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7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

In this post I want to write about what we all need to STOP doing to be better with people; the habits, behaviors and actions we need to curtail if we want to build connection.

What to Say to Get Your Way

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Small Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Whether we realize it or not we are constantly pitching. We are pitching our ideas to colleagues, projects to clients or elevator pitches to others at networking events. How do you speak so people will listen?

College Degrees Valuable for Employment Prospects and Much More

Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. | Posted 03.03.2015 | College
Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.

For those who are capable and willing to advance to higher education, there can be no argument that in today's day and age having a college degree is better than entering the workforce unarmed with all the necessary tools.

New Spanish Bar Only Hires Waiters Over 50

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

When you walk into a trendy new bar, you might expect to see inexperienced servers and a hip, youthful atmosphere. But when you walk into Barcelona's ...

10 Make-Extra-Money Jobs You Can Do From Home

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Cari Wira Dineen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you already work and want to make more money, or are retired and looking to supplement your income, there are...

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

Young and Entrepreneurial: The Sky's the Limit for Skyler Logsdon

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The first person I featured in this series was Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei, a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur (you can find the feature article here).

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

Review: American Ambassadors, The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

If you can't do away with the spoils system, the only alternative left is to better prepare the political appointees. Making Dennis Jett's American Ambassadors required reading for every person up for consideration would be a hell of a start.

Stretching Toward Happiness: How I Approach My Career Like Yoga

James McCrae | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

I try to approach my career like yoga. I stretch and bend myself to test the limits of my ability. When I get too comfortable, I stretch myself further, learning new mental postures that expand myself beyond my comfort zone. Stretching ourselves beyond what we know is how we grow.

I Quit My Job Every Year, And You Should Too

Aaron Hurst | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Every December 31st, I quit my job. The next day I decide if I want to take the job again for the New Year. It helps me clear the noise and make sure I am 150 percent behind what I am doing and that it is how I want to spend the majority of my waking hours.

4 Surefire Ways To Change Your Life For The Better

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

As you take stock and reflect on what makes you the happiest and what makes you the unhappiest, you might feel that changing the circumstances that cause you the most pain is simply impossible.

5 Barriers Standing In The Way Of Your Dreams (And How To Fix It)

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

Achieving your dreams takes courage. If you follow these simple strategies above, I believe you'll grow into the person you want to be while finding joy on the path. Isn't that what we all strive for?

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?

An Easy Formula for Answering the Most Important Job Search Question

Steve Dalton | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Steve Dalton

Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.

I Will Not Get Your Coffee: How Young Professionals Can Demand More of Their Jobs and Internships

Courtney Michelle Johnson | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Courtney Michelle Johnson

Just simply having a job or an internship is not enough. Even if it's at the biggest company in the world with the best salary possible for your field, it' s still not enough. In order to be successful, you must demand more -- and no, I don't only mean more pay. I mean more out of the experience.

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.

Gift of History: People and Their Stories Matter Within Organizations

Karthik Rajan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

While war veterans have their moments to reflect back and share, what about the rank and file in the business world? What are they proud of? What are their stories within the organization's history?

Thinking About Starting Your Own PR Business? Here's What You Need to Know

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 01.30.2015 | Small Business
Ximena N. Beltran

Deciding to start a business is a lot like standing on the edge of a cliff and deciding to jump with the hope that you don't hit the water down below in a way that causes permanent damage (in this case, to your career growth).

My Career Journey: Genesis of Connecting Human Relationships with Analytics

Karthik Rajan | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Overall, in life, there are some conversations that are turning point in terms of reorienting our thinking. That conversation with my well-wisher friend, is one of those defining moments.

Parenting Is Sometimes Like A Triathlon

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Jenny G. Perry

You feel like you are winning at times. You excel in one way, but always have a weaker leg of the race. You prepare, but you never know what the weather will be like that day. It could be cold and windy or really freakin' hot.

6 Steps To Finding To Finding The Right Career For You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Got the Sunday night blues? You're not alone. Plenty of people aren't in careers they love, and because work takes up so much of our time, that's a hu...

How to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.: Leave a Meaningful Legacy

Tarra Christoff M.A. | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarra Christoff M.A.

Have you ever considered the legacy that you'd like to leave the world? While this may sound like a lofty question, legacy holds the power to transform you. As a career and legacy coach, I can assure you that this seldom asked inquiry can create seismic shifts in your life.

7 Ways to Appear More Intelligent On a Job Interview

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Jacqueline Whitmore

Either consciously or unconsciously, we tend to make judgments about a person based on first impressions. And the best way to make a positive first impression on a job interview is to embrace uncommon common sense.

3 Ideas to Land Your Next Job

Kevin Siskar | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Kevin Siskar

Thinking about how most of us spend the majority of our day working, if your job isn't something that you enjoy then there's really no better time to put that change at the top of your list.