Featuring Lynn Greetis: STEMinist & Co-Founder of Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters

Lynn Greetis is the co-founder of Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters along with her husband, Alex Behrens. Not only does she own her own business, but she also balances a full-time career in engineering, having received her bachelor’s degree in physics and her master’s degree in electrical engineering.  She’s a self-described “nerd” and has worked her…

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13 Lessons I Learned to Live a Life of Fulfillment

“With age comes wisdom.” ~Oscar Wilde  I view my life as my education and my experiences as my teacher. So while some may complain about getting older, I embrace it. I recently turned 31 and since my birthday, I’ve been thinking about how much I’ve grown and expanded my view on life these last few…

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How To Balance A Side Business While Working A Full-Time Job

I’ve genuinely enjoyed being a part of the corporate world and where my career path has taken me (let me just say that not all 9-5 jobs are terrible and soul-sucking). But like everyone else, I have other interests outside of my job. I’ve considered myself a writer since the age of 5 and that…

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Making Your Mark: Building Thriving Career Relationships – October 3, 2019

Learning networking basics is only a gateway to career growth and exploration. ~Tae Yoo As we know, building your professional network is critical to career success. Making Your Mark: Building Thriving Career Relationships, sponsored by Salesforce’s Women’s Network encouraged attendees to start thinking about how to build their network and elevate their careers in the…

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Learning That I Am Remarkable, And So Are You

I am remarkable. Say those words out loud – I am remarkable.  How does it make you feel? Do you feel empowered? Or do you feel awkward and a bit like a fraud?  Imagine being in an environment with people you barely know and saying five reasons why you are remarkable out loud. *Immediately panics*…

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Why A Flexible Schedule at Work Has Increased My Happiness

This post is sponsored by Tiesta Tea. All opinions are my own. Read my disclosure here. That work/life balance that everyone talked about for decades is now in the past. These days, the balance between work and life does not really exist. Why? Thanks to the world of technology, work and life are integrating more…

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6 Ways I’m Recovering From Burnout

The term “burnout” was first coined in the 1970s by American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger. He used it to describe the consequences of severe stress as it pertained to certain professions. But unless you’ve been living under a rock, burnout now goes way beyond just job stress. It doesn’t just affect those who work full-time jobs…

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The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Your Resume [e-Book]

Are you ready to learn valuable tips and take action in crafting your resume? Whether your resume needs to be built from scratch or it simply just needs a refresh, this is the guide for you! L&I’s “Ultimate Guide to Crafting Your Resume” guide aims to help you get one step closer to succeeding in…

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Mental Health Awareness: Beneath the Surface

Mental Health Awareness: “You can sound confident and have anxiety. You can look healthy but feel like shit. You can look happy but be miserable inside. You can be good looking and feel ugly. So be kind, because every person is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” I saw these words posted on Instagram…

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