WORTHY Reads // February 13, 2015

Happy ‘almost’ Valentine’s Day! I think Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. There is something about the idea of falling in love with your very own casanova, prince charming, soulmate, etc. I don’t know why but I just love, LOVE!

Speaking of love, I just came back from New Orleans a few days ago and I feel like I left my heart (again) in that amazing little city. I can’t wait to share my itinerary and budgets next week!

I hope you all have a great weekend. Here are two articles that I have read recently and enjoyed and hope you enjoy as well. Thanks for reading!

The Most Common Reason People Fail to Pursue the Best Opportunity in Front of Them

“I’m not sure I have the skills or leadership experience to do this.”

“I don’t think I’m quite ready.”

“I don’t know if I can really succeed at this.”

Phew. I’ve probably said these phrases and many like them before. In fact, I know I have. This article by Kathy Caprino explores the problem with this kind of thinking that keeps you from pushing past your comfort zone and taking necessary steps to live full out and fulfill your dreams. It lists some of the most common questions you can ask yourself to help open your eyes to why you’re hesitant to move forward, uncover your fear, and push you to embrace the exciting new opportunity that can help stretch you farther.

Like she says… “forget ‘ready’ “!

12 Women on How to Ask for More Money at Work

Whether you’re looking for a new job or negotiating at our current gig, here are 12 professionals tips on tips for negotiating salaries, raises and moves.

-XO

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Author: One Woman's Worth

Born with a dollar and a dream. Hoping to double both in my lifetime.

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