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How To Figure Out What You Want To Do In Life

Jasmine Tsai | Posted 10.15.2013 | Technology
Jasmine Tsai

If you have no idea what or who you want to be and feel the pressure of the world demanding a clean interpretation of you, resist it and hang on to your complexity and questions. The only way to know what you want to do is to try a lot of things and break expectations.

5,178 Gigs: Steve & Eydie & Suzanne & Me

Glenn Paul Manion | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Glenn Paul Manion

I could not let the recent passing of Eydie Gorme, singing partner of Steve Lawrence go by without commenting on the connection Suzanne and I shared w...

Cisco's Warrior Shares 7 Secrets of Her Success

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Warrior emphasizes the importance of authenticity in leadership, letting people see "who you truly are." Of course, being approachable... coaching, mentoring, and brainstorming ideas with your team are also key, she says.

Are Your Job Goals Destined to Fail?

Amanda Augustine | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

If you find yourself struggling to achieve your job goal, the goal may need to be reevaluated. Here are four types of goals the will work against your job search -- and what you can do to get back on track.

Congratulations! You're Virtually Hired!

Corinne Mills | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Corinne Mills

If you thought that the recruitment process couldn't get any more "techy," one of my career coaching clients related their experience this week of a "virtual interview."

Even Better Than STEM

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 10.14.2013 | College
Richard V. Hurley

Moreover, it is not a given that that the only path to STEM job success is the STEM degree: About one-third of college-educated workers in STEM professions do not hold degrees in STEM.

Five Tips for Embracing Thorns on Your Journey To Success

Anne Chow | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Anne Chow

You're going to encounter all kinds of thorns on your journey to success that for whatever reason want to stand in your way or try to knock you down. The most efficient, effective and rewarding way to get through those thorns is by charging straight ahead.

8 Great Tips For Dressing Well Over 50

Robert L. Dilenschneider | Posted 10.11.2013 | Fifty
Robert L. Dilenschneider

I have finally figured out, at this late stage in life, how to dress. These are the essentials.

6 Tips to Turn Your College Summer Internship Into a Job

Michael Ruderman | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Michael Ruderman

Thousands of college students are finishing internships this month before heading back to their campuses. If you were one of those students lucky enough to land a selective internship at a top company, these last few days on the job are critical.

2.5 Steps to Immediately Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Good News
Carlota Zimmerman

I'm obsessed with self-sabotage, because it's boring. It's a waste of your time. This, right now, today, this very minute is the rest of your life...don't you deserve to love it?

Fourteen Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.04.2013 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

After receiving a nice response to my Huffington 2012 blog, "Ten Suggestions for Incoming Freshmen," and listening to some readers, I have done some f...

8 Tips For 21st Century Skill Building

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Jayme Cellitioci

Creativity and innovation used to be considered soft skills. They are now thought to be the the hard wiring for a successful employee, colleague and global collaborator in the 21st century workforce. Here are eight ways you can bring these skills to life.

Four Things You Can Do During College to Ensure You'll Land a Job When You Graduate

Brazen Life | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Take matters into your own hands and bring a DIY mentality to career planning. Follow these four steps, and four years from now, you'll find yourself with more than a cap and gown: you'll be on your way to landing a great job on your ideal career path.

Five Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Girls In Tech

Stephanie Lynch Habib | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology
Stephanie Lynch Habib

If working in fields that are driving the new economy is geeky, then go ahead and call me a geek. This geek was the captain of her cheerleading squad in High School, with six prom invitations between junior and senior year. Later, this geek was President of her sorority at Rutgers University. Today, this geek is an avid collector of high-end, Parisian vintage fashion. Here's some advice that I live by.

Why Women Need Mentors

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 09.29.2013 | Women
Kristin Meekhof

Mentors know what is close to your heart. They may be a someone with the title "coach" or they can have a less formal role. I found my mentors when I least expected it.

Why Bragging Is Good For Women in STEM

Judy Giordan | Posted 10.08.2013 | Science
Judy Giordan

One way I believe women can build successful STEM is through bragging. Unfortunately, bragging gets a bad rap.

Napoleon's Ruthless Career Advice

William Dietrich | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
William Dietrich

Few have risen as high and fallen as hard as Napoleon Bonaparte, who could have written a good book of cutthroat career advice. Here's what he might tell a business school.

Guess What? You're Not Supposed to Have It All Figured Out by Now!

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Unshakable joy, fulfillment and passion are produced by staying focused on what you really desire in your life right now. It also comes from knowing that "right now" is in constant flux.

Recent Grads: Passion Is the Secret Ingredient to Success in Finance

Skiddy von Stade | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Skiddy von Stade

A successful future in the finance sector depends on your ability to turn your passion into drive. Take the advice of these top players in finance to fuel you through the start of your career.

Praise Entrepreneurs, Not Cubicle Capitalists

Daniel Gulati | Posted 09.21.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Gulati

For all the founders who were ever discarded by the establishment, know that your contribution is valued. My hope? That the tide turns and we begin respecting the very entrepreneurs on which the world is built.

Lean Back: Being at the Corporate Table Can Be Overrated

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

What steps can you take when you recognize that you are pulling back and that being at the corporate table isn't feeding your soul?

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bad Career Advice

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Self-help books and career-building workshops love to peddle one secret to a successful career: Follow your passion. Ever since Confucius proclaimed, ...

The Branding of Lean In

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.14.2013 | Women
Laura Dunn

Lean In is about connecting with other women across the globe, hearing their lean in stories, discussing topical issues and merging the key ethos and tips from the book into our daily lives.

Work as Play

Jonathan Appel, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2013 | Home
Jonathan Appel, Ph.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhat was I doing at a Buddhist temple in the middle of literally "no-where"? I was working. I was also playing. I was working in the sense that I was becoming more familiar with how Koreans practice Buddhism.

Who You Know > What You Know

Randy Miller | Posted 09.09.2013 | College
Randy Miller

Whether our children understand it or not, they each take part in a process that actually classifies individuals in various categories at an early age: categories such as leaders, thinkers, workers, deviants and entertainers. This is what we all affectionately refer to as K-12 education in America.