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5 Ways We Can Apply The Ancient Art of Feng Shui To Our Careers

Karen Trepte | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Karen Trepte

Feng shui is a Chinese philosophy of harmony. As an intuitive business coach, my clients regularly tell me that they feel out of alignment with their careers. It's during these times that I like to remind them about the ancient art of feng shui.

21 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Internship

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Maintain your contacts as much as possible after you leave your internship. Check back in every once in a while, and reach out to them when you're looking for more permanent positions.

Five Tips for Earning Your Seat at the Table

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Brooks McCorcle

Whether you are brand new to an organization or you've been supporting it for years, never be afraid to jump right in. If you can get yourself to the table, and if you can prove yourself, you will get invited back.

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

Perks That Can Get You Fired

Nicole Williams | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

A cheeky "extra dinner on expenses" here, a few color copies of your résumé on the old work copier there... Hell, who's gonna notice? Answer: Your Boss.

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Retirement Planning: Women Are Better At Saving And Investment Than Men

Buck Wargo | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

When it comes to investing and retirement savings, women have an edge over men. The problem is that when it comes to how much they have saved for retirement planning, men still have the advantage because they earn more than women.

Reinvention

Nicole Williams | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

Ah, reinvention. Is there a more hopeful concept? Summer is in the air, and with it comes a desire to throw off what's old and embrace what's new. Our apartments, our wardrobes, our hair, our boyfriends - we're all about embracing change. But our careers? Let's be honest.

An Open Letter to Summer Interns Looking to Make the Most of their Experience (Part 1)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

You've worked hard to get this opportunity and you want to make sure you get the most out of it. During the remaining weeks of your internship, think of this opportunity as a chance to "try on" a new role, or possibly several new roles if you're given the chance to rotate through different areas of the organization.

Finding Your Calling Through Crisis

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Adele Scheele

Nobody wants devastating medical news. Yet, it can serve as a compass needle to redirect you when you are lost... if you're willing to look. Los Angeles-based photographer Bill Aron was struck with cancer not once, but three times.

7 Signs You're at a Dead-End Job

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Careers are slightly more difficult to navigate than highways, and it's hard to know whether your job has you in the fast lane to a bright future -- or on the road to nowhere.

Dissatisfied With Your Internship? 9 Ways to Make It Work

Lauren Jessen | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

We've all been there, and it really is no way to spend your time. Instead of using your energy being dissatisfied with your internship, use that energy to figure out how to make your internship work. Here are some tips to make the most of your internship when you are feeling frustrated with it.

It's Time to Break Free

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Avis Jones-DeWeever

Around this time every year, I start thinking about what it really means to be free. In my estimation, boiled down to it's most essential element, Fr...

6 Tips to Boost Your Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
Tamesha Keel

Before beginning your job search, it's important for you to change your perspective. Job searching is more than just finding a "job;" it's finding the right opportunity to broaden your experience and cultivate the necessary skills to propel you further in your career.

This Is How You Should Answer Questions About Your Current Salary When Interviewing

Quora | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Quora

You may assume that a recruiter is just looking to match the minimum needed to get you in the door. While that might happen at sub-par companies, that should not happen at companies with fair, principled compensation.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

How Colors Impacted My Happiness and Professional Success

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

In trying to understand people better and communicate more simply, colors have propelled my life in immeasurable ways -- from jubilant moods to more self-awareness.

2 Reasons Why You Are The Bomb

Rana Campbell | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rana Campbell

Stories and who we are help make connections between and among us. They are the thread that makes up the many different types of relationships we will have in life.

A Message to Corporate Leaders Post Charleston

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Melissa J. Nixon

I can only imagine what it was like in many corporate offices post the tragedy of Charleston on the Thursday that followed such a devastating event. I can remember many times when I was in a corporate environment not wanting to go into work because of national events that happened revolving around race.

Finding Your Purpose: The Secret Sauce of Success

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ingrid Peschke

Not many people can say they've worked the same job for 75 years. Add to that such a deep affection for the work that it never grows old. This de...

Baby Boomers Can't Quit: Still Want to
Work After They "Retire"

Buck Wargo | Posted 06.22.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Baby Boomers are retiring on a daily basis, but that doesn't mean they've stopped working or even want to stop working. And their retirement planning and work choices are not always about the money.

Leaving Your Dream: TEDx Talk

Karen Korellis Reuther | Posted 06.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karen Korellis Reuther

The iconic round red carpet sat before an immense fish tank setting the stage for "Changing Currents", TEDxBerkleeValencia held at the Oceanogràfic...

What Happens When You're Highly Educated But Experience Discontent

Karen Henson Jones | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Karen Henson Jones

I began to wonder if people are inherently unhappy in corporations, or if they have individual passions that need to be addressed.

7-Step Formula for Success

Blayne Davis | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Blayne Davis

Countless self-help books flirt and kiss but rarely go all the way. Perhaps because for the most part it's the commercial appearance of value with their pretty fonts, lively testimonials, and convoluted messages that escape even the greatest cryptographer.

10 Subtle Signs of Job Dissatisfaction

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Grace Bluerock

When people start a new job, they generally do so with optimism and motivation, hoping to experience great success and fulfillment, and often many do. For others though, as time goes by, subtle signs of job dissatisfaction might start to creep in.