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7 Tips For Choosing A College Major You'll Love

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Still, not knowing what to study when first starting college is normal--between 20% and 50% of students start off as undeclared. Your early years are the perfect time to explore your interests and figure out what you love doing.

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.

5 Things to Do When Your Boss Stresses You Out

KnowMore TV | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

If you have a difficult boss, you're not alone. I've been there, done that and lived to tell. According to a recent survey, 60 percent of respondents said their boss damaged their self-esteem and one-third said their supervisor didn't remain calm and constructive. Here are several ways to handle that tough boss.

9 Ways to Take More Initiative at Work

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

Initiative and creativity move the world. They foster the realization of innovative ideas in various industries and contribute to constant development.There is a great demand for energetic professionals who are inventive and enterprising enough to be proactive in everything they do.

7 Ways to Success-Proof Your Career and Your Brand

Colette A.M.Phillips | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Colette A.M.Phillips

How many of you would go on a cross-country trip without mapping your trip on your GPS or Google? So why would you go through life without a "life plan"? This is where a mission statement comes in. Do you have a personal and/or career mission statement? If you do not, then create one.

5178 Gigs: Our 40th Musical Anniversary

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

It won't be noted in any of the trade papers, but Oct. 15 marks the 40th anniversary of my first public performance with my wife and musical partner Suzanne Smithline.

Why College Is One of the Most Crucial Times in Your Creative Career

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Jinna Yang

You don't have to have all of the answers to the questions that will come along the way. You just have to start, and college is the perfect time to use your resources to help you do just that.

Why I Quit My Big Time, Powerful, Six-Figure Corporate Job

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

I'm not sure if it was divine intervention, spiritual awakening, universal alignment, or just the really amazing bottle of chardonnay I had shared with my husband the night before, but something amazing happened one morning in November 2010. As my eyes struggled to open in the brisk morning sun, I felt different. I had an epiphany.

Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

The success of your career map is contingent on having strong communications skills, self confidence and the discipline to stick to and adjust your plan as needed. My goal is to empower women to rise above the sticky floor and crash through the glass ceiling. Now, let's get started!

How I Knew When To Change My Career

Kerri O'Loane | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Kerri O'Loane

If you really want to change your career, that voice won't go away, it haunts you every time something happens to make you want to leave your current career.

How To Deal With Criticism At Work, Even When It Feels Personal

Glamour | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Glamour

While it's unrealistic to simply grow a thicker skin overnight, there could be some benefit to accepting criticism instead of internalizing it (and obsessing over it, and, let's be honest, who hasn't done that?).

The Most Important Thing To Remember About Work Relationships

OWN | Posted 10.06.2014 | OWN

Spiritual teacher and bestselling author Caroline Myss wants you to get one thing straight: Your workplace is not a therapist's office. When she met 3...

At What Age Can You Teach a Global Mindset?

Amelia Friedman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Education
Amelia Friedman

You can't just take your kid on a vacation to Spain and consider your work done, nor can you sign up for a language course during sophomore year of college and check "global mindset" off your to-do list. Developing a global mindset should begin before birth and continue for a lifetime.

8 Non-Cliché Secrets To Success From Powerful Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.02.2014 | Women

It's not often you get to see a senator, the editors of TIME and Real Simple, a TODAY Show anchor, the former CEO of WWE and the writer of "Frozen" hi...

4 Cornerstones for Federal Achievement

Meiko S. Patton | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Meiko S. Patton

In order to succeed in business and in life, you have to be willing to change. Without change, there can be no growth. In order to get what you've never had, you have to become someone you've never been.

How to Manage Your Work to Improve the Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

One should never assume that it's impossible to slow down, or that by doing so, someone is going to shame you for it. Learning to stay focused isn't going to lead you to less work, but it will certainly help you to manage stress, allow you to do more, and generally provide a smoother working experience.

Maggie Linton: A Voice Worth Hearing

S. L. Young | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
S. L. Young

Almost a year ago, I had the extreme pleasure of being interviewed by Maggie for the first time, which marked my debut on any media outlet. From our initial conversation until the time we were on-air, she demonstrated a personal concern for me as a guest.

10 Words You Must NEVER Use to Describe Yourself

Greg Savage | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

If these traits are true about you, then other people will say them about you. In references. On social media. In private conversations. Say them about yourself, you look silly at best, and a right plonker at worst.

The Best Advice for Students Attending Their First Year of College

Quora | Posted 09.30.2014 | College
Quora

For the first four weeks, put lots of effort into your social life. Never eat alone. Knock on doors and chat with people. Figure out interesting things to do in the area, then invite people there on weekends.

Goals Are Not Tasks, You Can Live With A Bigger Plan

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Jacqueline Wolven

I think about goals as destinations. They are where I want to go personally, professionally, with my health, in my relationships and spiritually. They are where the flag will be planted and I can say I have arrived.

The Price Tag for Employee Loyalty

Mindy Crary | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Mindy Crary

Women tend to recognize the investment their employer made in them and they want to repay it. In Jody's case, she didn't realize that she had long ago repaid her boss just by doing a stellar job during the previous 10 years.

Behind the Scenes: How to Move From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

Ellevate | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Ellevate

I tell anyone who asks that being an entrepreneur is tougher than running Merrill Lynch. That's not to say it's not an unbelievable experience... but it's not for everyone. Here's how to make the switch.

5 Things Successful Presenters Do

Ellevate | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Ellevate

Successful presenters don't think about themselves.They know they matter very little to the success of their message. What's most important is their audience, so they turn their focus to them.

The Magic Formula for Distraction Subtraction

David Peck | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
David Peck

Keep your own (and your team's) focus as clear as a bell: Choose, transmit and filter your way to achieve results, and your team will be more likely than not to stay on track and execute effectively.

Warning: Don't Look for a New Job By Yourself

Michael Feeley | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

It is brave and it is very important to ask other people to help you find your way and relax into your potential because looking for work is not easy and it can be discouraging. Your friends and colleagues may not know what you're going through...