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Successful Women Walking the Tightrope between Motherhood and Career - What Helps? What Hurts? An Author Speaks Out

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Should I Apologise for Wanting to Be More Than a Parent?

Kerry Villers | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Kerry Villers

I am in no doubt that being a parent will always be the most important thing I do, but being a parent has not obliterated all other facets of my personality. I still want to succeed, have a career, and earn money. The problem is, I haven't the time to do both.

Craving Your Dream Job? Do This First.

Beth Frede | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Beth Frede

I believe the biggest obstacle by far to finding your dream job is not knowing what you want to do in the first place.

Publicity DIY: How to Get Press Without a Publicist

Malene Barnett | Posted 10.07.2015 | Arts
Malene Barnett

"Who's your publicist?" my girlfriend asked me over the phone recently. My answer nearly caused her to drop the phone in shock. "You did all this without a publicist?" she asked once she recovered from her disbelief.

Are You Addicted to the Approval of Others? 5 Ways to Overcome It

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

On a scale of one to seven, seven being highest, how high is your need to be approved and validated by other people? Next, ask your spouse or best friend to rate you on the same scale, and then compare answers. Some other ways to overcome approval addiction:

How to Man Up After Getting Knocked Down | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

There are days in a man's life he never forgets: the births of his children, his first and last games in competitive sports and the moment he's informed that he's out of a job. The latter, of course, is a tough pill to swallow

6 Vital Steps To Change Your Career

Elyse Santilli | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Keep this list close at hand and read it whenever you have a wobbly moment of fear or doubt. Stay strong, beautiful soul. You've got this.

Own Who You Are and What You Do

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

Declaring yourself as anything is scary. But if it's who you are, you must own it. Don't avoid it, run away from it, or downplay it.

Lisa Ling: America Has 'No Shortage Of Stories'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.30.2015 | Media

Lisa Ling has reported from some of the most dangerous places on the planet, including North Korea and Afghanistan. But for the past fi...

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

The Need For Uncertainty

Eugene Lim | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Eugene Lim

Pick a day and get out of bed early. Assemble your best friends. Lock them in a room with you. Draft a master plan for world domination. Do something, anything. What's the worse that can happen?

Life's Lesson: Why I'm Learning We Never Really Left the Classroom

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

It was this weird rush. Like everything that I wasn't was suddenly brought to my eyes all at one time. There I stood in the store, looking for a gift...

5 Tips on How Your Bridge Job Can Benefit Your Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Kelly Lynn Adams

Even if you hate your job(s) and are working on an exit strategy to leave, you must shift your perception and turn around your thinking of your bridge job(s). Your job can be looked upon as your secret angel investor or your sugar daddy.

5 Types of Difficult Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them

Avelist | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business

You've worked with them all at one point or another. Here's how to handle their quirks and critiques like a boss, even if you aren't one.

Are You a Placenta?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

I was at a get together a few days ago and the topic went on to childbirth and how women go through so much in order to have children. From there we d...

Planned Parenthood, The Pill, And P. T. Barnum

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

After a half century of progress, thanks in large measure to Planned Parenthood, some Republicans seem determined to try to march us backwards - and seem determined to make a circus out of trying to shut down the organization.

Writing as a Career Choice

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Ivanovs

I just finished writing and publishing my piece on online career choices, and one of the career choices that I emphasized the most was to become a wri...

5 Incredible Reasons We Are Petrified of Cold Calling and Overcoming Them in 3 Simple Steps

Ian Khan | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

In all fairness, if you feel you can't breathe when cold calling and your mind gets numb, you are one of us. The regular people. Folks who are normal. With that now made clear, you can take a deep breath and relax.

3 People to Learn From to Better Your Career

Mitch Causey | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

Solitary confinement. It has to be one of the worst punishments, even for hardened criminals. There is even a movement right now to reduce or eradicate it from our prison system because of its terrible effects. Regardless of your background, we each need people around us to spur us on, encourage us, and sometimes even keep us sane.

Not All Women Want to Date a 'Career Man'

Jennifer Dziura | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women
Jennifer Dziura

Some women have really type-A, go-getter personalities. And some men are really not cut out for the stress of having to make a living. Some women aren't just looking for a relationship where everybody does everything.

Follow Your Bliss; Or Be Hunted Down By It

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

I left that workforce because being in it bored me, depressed me, and made me chronically tired and angry. Ignore your bliss and you will have symptoms. Why? Because it's the intrinsic, innermost you trying to get your attention. Don't keep doing this, it insists, raising its voice until your body aches with it.

5 Keys to Eliminating Debt | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices

Eliminating credit card debt is a top priority for many African-American families. The good news is that there are a few straightforward solutions to this problem. The other good news is that is each step is simple to do.

Outrageous Boss Requests: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Jill Jacinto | Posted 09.03.2015 | Women
Jill Jacinto

File papers: check. Develop marketing plan: check. Get baby from doctor and drop off prescription medication at pharmacy...check? Everyone needs additional help from time to time, including your boss. But how much is too much when it comes to asking a favor from an employee?

Why It's Dangerous to Become 'Too Comfortable'

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

I was good at my job, but that's just it... "good." Imagine if I operated with the same motivation and desire to be better as when I first started? I probably would have been further ahead. There should never be a point in your life when you feel as though you are just "going through the motions."