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How I Came to Enjoy the Most Uncomfortable Part of the Creative Process

Suzanne Clores | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Clores

If I could tell every person one thing about presenting her work to peers, I would say this: prepare a lot, and when you feel like you're about to die, find a way to laugh and congratulate yourself because you're doing it right.

Be the Closer: How to Start and End Conversations at Networking Events

FindSpark | Posted 02.01.2015 | College

Starting and ending conversations at networking is without a doubt where most of that unavoidable networking awkwardness occurs. But it doesn't have to be that way. There's nothing wrong in going into an event with some intro and outro ideas up your sleeve.

How Not to Get Fired While Building Your Side Business

Andrea Shields Nunez | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Andrea Shields Nunez

For most people, the purpose of a side business is to build something so you can eventually leave your job. Until you get there, though, it's important to create the best possible conditions for yourself at your current job.

'Tis the Season to Be Networking! How Women Can Raise Their Profile and Get Ahead

Judith Humphrey | Posted 01.31.2015 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Sure, it is often more comfortable to mingle with friends -- with the people we know. But that won't necessarily make you successful. Instead, when you walk into a room, be bold. Target the people who have influence.

Why 'What Do You Do?' Is A Question We Should Stop Asking

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

If the sentence "your professional position has become the central verdict on your character" sounds familiar, you probably suffer from something call...

Crystal Lee: Aspire to Outdo Yourself

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Always stay humble and learn from your mistakes. Having a big head and thinking you are the best stunts your growth and lowers your creativity as well as passion. Always aspire to outdo yourself.

Selene Chin: Ground Yourself With the Right Skills

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Selene Chin, Managing Director of Dog Digital Asia, recommends that those of you who are just starting your career ground yourself with the right skills, avoid having a fixed mindset as an individual and as a team player, and focus on giving your best, as you represent the work of your whole team.

Mathew Ward: Be Willing to Work Your Way Up

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Ever wondered what it's like to jump-start your career in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region? Mathew Ward, Managing Director for APAC at Lotame Solutions, recommends using your 20s to figure out your true passion and aspirations in life and then working hard toward achieving them.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: The $100 Million Choice

Sanyin Siang | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Sanyin Siang

In making choices, a guidepost is to imagine yourself at the end of your days, reflecting back on your life. And ask these questions -- What are the things that I will regret not doing? What are the things that will cease to be meaningful in the long run? In which category does the choice fall.

Rom Agustin: Focus on the Possibilities

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

On June 6, 2004, with nothing but a phone and a dream, Callbox opened in a dark corner of an internet cafe in La Paz, Iloilo -- a thriving city in the Philippines -- with one employee and no clients.

What I Have to Be Thankful For

Kim Keating | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

Life is precious, and it is also short. We need to overpower the noise of Black Friday door-buster ads with the sound of our own gratitude, towards things as little as owning a killer pair of pumps, to priceless treasures, like our children or parents.

4 Ways to Bring Your Best Self to Work

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Brooks McCorcle

Bringing your best self to work means you have to invest in yourself, be mindful of how you spend your time and, most of all, have fun!

The Secret Lives of LinkedIn Users

Brian Hanley | Posted 01.25.2015 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

I have over 1,250 LinkedIn connections. Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user. Still, I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing on LinkedIn. In search of answers, I surveyed hundreds of fellow users.

Ready to Quit Your Job? 5 Steps to Your Exit Strategy

Alexis Pierce | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Alexis Pierce

As boring as it sounds, making a huge life change -- like whether your money comes from a job or your own business -- isn't a spur-of-the-moment decision.

If I Wrote a Novel in 15 Minutes a Day, Then You Probably Can Too

Siobhan Adcock | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Siobhan Adcock

I started my first novel when I was working full-time at a demanding job and had a 7 month-old baby. I work, I have a family and I write -- I'm not a special case. So it stands to reason that if I can write a novel in 15 minutes a day, other people probably can too.

The Power of Well-Being for the Professional Overachiever

Julie Lynn Brazitis | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Lynn Brazitis

The lesson I have learned this year is that focusing on well-being is the most vital step to achieving sustainable success -- and that regardless of circumstance and choices made in the past, it is never too late to be transformed.

People in High Profile Careers and Unfulfilling Relationships: Why It's Your Fault for Marrying a "Jerk"

Thuy Sindell | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

Any woman or man who complains about their partner not stepping up to support them has no one to blame but themselves. If you never communicated what you wanted or needed from the start of the relationship, you have trained them that you will take on more than your share.

Want To Make A Difference? Don't Be A Hedge Fund Manager

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business

Long before the 2008 financial collapse, the American economic landscape had shifted, plunging the country into something of an identity crisis. Manuf...

5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:

Seeking: The Perfect Nonprofit Job

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.

The Shocking Truth About Emotional Abuse in the Workplace

Jill Dahl | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Jill Dahl

I pride myself on being a relational and socially conscious woman in the workplace. I had no idea that these qualities made me a prime target for emotional abuse from a business colleague.

Crystal Jiang: Listen to Your Mentor and Keep Hustling

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Pauline Pangan: Invest Your Time in Learning

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Joey Alarilla: Reinvent and Continue Innovating for Growth

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Constantly innovating, open to collaboration and always reinventing himself - these are just some of the things I could quickly think of whenever Joey Alarilla, is mentioned.

Yagana Shah

11 Things People Over 50 Wish They'd Done Differently At 25 | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

Call it life experience or the school of hard knocks, by 50 we all have the hindsight to know which decisions were good ones and which decisions were,...