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Why Slow Travel Is The New Slow Parenting

Suzanne Rutledge | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Suzanne Rutledge

When my husband and I decided to quit our jobs and take our son on a trip around the globe, part of the decision was making a conscious choice to jump off the spinning merry-go-round of life.

Why Women are the New MVPs

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 05.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

The new MVPs -- women -- are skilled at collaborating, team building and creating organizational cultures that attract and maintain the best talent that can drive results.

The Importance of Building Relationships With Professors

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.17.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The semester is coming to a close and most college students are reaping the rewards of a semester well-spent (or not, in some cases.) Many students are reaching out for internship connections, connections that can very easily be made in the classroom.

Here's How to Tell If Your Management Team Is Filled With Winners or Losers

Mike Harden | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Do you know who the winners and losers are on your management team? Sometimes it's hard to tell. But there is one obvious way to identify your winners and losers. All you have to know is who wants the ball?

4 Tips for Female Executives As They Climb the Corporate Ladder

Mike Harden | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Mike Harden

Women frequently do not have the same level of support or development opportunities that men enjoy -- because they lack peers and mentors. Here are some tips I share with the female executives I coach, as they climb the corporate ladder.

Here's How You Might Be Allowing Employees to Sabotage Your Company

Mike Harden | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Companies must also be careful about how they measure their business units and whether those measurements are exclusive of other business units' performance.

Gift Giving That Won't Cost You a Dime

Tim McDonald | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Remember, lasting relationships start with a connection. This holds true in business networking and in our personal lives. You'll always move from connection to relationship quicker by giving a gift.

It's Not Who You Know, It's How They Feel About You

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Success in most fields is built on deep relationships -- think of them as your human capital. The truth is, your relationships at work are key to your success, as much as or more so than your knowledge or experience.

What Is the Best (e.g. Most Efficient) Way To Spend Time With Someone?

Quora | Posted 01.28.2013 | GPS for the Soul

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Leo Polovets, Early LinkedIn engineer, ex-Googler, currently an engineer at Factual This was...

How to Build a Great Relationship in 15 Minutes a Day

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Good relationships -- professional or personal -- take time. But you don't have to spend endless hours to have a positive impact on someone. Regular snippets of focused time add up.