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Bullish Q&A: How Can You Get a Mean Boss to Like You?

September 15, 2014 | By | More
Bullish Q&A: How Can You Get a Mean Boss to Like You?

After 10+ years into my career, I have finally nailed my dream job: account executive at a huge, prestigious advertising agency (I pitched the hell out of it! I negotiated my salary! So proud!). The key reasons why I got hired are my interpersonal skills: I figured that diplomacy and great relationship management are essential [...]

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Meet Our #BullCon Staff, Divya and Carlee

September 12, 2014 | By | More
Meet Our #BullCon Staff, Divya and Carlee

These are just two of the amazing women you’ll meet at The Bullish Conference! (Our bovine companion above is Sheila the Bull/Cow, who lives at The Surfcomber.) Social Media/Blogger Divya H. Pahwa is originally a prairie girl from Canada. She is legit published, helped successfully launch a beauty startup in L.A., and is currently encouraging [...]

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Announcing the Bullish Blog Network

September 4, 2014 | By | More
Announcing the Bullish Blog Network

We’re looking for Bullish-minded writers to join our new Bullish Blog Network. Every month, we’ll declare a theme, or ask a question, and we ask that everyone write one blog post on that topic. We’ll link to the best ones, and we hope you will as well! We will also regularly browse network blogs for [...]

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Bullish Q&A: Why Get Married? What’s the Damn Point?

September 3, 2014 | By | More
Bullish Q&A: Why Get Married? What’s the Damn Point?

I did this. I also skipped: bridesmaids, bridal shower, bachelorette party, bouquet tossing, picking special colors. We ended up having a fairly traditional venue (not a bar, park, etc.) mostly because a lot of our guests were old and needed decent bathrooms. The groom made origami centerpieces.  What’s the point of marriage for modern, secular people? [...]

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Bullish on TheMuse… Elegance Hacking: The Secret to a Calmer, Happier Workday

September 3, 2014 | By | More
Bullish on TheMuse… Elegance Hacking: The Secret to a Calmer, Happier Workday

  Bullish columns will now appear monthly on The Daily Muse. Additional articles from Jennifer are also appearing on DailyWorth, Medium, and here on GetBullish.  I hate cords. Electrical cords. I loathe them with the loathing of one thousand suns. Some people are upset that the future has arrived and has not brought us flying [...]

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The Art of Interruption — Or “how to speak up without feeling like an asshole” (#BullCon14 Guest Post)

August 27, 2014 | By | More
The Art of Interruption — Or “how to speak up without feeling like an asshole” (#BullCon14 Guest Post)

  This is a guest post by Bullish Conference 2014 speakers Julie Fogh and Casey Erin Clark of Vital Voice. How do you feel about being interrupted?  How do you feel about interrupting others? These questions are as loaded as any communication issue we deal with in our line of work.  And while there are certainly some people [...]

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Bullish Q&A: Career Mobility, Decisions, And Interior Design

August 14, 2014 | By | More
Bullish Q&A: Career Mobility, Decisions, And Interior Design

I am in need of some advice, because since last summer I did a very un-bullish thing. Maybe I don’t believe in myself enough to think I could run my own business/make my dreams come true/work hard enough, I’m not sure. In short, I gave up a pretty good opportunity (I got a job with a [...]

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Meet BullCon14 Speaker Poornima Vijayashanker

August 14, 2014 | By | More
Meet BullCon14 Speaker Poornima Vijayashanker

We’re very excited that Bullish Conference 2014 will provide us all the opportunity to meet and learn from Poornima Vijayashanker, the founder of Femgineer. Poornima has been fascinated by technology since she was 3. Her father a hardware engineer, made “chips” and “wafers”, which she thought were potato chips and cookies! Eventually her dad took her to [...]

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From The DailyBull: When Is It Time To Stop Getting Help From One’s Parents?

August 14, 2014 | By | More
From The DailyBull: When Is It Time To Stop Getting Help From One’s Parents?

When is it time to stop getting help from one’s parents? I’m in college, earning $18/h, but I still live at home for free. I’ve been talking about moving out, and my parents have said they would keep helping pay for things, like gas and groceries. Part of me thinks it would be scummy to [...]

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Ass-Kicking With Limitations 101: Guest Post from #BullCon speaker Esmé Weijun Wang

July 14, 2014 | By | More
Ass-Kicking With Limitations 101: Guest Post from #BullCon speaker Esmé Weijun Wang

This is a guest post by Bullish Conference 2014 speaker Esmé Weijun Wang. Any advice/resources about navigating disability once you get into the workplace? I’m just about to graduate uni and start looking for jobs, and am worried about when (or whether) I should disclose my bipolar. First of all, congratulations. And good on you [...]

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