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Why Bragging Is Good For Women in STEM

Judy Giordan | Posted 10.08.2013 | Science
Judy Giordan

One way I believe women can build successful STEM is through bragging. Unfortunately, bragging gets a bad rap.

How to Raise Your Female Voice

Cecilia Corral | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Cecilia Corral

When I stepped into my first engineering graduate school class, I quickly noticed I was the only female in the room. In my male-dominated courses, I butted heads with the boys in my group and literally felt like I had to scream to make my voice be heard. But, since then, I've learned a few things. Here's a few tips on how women can make their voices heard.

Working for Money Shows Poverty of Ambition

David Hassell | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business
David Hassell

Seek to be fulfilled by a career meaningful to YOU. Working for money shows a poverty of ambition. Don't let it happen to you. Make sure your career (your "WHY") is worthy of your life.

It's Amazing What You'll Discover Through New Eyes

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

You really don't have to go all that far on your voyage of discovery to find something new. You just need to have new eyes.

Ready for School?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It's time for broad bipartisan support for critically important investments in young children. And we must get this right for children: not for test makers, not for adult interests, but for children -- especially the poorest children.

12 Tips From Albert Einstein For Strengthening Your Brain

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

Mindfulness isn't a cure-all for everything on the planet. But it sure does help. With almost everything.

Happy Clients Are Repeat Clients

GalTime | Posted 09.16.2013 | Women

Focusing on customer satisfaction is critical, because happy clients become repeat clients. Maintaining clients is even more important for small businesses. By following three simple tips, you can help ensure your clients become happy, repeat clients.

The Key To Success

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 09.14.2013 | Technology
Brooks McCorcle

Math, at its core, is about solving problems - about breaking a challenge into its basic elements to be investigated, tested, manipulated and understood. Math can give you the tools to find a winning formula. And, it can create the path to your career.

Are You Becoming UN-done by Doing It All?

Terri Cole | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

I was a straight up workaholic and a crappy delegator. I was proud of how much I worked and how little I slept. I was addicted to the stress of getting it done and pulling off the impossible, until I started questioning the greater value of all of my hard work and sacrifice.

The Real Biological Clock Question Is Bigger Than Asking 'When to Have a Child?'

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty
Frank Schaeffer

Having children early enough to be an active grandparent, enjoying your grandchildren and contributing to their most profound sense of well being, is the deepest joy of life you've experienced.

New Boss? Six Steps to Starting Off Right

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Jennifer V. Miller

To make the best possible impression on your new boss, you want to do more than simply show your "curb appeal" and solid eye contact. Going the extra mile to demonstrate your capabilities as a team member requires a bit of planning on your part, but will be well worth the time.


Joan Gelfand | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Joan Gelfand

When faced with a blank sheet of paper, ordinary people cringe. When faced with a writing assignment, normal people would rather go to the dentist.

How To Rekindle Passion For Your Job (Really!)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Fatigue is lethal to inspiration. Avoid anyone who drains. Go towards energy hot spots in your job -- people and activities -- so your time is skewed towards inspiration.

How High Schoolers Can Find and Benefit From a Mentor

Joie Jager-Hyman | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Joie Jager-Hyman

What do Gwyneth Paltrow, Yves St. Lauren and Bob Dylan have in common? All of them got to the top of their fields with the support of a mentor. Mado...

It's Time for Leaders to Lead

Rana Florida | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

The traditional top-down approach, in which the boss sits at the top of the pyramid and orders the underlings to work harder, is no longer flying.

Why Undecided Is Okay

Uloop | Posted 08.21.2013 | College

Being undecided permits you to explore the incredible amount of new subjects and fields that a college education allows instead of holing you up immediately in your chosen degree. It wasn't until my first semester sophomore year that I finally found something I could see myself applying in a career.

Summer Swim: Living Life

Suna Senman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

The backstroke is living in faith, like walking on water. You trust the invisible substance of life and your ability to move peacefully on the surface of physical concerns with your face to the source of life's energy.

Finding the Superstar Employee

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Here's the problem: most people can't write a good job advertisement. They write the same ole mediocre ad everyone else has out there. And when you write a mediocre ad, you get mediocre people applying for that position.

Amanda Magee: I Went to Arianna Huffington's House and all I Got Was This Entirely New and Satisfying Way to See Things and Order My Life

Amanda Magee | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Amanda Magee

We weren't all mothers, we weren't all entrepreneurs, we didn't dress or look alike, but we all heard it: "There is no such thing as work life balance, there are just priorities."

Paula Puryear Martin: Why Overachieving Is Overrated

Paula Puryear Martin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women
Paula Puryear Martin

Achievement arises naturally from who you are. It follows your inner compass, even when all around you are certain you're headed the wrong way. Super-achieverdom, on the other hand, proceeds from an external locus of control.

Gail Becker: Forget Money and Power -- Escaping Your Comfort Zone, the New Measure of Success

Gail Becker | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

The best career advice I ever received also turned out to be my own best measurement of personal success: "Get out of your comfort zone."

Building A Tech Career

Laura Merling | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Laura Merling

These are questions we ask every single day, and I will continue to ask questions to challenge the status quo. Because I know that above it all, it is the questions - not necessarily the answers - that drive our progress and reveal the real opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Discusses Youth Employment

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Young people 16-24 are unemployed at more than twice the national average, and teenagers are unemployed at more than three times the national average....

Under His Wing... Should You Take Flight With a Male Mentor?

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

There is much buzz lately about women helping other women grow in the corporate world. Women in leadership positions are being asked to help more jun...

The Perfect Excuse: How We Allow Ourselves to Stay Stuck

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Start there, own it, and tackle the idea of exploring a change. Go as slow as you need to, but go. In the end, the unknown might be just what you need.