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3 Things That Are Keeping Women From Reaching Top Management Positions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

When it comes to women achieving real, meaningful success in the workplace, much of the popular advice given over the past couple of years revolves ar...

The One Habit of Successful People Those Lists Forget to Mention

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

This month, may you let go of doing what's always been done if it has ceased to serve. May you widen your eyes with curiosity instead of fear at the approaching new year. And may you look at each blank page, empty stage, clean canvas and new day as the beginning of a grand experiment.

It's 2015. How Are We Still Having These Conversations?

Valerie Alexander | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business
Valerie Alexander

The person kicking ass in a negotiation might have ovaries, but that doesn't require her to smile sweetly and make sure everyone is okay with the outcome of the deal. She has an agenda, just like everyone else, and if her agenda wins, that does not make her a bitch, it makes her a success.

Who Has the Answers?

Bianca Hayes | Posted 12.12.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

Whether you want to be a singer, inventor, mathematician or a carpenter, you have to be "able to recognize opportunity and maximize it."

Need a Confidence Boost? Read This.

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 12.12.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

The good news is that you can build confidence, both in yourself and in others. Here are five areas you can start working on today to help establish and build your confidence so that it can have a positive flow on effect to every area of your life.

29 Years Later

Todd Felderstein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Women
Todd Felderstein

Boa Smith has turned the page. After 29 years behind bars for a deadly crime she says she didn't commit, Boa is in love with life and grateful to finally interact with all of the many pleasures that nature has to offer.

To Make Big Gains, Avoid Tiny Losses

James Clear | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Nearly every manager in the world wants to "do more great work," but very few people want to "do less bad work." We love peak performances.

Do You Have Time for Change?

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

One of the things that amazes me as I look out my window and into the wooded hills and ravines surrounding my home is that every day, the view is different. The landscape changes. Buds unfurl into leaves. Leaves explode with color, wither and fall.

How to Figure Out Your Life Purpose

Zoë B | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoë B

When we get to the end of our lives, we will be judged not by how much money we earned or how big a mortgage we managed to pay off but instead by how authentically we lived. Did we really allow our true selves to shine?

Fake It 'Til You Make It

Darren Hardy | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Darren Hardy

Please don't. Instead, let me offer you six ways to gain the relationship edge in business and life that don't require you to be a poser. is what I recommend you do -- seek to help, give, assist, empower, and support.

Common Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Jose Costa | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

To launch your own business, you have to take risks. Period. I learned this first-hand when I started my own marketing agency a few years ago. The hardest step was letting go of the known and taking the first leap of faith, but every second of the journey was worth it.

"So You're Telling Me There's a Chance."

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 12.11.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Nearly eight years ago I walked into a room of about 10 young women who just lost their coach and suffered through two humiliating seasons in which their conference record was 1-31. I was their new coach, and I was expected to make them a nationally competitive team.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: Who Are Your Champions And Have You Thanked Them?

Sanyin Siang | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Sanyin Siang

As we plan out our career futures, how often do we reflect on our past and thank those who championed us and helped us recognize our value even before we started a career? And why is doing so such an important building block in our journey towards success?

10 Simple Actions to Achieve Massive Success in 2015

Sean Kim | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

Another year is coming to an end, and many of us are asking: "Did I achieve my goals this year  -- professionally and personally?" 2014 may have been a slow year, or it could have been one of the best years yet.

The Advantages Of Getting A Head Start On Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Some of us put so much pressure on ourselves to make and keep New Year's resolutions that the whole process becomes self-defeating. But what if we got...

Are You Living in New Age Professional Hell?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In yesterday's world, people worked 40 hours a week and took four weeks of vacation. This question was practically moot. If you didn't like your job it was pretty much part-time anyway, the benefits were glorious, and it just wasn't that bad.

How to Claim Your Inner Creativity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Mindfulness helps us see the ways in which our actions aren't in correlation with ideals we have about ourselves, and in this way it helps us become more aware of our own interior states, which leads to being more empathetic for others and more authentic.

Bruce Henderson's Amazing Tax Plan

Richard Koch | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

This would greatly simplify not just the process of tax collection and greatly lower its cost, but more importantly, would be based on principles of fairness with due respect for what generates new wealth.

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

You Don't Know What It Means to be Successful

Danielle Posa | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

Don't get caught up in the machine. And if you think you're stuck, or that you don't have any other options because you can't get out of your job, or (insert reason here), just simply start talking about what you want. You might be surprised how quickly people want to be part of it, and who would be willing to help you get there.

Is Your Family Keeping a Secret?

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

We tend to think of our children as reflections of ourselves. When something goes "wrong" with them, we feel that there's something "wrong" with us.

Why Determination Matters More Than Smarts In Getting Ahead

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

If you are constantly told you’re a genius, how would it affect your work ethic? Would it make you work harder because you know your ability, or mak...

How I Went From Dropping Out of College to Freedom in Two Years

Sean Kim | Posted 12.09.2014 | Education
Sean Kim

I spent months doing research and spoke with several career advisors and successful business leaders before I made a final decision to drop out of college -- I had to make sure I was making the right choice.

What's Your Excuse?

Wendy Reese | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

There are moments when reality hits you like a medicine ball upside the head. I was silently complaining to myself about all the things that I am stru...

The 12 Days of Work-Life Imbalance: Holiday Tips From 12 Women in Tech and Female Entrepreneurs From Silicon Valley (Part 1 of 3)

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

I used to think a lot about work-life balance and often felt really out of balance. Call it what you will -- adaptive transitioning or the delayed...