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Career Advice for Women

How to Take Charge of Your Emotional Energy at Work

Jill Dahl | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Jill Dahl

Let's face it. Work takes up a lot of our emotional energy. Add in a difficult colleague, feeling disconnected from your job, or the frustration of being constantly overlooked, and I guarantee that this will carry over into your home life.

Don't Give Up! How to Push Through When All You Feel Like Doing Is Quitting

Janice Windt | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Janice Windt

How do we keep going without losing our peace, our sanity and rolled eyeballs into the northernmost parts of our brains? How do we keep perspective and gratitude and love foremost in our minds and hearts rather than resorting to pain and shouting?

That One Overlooked Thing That's Killing Potential Startups

Victoria Olubi | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business
Victoria Olubi

As Steve Jobs said, 'don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.' Therefore, be selective about whose advice you take and don't be afraid to follow your own intuition. It's there for a reason.

The One Question to Ask When Starting or Changing Careers

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Even after all the internal strife, I was nowhere near choosing a career when I was about to graduate from college. I dreaded the "What are your career plans?" questions and purposefully avoided my parents' friends and anyone I thought might ask me those.

Burnout's Silver Lining

Anne Omland | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne Omland

Had it not been for a move across the globe, I may not have made the changes that saved me from being consumed by my job and unhealthy lifestyle. Many of us need a slap upside the head in order to change. Otherwise we'd keep pushing forward in a steady state of burnout.

Crystal Lee: Aspire to Outdo Yourself

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Always stay humble and learn from your mistakes. Having a big head and thinking you are the best stunts your growth and lowers your creativity as well as passion. Always aspire to outdo yourself.

4 Ways to Bring Your Best Self to Work

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Brooks McCorcle

Bringing your best self to work means you have to invest in yourself, be mindful of how you spend your time and, most of all, have fun!

The Power of Well-Being for the Professional Overachiever

Julie Lynn Brazitis | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Lynn Brazitis

The lesson I have learned this year is that focusing on well-being is the most vital step to achieving sustainable success -- and that regardless of circumstance and choices made in the past, it is never too late to be transformed.

People in High Profile Careers and Unfulfilling Relationships: Why It's Your Fault for Marrying a "Jerk"

Thuy Sindell | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Thuy Sindell

Any woman or man who complains about their partner not stepping up to support them has no one to blame but themselves. If you never communicated what you wanted or needed from the start of the relationship, you have trained them that you will take on more than your share.

Focusing On Your Ability

Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Gabi Holzwarth

Having choices is supposed to be a good thing, but when you are a woman, one choice in life sucks. The choice that I am referring to is the one regarding embracing either your feminine side or your intellectual side based on the career you enter.

Crystal Jiang: Listen to Your Mentor and Keep Hustling

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Pauline Pangan: Invest Your Time in Learning

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Vivien Mei Reyes: There's No Perfect Destination but Be Better Each Day

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

For Vivien Reyes, Marketing Manager at Callbox, when the opportunity to lead a team presented itself, she took it as a challenge to improve not only professionally but also as a way to improve on a personal level. She shares the importance of aiming to become better versions of ourselves from what we do each day.

5 Actions You Should Take Before Choosing A Career

Natalie Bacon | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Natalie Bacon

My mind is wired for success. I was brainwashed from a very young age that I would go to more school after college. I would have to figure out what type of professional school I wanted to go to, but I was going.

Roxanne Aquino: Work Only on What Will Give You Joy

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Philippines was in a crisis situation in 1980's. Yet, that did not stop Roxanne Aquino from landing a marketing role at one of the world's largest and most profitable consumer products companies in the world.

The Career Confidence Cliff

LearnVest | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
LearnVest

Picture two co-workers: While one is slightly timid about voicing opinions in meetings and spearheading projects, the other is clearly more ambitious, openly striving for a seat in the corner office someday. Who's the man, and who's the woman?

Joi Gordon On Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

Ellevate | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Ellevate

The best time to explore the possibilities is when you can volunteer. Find out what you're passionate about, and give your time and your talent to that.

Five Career Strategies for Women in Tech

Alison Wagonfeld | Posted 11.06.2014 | Technology
Alison Wagonfeld

I have been thinking about the best way to channel my positive Silicon Valley experiences into useful advice for women who are building careers in technology.

The Competitive Edge: Grow Your Business by Growing Your Professional Skills, Knowledge, and Network

Ciara Pressler | Posted 11.04.2014 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

In your career and your business, moving forward is about what you know and who you know. Are you dedicating enough time and energy to growing both ...

Confidence, Courage and Failure -- A Formula for Career Success!

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Striving for perfectionism is debilitating and unattainable. Most women set their bar so high that "good enough" is still amazing.

Surprisingly Valuable Advice on Giving Unsolicited Advice

Lauren Cahn | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Your opinion is valuable, your advice even more precious. So, save it. Keep it for yourself. Odds are, you need it more than I do. So, please don't give that sh*t away, certainly not without even being asked, lest you be perceived as promiscuous.

(Process) Rules Are Made to Be Broken

Ellevate | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
Ellevate

In my process career I have witnessed and/or been part of many process improvement initiatives -- big, small, fully funded and supported, done "off the corner of a desk," successful, and unsuccessful.

Navigating Your Career Through Breast Cancer

Stacey Tisdale | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Stacey Tisdale

The ways in which we spend have changed. We have different attitudes about debt, and even though the job market has improved, millions continue to struggle as wages have not caught up.

How I Went From Veterinarian to Yoga Teacher and Launched My Own Desk Yoga App

Fiona Patterson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Patterson

Guilt was a factor that stopped me changing my career. New people I met would often say, "You're so lucky, I always wanted to be a vet!" Those to whom I vocalized my discontent would remark "Really? But you studied for so long!"

Learning About Effective Leadership by Rappelling Waterfalls

Laura Berger | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Laura Berger

In executive coaching, I have clients hurtling themselves toward a goal. They want to get "there" no matter what. Then there are the adrenaline junkies who enjoy the risk of chaos, taking pride in not needing methods and plans.