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4 Things Highly Successful People Do To Get Ahead

Michael Stewart | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Michael Stewart

Disruption is the new normal, and that will not change anytime soon. Now is the time for those who are willing and able to show up differently.

Finally, How to Live Your Dreams: Become an Unstoppable Warrior for Your Life's Work and Desires

Tama Kieves | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

The question I hear most as a career/success coach is how do I live my dreams? It's not about "sensible" actions. It's about irrational desire. I don't want my clients just taking actions. I want them taking inspired actions. That means it's all about the mojo.

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Brian Horn | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Brian Horn

Here is a five step process to not only get a raise, but to transform how your organization values you forever." I call it "microspecialization."

Working With Betty White, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked about what it’s like to work with the great Betty White, Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had some great stories to share with...

5 Tips for Women Who Want to Advance in Their Careers

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

This advice will help women overcome the myriad invisible barriers that exist within the corporate world and political system.

8 Ways to Say No Without Ruining Your Reputation

Adam Grant | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Saying no frees you up to say yes when it matters most. But the rest of the time, how do you say no without burning bridges and jeopardizing your reputation?

The Highest Return Investment for Women

Sallie Krawcheck | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Sallie Krawcheck

I'm often asked to speak to women about investing. And for years, I've typically started with the basics of saving, diversification and asset allocation. But, before getting to that, there is an investment that women can make that has by far the greatest risk-adjusted return available.

Friday Short: Lessons From the First Job -- Sometimes You Have to Prove Yourself First

Keith Wade | Posted 03.07.2014 | College
Keith Wade

First you get in, then you show them what you're made of.

The Career Lessons I'd Like To Give My 20-Something Self

Julianna Richter | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Julianna Richter

As Ralph Waldo Emerson so brilliantly said, "Life is a Journey, Not a Destination." I believe the same can be said for our work life so make it the best journey it can be.

Who Are You Putting In Charge of Your Career?

Erin Daruszka | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

It's paramount for you to have a realistic sense for your strengths, your weaknesses and where you want your career to go. But sometimes, you may need to make a decision to take your experience where it will be more appreciated (which I did).

How to Find Your Calling: 7 Beliefs to Change Right Now

Tama Kieves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

Unleashing your life's work is not about doing. It's about undoing all the beliefs that stand in your way. You already have an off-the-charts destiny for your life. You already have the hard-wiring to be the most exquisite version of yourself.

5 Ways to Play Your Career Like an Olympic Athlete

Robert Jordan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

I'm not ready for the ski jump anytime soon (or ever), but studying how these athletes got to the top can provide us with some great takeaways. Here are five traits of Olympians that you can apply to your career right now.

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

20 Secret Tips From Young Movers and Shakers

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Marquis Cabrera

My friends and colleagues are extremely successful young movers and shakers who are engineers, CEOs, lawyers, consultants, founders, film makers, desi...

From Theory to Practice: Taking Purposeful Action

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Have big dreams but run little pilots to proof the concept; launch radical and diverse initiatives but spend very little on them; intentionally accelerate failure early so that potential solutions are more viable and sustainable.

A Painful Truth About Career Gaps

Johanna Wise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Johanna Wise

Interviewers, human resource professionals, and people with whom you network may not understand your life choices. All you can do is clearly and compellingly articulate what you've learned and translate that into a benefit to employers.

Do You Have to Change Jobs to Find Happiness?

Louis Efron | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

If you speak to any motivational speaker or self-help guru, they will tell you that self-worth -- knowing that you matter -- must come before you can truly care for anything else in life. Not surprisingly, this equally applies to the workplace.

3 Money Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Ramit Sethi | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

Remember, most of us don't need to delegate our finances to a financial advisor. With just a few hours of work, we can save hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetimes.

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.

Six Reasons Why Studying Computer Science Is Worth It

Vinamrata Singal | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology
Vinamrata Singal

Majoring in computer science is extremely different from the way it's commonly portrayed in the media, or even of how I expected it to be. So here are the six realities of being a computer science major.

A Roadmap to Success: Find a Coach

Scott Anderson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Scott Anderson

An important point is that you can get help from individuals (even make them a mentor) without ever meeting them or them knowing they are helping you.

Do What You're Good at, Not What You Love

Lisa Cleary | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Lisa Cleary

In elementary school, my parents bought me a karaoke machine for my room to appease my love for singing. I was told that I could sing until my heart was content, as long as my bedroom door was closed.

Adam Grant: Who's Smarter, the Selfish or the Generous?

Adam Grant | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

Intelligence and concern for others often go hand in hand. This doesn't mean it's wise to give away the farm. The key is to use our brainpower to make sure that our contributions to others don't come at the expense of our own interests.

What Does Simplicate Mean Exactly?

Cortney McDermott | Posted 07.17.2013 | Small Business
Cortney McDermott

With all that is available to us, what we really struggle with is what Clay Shirky calls filter failure. Where should we put our attention? After all, we are where our attention takes us.

6 Tips for Incorporating Multiple Interests Into One Career

Brazen Life | Posted 07.15.2013 | College
Brazen Life

It is absolutely possible to design a career that incorporates many of your interests. Here are a few tips to help you identify those careers and companies that will not only value your multi-passionate nature, but actually pay you to explore and integrate your many interests into your work.