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Surrendering to Motherhood and What I've Learned

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Grainger

My word for 2015 is "surrender." To the little person who has taken over my life and given it a whole new meaning. So far, this is what I've learnt on my journey from the corporate world to motherhood.

How Boomers Will Rise to Meet the World's Deep Needs

Reiner Lomb | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty
Reiner Lomb

Like millions of my fellow Baby Boomers, I deeply care about the future of our planet and the well-being of current and future generations. My concern is based on the values I grew up with on a farm, in a small village in West Germany after World War II.

The Most Important Career Decision You'll Ever Make...

Susan Bernstein | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Susan Bernstein

If you're at a career crossroads and considering whether to leave your job this year, your fulfillment rests on one decision. What is that crucial decision? Which path will you follow?

Stalk Your Fear to Radically Transform Your Life: Three Questions

Kristen Buckley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Buckley

I don't set New Year's resolutions, but I do set an intention for the year that I check in on daily. What's unique about my approach is its focus: fear.

How A Glue Stick Brought My Husband And I Closer Together

Meg Dennison | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

Instead of thinking of the year ahead as a problem to be solved, we've found we're much more likely to consider the potentials -- without getting stopped by the impossibility of what our creative brain comes up with.

Former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck's Breakthrough Change Into Right Work

Leni Miller | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Leni Miller

He practiced brutal self-reflection and took responsibility for his mistakes. He learned from his experience and grew beyond his pain. Now he is rapidly becoming a significant thought leader and expert in the area of change itself. Today, Dave is contributing to business and life at a level far bigger than that of being CEO of one company.

The One Way to Be Indispensable at Work This Year

Chris Deaver | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Chris Deaver

Here we are: A New Year filled with endless hopes and dreams. It's exciting, but may feel scary for some of us, especially when it comes to our career growth.

4 Survival Skills for Adapting to Change

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Shulkin

Every one of us has been betrayed or let down in the past. A mentor passes away, a trusted co-worker moves onto another career opportunity, friends go in their separate directions. The only constant in the mathematical equation of life is you. The only thing you can control (and sometimes not even this) is you -- your behavior, your decisions, your actions.

5 Ways Your Work Could Be Affecting Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There is no one singular answer that applies to all of us as far as work is concerned. We have to find what works best for our lives, but we can agree that work is an important part of our lives. Here are five ways your work could be affecting your life.

Getting Fired From My Dream Job Was The Best Thing For Me

Alexis Meads | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

Some of you are fed up with the way things are going in your life. Some of you are tired of doing everything for others while your internal voice secretly beats you down.

How To Recharge, Reignite or Reinvent Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Now is a great time to ramp up your career reinvention efforts and reflect upon what would gratify you in a career. If this is not the career you ordered, it's time to jumpstart your professional reinvention so you can regain control and thrive.

Rejection Is Good For You

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Ellen Goodlett

What I did not realize, as I started down the long hard road to finding an agent and attempting to sell my writing, was how much these rejections would help me in other aspects of my life

4 Power-Packed Resolutions For Job Search Success In 2015

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 01.03.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

This is the time of year for making New Year's resolutions. And if you are a savvy job-seeker, it's also time to take full advantage of the surge in hiring that takes place in January and February.

Greg Whitham: Inspiration Never Comes When It's Convenient

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

There is no limit to the amount of times you can reinvent yourself so be open to change and stay alert for the opportunity to do so. Write stuff down - inspiration never comes when it's convenient so capture it wherever you can.

2015: What's Next for You?

R. Kay Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
R. Kay Green

The end of one year and beginning of another is a time to make changes in your life, time to revel in your achievements and rejoice at all the various experiences you have had in life that you have come across through the years. With each year, we can count on change.

Former Basketball Coaches Team Up To Create A Winning Product

Posted 12.17.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Christine Fruechte | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Christine Fruechte

Over the years, other opportunities have come my way, but I've chosen to stay for reasons that I hope will inspire others as we finish 2014 and set goals for the year ahead.

After The Death Of An Old Friend, She Quit Her High-Paying Job To Pursue Her Dream

Posted 12.04.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Why December Is The Best Time Of Year To Look For Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 12.04.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Savvy job-seekers might know how to write resumes and cover letters, but few are aware of this surprising fact: Contrary to popular belief, December is actually the best time of year to look for work! There are two compelling reasons why this is true.

10 Tips For Better Personal Growth

Gina DeLapa | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

Personal growth takes constant courage. Trusting that the results are worth it, even when you can't yet see them, makes present difficulties that much easier to endure and overcome, especially in the face of fierce opposition.

Meaning Is the New Money: Pivoting Towards Your Purpose

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Bianca Rothschild

Time and again I have witnessed people choose to act according to a higher purpose and their lives change. And it's not always the circumstances that change, simply changing one's attitude and gaining clarity on your WHY can make a huge difference to your happiness.

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.

When This Tenacious Learner Became a Mom

Elena Kryzhanovskaya | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Elena Kryzhanovskaya

I thought I'd be leading a company, but here I am leading with my belly. At home. With two kids. My mom -- the epitome of tenacious -- often says, "Go with what you're given."

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.