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‘Half-Truths' That Are Holding You Back

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Being polite often means not communicating how we really feel. We swallow the truth to keep our jobs, our friends and to maintain the peace in the family. It's likely better that way, but when it comes to figuring out next career and life moves, half-truths will keep you stuck.

Accept Free Samples of What Might Be Your Dream Job

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

You don't necessarily have to be a student to intern, and there are other ways of sampling careers. Do volunteer work. Help a friend, whose work intrigues you, on the weekends. I know people who tried on a new career just by entering a contest.

Reflections of a Former Donut Thief

Maureen Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

I loved both my first summer jobs when I worked in the bakery at a grocery store called Hinky Dinky and at a pastry shop called Dippy Donut. What did you learn from your earliest adventures in the world of work?

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Work?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

"Is that the example you want to give Katie?" he asked. "Do you want her to feel guilty when she's doing nothing wrong?" The room got very quiet as I reached for a Kleenex. "Don't worry," Marshall said. "Everyone cries when I do this."