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Career Advice for Women

4 Secrets to Success in a Man's World

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

My generation has a seat at the table, but it comes with strings attached. I'm hoping that the next generation does not have to have "rules" for working in a man's world.

How To Become A Coder At 35

Posted 07.22.2014 | OWN

Aimee Morgan proves that it is never too late to learn a new skill, even a challenging one. By Alexandra Chang Computer Programming seems ...

"Having it All" Means Learning to Embrace Imperfection

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

A colleague recently asked me, "How do you do it all? How do you have three young children and a demanding career?" My flippant answer: "I've learned to embrace imperfection."

5 Reasons Why Jealousy Is A Good Thing

Emily Williams | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

You have to actually know what you want to get there, right? Awareness is key when you're trying to reach your goals, and I believe jealousy is something that's actually quite a good indicator of where you want to be in your life.

Financial Literacy for Women: An Interview With Manisha Thakor

Omega Institute | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Omega Institute

In this interview with Omega, personal finance expert Manisha Thakor, founder of MoneyZen Wealth Management, talks about gender and finances, the cult...

Are You My Accountability Partner?

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Suzanne Grossman

Just like running a marathon or achieving a weight loss goal, it helps to have someone to keep you accountable when it comes to your job search

Advice to Startup Founders: Define Your Own Vision to Successfully Lead Your Team

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

No one wants to follow someone who doesn't know how to lead. If you are a founder, learn to lead. Learn to own your vision and have conviction. Stick a stake in the ground and declare what it is you're doing.

Forget About Leaning in -- More Than 40 Percent of Women Are Hanging on by a Thread

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

How do women get career plans in place, look forward with energy and excitement and better manage their well-being and resiliency?

Don't Quit

Helane Fronek, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Helane Fronek, M.D.

As we work toward a new goal or competence, it can be daunting and discouraging if we only focus on what we still don't know or have yet to master. Periodically it helps to turn around and look back at where we came from. What have we learned so far -- about the task, the obstacles, and ourselves?

6 Strategies for Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

Michelle Patterson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Women
Michelle Patterson

More and more women are becoming leaders in business and politics in this country, and as leaders, it is vital to be prepared, educated and equipped for the task at hand.

Women In Sales: Moving Beyond Outdated Thinking On Your Path To Success

Debra Walton | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business
Debra Walton

As more women advance in the workplace, it's becoming clear that corporations seeking to achieve a balanced leadership agenda are better off not trying to make women think and act like men.

9 Roadside Assistance Tips to Surviving an Unpredictable or Bumpy Career Road Trip!

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business
Dina Vardouniotis

You may be resilient enough to absorb the shocks, but here are some roadside assistance to ensure you not only survive the trip but enjoy the ride:

The Confidence Conundrum

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

When we choose to live for something bigger than ourselves, when we choose progress over perfection, we gain freedom from that which holds us back. After all, a stagnant life is the greatest risk of all.

What 5 Powerful Women Would Have Told Their 22-Year-Old Selves

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women

Whether you're a new graduate eager to take the job world by storm or a seasoned adult embarking on a career change, navigating a successful path can ...

12 Ways Women Sabotage Themselves At Work

Karen Elizaga | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Karen Elizaga

No matter your rung on the corporate ladder, many people, especially women, engage in some sort of career self-sabotage, from small insidious mistakes to fireworks that can dominate water cooler conversation for weeks.

The Confidence Game: Is That Really All It Takes to Win in the Workplace?

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

A confidence gap might seem like an unbridgeable divide, but it doesn't need to be. Confidence isn't an innate talent; it's a skill that can be learned. And like all skills worth learning, it takes practice and effort.

Tough Love: The Choices Successful Women Need to Make

Debra Walton | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Debra Walton

If you never get that "impostor" feeling, you are not trying hard enough. And believe me, your boss has had that feeling at some point in his or her career, likely more than once.

The Classic Career Advice You Should Feel Free To Ignore

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.22.2014 | Women

When discussing career stuff with my mother, I'm often struck by the sense that we come from different planets. She has been an attorney for more than...

You Can Have It All! A 3-Step Plan to Show You How

Perry Yeatman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Perry Yeatman

I am "proof" that it's hard, that it never works out exactly as planned and that even when you "get it all," you may feel like it's not enough.

5 Networking Tips for Introverts

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Suzanne Grossman

Given networking is such an important part of a job search process and career growth in general, it's helpful to figure out strategies that will work best for you. As a no-longer-ashamed introvert, I offer the following tips.

Fill 'The Confidence Gap' by Talking About Making (and Surviving) Mistakes at Work

Jessica Bacal | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Jessica Bacal

While public mistakes may feel terrible in the moment, the moment always ends. And what remains, what we carry forward, is everything we've learned.

Why Women Lawyers Leave

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

It's hard to understand why someone would consider walking away from a high salary in such a well-respected profession. Yet this group of women attorneys is one of the most well qualified to explain why money doesn't buy happiness.

3 Ways to Spark Your Next Career Move

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

We know that career ascension requires movement. However, determining when to make a move can prove to be an arduous and complex process.

5 Ingredients for a Successful Career

Mary Beth Asher | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Mary Beth Asher

If you don't have a deep-rooted passion for what you do, you need to find something that inspires you as soon as possible. We invest too much time in work to think otherwise.

One Club You Should Never Join (But Might Already Be In)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.24.2014 | Women
Christina Pesoli

The Two Out of Three Club is a sorority of women dedicated to keeping each other from living full lives. Few people know that the sorority exists, and fewer still realize that they are active members of it.