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Courage and Fear Are Brothers: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

By choosing to quit your job and pursue your passion, you are not denying that fear exists, you're merely stating that your own fulfillment is more important than any fear.

Resilience: 7 Simple Strategies For Busy, Stressful Lives

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Resilience is a popular buzzword, but what really is resilience? Most people are able to define it as the ability to bounce back from adversity, but few realize that resilience is made up of a number of different skills and abilities.

How to Find Meaning in Work and Life

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

Without knowing why you're doing something, it's only a matter of time before your motivation runs dry and you wake up one morning with that question burning in your heart: "Why am I doing this?"

What Do You Have in Common With Mitt, Kate and Paris?

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology
Robyn Greenspan

A lack of privacy. Mitt Romney's "47 percent" video, Kate Middleton's topless sunbathing photos [safe for work] and Paris Hilton's recent conversatio...

Take a Year Off, Find Your Ideal Work

Melani Ward | Posted 12.01.2012 | Denver
Melani Ward

If six months ago you had told me to take a year off so I could find my "dream job" I would have started sweating, breathing heavily and talking really fast about why that is the dumbest idea in the world.

Shh: How to Use LinkedIn to Change Careers Without Telling Your Boss

Kat Griffin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Kat Griffin

How do you use LinkedIn to get a new job -- without alerting your coworkers or boss that you've got one foot out the door?

Permission to Dream About Your Job

Laurie Gerber | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

The average American lifetime includes 90,000+ hours of work time. If you are not using those hours to live out a dream, you might be feeling a little disappointed, numb or fearful right now. I understand.

Stop Self-Sabotaging: 6 Ways To Lift Yourself Up

Helene Lerner | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

I have found in my work that too many of us struggle to claim our power, and there are those of us who inadvertently sabotage it. In what ways do we undermine ourselves and how can we stop doing that? Here are six pitfalls that can be turned.

Stay Happy at Work, or Move On - How to Know When the Time is Right

Susanne Goldstein | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Susanne Goldstein

Here's a question I get asked a lot: "How do I know when it's time to get a new job." Yeah, we try hard to keep a job alive and vibrant, colorful and inspiring. But for most of us, there inevitably comes a point where it's time to move on.

The Pragmatic Artist: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

As an artist pursues their creative endeavor, whether to make a career of it to sustain themselves or as a personal outlet, their pursuit must happen within the confines/parameters of the "real" world.

My Biggest Fear: The Fear Of Failure

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Tarun Sakhrani

For me, the fear of nonperformance, the fear of failure, the fear of not living up to expectations (my own, more than anyone else's) is what I consider to be my biggest in life. I can attribute a lot of my personality traits and obsessive behaviors to this fear.

Do You Over-Apologize?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

How many times a day do you apologize? Think about it. Not a major, "I messed up" kind of acknowledgement, more of a figure of speech, a rationalization, an excuse. If you're like me, it happens often.

When To Stop Being A Hero

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Now, it's perfectly normal to gain recognition and satisfaction from being the only one who can solve a particular problem, but when the joy of the recognition quickly fades into resentment, stress or overwhelm, sorry -- you've become the hero at a great cost.

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Reasons More Sex May Help Your Career

Posted 09.21.2012 | Women

Em & Lo | LELO created this fun infographic (included below), which could be more simply titled “5 Reasons Why More Sex Helps Your L...

Got Gender Shock? How to Get Over The End of Men

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Vincent O'Keefe

Does a stay-at-home dad volunteering at your children's school "startle" you? How about a female CEO? A male nurse? A female rugby player?

Why Less Confidence Could Make You Better at Work

LearnVest | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women

And nowhere is the allure of confidence more pervasive than in the workplace. Whether asking for a raise, giving a presentation or just rounding up co-workers for happy hour, we're repeatedly told that being confident will make our career successful. Until now.

Why Are So Many Women Disowning this Word?

Joan Williams | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

Do trailblazing women have the responsibility to identify as feminists?

Peyton Manning, Difficult Conversations and Dr. Hank

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Sixty minutes was plenty of time for me to give a game plan to the 400 executives who wanted to know how to handle difficult conversations. In fact, it is one of the most frequents topics that I am asked to speak on by Corporate America.

Graduate School Savvy: Part I

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.13.2012 | College
Adele Scheele

Graduate school is an experiment in hope. It's also a risky investment, an expensive program in which we entrust time in our lives to school for both a new identity and a ticket to a career.

Do You Deserve an Amazing Career?

Kathy Caprino | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

Most professionals I work with have achieved a good deal of outward success -- responsibility, promotions, authority, etc. -- but for the majority, something vital is missing: They can't seem to put their fingers on what they want most, or figure out how to get it.

5 Steps To Reach Your Highest Potential

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Despite your chronological (or numerical) age, it's quite normal to feel like you still need to grow up in certain areas of your life. Here are some first steps to jump-starting your maturation process in any part of your life where this dilemma sounds familiar.

6 Steps to Help You Run, Walk or Get You to What's Next

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business
Robyn Greenspan

I participated in my first 5K recently and, in doing so, learned more about myself than I expected. Most specifically, I learned that I don't like running -- but that won't prevent me from probably doing it again.

Are We Asking the Wrong Question When Planning Our Futures?

Brazen Life | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Brazen Life

It's ludicrous to think that our fulfillment in life or our sense of who we are is wholly dependent on what we end up doing -- on whether we find ourselves teaching arithmetic or doing taxes, walking dogs or waxing eyebrows.

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Don't just accept any salary offer! No one is going to manage your career except for you. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO,, offered tips ...

Tips to Sustaining Happiness in Work and Life

Women & Co | Posted 11.11.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

Very often, businesses are born from a passion for what we love. And as driven self-starters, it's not long before we start wearing many different hats to get the job done. We dive in with optimism and zeal, believing we can do it all.