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5 Ways To Work Successfully With A Younger Boss

Paul Bernard | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Paul Bernard

It's no secret that the longer you work, the more likely it is that you'll eventually report to someone who's younger than you are. And as more boomers push off retirement in response to a challenging economy or simply because they prefer to work, the younger boss-older subordinate phenomenon is becoming more common.

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Susanne Mentzer | Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

You know when you see yourself in a photo and think, "Gee I look horrible" and put it away only to find it years later and think, "Wow! I looked pretty good back then?" I had a moment like that a few days ago but it was while listening to the Metropolitan Opera Channel on Sirius.

A Timeless Classic: Top Career Lessons From ‘The Great Gatsby'

Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

Classic story includes timeless themes to avoid career ruin By Janell Hazelwood I’ve always been a fan of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, and ...

4 Golden Rules of Internship Etiquette

Her Campus | Posted 07.09.2013 | College
Her Campus

After months of editing your resume, relentlessly hunting for internships, and shopping for the perfect interview outfit, you finally landed a summer internship!

The Pitfalls of Looking Next: 5 Tips to Living Happily in Your Marriage

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

When looking forward becomes habitual, problems can start to develop. There is a reason that so many people (including grandparents, yoga instructors, self-help authors) tell you to live in the now. That's where happiness resides.

9 Steps To Change Careers And Get the Life You Want

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

There are two questions I get asked most frequently when I tell new people my story. The first is, "Why did you decide to leave law?" and the second is, "How did you make the change?" This is the step-by-step process I used to go from recovering lawyer to happy entrepreneur.

How do I bring up relocation expense on my job interview?

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Dear Liz, I have a second interview for a Director job next week, and at the first interview I didn't say a word about relocation. I had just finishe...

How Do You 'Lean In' When You Feel Unwelcome?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Small Business
Mark Goulston, M.D.

One thing I know for sure is that underneath most hostility, resentment or unwelcoming attitudes is fear.

Why You're Not Getting The Credit You Deserve

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When an organization (or an individual) makes a big, expensive and embarrassing mistake, it attracts loads of attention. But do you know what almost never attracts the attention it deserves? When things go the way they are supposed to.

How Not to Approach a Job Interview

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Most of the time, it's the attitude and manner by which you approach things that determine the likelihood of your success or failure.

5 Tips To Getting What You Want

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

In the words of Maya Angelou, "Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!" Whether it's in the boardroom or the bedroom, use your voice to help you get what you want.

Why (Most) Successful Women Are Childless

Kristen Houghton | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Girls are taught that motherhood is a desired natural state; a state which is a normal progression in our lives as females. Even today, the emphasis is on motherhood first, career second, and that is wrong. Motherhood doesn't define womanhood.

The Key To Finding The Right Career For You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Choosing a career path (or changing one) is, for most of us, a confusing and anxiety-riddled experience. Many will tell you to "follow your passion" or "do what you love," but like Cal Newport argues in So Good They Can't Ignore You, this is not very useful advice.

Passion at Work?

James Wheatley | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
James Wheatley

Simple enthusiasm and an honest desire to do one's best are not good enough. No, you must bring your passion to the table and lay bare your soul. We require access to your most profound and visceral feelings. This job must move you.

Live YOUR Life

Brad Harrington | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Over the past year, the work-family discussion has been injected with a massive shot of adrenaline. Much of the resurgence of interest has resulted fr...

Despite Sequestration, Government's Still Hiring. So How Do We Help People Get Hired?

Steve Ressler | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Steve Ressler

Is government still hiring? The short answer is "Yes." While concerns around hiring during sequestration and budget cuts are realistic, the government will always need smart, passionate people.

The Truth About College and Career

Steve Larosiliere | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Steve Larosiliere

Simply going to college, attending classes and obtaining a degree no longer cuts it for any youth, especially immigrant and low-income, to make it in today's job market. We need a new paradigm.

Is Fear Holding You Back? Try This

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

How can you learn to embrace risk for the sake of your future happiness, particularly when risk taking doesn't come to you naturally? When you think about making a change, focus only on what you have to gain, and banish all thoughts of what you might lose.

Help A Girl Change The World

Techbridge Girls | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Techbridge Girls

It starts long before women are left out of the board room, stall on the career ladder, or opt out of the engineering course with the reputation for weeding out undergrads. Girls are making choices that lead them to lean in or lean out of future options very early in their paths to the future. We especially see this in the fields of technology and engineering, where women are a significant minority at all levels.

The Mystery of Your Potential

Misha Lyuve | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Misha Lyuve

How do you know what you are capable of? Don't even argue with me here -- you have no idea. Our own potential is a mystery. It might show signs of itself here and there. But its true abundance can only be revealed in a committed courageous exploration.

Dear Future Self, Listen Up: 5 Lessons for Success From Women Who Achieved It

Gabrielle Linnell | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Gabrielle Linnell

I'm writing because I'm in my last semester of college and figuring out how to proceed through the next forty years feels as impossible as traveling through time.

Before You Quit Your Job

Jennifer McCrea | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Jennifer McCrea

It is our relationship to our work, not the kind of work we do, that matters. The more we experience our work as a calling, the more we experience the personal meaning it has for us: what we stand for and what difference we can make.

5 Ways To Use Your Body To Get What You Want

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 03.19.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

Five Tips from a Corporate Persuasion Expert. Uncross your arms. Uncross your legs. Okay. If you insist on crossing your legs, then cross them towards the person you want to persuade to do something.

'Success' Is Such an Elusive Word

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

The definition of success is truly in "the eye of the beholder." What for one person constitutes having achieved everything they've ever wanted might be seem like a gross underachievement to someone else.

Wake Up Call - Finding Adult Success Requires Adult Responsibility

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.18.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio According to a 2012 study from the US Department of Education, high school graduates from low income household...