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6 Career Boosts That Cost Less Than a Cup of Coffee

September 20th, 2016

Last summer, I had a serious cold brew coffee addiction. Once (sometimes twice) a day, I’d leave our offices to take a “walk,” which really meant stopping by a high-end coffee shop and shelling out $3 or $4 per trip. Think about that. $4—sometimes $8—of my daily budget went into my caffeine fix. That’s like $30 a week.

With that in mind, we started talking around the Career Contessa offices about more productive ways you could spend $4 a day—specifically on your career. Unsurprisingly, there are a whole slew of options. Here are my favorites:

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11 Comments under :: 6 Career Boosts That Cost Less Than a Cup of Coffee
  1. Great tips – loving the free online resources. I’m all over this.

  2. Jen Deputy says:

    Ok.I have tried using my iPhone 6 and my iPad to view your new galleries and they do not load. Is there something I am missing?

  3. These are great tips, thanks for sharing!

    xx Taylor

  4. Excited to check out both skill share courses.

  5. Kirsten says:

    I can’t watch your galleries for almost a week now 🙁
    When I click to open them, a space opens and immediately goes away…

  6. Suzanne says:

    I really enjoyed reading this post and the analogy of bettering yourself and your career for the cost for a cup of coffee. I’ve been working in the corporate world for over twenty years now and even I can see how some of these tips will benefit me. Thank you!

  7. janetfazio says:

    just signed up for a free trial of TeuxDeux. I’ve been searching for something like this forever. Thanks for the tip!

  8. Razan says:

    Your advices are just awesome !! I love it

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