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    Nov 10, 2018

    Ep 33: How To Succeed in Your Internship

    Jen Mackin has a super cool job helping prepare college students for internships abroad. She knows what hiring managers are looking for and what makes a successful intern. We chat about what you can do to set yourself apart through creating a unique ...
    Nov 4, 2018

    Ep 32: How to Set Goals That Work

    Kim Mills sets goals and she wants you to as well. She’s created a framework to get to the WHY of the goal so you actually achieve it. By drilling down to the desired outcome of what you really want to achieve, it will help you distill the why. Gre...
    Oct 13, 2018

    Ep 31: How to Make Meaningful Connections

    Jen Louie is the Founder and CEO of Kinvite, socially conscious events and ticketing platform. She first got her start as an admin assistant at Google where she was eager to learn as much as possible and make her manager’s life easier. She did this...
    Oct 7, 2018

    Ep 30: How to Deal With Failure and How to Stand Apart with Vanessa Tencati

    Vanessa Tencati kicked ass in her first internship and made it known she wanted a job after graduation. Sure enough, that dedication, follow-through and communication paid off. Vanessa hasn’t stopped in her career, always taking opportunities to pu...
    Sep 30, 2018

    Ep 29: How to Turn An Internship into a Job with Kari Ickert

    Kari Ickert's boss told her that what made her unique is that she was innately curious during an internship. That curiosity helped her kick ass in that internship & they offered her a full-time job. Kari just kept impressing her managers and kept...

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Hi! I’m Laura with Kick Ass In Life where I help you get hired FAST, be smart with MONEY, and live a HAPPIER and HEALTHIER life.

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Went from unemployed to doubling my salary in two years

Helped dozens of recent grads find connections, opportunities, and jobs

Created a routine using the best tips and hacks to be happier and healthier and save $$$

Moving to NYC without a job, I wanted to get hired fast and begin a fulfilling career. When I was struggling to find a full-time job, my dad gave me two words that have stuck with me: “Kick Ass.” By repeating this mantra and changing my approach, I secured a full-time job four months after moving to NYC. I now work as a digital video producer at a tv network and love finding ways to challenge myself in my career and in life.

I live frugally without sacrificing my lifestyle to live (and retire) well. I devote my free time to moving my body, eating well, and staying sane in one of the craziest cities in the world. It’s my mission to help interns, recent graduates, and friends with their careers, money and health to help them kick ass too.

If you’re just getting started in your career, I’ve created an essential guide to be successful, richer and happier based on what works. I want to share that approach with you for how to differentiate yourself in a sea of sameness and get hired FAST.

Read, subscribe, and join the conversation to help you maximize your life now for future success.

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