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Kelly Gurnett


Kelly Gurnett runs the blog Cordelia Calls It Quits, where she documents her attempts to rid her life of the things that don’t matter and focus more on the things that do. She also appears in all these other places online. Follow her on Twitter @CordeliaCallsIt.

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Want a Work-From-Home Job? These 100 Companies Let You Work Remotely

By | 1 Comment | January 22, 2015

Is this the year you’re determined to find a job that lets you work from home? These 100 companies offer remote positions — so you can find the flexibility you crave. Read »


Ready for a New Job This Year? 4 Ways to Start Switching Careers

By | No Comments | January 14, 2015

Are you ready to switch careers, but don’t know how to — or what comes next? These tips will help you navigate you down right path. Read »


14 Must-Attend Phoenix Networking Events to Accelerate Your Career

By | No Comments | January 12, 2015

Living and working in Phoenix? Add these networking events to your calendar to get further in your career. Read »


Switching Careers? Why – and How – You Should Start Budgeting Today

By | 1 Comment | December 1, 2014

Leaving your job? Before you take the plunge, balance out a budget now to make sure all your financial bases are covered in the future. Read »

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Why You Don’t Need Silicon Valley to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

By | 2 Comments | October 9, 2014

Think you need to live in Silicon Valley or NYC with an MBA to be a successful entrepreneur? As it turns out, simply finding a place to call home, along with a smart strategy, is often all it takes. Read »

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How a 4-Hour Workweek Can Help You Achieve Your Career Dreams

By | 2 Comments | October 3, 2014

We’re all busy these days, balancing full-time jobs along with family and friends. But can you create your own four-hour work week to create the career of your dreams? Read »

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What the iPhone 6 Can Teach You About Standing Out at Work

By | 3 Comments | October 2, 2014

Love Apple and the iPhone? It’s more than an awesome smartphone — it can teach you how to stand out in your career, too. Read »

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What You Need to Know About Social Media Privacy at Work

By | 2 Comments | September 25, 2014

Do you use Facebook or Twitter? Even if you don’t tweet or update your status from the office, some employers are legally allowed to fire you for what you post — anywhere. Read »

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How Your Password Can Radically Change Your Life

By | 4 Comments | September 18, 2014

Repeating a phrase can be a powerful way to change your life. But could changing your password so it reflects that same phrase be just as effective at improving your life? Read »

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Why You Should Think Like a Boss, No Matter What Your Job Title

By | 2 Comments | September 11, 2014

Stop thinking like an employee, even if you’re at the bottom of the totem pole. Think like a boss, and success will follow. Read »

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Your Career To-Do List for the Summer (Warning: Not for Slackers)

By | 2 Comments | July 31, 2014

While everyone else takes it easy this summer, now’s the perfect time to take your career by the reins and propel yourself to the top. Read »

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How Your Terrible Day Job Can Help You Become a Better Entrepreneur

By | 4 Comments | May 12, 2014

The things you learn in a 9-to-5 can translate to entrepreneurial success. Here’s how to mine your day job for the skills you’ll need to go off on your own. Read »

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Brazen Career Lessons from Breaking Bad

By | 8 Comments | September 19, 2013

While Breaking Bad’s Walter White may not be the best role model, we can learn some boss career moves from his unlikely entrepreneurial journey. Read »


Now We Know What It Costs to Employ GenY… So What?

By | 2 Comments | August 15, 2013

Maybe it’s time we stop throwing around stats about Millennials and focusing on what really matters—like performance and results. Read »