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Ten Career Worthy Olympic Lessons

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The extreme level of focus, commitment, determination, and relentless work ethic is something others can relate to in their non-Olympic careers.

What's Really Standing In The Way Of Women's Career Advancement

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.17.2012 | Women

Even as this year’s Fortune 500 list included a record number of female CEOs, and urban, single women in their 20s are out-earning their male peers,...

Creating the Change You Want in Your Career

Women & Co | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Women & Co

This is not a race, it is your life and career, and you want to enjoy the journey as well as the destination.

Don't Be Scared to Specialize

Daniel Gulati | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Daniel Gulati

Beyond the daily adrenaline rush, there is an emerging belief that accumulating breadth of experience is essential to being a CEO of tomorrow.

What To Do When Someone Else Takes Credit For Your Work

Posted 04.29.2012 | Women

Jennifer Winter | The Daily Muse Managers love to extol the virtues of a team mentality. I can't count how many schlocky motivational posters I've ...

How To Get A Raise This Year

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 02.16.2012 | Women

Don't wait for your boss to come to his senses -- give yourself a raise this year. Workers can spend about $3,000 a year on coffee and lunch, accor...

How To Turn A Good Review Into A Raise

The Grindstone | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

You're king of the world! Or maybe, you're queen of the world! Congratulations on kicking butt and taking names in 2011. It's an amazing feeling to wa...

A Realistic Look At How To Handle Criticism

The Grindstone | Posted 12.19.2011 | Women

The annual performance review process isn't really a beloved business tradition. In general, employees hate them. And I think that feeling stems from ...

How To Tell When 'Good' Advice Is Bad For You

ForbesWoman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Women

A significant number of my coaching and consulting colleagues across the country have shared with me this past year that they've hired outside help (m...

Give Someone a Fresh Start

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Regardless of who you may have an issue with, be sure to address it before the situation becomes irreparable.

How To Get Promoted At Your Office Holiday Party

ForbesWoman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

The invitations are out. The trimmings are up, and workers everywhere are starting to sweat. It's beginning to look a lot like the annual holiday part...

Facebook Isn't Everything: 5 Better Ways To Use Social Media

Posted 11.15.2011 | Women

Ruth Zive | The Daily Muse When I launched my freelance writing business, I found I quickly had to master social media. And if you're running a com...

A Guide To Learning When To Shut Up In Your Career

The Grindstone | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

"I said I needed to work on listening more and talking less, and not interrupting. I worried that questions I asked about the substance of journalism ...

How to Build a Personal Board of Directors

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.08.2011 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The mentor relationship is powerful and valuable, so cultivate it wisely and be mindful of how you can help others and continue the circle of wisdom by becoming a mentor yourself.

10 Tips To Climb To The Top Of Your Field

Marie Claire | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

The corporate ladder can be very unstable, so we rounded up some of the best on-the-job advice to help you keep moving up. 1. Act Like a Boss Co...

Men More Productive At Work When They're In A Relationship -- Women Not So Much

Aol Jobs | Posted 11.20.2011 | Women

Sixty-four percent of single men say they are more productive at work when they are in a relationship, compared with less than half of women, accordin...

More Kids Won’t Kill Your Career … Unless You Want Them To

BNET | Posted 11.13.2011 | Women

I’ve mostly been avoiding political news lately, but the Republican primary race has still managed to get on my radar. Is Michele Bachmann as crazy ...

How Productive Are You Really?

ForbesWoman | Posted 11.06.2011 | Women

As a career coach, I spend a lot of time working with people on their productivity. You might not expect that, but productivity is actually a critical...

Career Management Is Leadership Behavior

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.06.2011 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Here are some great tips to help you become more pro-active as you develop and implement your personal career action plan.

Why You Need Your Own Board Of Directors

The Grindstone | Posted 11.01.2011 | Women

In large companies, a board of directors is essential. They’re there to inspire, provide feedback and ultimately decide where money should be invest...

Why Women Will Help Shape the Future of Work

ForbesWoman | Posted 10.31.2011 | Women

“You have to start living the life of the person you want to be,” Bobbie Barrett advises a meek Peggy Olson during an episode of "Mad Men." “And...

How Sports Help Women Succeed in Business

AOL Jobs | Posted 10.31.2011 | Women

In 1976, the Yale crew team marched into the office of the school's P.E. director and stripped, revealing "Title IX" painted across their chests and b...

Are Attractive People Really More Successful?

The Economist | Posted 10.31.2011 | Women

France looked back this week at the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa from the walls of the Louvre. It was one of the most startling art heists in history, ...

Ambivalence: The Career Killer

Hillary Rettig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

Ambivalence is powerful because it is usually fear-based: you crave a particular outcome, don't think you can get it or are afraid of it, and develop a thicket of compensatory rationalizations.

The Power of Promotion

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

So in the end, who makes the best managers? Which individuals get the most out of their teams and produce the best business results for their employers?