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How to Change Everything About Your Life in One Year

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

July 12, 2013 was the last day of my former life. The life where I was a managing partner and the director of events for a big, swanky, successful nightclub. The life where I was glued to my Blackberry and kept three pairs of high heels under my desk for easy access before meetings.

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

Interview: Life Lessons and Styling Advice With Celebrity Stylist, Chiara Solloa

Christina Scribner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Christina Scribner

Growing up in Miami, Chiara was raised by her grandmother who designed clothing and her mother who was a clothing buyer. Chiara's styling career started in elementary school, as she went thrifting for dresses for her school's production of Cinderella.

In the Corner Office, You're Not Allowed to Cry

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

Professional and material rewards blind society to those who need help. We equate a great resume and large bank account with happiness. Casual observers don't register anything wrong; sufferers are too conflicted about the emptiness they feel.

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

Katie Donovan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

Did school teach you the skill for the job and the career center teach you how to get the first job? Yup, but most likely no one taught you about all the things that can happen in the first job. Here are five tips to help negotiate the early part of your career and beyond.

Networking: The Good, the Bad and the Extremely Awkward

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 08.14.2014 | Business
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Although networking events will never be like a comfortable night out with friends, they are still extremely important in this social workforce we are going into. You never know what the connections you make at these events can take you!

How A Cancer Diagnosis Helped This Baker Transform Her Career -- And Perspective On Life

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Struggles can be transformed into something positive with the right perspective. And that was certainly the case for Kimberly Bailey, whose breast can...

This Is Why I Teach

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 08.11.2014 | Education
Grete DeAngelo

I've lost count of how many times I've heard, "I could never do what you do," but I think that's only because people don't know what they are missing out on.

The Boss Screwed Me

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Robert Lusson

Gender bias against women is a well studied, and by now, well established fact of life. The higher levels of anxiety and depression for women resulting from those biases is a theme that continues to play out in therapy sessions across the nation.

Good-Time Sunglasses (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 08.07.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

Does your workday feel like a walk on the beach? Rich Amundson's didn't, so he sailed his way into a new career. In 2009, Rich founded Dicks Cottons, a sunglasses company with fashionable, affordable, shades for party-ready Millennials.

5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

The idea of positive thinking (and therefore banning negativity) is not new, but is affecting us now more than ever - at home and at work. And ironically, its effects are mostly negative.

Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8...

30 Career Tips Every Young Woman Should Know

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.31.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Sometimes you will feel like you have to work a little harder to make an impression than a man would, that's OK. Don't use that as a crutch, use it as a motivator to be better.

Ready to Shine? How to Start Using Your Natural Talents and Light Up the World With Them

Kathy Caprino | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

If you feel off course and know you're in the wrong job or career, I'd recommend taking these three steps to move away from thinking and actions that are keeping you from reaching your highest potential and being of service in the way you dream to:

6 Ways To Know You Love Yourself

Michael McNair | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael McNair

Self-acceptance takes work. You know this and perhaps, you even laugh at how ridiculous the criticism you give yourself sometimes, because deep down inside you know that you are your worst judge and that you have the power to be your biggest cheerleader as well. That's real love right there.

4 Practical Ways to Finding Your Life's Passion

Deena Varshavskaya | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Deena Varshavskaya

My mom was a non-political, non conformist by nature. This was best expressed by the fact that, if she wanted something, there was no stopping her. She set her own rules. These two traits  --  questioning everything and being unafraid to go after what I want  --  has defined who I am.

You Can't Motivate Other People So Don't Even Try!

Carol Morgan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Inspiring people is great! It implies that you have moved them mentally or emotionally in some way. But motivating people implies action. Go ahead and inspire all you want. But leave the action to other people! If you don't, you will only become as frustrated and exhausted as I've been.

Mission Possible: How to Thrive As a Working Mother of Young Children

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Melissa Llarena

By letting ourselves get lost in appointments, meetings and obligations, we risk missing out on enjoying what's truly important in life. Here are four takeaways I've realized are crucial for thriving, especially for new moms who feel as though they have too much on their plates.

Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges y...

The Best (And Worst) Reasons To Become A Doctor

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

While doctoring may not involve the hard life of a cowboy, it certainly has its challenges. And those challenges are becoming even more apparent as our health care system changes.

Why There Is Always Enough Room in Your Industry as a Startup

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

I'm all about taking risk where it makes sense, but I also practice caution and commons sense in an attempt to preserve my efforts and energy. These are the kinds of thoughts that were running through my head:

Are You a Hamster?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

The beginning of wisdom is to know whether you really are a life-long (at least, career-long) hamster. If you are, there is no problem -- except that you will never be rich. Accept it. But if you have ambitions to stop being a hamster, you need to know why. And when you will make the transition.

What to Do When You Have No Idea What You Want to Do With Your Life

Michael Price | Posted 07.14.2014 | Good News
Michael Price

The world has changed, ladies and gentlemen. Today, there is more opportunity than you can imagine, and there's no excuse to waste your time doing something you have no interest doing. If you're stuck and in a rut, look no further than towards your aptitude.

How To Discover Your Career Passion

Kristen Brown | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

Everybody has a special gift that they are given and it's up to you to determine what that gift is and how you're going to bestow it upon the world. So ask your friends, family and coworkers what you're good at and then take stock of your own traits, behaviors and patterns.

What I Learned From a Year of Software Engineering

Jasmine Tsai | Posted 07.11.2014 | Technology
Jasmine Tsai

In an industry awed and driven by cerebral achievements, there exist the noisy games of some trying to assert intellectual prowess through various loud points of view. For personalities like mine that care a lot about "the best way to do something", it can be an intimidating and confusing