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Plagiarism: It's More Than Just Borrowing Words

Jess Kapp | Posted 07.28.2016 | Education
Jess Kapp

Last week, plagiarism became national news. It got me thinking about the bigger picture of plagiarism, and why it is about more than simply borrowing someone's words or ideas.

Trying Harder Doesn't Always Work

Melissa Heisler | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

Perhaps it is time to stop, and look at what you want to accomplish. Is there a different way to do it? Is it not the right timing? Does your expectation of the end result need to shift? What is not in alignment with you?

7 Characteristics of an Employable College Graduate

Anne Deeter Gallaher | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Anne Deeter Gallaher

As a college graduate, you now have a clearer and shorter path to increased earning potential, compounded retirement potential, and a longer and healt...

Good Friends, Hard Work, and Love Showed Me It's Never Too Late to Discover The Purpose of Your Life!

Honey Good | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

By Susan "Honey" Good When I was a little girl my mother gave me my first diary. It was lavender with a lock and a key! It was the lock and the key ...

Why We're Hardwired to Believe in the American Dream

Helen Zhao | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Helen Zhao

Despite the deteriorating health of the American dream, many still feel just as strongly about it. In a Pew Research Center survey, 64 percent of re...

Summer Camp in the Kitchen

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tzvi Miller

Raise your hand if you ever went to and/or worked at sleep away summer camp. A hundred million hands go up. Raise your hand if you ever worked in a summer camp kitchen. Ninety percent of hands go down.

Making Your Career from Passion: Carlo Alberto Orecchia Shares His Insights on Creative Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

I feel incredibly lucky that my passions became my career. With Zoe Kravitz Professionals working in the arts are almost always working independen...

Myth: Hard Work And Credentials Determine Employment Opportunities

Alev Dudek | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Alev Dudek

Many jobseekers spend a great deal of time applying for job postings hoping that their fine-tuned resumes will land them the job of their dreams, or a...

My Newfound Respect for the Hard Work Performers Do Before Stepping on Stage

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
The University of Central Florida Forum

This stuff is not easy, and boy, oh, boy, I am not looking forward to seeing this video.

Pull-ups and Hard Work: From Avoidance to Embracing

Julie Cohen, PCC | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Julie Cohen, PCC

As an executive coach, I often spend time with my clients supporting them to be more effective by focusing on and enhancing their strengths. This always made sense to me. It's more efficient to build upon your strengths than to commit to the heavy lifting of addressing weaknesses, particularly with no guarantee of success.

Is Hard Work Overrated?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

As these concepts are counter to how we have been taught, they can be hard to embrace. Start one by one and build up your strength in each one. Over time you will find a new rhythm which flows you into your dream life without all that pesky hard work and struggle.

You Don't Have to Work Hard to Be Successful

Amol Sarva | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Amol Sarva

Time is finite, and there are only so many hours in the business day. So the trick to working smarter is simple: Work more efficiently.

First Comes Smarts, Then Comes the Hustle

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

While I've been focusing on promoting the "work hard" element of business, I've hedged away from talking about something that is just as important: working smart.

Thank You Kobe

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports
David Ongchoco

It's crazy how players like Kobe Bryant are able to bring people together even half-way across the globe. I'll admit that I'm not the biggest Kobe or Laker fan (at least not as big as my dad is) but every time I read about Kobe, I am inspired to get better at my craft; it's hard not to be.

'Hard Work' That Looks Like Mike Rowe and Me

Charles Clymer | Posted 11.03.2015 | Media
Charles Clymer

From what I can tell, although you don't really align with a political party, you believe in the conservative "bootstraps" theory: that people just need to put their shoulder into a task, have good ole American gumption, and they'll be alright.

A Gynecologist Tells Her Story About Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2015 | 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?

9 Jobs That Teach You How to Hustle (PHOTOS)

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

Work is hard, but there are certain jobs that may require a little more grit than others. Those that can successfully navigate through these professions will come out with an exceptional work ethic that can set them up for success anywhere.

A Surprising Definition of Success

Joe Polish | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Joe Polish

You can be sweeping floors for five years, doing everything right. No one notices. Yet one day, someone is going to notice. All of a sudden, you'll be going somewhere, because you gave it your best.

Positive Thinking Will Not Change Your Life!

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 07.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Stacie Huckeba

July 12th, 2012 was a day I'll never forget. That was the day everything changed. That was the day when I had to decide that no matter how unfair I th...

What Deadlines Are Doing To Your Creativity

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Got a big deadline coming up on a creative project? You may be in trouble, according to one neuroscientist. In an interview with The Washington Post...

10 Ways To Predict If Couples Counseling Will Save Your Marriage

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.06.2016 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

Talking about being willing to fight and do anything to save your relationship is easier said than done.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How then 24 year-old Sameer Mehta Sold His First Startup to Mark Cuban then Cofounded His Second Startup with Blake Griffin and Kevin Love

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Not many people, let alone college students, would go out of their way to cold-email more than 100 seasoned entrepreneurs and investors asking for feedback on their startup.

Hard Work

Amanda Slavin | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

My first job was in the events and marketing industry in New York. Endlessly fast-paced and unrelenting, there were times when I felt like I was on a hamster wheel, where I worked both day and night and still wasn't sure what I was working towards -- or for whom.

The Law of Attraction Is a Crock

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

The law of attraction is total bullshit. There. I said it. I know the self-help police are on their way now to fit me for a straightjacket and make su...

Our Iranian American Senator

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Throughout his career, he feels he has been blessed to live in society that creates opportunities for people who are disabled, as well as those who belong to a minority group, and he is driven by a desire to expand those opportunities.