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Navigating the 7 Stages of Career Change

Joseph Liu | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Joseph Liu

After going through a few major career pivots myself, and coaching hundreds of professionals through career transitions, I began noticing that people successful at relaunching their careers tend to go through 7 stages of career change.

How To Manage Working From Home

Quora | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business

What are the challenges of working from home and how have you overcome them? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answer ...

What Social Media Isn't Telling You About 'Productivity'

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

What's something that, at one point in your life, you believed to be 100 percent true...and now you no longer believe? I'll go first. My limiting be...

Are You Missing the 'Go' Factor?

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

In 2003, the Human Genome Project was hailed a massive success. We'd officially mapped out the entire genetic makeup of human DNA, save a tiny percen...

Entrepreneurship may not be for you

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

We need to talk. Entrepreneurship as a vague philosophical concept is really trendy right now. You're going to see a lot of posts on social media t...

Thoughts From The Road as a Digital Nomad

Zack Young | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Zack Young

It's been almost 5 months since I left London to embark on a somewhat experimental life as a digital nomad. If you don't know what a 'digital nomad' i...

6 Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Instagram

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

Between January 1, 2015 and January 1, 2016, I went from having zero followers on Instagram to 150,000 followers. In that same time period: My e...

3 New Truths About Millennials and Their Careers

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

The common line of thought coming from the media is that our generation wants more than we "deserve" -- that we're not willing to work for it. Our elders compare us to generations of the past. We don't have any grit or follow through, they say.

3 Steps to Quickly Make $1000 Per Month with an Online Business

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

While 99% of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money...there's a special group of "in the know" people who are waking up to a world of financial potential that most people don't know is possible.

At 19 I Decided it Was Time to Fire My Boss -- Here's Why

Carla Schesser | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Carla Schesser

Don't misunderstand me, I am not advocating you resigning at this very moment and ignoring any and all responsibility you currently have. What I meant by 'firing my boss' was making a decision that I no longer would live my life at the whim of someone else's control.

Inspiration Is for Amateurs

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

Perhaps the best thing about inspiration is the deep feeling of focus and clarity you feel when you externalize your reasons for doing something and attribute your work to some source besides your own mind.

Got a Mind for Finance? Consider Freelance Trading

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

As the world of self-employment grows, so do our opportunities. The days of being limited to one type of specialty are gone, replaced by exciting and innovative gigs. Today's freelancers have incredible options to work when they want, where they want, doing the job they love.

Work Has Changed; 2016 Is the Year Government Realizes What It Means

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Gene Zaino

It's apparent to anyone who wishes to look that tomorrow's workforce will be dramatically different than the long term employer-employee model of the past.

Stop Giving in to Motivation Porn

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

Perhaps you've noticed the feeling before... You're on Facebook or Instagram, scrolling through your feed consuming post after post of "valuable" con...

Why You Never Have to "Network" Again

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

When you make friends with successful people the sky's the limit. This is how partnerships are made, handshake deals are done, and new audiences found...

How to Make Your Work Go Viral -- a.k.a. How to Be 'So Damn Good'

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

A few years ago, I had my first piece of writing go "viral." It was called "An Open Letter To Frustrated 20-Somethings" and it started off as a Facebook rant that got picked up and spread all over the world.

From ETSY Retailers to Electricians: A Self-Employed Borrowers Guide to Getting a Home Mortgage Loan

Roger Odoardi | Posted 01.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Roger Odoardi

Self-employed borrowers, unlike traditional homebuyers, often encounter a few obstacles when attempting to get approved for a home mortgage loan. The reasons can be complicated. Here's a story that I believe best sums up the experience many self-employed borrowers will encounter when looking to purchase a home.

4 Ways Self-employment Changed How I Define 'Wealth'

Joseph Liu | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Joseph Liu

When I left the corporate world, my finances also took a major hit, at least initially. The days of corporate perks, financial incentives, and year-end bonuses came to an abrupt halt. I initially felt like I had let go of a lot of "wealth" in my life.

Three Things Forward-Thinking Companies Need to Know to Attract Millennial Independent Workers in 2016

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Gene Zaino

Millennials currently make up 30% of America's independent workforce. Within the next two years, they will become the largest generation of self-emplo...

The Psychology of a FOUNDR

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

Be honest with me. Have you ever had the thought that you wanted to start your own business but didn't know how? Do you have it frequently?

The Truth About People Who Play 'Devil's Advocate'

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

One thing that bothers me is the concept of playing "Devil's Advocate." Oftentimes, if we come up with a good idea, friends, family and coworkers wi...

The Beauty of Freelancing (Before You Hit the 'Big Time' With Your Digital Business)

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

So you want to start your own online business? I'm not going to sugar coat it, sell you rainbows and unicorns or tell you that becoming an entrepre...

How To Get Your Ideas Into The World Quickly & Painlessly

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

While 99% of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money...there's a special group of "in the know" people who are waking ...

Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers (Overcoming Mental Barriers)

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

Kids can be really annoying at times. Case in point: The "Why" game. Aren't familiar? I bet you are. Let me refresh you. It goes something like this...

How to Get a Ton of Work Done Without Having Any Discipline

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Here is the step-by step breakdown for how I started writing so consistently, which you can apply to just about any goal: