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3 Skills That Will Change Your Life

Brett Berhoff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Brett Berhoff

We often hear the term "The Game of Life." In some ways, life is a game. It is a game of strategy that exists within your mind, the others around you, and all of the millions of variables of that make up our existence.

Branching Beyond Playing It Safe

Mark W. Guay | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

Like Brian, many people leave high school to begin a career or get a degree in something that is safe. I don't blame them at all. Growing up in a blue collar family, I know the feeling of depending on the next paycheck. It's a terrible feeling. So I get safe.

Millennials Paving The Way: Advice To My Younger Self

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 02.05.2016 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

I recently reached out to some of the most influential and inspiring people in my life for smart and practical advice they would give to their younger selves. These role models are proof that even in times of change, the glass ceiling can be crushed.

The Diary of a Recovering Perfectionist

Cailen Ascher | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Cailen Ascher

We've been told that success is the result of hard work, dedication and a linear path. That asking for help is a sign of weakness. And that focusing purely on what we love -- our strengths -- and letting someone else handle the rest/help us/guide us/be with us is lazy.

Five Accountability Strings to Pull You Up When You Want to Quit

Mark W. Guay | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

When I struggle to create something, I've learned that a simple desire to turn an idea into a creation isn't enough to be consistent. To continue to move forward, I pull from multiple strings of accountability which I learned from my days of endurance racing and coaching.

2016 Best Career Apps and Websites to Land Your Dream Job

Sherri Thomas | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Sherri Thomas

Serious about landing your dream job this year? Or at least, landing a more fulfilling and higher paying job than the one you're in now?

Five Key Factors For Succeeding At Your First Post College Job

Quora | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Quora

What is the best advice that can prevent people from screwing up their first job out of college? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing ...

How My Divorce Led Me to a Career I Love

Stacey Freeman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

For as long as I could remember, I wanted to be a lawyer. At least, I remember saying I wanted to be a lawyer. That pronouncement took me right thr...

The Bad Advice I'm So Glad I Ignored When I Was Younger

Lorraine C. Ladish | Posted 02.03.2016 | Fifty
Lorraine C. Ladish

Here are the top five things people have told me over the years and which now at 50+ I'm glad I turned a deaf ear on. Had I listened to them, none of the good things in my life would have happened.

How I Ended Up in Graduate School

Carlos A. Osorio | Posted 02.02.2016 | College
Carlos A. Osorio

I decided that I wanted to go back to school because I believe that it will be an investment in myself. This is very different from the mindset that I had before, which was wanting to go back to school for the sole purpose of finding a good paying job afterwards.

Five Ways to Be a Great Mentor

Karen Frankola | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Karen Frankola

If one of your goals is to be a better mentor, you can find a lot of standard advice such as listen well and stay open-minded. But I think the best way to inspire great mentoring is by describing a man who excels at it.

Hey Quarter-Life Crisis, Go F*ck Yourself!

Hannah Cranston | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women
Hannah Cranston

No, I am not going to know my purpose in life before 30 and I'm not going to quit my job to figure it out.

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

Kevin Kruse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Kevin Kruse

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded their answers into 15 unique ideas.

Feeling Stuck? 5 Reasons Why Values Matter

Karen Naumann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Karen Naumann

Values are like the mitochondria in a cell. They are our powerhouse. So, living a life where you keep compromising your values, is like a small flame that will eventually burst into a fire, and you'll be the first one to get burned.

How Smart Employees Play Hard to Get

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

In every company there is always at least one of them. The one who has to be first at everything. You know who I am talking about -- you might even be next to him in a meeting right now.

The One Career Question To Avoid

Gur Tsabar | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Gur Tsabar

What if, in our struggles to find our most authentic careers, we've been asking ourselves the wrong soul-searching question all this time? Instead of...

What It Takes to Transform Your LinkedIn Profile from Invisible to Irresistible

Charlene Rhinehart | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Charlene Rhinehart

Do you want to maximize your time on LinkedIn to attract prospective clients or employers? Are you ready to brand yourself as an industry expert a...

Golden Handcuffs: Stuck in the Wrong Job?

Devin Martin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Devin Martin

How many times in the past year have you wanted to quit your job? How many times did you rationalize staying by saying, "It would be stupid to leav...

The Reason Most Web Startups Fail

Quora | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Quora

Where do most web startups fail? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with u...

6 Things I Did to Sabotage My Career and How I Turned It Around

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Being an entrepreneur is hard work. Being a young entrepreneur is even harder. In fact, being in any workplace as a young person can be extremely chal...

6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...

How To Bond With Your Boss Without Looking Like A Kiss-Ass

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.30.2016 | Business

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from thi...

Speak Up! The Importance of Joining the Conversation and Asking for What You Want

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Rebekah Bastian

Sharing ideas, jumping into debates, and asking for what you want professionally can be scary. But speaking up in these situations is so important, especially in fast-moving tech companies where decisions are often made quickly and opportunities are given to those who show eagerness.

3 Ways to Make Networking Work for You

Sarah Hillware | Posted 01.31.2016 | Business
Sarah Hillware

As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.

How To Create An Effective Design Team

Quora | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answers by Rebekah Cox, Mentor, Quora Advisor, Silicon Valley Comment...