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Can I Really Impact My Work-Life Balance?

Julie Cohen, PCC | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Julie Cohen, PCC

I don't need another article or blog post about work-life balance to tell me I'm overwhelmed. Do you? The media continually reminds us that our modern lifestyle is not sustainable for a sane and satisfying life.

18 Valuable Lessons From Pursuing The Wrong Career Path

Elyse Gorman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You can learn a lesson from anything and everything life throws your way. And if you view life this way, you've always won. You're always receiving gifts. That's how I see my years spent pursuing a career path that didn't sit right with my heart. Here are 18 valuable lessons that I learned...

Women Helping Women: My Chat With Mom Trends' Nicole Feliciano

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

Nicole Feliciano is one of those women who has made hard choices in order to live her life more on purpose and in alignment with what she most deeply values -- and through doing so, she is inspiring so many other women to do the same.

7 Ways to Test Out If a Career Is Right For You

Alexandra Rice | Posted 10.29.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

Graduation is just a few months away, and you still have no idea what you want to do after college. Well, you can take solace in the fact that you are not alone. The feeling is common, especially for students whose college major doesn't directly align with a career path.

What To Do When You're Among The Oldest People At Your Workplace

Next Avenue | Phyllis Weiss Haserot | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Phyllis Weiss Haserot One of the traits of boomers I always point out in my intergenerational workplace programs is ...

Start Asking for It

Jordan Dansky | Posted 10.27.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

You need to ask for it. You need to be a little more confident and take a little more risks. You need to shoot a little higher with your goals and aspirations. No one is just going to give you something you want -- especially if they have no idea you want it!

Emotional Intelligence: Cult or Competitive Advantage?

Sara Canaday | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

Behavioral intelligence, social fluency, the ability to apply emotional intelligence -- these are the teachable skills that can launch people into greater professional and personal success.

12 Inspiring Quotes About Doing What You Love

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

The most important thing that I've found, however, is to do what you love. I always got distracted from taking the time to truly search my soul with what fulfilled me when it came to work and my passions. I thought about what would be more likely to make me money.

'Are We There Yet?!' = The Enemy of Positive Change

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Process can be hard and it can be painful but more painful is our own judgment of it. When we rail against it and curse it and judge ourselves for not being stellar, it just makes matters worse.

Why Young Women Need to Negotiate, Now

Ellevate | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Ellevate

Statistics aside, I'm an advocate of young women always negotiating to develop that skill as soon as possible. There are a variety of ways to negotiate; it does not only have to be with salary and benefits from a job offer.

How to Take Your Work Outfit From Day to Night

Rana Campbell | Posted 10.21.2014 | Style
Rana Campbell

You're supposed to meet the girls for drinks after work at a swanky bar and you have no time (or space) to bring a change of clothes. What do you do? Wear your night outfit to work... of course!

Sheryl Sandberg, Give 'Lean In' a Rest

Neale Godfrey | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Neale Godfrey

As long as women are the ones having the babies and are more likely to be the ones managing the household as well, they will be the ones dealing with the balancing act between career ambitions and family needs/obligations.

Are You Waiting for Your Career's Prince Charming?

Shawn Tolleson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Shawn Tolleson

Do yourself a favor and purge the Prince Charming myth once and for all. Take responsibility for your career goals and go get them now. Sure, you'll get rejected, and you'll get frustrated and be uncomfortable. But it will be yours. Your mistakes, your fear and your victories and triumphs.

Yagana Shah

The Unexpected Age When People Say They Are Their Happiest

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.17.2014 | Fifty

Worried your glory days are behind you? Think again. A new survey shows that your golden years really are your happiest. A survey of 2,000 Britons ...

From Suits to Sweats, A Woman's Reconciliation With Her New Self

Juliana Maio | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Juliana Maio

Most troubling was the shift of identity that was taking place inside of me. Law had been so good to me, I couldn't think of shedding that identity. And why should I? I was still a lawyer; but in the eyes of the world, the metamorphosis from lawyer to author was at the very least confusing.

Can Blogging Help You Build Your Career? 5 Questions to Consider

Melissa Llarena | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Ten years ago, the blogosphere seemed like a place for those looking to write about an interest outside of their jobs. Today, there are thousands of b...

7 Things Successful People Never Say

Monica Bourgeau | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Monica Bourgeau

Have you ever noticed that the most successful people share a certain kind of attitude? For example, successful people don't spend a lot of time complaining. They're busy taking action and creating their success.

5 Myths Women Are Told About The Workplace

Dee Poku-Spalding | Posted 10.06.2014 | Women
Dee Poku-Spalding

I got to a really good place in my career. And then, reality set in. I plateaued, I had no personal life and I was exhausted by the late hours and the daily grind of navigating corporate culture.

The Unexpected Consequences Of Success

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Srinivasan Pillay

People often prepare for failure, but rarely prepare for what they will do when they succeed.

How to Overcome the Need to Be Liked

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.03.2014 | Women
Mercedes Maidana

When we are able to love ourselves unconditionally and accept ourselves just the way we are, it does not matter if other people love us or hate us, like us or dislike us.

5 Signs You're Ready to Start Your Own Business

Gillian Small | Posted 10.02.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

Starting a new business, be it big or small, is far from easy. In the early stages you will inevitably drift between periods of certainty and uncertainty about your decision. You will feel like you are constantly swaying with the wind of opinions from your peers.

10 Things You Need To Do When You Lose Your Job

Madelyn Hammond | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Madelyn Hammond

Let's face it: Many times the ones who have been there the longest, making a lot of money, get the boot. Sometimes it's a surprise, but almost always, if you really look at your career the warning signs were there.

Where Can I Sign up for the Activities Fair?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 09.25.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

Yes, we probably shouldn't all up and quit our jobs every few months. Probably not the best tactic. But there is absolutely no harm in exploring other curiosities. You may not be in your dream job, but you may not know what that next step may be just yet either.

How to Pick a Lifestyle Consistent with Your Passion

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Too many people, young and older, let their career and their lifestyle happen to them, rather than proactively making things happen based on their personal passions, skills, and interests.

5 Ways You Change When You Hang Out With Dr. Oz

Jill Herzig | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill Herzig

Every job change comes with lifestyle changes: You adjust to a different commute, switch your coffee place, maybe spiff up your wardrobe (a handbag up...