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15 Life Lessons I Learned By My 30th Birthday

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

You need to invest in yourself financially, physically, mentally and emotionally. This isn't just about a 401K.

Steve Harvey Pinpoints A Big Reason Success Often Feels Just Out Of Reach

OWN | Posted 09.12.2014 | OWN

Long before Steve Harvey made a career out of comedy, wrote a best-selling book, hosted a talk show or won an Emmy, he was a college dropout who drift...

Engaging Customers in the Digital Age

Bill Marriott | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Bill Marriott

As I listened to our general managers, I took notes on some of the new ways to attract and keep guests. In the lingo of social media, I "curated" a top ten list from my notes, including my own item, #10.

Refresh Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The French call it "la rentrée" -- when the summer holidays are over and it's to return to your regular life, refreshed and reinvigorated. It's also a good time to refresh and reinvigorate your career.

5 Questions That Can Move You Closer To Your Dreams

OWN | Posted 09.10.2014 | OWN

Andrina is a manager at a fast food restaurant, a job she's held for the past 15 years. Day in and day out, she dutifully serves customers, but what s...

How You Handle Sick Days Tells Your Boss A Lot

Jeffrey Sharlach | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Sharlach

Martyrdom is good for those with saintly aspirations but if you've chosen a career in business, I'm guessing that's already a pretty unlikely goal. If you're not in a condition to come to work, please stay home.

4 Signs You May be Participating in Mean Girl Culture

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Here are four signs you may be sabotaging your own career by adopting Mean Girl culture at work.

What It's Really Like Working For Uber

Melanie Curtin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Melanie Curtin

Let me tell you what it's really like working for Uber.

Become Indispensible! 12 Certainties That Will Impact Your Career Now and In The Future

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Are you becoming increasingly irrelevant in the eyes of your employer or the marketplace because your education and training has not been keeping up w...

The Extension of Work Life Into Our Personal Space

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

I have experienced people who have a work persona is so different from their real personality that they have to separate the two to keep track of their efforts during the day. Being two people is a lot of work, after all.

6 Surefire Ways to Ensure Your Job Search Fails

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

As a coach who helps people find jobs, I frequently see people engaging in behavior that makes me think,"...are you absolutely determined to guarantee that you never get hired? Because if so, thumbs up, Kid! If so, you're aces! If not... oy vey."

Why Today's Parents Have No Business Giving Their Kids Advice

Michael Price | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Michael Price

The days of sitting your sons and daughters on your lap and giving them a stern lesson about the complexities of life no longer matter, because that was your life, not theirs. The days of going to college, getting a good job and doing just enough to get by for 40 years is also over. If you love your kids and want the best for them, stop giving them advice and stop guiding them.

Carly Fiorina on Leadership and Unlocking Human Potential

Katie Day | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women
Katie Day

See possibilities, not limitations. See possibilities in yourself. See possibilities in others. See possibilities in the circumstances around you. And you'll have an impact and make a difference, and when you do, people will take notice.

5 Life Lessons For The Young Entrepreneur

Elana Joelle Hendler | Posted 08.28.2014 | Small Business
Elana Joelle Hendler

You can't be everything to everyone and haters come with the territory. Don't be discouraged by people who don't understand you, like you, like your product. It's going to happen but it doesn't mean you're wrong, not talented, a failure in the making.

Don't Let Detroit Happen to You

Meiko S. Patton | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Meiko S. Patton

What's required now is an entrepreneurial mindset. As federal workers if you want to advance in your career, you have to stop thinking like an employee. You have to think and act like you're running the company you're working for.

Does Knowing Someone Get YOU Work?

Roger Wright | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

OF course it will! But wait. There's more to the story. Used to be that "knowing a guy" (and yes, it most often was a guy) was all you needed to get a job. Go see the man in charge, and presto. You're working.

The Best Answer To The Question, "What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?"

Alicia Jessop | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Alicia Jessop

As a sports law professor, I realize that only 15 to 25-percent of my students have any interest in going to law school. Thus, I need to create value beyond the in-class material for the rest of my students.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

Is Following Your Dreams Unrealistic?

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 08.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Kevin Kleitches

Most of the e-mails I get echo the same sentiment: "I wish I could follow my passion." These people write to tell me they've been stuck in a boring...

An Open Letter to Those Who Would Quit Their Jobs

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

The point is to live intentionally. Ask yourself: Why aren't you doing what you really love? There may be legitimate reasons to stay in a job you don't like. But there is no excuse for living by default, for not examining the conditions of your life and having the courage to see other options.

Here's Why Parents Have No Business Giving Their Kids Life Advice Anymore

Michael Price | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Michael Price

The only person who knows what's best for your kids is your kids. That may sound like a radical and ridiculous idea, but think about it.

Why Passion Is Not Enough

Alex Pirouz | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Since writing my first book "Unlock the Passion Within You" back in 2009 I've been fortunate enough to share my message with many business owners across the world on the importance of passion for life and business success.

5,178 Gigs: The Tracks of My Tears

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Glenn Paul Manion

My volunteer gigs with Musicians On Call present a unique challenge in song selection. I am escorted to a hospital room occupied by one or more patients. I need to size up the situation quickly and select the one song that might go over best.

10 Ways to Rock Your Next Interview

Rana Campbell | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Rana Campbell

Interviewing can be a hard thing to master, but it doesn't mean you can't get better at it over time. Check out my top 10 interview tips based on my own experiences interviewing others for research and career/educational opportunities.

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

Sherry Ott | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel
Sherry Ott

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?