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Career Advice

Be a Man: Success Strategies From a Winning CEO and Head Coach -- Joe Moglia

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

He took a college football team that was one of the worst in the country, and made them division champions overnight, two years in a row. Before becoming the head coach at Coastal Carolina, Joe was the CEO and chairman of TD AMERITRADE, where he led the company from a market value of $700 million to $10 billion.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Priceless Perk or Career Killer?

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

At this point in my career, I wouldn't take a position with a company that didn't offer some kind of flexible work arrangement. And yet, I rarely take advantage of all flexibility I have.

The New Retirement Age Is Thirty

Paul Cantor | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Paul Cantor

Being unsettled and wanting more out of life is not a millennial problem or a hipster problem or a "whatever new word marketers are using to describe young people" problem. It's really a problem of being "plugged in" all the time, and never being given the freedom to shut off.

The Career Development Disconnect

Roger Wright | Posted 04.27.2014 | Education
Roger Wright

Career development operations are being starved for funds in colleges across the country. Teaching what they know instead of prompting all their customers to think differently about finding work.

The Best Gift a Mentor Can Give: Words of Wisdom

Catherine Okafor | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
Catherine Okafor

I have always saved the best advice and words of wisdom from my mentors in my mind and heart. It would be selfish of me to keep them to myself, so here are my favorite words of wisdom from my mentors.

Learn to Recognize and Savor All Forms of Career Success

Monique Valcour | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Monique Valcour

You need to develop the awareness and adaptability to notice, appreciate, and exploit opportunities to enjoy career success in all its different forms, even if the most explicit forms of recognition aren't currently available.

10 Ways To Get Yourself Motivated At Work

Joyce Marter | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Instead of focusing on all the reasons you really don't want to go to work, focus on the good parts. You are alive. You have a job. You aren't really sick, etc. Gratitude promotes positive thinking that attracts good energy.

A Writer's Dream In San Miguel

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Adele Scheele

For the past nine years, Susan has invited great writers to come read from their books and share their process of writing -- novelists, poets, non-fiction writers, screenwriters and playwrights, literary journal editors as well as agents and social media wizards.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding About Quitting Your Job

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

Even in this economy, I'm not one to definitively say you'd be crazy to quit your job. At the same time, it's not a decision to be made in a rash moment or after a bad day at work.

Dinner Table Talk Can Jump Start Your Kid's Career

Beth Kuhel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Beth Kuhel

You can positively influence your kids by consistently initiating and encouraging stimulating discussions at the dinner table. Don't underestimate the impact these discussions have in shaping your child's intellectual curiosity and their confidence to pursue a career later in life

Who Are You Putting In Charge of Your Career?

Erin Daruszka | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

It's paramount for you to have a realistic sense for your strengths, your weaknesses and where you want your career to go. But sometimes, you may need to make a decision to take your experience where it will be more appreciated (which I did).

The F-Word: What Chelsea Handler and I Have In Common

Susan Lyne | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Susan Lyne

I could list a dozen moments in my career when the f-word took up a very visceral residence in my body -- and here is the advice I wish I had gotten.

This Is Your Life, Are You Who You Want to Be?

Jane Horton | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Horton

Since losing my husband in the war in Afghanistan when I was just 25, I have learned so much. Fighting my way through challenges and hardship has caused my thought process to completely change. I wanted to share some of the greatest things I have learned in the midst of the trials and the pain.

You Own Your Career - No One Else

Greg Savage | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

Many people are advised that they should look for a company that "provides a career." Often I hear candidates say they want to leave a job, because th...

Choose Your Work/Life Path Based on Fit, Not Fear

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Just about every human experiences some level of fear and self-doubt. If that's what you're feeling, how do you get yourself out of a constrained life frame?

We Have Met the Enemy, and They Are Us

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

When things go wrong in your business and personal relationships, do you ever ask yourself, Why is this happening... yet again? When you take a closer look, you may find that the outcome of the situation is not nearly as important as the road you took to get there.

The Best Colors to Wear on a Job Interview

GalTime | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style
GalTime

What do you think the best color is to wear on a job interview? When I polled people on social media responses flooded in!

On Transitions

Linda Rossetti | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Linda Rossetti

If you followed a path directed by your passions, would there be a gap between it and the path you are on now?

An Open Education Not Ready to Be Open

Jasmine Tsai | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Jasmine Tsai

Access to knowledge and the subsequent mastery of it is such a precious and beautiful thing, but it could only be truly appreciated when you are trusted as an individual to utilize it for purposes larger than impressing an artificial system.

The War for Talent

Andrew_Yang | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Andrew_Yang

One reason why the hyperallocation of talent to certain industries, regions and firms goes ignored is that it combines narratives no one wants to talk about. Our economy has progressed from making things to supplying financial services.

How One Man Ditched His Life Chasing A Corporate Carrot

John Tarnoff | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Over a century ago, a Parisian lawyer named Paul Gauguin chucked everything in the name of freedom and moved to Tahiti to become an artist. I don't know if Arnie Cogan is also an artist (he does list himself as a photographer...) but he is definitely a Boomer whose reinvention expresses the same quest for freedom.

Dare to Be Brave

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rutendo Nyamuda

A few weeks ago, my older sister sent me a YouTube link to "Brave," a song by Sara Bareilles. The more I listened to it, the more I became captivated ...

How to Find Your Calling: 7 Beliefs to Change Right Now

Tama Kieves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

Unleashing your life's work is not about doing. It's about undoing all the beliefs that stand in your way. You already have an off-the-charts destiny for your life. You already have the hard-wiring to be the most exquisite version of yourself.

Adam Carolla Offers Some Advice

Caleb Bacon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Caleb Bacon

Adam Carolla is a controversial guy. But I'd guess those people who think they know him haven't spent much time listening to The Aceman, whose fans know him as someone who has helped countless teenagers and adults through their troubles.

The Hidden Beauty of Recruiting

Darrell Silver | Posted 02.06.2014 | Business
Darrell Silver

We didn't plan or expect it, but throwing out the old rules of recruiting has allowed us to uncover something we didn't expect: The beauty of being a middleman.