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6 Steps To Take Towards Work/Life Balance

Melissa Escaro | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

The concept of work/life balance is prioritizing between your career or ambition and your lifestyle, which includes health, family, friends, and leisu...

11 Silly Words in Your Twitter Profile That Make You Look Like a Complete Tool

Gene Marks | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Twitter is a great social media service that you can use to find, engage and grow a community of potential customers. But if you're going to be on Twitter and use it for business, then do us all a favor and keep your Twitter profile professional.

Why Your Office Needs More Nature

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

He notes that most companies and interior designers pay scant attention to nature and sunlight exposure, or neglect them in order to keep costs down. But, he suggests, if we want to improve well-being at work, we may want to look at environmental factors more closely.

Nobody Cares. Work Harder.

Sarah Julien | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Sarah Julien

I never tell my clients how old I am. Unlike most other things, people actually care about experience. When they are audacious enough to ask, I answer...

‘Run Your Own Race’ And 5 Other Pieces Of Life Advice That Actually Changed Lives

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living

It’s true: We all get by with a little help from our friends. Take a moment and think about where you are in life today. Chances are, you got there...

From Professional to Professor

Karl Gude | Posted 06.06.2016 | Education
Karl Gude

Ten years ago I felt a powerful pull from the halls of academia to give back to my profession, to share my years of knowledge and experience with youn...

Kosovo as a Guide for Muslim-Jewish Collaboration

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.20.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

A majority-Muslim country invites ten Jewish Millennials from New York to attend an interfaith conference. At a time of cynicism and division, it sounds implausible, but it happened to us.

How To Do a Power Suit Worthy of Hillary Clinton

W | Posted 04.25.2016 | Style
W

By Caroline Grosso for W Magazine. Courtesy of net-a-porter.com The countdown to the New York primary is officially on. Channel the dynamism of the...

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

Women's History Month for Millennials

Allison Valderia | Posted 03.22.2016 | Women
Allison Valderia

Despite all of our collective accomplishments, we are not equal. We still earn less in the workforce.

You Don't Need Your Dad's Connections

Garrett Mintz | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

After you know the right people, who those people are, and have taken the time to listen to them, you can then easily transition to being understood. The key to being understood is to clearly and concisely convey what you are interested in doing.

Stop the Pro Bowl

Parth Taparia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports
Parth Taparia

Now I'm not saying let's not honor the best players of the season, but I'm sure there are better ways to do it. In fact, every other major sports, like MLB and the NBA, have more events than just the All-Star Game.

Why I Stopped Filling Out Job Applications

Carlos A. Osorio | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Carlos A. Osorio

If you're in the job market, I suggest taking full advantage of LinkedIn and optimizing your profile. Seek out people who may be working at a company or in an industry that you're interested in and invite them out to lunch. Perhaps they won't have anything available for you right then and there, but they probably know someone who does.

Women's Media Center 2015 Media Awards

Madinah James | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media
Madinah James

Last fall, the Women's Media Center celebrated a milestone marking it's 10-year anniversary during the 2015 Women's Media Center Awards ceremony held ...

5 Ways David Anderson Is Redefining Black Male Resilience

Ernest Owens | Posted 01.05.2016 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

For 38-year old Philadelphia native David Anderson, his life story represents the kind of comeback that often gets brushed aside by glossy celebrity tales that aren't easily relatable. But his resilience is the kind of brilliance that can inspire young and old and help counter the stereotypes of black men facing adversity.

A Professional Woman Is a Role Model for Her Children - The Life of a Dentist

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | 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?

Survival Kit for Entrepreneurs

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

When you decide to start a new business, at first everything is happiness, enthusiasm and energy to start your project. Nevertheless you need to take into consideration that only 15% of new businesses make it past the first two years.

Being Broke In College vs. Being Broke As An Adult

Mandatory | Posted 10.27.2015 | Comedy
Mandatory

Most of us have gone through a period in our lives when we're just flat-out broke. Hopefully it wasn't for too long of a time and eventually came to an end, but things drastically change when it happens. But how are things different when you're broke in college versus being broke as a grown-up out on your own? It's two different worlds. Here's what it's like when there's no money in your account in college and as an adult.

How to Discover Your Brand's Purpose

Janet Odgis | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

Every entrepreneur and professional should ask themselves three simple questions: • What is their company's purpose? • Why is that purpose valua...

The Business of Etiquette

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

It's more than just the practice of good manners and following respectful protocol when doing business with others -- it's the difference between a good businessman or businesswoman and a great one.

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

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.10.2016 | 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.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

'Creating a Culture of Well-Being'

Madinah James | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Madinah James

We recently hosted a Wellness Salon at our Edelman New York office to discuss one of the most critical issues confronting all of us today: Well-Being....

The Ick of No

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn't feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so when the time came to renew it, I decided not to. But there was one problem.

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.