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Good Advice Will Kill Your Dreams

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

When you're trying to orchestrate a major change in your life, it can get a little scary. It's a very natural reaction to look for advice from people you trust, but you need to be very careful about what you ask for, and even more careful of who you ask for it.

4 Ways to Get Expert Career Advice Without the Fuss

Ebonie Townsend | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Ebonie Townsend

Here are four resources you can tap into today to connect with ambitious, helpful, successful people who are more than happy to give you advice!

Second Career Success Story: This Man Deeply Influenced Steve Jobs On Innovation

Karthik Rajan | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Among Steve Job's top 10 favorite books, there is only one business book on innovation. It is by Clayton Christensen. All this happened for Clayton in his 40's/50's! Here is his story.

7 Ways I Set Myself Up for Failure As an Athlete

Neha Uberoi | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Uberoi

Here are seven ways I set myself up for failure as a pro tennis player:

Why I Don't Believe in a 5-Year Career Plan

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 07.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Shivani Bhagi

After 15 years in corporate working in IT & Management Consulting firms, I left the industry, my home, my country and opened up a restaurant in another continent altogether.

11 Ways to Master the Art of the Email Introduction

Quora | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Quora

Email introductions are a poorly understood art and are often done too hastily without careful thought. Making introductions the right way can be the best way to help two people and create a lot of value. But doing it wrong can make one of the parties look bad and can alienate one or both parties from you.

A Toptal Coder Shares His Journey Exploring the World While Escaping Winter

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

"Basically, I hate the winter. I love Argentina, I love my country, but when it gets cold, I go to a place where I don't need a jacket. I can't stand the cold."

You Don't Have to Quit Your Job to Get International Experience

Mark Horoszowski | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Mark Horoszowski

No, you don't have to quit. In fact, maybe you can get your boss to sponsor it. Like Tausha shared, you don't need to quit your job to travel, and she has plenty of resources to help you out.

Why Don't Students Demand More Career Information From Colleges?

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 07.28.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

In almost every modern industry, technology is changing the way that users access information. GPS-based applications like Waze provide commuters with real time, crowd-sourced traffic updates, while websites like E-Trade and Yelp give consumers unprecedented transparency into the financial and restaurant worlds, respectively.

The 7 Things That Dad Wants You to Know as You Start Your Career

Elliot Begoun | Posted 07.28.2015 | Parents
Elliot Begoun

"Today is my first real day as an adult!" That is what my oldest said to me as she left for day one of her new job. It is an incredible and significant transition to move from a college student to a professional.

Top 5 Ways to Master the Art of the Conference Call

Quora | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Quora

The art of conference calling. Wait. You didn't know it was an art? It's definitely a skill worth building if you're running a modern business, and it is as much an art as any other form of presenting. Whether you want to blame it on technology and the internet, or the costs associated to flying, or even the huge slowdown in flying America took after 9/11 that forced us into doing more calls, the conference call has become a huge part of doing business and you can't escape it.

What Frat Are You in, Bro?

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.28.2015 | College
Brian Hanley

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8 Keys to Successfully Move Your Way Up the Work Totem Pole

Quora | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Quora

Contrary to popular belief, working the hardest and the longest hours is not the path to management. Sure, in some companies maybe, but if that's the way to get to management in a company, I'd swiftly exit said company. In that type of environment, the "higher up" you get, the more doggish hours you're working.

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

10 Tricks to Becoming a Better Negotiator

Quora | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Quora

The best negotiation is when both sides end up equally happy and equally unhappy, but here are some tricks I've learned from far better negotiators than me. When I use these tricks, I find everyone is happy. When I don't use these tricks, everyone is usually broke.

6 Reasons Why Lawyers Are Unhappy With Their Jobs

Quora | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Quora

Most attorneys work about six days a week, generally fifty plus hours per week, and the norm now is to be available anywhere at any time. It is not uncommon during extreme times (trial, an important deal closing, etc.) for those hours to increase substantially and days off to become elusive.

If Life Is a Party, Are You the Guest or the Host?

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Who do you think has a better time? Almost everyone remembers a party they hosted. Few remember the parties they minimally attended. The host is engaged, making it happen, talking to everyone. The guest is only waiting. Who are you? What would it take you to transform yourself from a guest to a host?

Getting Started in UX -- 5 NYC Pros Share Their Stories

Iva Turgut | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Iva Turgut

I have learned the most by collaborating and talking to other fellow UX professionals. So I invited some friends and great people I've met in the NYC UX community to share their story and a piece of advice that would help others get started and accelerate their careers.

How to Write a Goodbye Email to Your Coworkers

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Sarah Cooper

After you quit your job, your goodbye email to your coworkers has the power to set the tone for your tenure, your departure, and your farewell happy hour drinks at 5. With this in mind, here's a proven 8-step formula for writing your goodbye email.

4 Resume Blunders That Drive Recruiters Crazy

Quora | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Quora

If my eye doesn't know where to go, either because you've crammed too much onto the page, or haven't broken up your information into digestible sections, you're making it hard for me.

Bjorn Pardo: Trust Your Intuition When It Comes to Business Decisions

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Most people stumble upon their callings when they knew what they're doing isn't something they're meant to.

Being Laid Off Hurts, But It's Not the End of the World

Emma Goddard | Posted 07.20.2015 | College
Emma Goddard

It took me longer to find a job than it did to hold one. That was the first thought I had when I learned my company decided to shut down U.S. operations just six months after I started my first full-time position.

Tamara Jacobs' Your Ultimate Success Plan is the Get-Off-Your-Ass Book of the Year

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.20.2015 | Books
Xaque Gruber

Tamara Jacobs knows what she's talking about when it comes to moving ahead in the business world. When Fortune 500 companies like Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Merck, Novartis, Revlon, and others need advice with their branding and image, they call Tamara.

Timeless Advice for Generation A-Z

Debra Walton | Posted 07.17.2015 | College
Debra Walton

Some haven't got a clue about what they're going to do, or even what they might be capable of (I certainly can relate). But that's okay, it doesn't matter. The journey is what's important.

Stop Trying to Find a "Real" Job

Mounia Berrada-Gouzi | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Mounia Berrada-Gouzi

If you are still busy sending out CVs but getting no-where chances are you need to re-think and re-define yourself and what you actually want to be in this world. We get so caught up in trying to" find a job" that we forget why we looking in the first place. To get a pay check? To get benefits? To do interesting work?