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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

Four Essential Skills to Develop in Your First Job

Erika Mark | Posted 07.10.2014 | College
Erika Mark

It is important to recognize that these experiences are much more than just a way to pay the rent; they are great opportunities to build an arsenal of tools that will support you through your entire career.

Stop Asking If Women Can Have It All

Tina Karkera | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Tina Karkera

I have a young daughter and my message to her will always be that she can be whatever she wants to be. But I would be doing her a disservice, not to mention setting her up for failure, if I told her that she can "have it all."

7 Ways To Actually Relax On Your Next Vacation

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It's vacation season and the time of year to step away from work to recharge and refresh. Sadly, many people don't take all the vacation days they earn. Others who take vacation end up working during their time off which defeats the purpose entirely.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

How to Overcome Your Biggest Business Obstacle

Julie Barnes | Posted 07.07.2014 | Small Business
Julie Barnes

This seemingly, innocent question crushes more entrepreneurial journeys than anything I see and hear as a coach. You would think it would be money. But it's not.

The Future of Work: Can We Make Work Better?

Maureen Conway | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Maureen Conway

If we are truly to address the challenge of inequality, then business leaders will have to be engaged and involved in thinking about transformational strategies in the world of work that can both advance working people and support strong businesses.

How to Increase Your Income by 60 Percent

Lauren Bowling | Posted 07.03.2014 | Money
Lauren Bowling

Let's face it -- opportunities to significantly increase your income are few and far between. Diversifying your income streams, either through multiple jobs, a side hustle, or a rental property is always a good idea.

Don't Succeed, Thrive

Hannah M. Murphy | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah M. Murphy

The key to redefining success is exactly this: finding responsibilities that you enjoy. No, not responsibilities at work or school that you enjoy, but responsibilities in your personal life. I, as most college students do, understand how difficult it is to balance your personal life and work life.

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Simon Tam | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Simon Tam

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." Your career is no different.

Why We Should Be Grateful For The 'Down Periods' Of Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

It's easy to feel like you're on top of the world when your career is soaring, you're living passionately and you're accomplishing one dream after the...

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Flawed Concept (And What to Do Instead)

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The concept of work-life balance sets you up for failure because it suggests that your work is on one side of the equation and your life is on the other. You don't have a work life and a personal life, you just have one life, yours. There is no magic math formula for creating a perfect life.

Burnt Out at 28?

Shane Dolan | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Shane Dolan

We live in a society where getting ahead is too often in direct proportion to the speed at which we operate. Yes, fast-paced is sometimes necessary. There will always be a deadline quickly approaching or an urgent matter that was completely unplanned for -- that's part of life.

Where Are the Women? A Look at Male-Dominated Fields

Katie Day | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Katie Day

It seems challenging to fight these stereotypes head on and brave the way for future women, but the panelists at the S.H.E. summit had some advice on how to break out of "the box."

The 10 Questions You Should Be Asking A Potential Employer

Next Avenue | Joe Konop | Posted 06.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Joe Konop Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very impor...