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4 Outside-the-Box Career Tips for College Grads

John Egan | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
John Egan

Whether you look at this year's job market for college grads as great or gloomy, it's important to keep in mind that a diploma doesn't automatically translate into employment. College grads must do the work to get the work.

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

The Current Career Model is Broken. Can We Fix It With Vomit-Flavored Jelly Beans?

Alyssa Frank | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Frank

Do you know someone who's miserable in their profession? Someone who, upon arriving at work, transforms from an animated human into a lifeless cog?

A Final Lesson for Grads: Learn the 22 Keys to Career Success

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Gene Del Vecchio

If your boss needs results by Friday, deliver them Thursday. If she asks for two good solutions for some challenge, give her four great ones. Over-delivering is key.

10 Tips for Making Your First Real Job Count

Joel Peterson | Posted 02.26.2015 | College
Joel Peterson

You've spent much of your life cultivating disciplines and developing up-to-the-minute practical skills that should form a terrific foundation for lifelong professional development -- if you make the right first moves.

How to Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Today, I wanted to write about something that I've been thinking about for a long time but haven't had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my ...

4 Things Highly Successful People Do To Get Ahead

Michael Stewart | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Michael Stewart

Disruption is the new normal, and that will not change anytime soon. Now is the time for those who are willing and able to show up differently.

Finally, How to Live Your Dreams: Become an Unstoppable Warrior for Your Life's Work and Desires

Tama Kieves | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

The question I hear most as a career/success coach is how do I live my dreams? It's not about "sensible" actions. It's about irrational desire. I don't want my clients just taking actions. I want them taking inspired actions. That means it's all about the mojo.

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Brian Horn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Brian Horn

Here is a five step process to not only get a raise, but to transform how your organization values you forever." I call it "microspecialization."

Working With Betty White, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked about what it’s like to work with the great Betty White, Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had some great stories to share with...

5 Tips for Women Who Want to Advance in Their Careers

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 05.19.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

This advice will help women overcome the myriad invisible barriers that exist within the corporate world and political system.

8 Ways to Say No Without Ruining Your Reputation

Adam Grant | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Saying no frees you up to say yes when it matters most. But the rest of the time, how do you say no without burning bridges and jeopardizing your reputation?

The Highest Return Investment for Women

Sallie Krawcheck | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Sallie Krawcheck

I'm often asked to speak to women about investing. And for years, I've typically started with the basics of saving, diversification and asset allocation. But, before getting to that, there is an investment that women can make that has by far the greatest risk-adjusted return available.

Friday Short: Lessons From the First Job -- Sometimes You Have to Prove Yourself First

Keith Wade | Posted 05.07.2014 | College
Keith Wade

First you get in, then you show them what you're made of.

The Career Lessons I'd Like To Give My 20-Something Self

Julianna Richter | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Julianna Richter

As Ralph Waldo Emerson so brilliantly said, "Life is a Journey, Not a Destination." I believe the same can be said for our work life so make it the best journey it can be.

Who Are You Putting In Charge of Your Career?

Erin Daruszka | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

It's paramount for you to have a realistic sense for your strengths, your weaknesses and where you want your career to go. But sometimes, you may need to make a decision to take your experience where it will be more appreciated (which I did).

How to Find Your Calling: 7 Beliefs to Change Right Now

Tama Kieves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

Unleashing your life's work is not about doing. It's about undoing all the beliefs that stand in your way. You already have an off-the-charts destiny for your life. You already have the hard-wiring to be the most exquisite version of yourself.

5 Ways to Play Your Career Like an Olympic Athlete

Robert Jordan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

I'm not ready for the ski jump anytime soon (or ever), but studying how these athletes got to the top can provide us with some great takeaways. Here are five traits of Olympians that you can apply to your career right now.

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

20 Secret Tips From Young Movers and Shakers

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Marquis Cabrera

My friends and colleagues are extremely successful young movers and shakers who are engineers, CEOs, lawyers, consultants, founders, film makers, desi...

From Theory to Practice: Taking Purposeful Action

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Have big dreams but run little pilots to proof the concept; launch radical and diverse initiatives but spend very little on them; intentionally accelerate failure early so that potential solutions are more viable and sustainable.

A Painful Truth About Career Gaps

Johanna Wise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Johanna Wise

Interviewers, human resource professionals, and people with whom you network may not understand your life choices. All you can do is clearly and compellingly articulate what you've learned and translate that into a benefit to employers.

Do You Have to Change Jobs to Find Happiness?

Louis Efron | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

If you speak to any motivational speaker or self-help guru, they will tell you that self-worth -- knowing that you matter -- must come before you can truly care for anything else in life. Not surprisingly, this equally applies to the workplace.

3 Money Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Ramit Sethi | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

Remember, most of us don't need to delegate our finances to a financial advisor. With just a few hours of work, we can save hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetimes.

Five Tips for Embracing Thorns on Your Journey To Success

Anne Chow | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Anne Chow

You're going to encounter all kinds of thorns on your journey to success that for whatever reason want to stand in your way or try to knock you down. The most efficient, effective and rewarding way to get through those thorns is by charging straight ahead.