baby steps……. How do you handle the “doing”? Are you a planner or a…

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Women in Tech Demo Day group photo. Teams and judges paving the way. #WITDemoDay
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Winner of the Women In Tech Demo Day in DC

This is a Capital One sponsored post.  Yesterday I wrote about the Women in Tech Demo Day event in DC and today I’m sharing the pitches from the 12 teams and the winner. Twelve Pitches at #WITDemoDay The atmosphere in the room was exciting. Just knowing that 12 teams were creating solutions for a problem was inspiring. The specific challenge for the DC Demo Day was to: Help inspire more girls of color to learn coding by…

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Worrying doesn't take away tomorrow's troubles. It takes away today's peace.
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Worrying and Today’s Peace

This is such a good reminder. I’m a worrier! I will worry about anything and everything. I’ve had to learn that worrying doesn’t make the situation any better or worse. So I work out the worst scenario in my head and come up with a plan for that worst case. Worrying doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace. Then I put the worry in a box and put it aside. Any time…

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