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Brad Paterson: Push Yourself and Think Big

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.26.2015 | 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...

Don't Look for a Job, Look for a Life!

Becky Lynn Smith | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Becky Lynn Smith

These are just five steps. They are simple, but they are not easy. If they were easy, everyone would be living their ideal life. Maybe you need to stop looking for a job, and start looking for a life.

5 Top Reasons to Take a Yoga Teacher Training

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

Of course, the skills you learn in teacher training will help you get started as a yoga teacher, but they can also enhance your current professional skill set allowing you to meet with long-term career success and satisfaction.

'Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner'.. Except You

Michael Feeley | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

I promoted myself because I wanted something different and I also knew I deserved it -- to be the best coach I could possibly be. A champion. A leader in the field. Every time I asked for something I got what I wanted because people helped me. They supported my dreams and hopes and enabled me to make things happen.

The Best Retirement Plan Is Having A Job You Love

Reiner Lomb | Posted 02.22.2015 | Fifty
Reiner Lomb

Around the time I turned 50, I had the following dilemma to consider: either continue working for another 10 to 15 years in my old career to ensure a financially secure retirement, or change to a new career that is better aligned with my passion and purpose. After a period of struggling with this question, I finally decided to change to a new career in my mid-50s.

Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty
Gabriel Bristol

You will not find a manager who will openly admit to ageism for fear of legal repercussions, but bias against older Americans re-entering the work force is palpable. Often leaders are afraid to offer these seasoned applicants positions because of stereotypes.

Still Searching for the 'Magic Pill' of Career Change?

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Allen Vaysberg

Nobody can change your career much less your life except for YOU. Experts can identify steps, help you wit

5 Questions to Ask Before Making a Career Change

Ray Rogers | Posted 02.12.2015 | College
Ray Rogers

What is it that I truly want out of my career? Answering this question honestly is hard. More money? Prestige? To feel like I'm contributing to something bigger than myself?

The Massive Barrier to Work-Life Balance That Nobody Talks About

Kristen Buckley | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Buckley

The single most important thing we can do to strike a more sustainable balance is to realize that we are enough as we are. When we realize this, a natural order and ease begins to permeate our lives.

Boomers at 50: The Decade of Discombobulation

Jeb Harrison | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

What makes the fifties be so damn grievously discombobulating? Here are just a few possible discombobulating factors:

How One Woman Became A First-Time Mother And Is Changing Her Career At 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkab...

Elaine Huang: It's OK to Try New Things and Fail

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Elaine Huang, Correspondent for Southeast Asia and Content Strategist at e27.co, shares how she has transitioned from writing about rice and Myanmar to eventually moving to Singapore covering innovative tech startups in the region.

Your Career: A Love Story

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Laura Berman Fortgang

Loving your work will morph at different levels of your career. Whether you're a corporate employee, own your own business or have been an artist, the stages below still seem to apply.

7 Things You Must Do Before You Say 'I Quit!'

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Allen Vaysberg

Your life is yours and how you live it is only up to you. You can choose to live contently or you can live a life that you wake up loving. Which would you prefer? You deserve better, it's never too late to do what you love and get paid for it!

Embrace Change: 5 Lessons to Help You Make the Leap

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

The idea of change can cause us to be mired in confusion and doubt, especially when the stakes are high. Even when you're clear about what you want, how do you avoid the potential negative consequences? If you're not fulfilled and want change, these five lessons can serve as a guide.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Software Developer? 4 Key Questions to Ask Yourself

Anthony Hughes | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

There are many, many reasons why choosing the coder career path is a really good idea; there's just one little hitch: Only a small subset of the adult population have the appropriate attributes to succeed as a developer. Are you one of them?

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.