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You Almost Choked. Don't Choke, Learn.

Shawn Hunter | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Shawn Hunter

When your palms get sweaty, when your heart rate jumps, when your hair stands on end and you get nauseous, these are all symptoms of panic. And also the conditions for challenge, opportunity, and growth if you choose to see it that way.

5 Things To Avoid In An Interview

Quora | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business

I hate to be slavish to rules. When I interview, there's this spidey sense that goes off when things don't seem right. I get lots of attempts at "bait and switch" where subvendors will submit a candidate who will phone screen (under the name of another person), then they'll send that "B-player" in for the assignment. So, you listen. But that's a separate issue.

Ian Bell on How to Take the Lead on Your Life

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Being a corporate executive in the past, Ian recommends that we don't believe in the 'kool aid' the companies were using to feed their employees.

The Ultimate Guide to Hollywood Meeting Terminology

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

Development and acquisition talk can be another language to some. Below we will cover some of the most common terms that screenwriters may come across.

Why Billionaires Continue To Work Despite Their Wealth

Quora | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

Elon Musk doesn't sit down at his desk every day and think, "Have I made enough money to quit and travel the world yet?" Warren Buffett doesn't get to Berkshire Hathaway head office in the morning and check his portfolio and say, "Can I afford to pay off my mortgage and live off dividends for the rest of my life?"

Smart Networking: The Right (and Wrong) Way to Network

Jessica Lui | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Jessica Lui

Networking is one of the most powerful tools for personal and professional advancement. Successful people know this: they introduce each other to new business opportunities, help each other's children land top internships, and invest time and energy into each other's initiatives.

Three Key Ingredients to Giving Yourself Permission

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Whitney Hess

You can't give yourself permission just once and hope things will change. It's a process. And you can't do it alone. It's a pilgrimage. Let's go there together.

Are You Really an Entrepreneur?

Adele Scheele | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Being your own boss is at the heart of the American Dream, and it's no wonder it is such a common fantasy. The idea of ownership taps into our profound longing for freedom. But is it really right for you?

Mentors Y'all

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.28.2015 | College
Sar Haribhakti

People always advise us to find the right mentors. One cannot emphasize enough how important mentorship is in developing your personality, cultivating personal growth and growing your ventures.

The Dirty Little C-Word: Career

Jennifer Musselman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Women
Jennifer Musselman

We aren't "career" women. We are women. Love and family have always been and are our priorities, but not at the sacrifice of our value, dreams, security and self-worth.

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

5 Reasons Why Enlightened Entrepreneurs Are the Most Successful

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

Becoming enlightened, or at least raising your self-awareness is key for most people who leave a position as an employee to become his or her own boss. Here are five reasons why becoming enlightened is essential to being a successful entrepreneur.

Know Place Like Home: Letting Go, Leaning in and Lightening Up

Greg Archer | Posted 09.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

There are times in life when, if you listen closely enough, you really can hear the whispers of your soul. You know ... in between news reports, paying your bills, working for a living, finding meaning in life and trying not to go out of your mind.

Dealing with a Difficult Client: When to Call It Quits

Diane Gottsman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

While it is admirable to strive for client-pleasing service, there may come a point where your company is better served by ending a difficult business relationship. Firing a problematic client offers some advantages.

3 Lessons From Pope Francis On How to Find Meaningful Work

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

Navigating a job search is tough enough as it is. But when you're not exactly sure what kind of work you're meant to be doing, it can feel nearly impossible.

The Worst Job Offer You Can Accept

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You just got the job offer you have been waiting for. A sense of relief floods over you that your long search may finally be over. No more uncertainty or sleepless nights. After your initial excitement wears off, it's time to seriously consider their offer. You would have to be crazy not to take it, right?

How to Achieve Anything You Want

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

What I want you to know and trust is that you can be and accomplish whatever you want... If you set your mind to it and follow these five steps.

The Bold Truth About Success

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

One of the key contributing factors to my success and happiness is my ability to be BOLD in life. I urge you to do the same and here's why.

4 Ways Studying Abroad Can Advance Your Career

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.24.2015 | College
Crystal Marsh

If you're a high school or college student interested in studying abroad, you're probably familiar with the more obvious "pros." But did you realize that studying abroad could also help to advance your career? More employers are actively seeking out candidates with study abroad experience.

4 Dating Tips That Can Help You Rock Your Next Job Interview

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

Although a bit of nerves are normal and can perhaps even inspire greater preparation, the same rules of thumb for keeping calm on a first date actually translate perfectly for keeping your cool during an interview. Here are four dating tips you should follow during your next interview.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

How My Unconventional Career Path Led to a Job at a Startup

Avelist | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

Honestly, I've never had career goals. In my early twenties, I knew that I wanted to write, but didn't have the guidance, direction, or drive to pursue the path.

How to Build Your Network - Retro Style

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

Of course once you start talking you're no longer strangers. You find your commonalities. You learn things. Maybe you make a new friend or business contact. Maybe it is just a moment.

Keep Your Faraway Team Closeby With These 6 Tips From Remote Managers

Savvy | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

The benefit to remote workers is obvious: flexible time. Widely distributed teams benefit their companies with 24/7 workflow, which in turn benefits clients, who have nearly immediate answers for their questions.

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Jessica Simko | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Jessica Simko

Many people spend their entire careers struggling to be someone they aren't as if they have no choice in the matter. I used to think that too but there is a better way!