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The Mother of All Leaders

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Sara Bobkoff

As lady bosses, we sometimes find ourselves struggling trying to fit our voluptuous brains into a rigid, traditional business model that was never designed by or for women to begin with. My answer to this? Reject the model.

Working Moms: Get Conscious This Thanksgiving

Sarah Gibbons | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Gibbons

Let your ambition simply simmer for a few days. Let it breathe. Like a good pot of homemade Turkey soup. When you do return to work next Monday, you will feel refueled, energized, re-calibrated and ready to live a bigger, conscious life. Here are three simple steps to help you experience the holiday more:

The Only Answer to 'Where Will You Be in 5 Years?'

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We spend more time at work than anywhere else during our adult lives. So, it is important to be fulfilled by what you work on. That sounds preachy, right? But I know it's not easy to get there.

Immigration Rx for Women: Maximum Strength

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

The lessons that successful immigrant women communicate: bring your ambition and talent to the US, the right place to seek success--but remember to follow in the footsteps of role model achievers, adopting the daily use of immigration Rx.

How to Get the Raise You Deserve in 2016

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

2016 will be here before you know it. Where did the year go? Anyway, if you are smart, you are likely already thinking ahead to what the next 12 months will look like.

You Need a Career Makeover

Nicole Williams | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

If you at all identify with the above signs, it's time to consider a career change. Sure, it may sound counterintuitive given the current state of the economy and the lack of opportunities, but the truth is, now is a better time than ever. Why?

Should I Apologise for Wanting to Be More Than a Parent?

Kerry Villers | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Kerry Villers

I am in no doubt that being a parent will always be the most important thing I do, but being a parent has not obliterated all other facets of my personality. I still want to succeed, have a career, and earn money. The problem is, I haven't the time to do both.

10 Ways To Go From Good To Great

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

In our age of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, "discipline" takes a backseat to celebrity. Greatness, it seems, is whatever gets you re-Tweeted or Liked; whatever racks up the most clicks or followers.

The Future of Business

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Disengaged workforces. Water shortages. Financial oligarchies. Climate change. Charismatic leadership. Mass migration. Wealth inequality.

How to Eliminate Fear of Success (for Good)

Bailey Frumen, MSW, LCSW | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bailey Frumen, MSW, LCSW

We squash chance, risk, and even opportunity. By letting fear take the wheel, we miss the exit of success. This journey often includes a bumpy road of frustration, failed starts, and a few flat tires. But, it also includes sunshine.

Making the Shift from Ambition to Meaning

Mike Robbins | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

The unexpected passing of Dr. Wayne Dyer has had a big impact on me. He was an amazing teacher who inspired me (and millions of others) for many years.

4 Ways to Girl Up in a Guy's World

Shinjini Das | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

I am not a fan of playing like a guy to win. I want to play like a girl, and win. I also have a feeling that you girls will agree with me, so let us explore the 4 ways to GIRL up in a guy's world.

Under the Veneer

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lisa Chau

On the 19th, I attended Hannush's Under, performed by The Con-Etiquette Players. Using flashbacks between a psychiatric hospital and Yale University, a group of millennials explore the themes of friendship, mental illness and ambition.

Constructive Tension (Ease vs. Ambition)

Robert Levithan | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robert Levithan

At one point about a dozen years ago, I bought oceanfront property on a remote island in Bahia in Brazil. My imagined goal was to live much of the ye...

Good Question!

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss


The Contender

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Listen Up. You're Doing It Wrong....

Karen Brett | Posted 07.14.2015 | Parents
Karen Brett

This weekend my daughter and her friend scrambled up onto a Merry-Go-Round. The kind you see outside of the grocery store. They were probably a little too big for it but they didn't care. They waited patiently for the ride to start. Then it did and they were Not Happy.

When Life Gives You Negative Nancies

Pete Jones | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Pete Jones

Lately I've been breaking one of my own cardinal rules: Don't take life too seriously. It seems like there have been more downs than ups and that in itself is enough to break a spirit.


Marcia Liss | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


10 Things You Didn't Know About Following Your Dreams

Sarah Julien | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Julien

I've learnt more since I quit my nine-to-five job to start my own business than in 10 years working in public relations. Like most entrepreneurs, I am an autodidact. I also surrounded myself with smart, successful people and learn as much as I can from them. Following my dreams has been a lesson in growth. Here are my top 10 life altering realizations

10, 9, 8...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Just Between Us...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Forget The Career Ladder, Millennials Are Taking The Elevator

Gabrielle Jackson | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Gabrielle Jackson

Millennials are the "customize-it" generation -- from shopping online to video streaming. They want their user experience personalized to their preferences. Creating their career path is no different.

Choose Love Over Fear

Nishma Shah | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Nishma Shah

You will be faced with many obstacles in our life, some big and others small but its up to you on how you will approach them. Will you choose to respond from a place of fear or from a place of love?


Marcia Liss | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss