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4 Ways to Get Expert Career Advice Without the Fuss

Ebonie Townsend | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Ebonie Townsend

Here are four resources you can tap into today to connect with ambitious, helpful, successful people who are more than happy to give you advice!

Women in Business Q&A: Stacey Boyd, Founder and CEO, Schoola

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacey Boyd is the Founder and CEO of Schoola. Schoola gives children opportunities at school to discover and fulfill their full potential by empoweri...

Baseball From the Lower End of the Lineup

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Stoufis

A long time ago, I cheered for my adorable smiling preschooler as he hit the tee, and finally the ball after his fifth swing. The following year, I asked Nikolas if he'd like to play T-ball again and he replied, "No, baseball is a waste of my life." A few years passed and Nikolas announced he'd like to give the sport another try.

Embracing the Youth of Today, Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow

Michael Mauldin | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Mauldin

Even if we can't always relate to their music, don't understand what they're doing on social media, or think they push the envelope a little too much, let's embrace the next generation and take time to listen to what they have say.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Petralia, COO and Co-Founder, Kabbage, Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathryn has spent the past 20 years working with startups and established companies focused on credit, payments, technology and ecommerce. Kathryn an...

Leaderful Communities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In Kenya, Joan Otpi trains farmers to create fortified, nutrient-rich flour; in Pennsylvania, Janet Chambers launched a mentoring program for high school girls; and in El Salvador, Michelle Leach is giving youth a way to develop a local economy.

Recruiting Your Perfect Mentor

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Tyler Tervooren

If I've learned anything about success in my relatively short time on Earth, it's that in order to have any chance to obtain it, it's really important to surround yourself with people that are better at what they do than you are at what you do.

Getting Started in UX -- 5 NYC Pros Share Their Stories

Iva Turgut | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Iva Turgut

I have learned the most by collaborating and talking to other fellow UX professionals. So I invited some friends and great people I've met in the NYC UX community to share their story and a piece of advice that would help others get started and accelerate their careers.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where sh...

If its all about who you know, why not start with you?

Elliot Begoun | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

There are many ways to begin this practice. I find a formal meditation process to be very important for my journey. Countless resources are available, but a few that I have used and recommend are as follows.

Power of Mentoring for Social Change

Eli Wolff | Posted 07.19.2015 | Impact
Eli Wolff

Mentors do more than help new employees learn the basics of the workplace. They also help others develop values and new perspectives on the world.

Christina Wilkie

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Fights To Help Keep Kids Out Of Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four senators from both ends of the political spectrum will introduce a bill Wednesday that is aimed at keeping at-risk young people out...

Golf and the Music Biz with Steve Rennie

Corey Ferrugia | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Corey Ferrugia

Steve Rennie is a former record label executive, talent manager, concert promoter, entrepreneur, and not to mention, an incredible golfer. In a recent article, Billboard Magazine ranked Steve No. 1 on their music industry golf leaderboard.

Women in Business Q&A: Kelley Spoljaric, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, ComfortCam

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kelley Spoljaric is Co-Founder and CMO of ComfortCam, a company that makes and sells a Wifi enabled camera and app that safely and securely allows you...

Mika Brzezinski: 'Do not say you are sorry'

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and the author of three best-selling books. Her memoir All Things At Once became a New York Tim...

Julia Gillard on leadership and women in public life

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.04.2015 | Politics
Laura Dunn

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard received a warm welcome when she returned to her homeland of Wales earlier this week. Visiting the Na...

3 Things About Life That I Shared With My 20 Year-old

Elliot Begoun | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Elliot Begoun

Life works in mysterious ways. My middle daughter recently turned 20. On the day of her birthday, I drove her to the airport. She was heading to Indianapolis for a national meeting of her sorority.

Dashed Hopes: The Two Words That Erase Your Children's Dreams

Todd Kestin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Todd Kestin

I worked with John for several years, helping him navigate the treacherous waters of adolescence, and for as long as he could remember he had always wanted to bring together his love of numbers and sports, particularly baseball.

Women in Business Q&A: Rachel Parcell, Pink Peonies

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Rachel Parcell is the creator of Pink Peonies where she shares style and beauty tips, mixed in with glimpses of her personal life in Salt Lake City. S...

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

Tom Ayling | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Tom Ayling

Steve Jobs had very limited furniture in his first home. Yet he hung a portrait of the great scientist. Albert Einstein. He studied Albert through and through.

Heroes and Mentors... Especially in Midlife

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Midlife can be a time of great flux and turbulence. We can feel quite isolated, unsure if others are feeling similar things or if it's just us.

How Rejection Fueled My Fire

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Jeanette Cajide

When I was around 13 or 14 years old, I was playing baseball with my male cousins in my grandparent's backyard in New Jersey and my uncle said, "You can't play. Girls don't play baseball. You'll get hurt."

How One Day Can Change the Game for Girls in STEM

Heather Robinett | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Heather Robinett

To give you an idea of how the day went, we assigned small groups of two or three girls to a volunteer, and put them in three larger groups that rotated together. After an initial presentation, the girls cycled through our STEM stations. One station was a brilliant introduction to coding called, "Hour of Code." In our follow-up survey, 93 percent said they were "moderately to extremely likely" to try more programming on their own or by taking classes in the future.

Women in Business Q&A: Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Debra L. Lee is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) and the leading provider of entert...

The Bully in Your Head: 5 Steps to Calm the Noise

Traci Bild | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women
Traci Bild

Stop making things harder than they have to be. Why is it when people want something so bad -- that they can taste it, that they find every reason why they can't get it?