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Get Off the Guilt Treadmill: It's Not Your Mamma's World

Marjorie Clifton | Posted 11.09.2013 | Women
Marjorie Clifton

Don't try to stick to the path your mother and grandmother followed because, well, quite simply, times have changed.

How to Quit Gracefully: 4 Tips for the Consummate Professional

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

A well-crafted departure fuels positive memories, both in your own mind and in the minds of former colleagues.

Everything I Know I Learned on the First Day of School

Danny Rubin | Posted 11.04.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

When life becomes unfamiliar, that's when we grow the most. As I recall, few days in my life were more foreign than the first day of school. Specifically, first grade.

Meredith Fineman: Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Meredith Fineman

By lobbing these brags, endlessly puffing our shoulders about how "up to my neck" we are, we're missing out on important connections with family and friends, as well as personal time.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: 3 Ways to Have Way More Fun at Work

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Living only to work can have serious effects on your productivity, effectiveness and overall happiness. But it doesn't have to be this way.

Why You Should Volunteer This Labor Day

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Ironically, there are some laborers who don't get a day off even though the nation is celebrating them. This includes members of the military, hospital workers, emergency personnel and farmers. What better way to celebrate these workers then by giving them a hand?

3 Ways to Be More Efficient

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Why are you driven? If you have a packed schedule, why? What is important to you in your life? Reflect, breathe and be honest with yourself. This is your life we are talking about.

Let's Reevaluate Hard Work This Labor Day

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 11.02.2013 | College
Dr. Bill R. Path

High unemployment and the growing skilled labor shortage are both symptoms of the same problem in our society -- namely, that we have a desperately skewed and devalued perception of hard work.

Live With Purpose

Dave Santulli | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Dave Santulli

Whether you are a student just setting out on your life's path, a professional who might be struggling in a job you may or may not love or a retiree looking to start again, find your purpose -- find your passion and follow it.

Book Review: Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success

Heather Huhman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Books
Heather Huhman

For Generation Y, the rules for career success have changed dramatically. Doing your job well isn't enough anymore. You have to realize your own potential and maximize your success to take your career to the next level.

How Collaboration Can Further Innovation

Deepika Kurup | Posted 10.22.2013 | Teen
Deepika Kurup

Just like water drops come together to form oceans, when tackling global problems, it is essential for people to work together. Individually, one can have a brilliant idea, but when one collaborates with others, the true potential of their ideas are amplified.

Seeing The World Through The Lens Of Math

For Girls in Science | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science
For Girls in Science

There are many ways to be challenged and you just need to find out what those opportunities are. For me, it was having the encouragement and support of a high school teacher and mentor who suggested taking classes at a nearby community college.

Lolly Daskal: I Will Take My Bathroom Breaks, Michael Bloomberg, and Still Be Successful

Lolly Daskal | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

If you allow yourself to think you are the only one who can make something happen, you are allowing fear to be present in your life.

Take Retirement for a Test Drive

Moira McGarvey | Posted 10.28.2013 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

Think about all the time and energy you put into your first career, or planning your wedding or even researching your kid's college choices. You need to put in at least that amount of time or more when planning the next 20-40 years.

Use Your Own Brain (Career Advice With Extra Pickles)

Edward Muzio | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

I must be getting old, because people are starting to ask for my advice. And not in the "where is the bathroom?" kind of way, either. It's more like "what do you wish you knew back when you started out?"

How Female Professionals Can Mentor The Next Generation

Sandy Marshall | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Sandy Marshall

Why am I not a female scientist? I wanted to be, and I even entered my undergraduate studies with dreams of one day becoming a doctor. But, like many girls in the sciences, when the coursework became challenging I lost the confidence in my ability to pursue my dream.

Say, 'Yes'

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Good News
Robyn Greenspan

"Yes" has opened up more doors for me than I could ever imagine; not just with the initial job, but to people I would have never dreamed of meeting, opportunities that would have never been within reach, knowledge that I could have never gained elsewhere, and untold experiential riches.

21 Ways Simple Ways To Be And Stay Creative

Stacia Pierce | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Here's a list of 21 ways to charge your creative juices and improve your productivity. Try implementing at least one a day over the next few weeks.

Five Ways To Make The Most Out of Your Internship

Rebecca Amato | Posted 10.22.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Amato

Starting day two, I set out to meet various interns and employees within the company. I am nearly two months into my internship and have met some great people from various levels and positions within eBay Inc. These people shared with me their backgrounds and experiences.

Stop Judging and Start Learning

Lolly Daskal | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

We can't all have the scope and influence of Steve Jobs. But we do all face many of the same issues, and his openness gives us the chance to learn from him.

Magic Words Chapter Two: Epiphanies

Dennis Welch | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
Dennis Welch

People need three things to have an epiphany, three ingredients that must be present, in my opinion, to get them to change something or to act. They need information, they need dialogue, and they need time to digest and process what they're hearing.

Julie Carlson Miller: Running My Own Race

Julie Carlson Miller | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Julie Carlson Miller

It wasn't until my 40th birthday that I redefined success for myself... and quitting my job was just part of that journey.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: Read This the Next Time You Doubt the Impact You Have in Your Job

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

In school, we declare the mountain that we want to climb and conquer. We draw the map to get there, and we're certain that when we arrive, we will find our life purpose.

Why Bragging Is Not a Bad Thing

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

In my naïveté, I believed what had been ingrained inside of me from childhood: My value would be recognized. I would be rewarded without having to point out why. Plus, I was a woman. Bragging was something men did. Nice girls don't brag.

A Letter to College Freshmen: Be Explorers

Ernestine Fu | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Ernestine Fu

A college education is not a guarantee, of course, of finding your identity or the ability to express it. But it can help you immeasurably in determining your commitments and how best to channel your talents and energies to produce maximum benefits to others and satisfaction to yourself.