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Greg Whitham: Inspiration Never Comes When It's Convenient

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 12.25.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

There is no limit to the amount of times you can reinvent yourself so be open to change and stay alert for the opportunity to do so. Write stuff down - inspiration never comes when it's convenient so capture it wherever you can.

2015: What's Next for You?

R. Kay Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
R. Kay Green

The end of one year and beginning of another is a time to make changes in your life, time to revel in your achievements and rejoice at all the various experiences you have had in life that you have come across through the years. With each year, we can count on change.

Former Basketball Coaches Team Up To Create A Winning Product

Posted 12.17.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Christine Fruechte | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Christine Fruechte

Over the years, other opportunities have come my way, but I've chosen to stay for reasons that I hope will inspire others as we finish 2014 and set goals for the year ahead.

After The Death Of An Old Friend, She Quit Her High-Paying Job To Pursue Her Dream

Posted 12.04.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Why December Is The Best Time Of Year To Look For Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 12.04.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Savvy job-seekers might know how to write resumes and cover letters, but few are aware of this surprising fact: Contrary to popular belief, December is actually the best time of year to look for work! There are two compelling reasons why this is true.

10 Tips For Better Personal Growth

Gina DeLapa | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

Personal growth takes constant courage. Trusting that the results are worth it, even when you can't yet see them, makes present difficulties that much easier to endure and overcome, especially in the face of fierce opposition.

Meaning Is the New Money: Pivoting Towards Your Purpose

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Bianca Rothschild

Time and again I have witnessed people choose to act according to a higher purpose and their lives change. And it's not always the circumstances that change, simply changing one's attitude and gaining clarity on your WHY can make a huge difference to your happiness.

Ready to Quit Your Job? 5 Steps to Your Exit Strategy

Alexis Pierce | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Alexis Pierce

As boring as it sounds, making a huge life change -- like whether your money comes from a job or your own business -- isn't a spur-of-the-moment decision.

When This Tenacious Learner Became a Mom

Elena Kryzhanovskaya | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Elena Kryzhanovskaya

I thought I'd be leading a company, but here I am leading with my belly. At home. With two kids. My mom -- the epitome of tenacious -- often says, "Go with what you're given."

Seeking: The Perfect Nonprofit Job

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.

Aloha Also Means Goodbye

Quarterlette | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

I said goodbye to one life and hello to another, a chapter that has yet to be written. And in the spirit of change, I was equal parts scared and excited, an intoxicating elixir of emotions that carried me across the threshold as I reinvented myself in a transformational year.

The Road Not Taken: Forget Your 'Plan B' Career, You'll Need a Strong 'Plan D'

Ellevate | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women

I know the story is now supposed to be about how I persevered and became a world-class banker. Or about how I continued my quest to get into media and it eventually paid off. But that didn't happen.

10 Effective Tips For Frustrated Midlifers Seeking A Job

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Today's job search is a difficult process. If you're currently out there looking for work, you know the roadblocks, frustrations and daily grind involved in finding a new position. Plus, if you're over 50, you have additional hurdles to overcome. Age bias is real and all too prevalent in the job market. Nevertheless...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to 'Feel Ready' to Make Your Business Leap

Kate McCready | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Kate McCready

Are you waiting until you 'feel ready'? Ready to break out of your current career? Ready to go out on your own? Ready to start that business you've always wanted to start? Ready to shift the direction of your business to that thing that feels right in your gut? Ready to take a leap?

Acee Vitangcol: Nothing is Ever Too Huge a Failure

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

How does one switch careers and eventually really pursue the things that will give them joy? Advertising executive Acee Vitangcol of Di9it, the digital arm of DM9JaymeSyfu, shares the importance of keeping your eyes on the prize and bounce back whenever you're face with challenges in your career.

Jonas Delos Reyes: Proactively Acquire Skills to Reach Your Next Goals

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Having positive outlook and maintaining an attitude of constantly seeking to learn new skills help in increasing one's chances in getting their career to the next level.

Be a Bulletproof Freelancer: Three Rules for the First Six Months

Greta Perel, Ph.D. | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Greta Perel, Ph.D.

Leaving your daily grind to strike out on your own? Great! Freelance work can be one of the most rewarding, lucrative, and fantastic careers ever. But getting past the first six months is, hands down, the hardest part of freelance work.

Does Everybody Think You're Crazy?

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

One typically frantic yet tedious day, I found myself running around, exhausted and unhappy when suddenly I realized I had been waiting for someone ...

Is It Too Soon to Start Over?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I followed my then-husband's career from city to city until he dumped me. Not the profile of a brilliant career strategist, I know. B...

How to Make the Best Decision

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

(photo by princigalli via Getty Images) Sarah was longing to leave her soul-crushing job. Angie was dreaming of a more harmonious relationship. They ...

Sell That Rocker: Retirement Isn't About Slowing Down Anymore

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

What will you want to do next? What have you thought about exploring? The "bonus decades" provide us with the opportunity for all kinds of new adventures. Although several of the women spoke with launched new endeavors after 80, why not start much sooner?

How to Help A Friend Make A Career Change

Posted 11.03.2014 | Good News

If one of your friends is making a massive career change, say, ditching their steady Wall Street job to open the bakery of their dreams or, perhaps, l...

Are You Thriving or Surviving?

Laura Berger | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

But see, I unfortunately can't get you around the stark reality that dictating a life of your own is not possible without having the guts to make it happen so you can watch everyone trying to figure out how they are going to get in the pool with you.