Karen Schneider

Karen Schneider

Writer/blogger, editor, & mentor

I specialize in career and personal development topics, and have been featured as an expert on other platforms for my advice. Founder of 30ThirstyandTrying.com.

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30, Thirsty, and Trying

(Blog 2.0) This is a blog and personal development website serving as a reminder that no one has it all figured out – and that’s okay. Subscribe for advice and personal experiences on career, life, relationships, and motherhood. Get ready for real talk – and of course, rosé.

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Harvard Business Review

HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict

Based on my interview with Amy Gallo (HBR editor) for "What To Do When Your Coworker Goes Over Your Head," a portion is included in this updated version of the book, available for release on April 4, 2017.

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Harvard Business Review

What to Do When Your Coworker Goes Over Your Head

I am featured in this piece by HBR editor Amy Gallo on how I handled and rectified the situation when a coworker bypassed me and went to my manager.

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Harvard Business Review

How to Earn Your Manager's Respect

I am featured in an interview with Rebecca Knight, detailing how I worked to earn my manager's respect.

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Fast Company

You Can Still Be A Great Boss When You're Younger Than Most Of ...

You Can Still Be A Great Boss When You're Younger T...

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Business Insider

3 Traps New Managers Fall Into (That You Can Easily Avoid)

My article from The Muse, syndicated on Business Insider.

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What I Learned From Saying 'Yes' to Everything for a Year | Inc.com

What I Learned From Saying 'Yes' to Everything for ...

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New York Post

What to do when helping your struggling co-worker is ruining your career | New York ...

I am featured in an interview with author & career expert Vicki Salemi, and discuss how I managed a tricky situation with a colleague.

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I Said Yes to Everything for a Year and Here's What Happened

I’d started a new job, but was feeling a bit lost. Engaging in what I declared internally to be a big act of self-love, I decided to embrace everything that I wanted or needed for the next year (within reason, of course). If I had the time and the financial capability to do something, I would just say yes and figure the details out later.

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3 Traps New Managers Fall Into (That You Can Easily Avoid)

I found myself absolutely fumbling when it came to being a manager. But through a combination of my desire to succeed (and let’s be honest, fear of failing), advice from mentors, and generally just maturing into my role, I was luckily able to course-correct. Here's what I did:

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Hey Millennials, Here's The Ultimate Guide to Managing People

We've put together a handy all-inclusive guide on managing people as a millennial leader (or as a first-time boss).

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4 Ways You’re Hurting Yourself By Not Asking for Help

Asking for help is probably one of the most difficult things to do—especially at work. Here are the four things (I learned the hard way) that happen when you don’t ask for help at work.

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Do You Suffer From Imposter Syndrome? Don't Let It Ruin Your Career

Impostor Syndrome feeds on your deepest fears, and hears your doubts that you tuck away from others. If you don't know the signs, it can negatively impact your professional and personal life.

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She Knows

The Real Reason You Procrastinate — & How to Fix It

The Real Reason You Procrastinate — & How to Fix It...

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How to Effectively Communicate at Work (Even If You Hate Your Coworker's Opinion)

Progress is not possible unless we value others—and respect their viewpoints.