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Work Ethic

10 Lessons Learned in Corporate That Every Entrepreneur Can Use To Grow Their Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Lynn Adams

Some of the most successful people in the world are some of the hardest working people. Once these people reach "success" they don't stop -- they keep on going -- their passions, desires and drive keep them motivated and inspired to do more, help more and give more. So tune into your desires, passions and drive. What fuels your work ethic?

It's Not Lack of Skills, Stupid

Ira Wolfe | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business
Ira Wolfe

We have dumbed down requirements to get an "A," graduate from college, and even write a resume. We have prepared people to get an interview and a job, but not to work.

The Power of Yes: Getting That Promotion

Pam Lyra | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

People who are recognized and promoted are those who make an effort, and stand out in their organization. They are go-getters who are fearless in taking on a new challenge, and they constantly challenge the status quo.

Burning Bridges Is For Amateurs: Leaving Biz Right Helps You for Life

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The final impression you make is just as important as the first one. No matter what reason you have for leaving a job, you want to leave on good terms. You don't want to burn any bridges.

How Do You Want to Show Up in Life?

Michael Feeley | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Michael Feeley

How important are your business relationships to you? Think about your mechanic, banker, website designer, hair stylist, gardener, personal shopper or real estate agent. Why do you count on them?

Can Work Ethic Be Learned?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Is work ethic always instilled -- by parents, in young children? Can it be learned later on or, in fact, even be inherent?

Gifted or Hard-Working? Which Is Better for Long-Term Success for Our Children?

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Giftedness is no guarantee for success. In fact, the world is full of gifted failures and yet we, as parents, often hope and pray we have gifted children. This is then a parenting misperception used to validate a parent's sense of worth.

Solange Glows For ASOS...Obvi!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.25.2014 | Black Voices

And she does it again! Bright colors and bare shoulders light up Solange Knowles’ newest cover spread. ASOS -- the UK based e-commerce beauty and...

How Do I Explain to My Young Child That I Have to Travel?

Diana Grycan | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

It is important to remember that to a young child, they are exclusively the center of their worlds. An understanding of how others factor into their worlds comes a bit later.

Handprint of a Leader: Red Robin's Remarkable Denny Post

Elise Lelon | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business
Elise Lelon

For installment #2 of AWE's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series, we have chosen Denny Post, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, at Red Robin.

What Is Happening to Language?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media
SidneyAnne Stone

I have been trying to avoid writing this piece for fear that I will sound like a grumpy old lady which, by the way, I am not. Even as I hear myself discuss this issue I remind myself of my high school English teacher, who was a miserable little thing in case you were wondering, yet I still feel compelled to introduce the topic.

4 Wonderful Things I Learned from the Job I Hated Most

Keith Wade | Posted 04.30.2014 | College
Keith Wade

I've had a couple of jobs I hated most of the time. But I learned an awful lot at the one I hated most.

Mumbai's Work Ethic: Sachin of Shivaji Park

Pranay Gupte | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports
Pranay Gupte

If you're good, you just show it, you don't talk about it. And if you're not good, then you won't last long in Shivaji Park.

Want to Be a Better Leader? Let's Follow the Science

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

We all know a leader (or two) who works excruciatingly long hours and boasts about his or her lack of sleep. This person uses exhaustion as sign of work ethic, and lack of sleep as a taunt to others to work harder.

Why Are Most Latinos Not Prepared for Retirement?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 03.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Yes, we sure like to work. It's unfortunate, then, that so many Hispanics who reach old age have nothing to show for it.

The Secret to Cultivating a Young Entrepreneur

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.02.2014 | Good News
Tim Elmore

At 15 years old, Jack created a new diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer that is 28 times faster, 26,000 times less expensive and over 100 times more sensitive than the current diagnostic tests. If that's not enough, the test also works for ovarian and lung cancer as well. Not bad for a kid who doesn't even have his driver's license.

How to Stop Stealing a Kid's Ambition (Part 2)

Tim Elmore | Posted 12.03.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Think about it. If I grow up in a world where almost everything has been given to me, or made easy -- I start feeling entitled to it. In fact, I stop trying hard, because I know, somehow, an adult will ensure I get what I need or want.

WATCH: Life Lessons From Humble First Jobs

Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living

That first job you had as a teenager bagging groceries or delivering newspapers may have more value than you thought at the time. There are many le...

Hard Work

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

If you met me at the age of 14 you would have voted me the least likely person to become a CEO of a multi-million dollar company. I have to be honest and say it is those jobs, those experiences and that sweat that led me to this path and this success.

Rachel Moroney: Death of an Intern

Rachel Moroney | Posted 11.03.2013 | Women
Rachel Moroney

It's easier or maybe simpler to work longer hours. No one asks any difficult questions and it's easily quantifiable and measurable -- a bit like basing success purely on money and power.

Luck Has Nothing to Do With It

Katie Lance | Posted 10.09.2013 | Small Business
Katie Lance

I tell people all the time, I feel so blessed in life and in my business. In the 10 months since I started my own consulting firm, I have been busier than ever.

'Can I Just Relax, Mom?'

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 08.29.2013 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

I had mumbled something to the twins about their excessive X-Box use or texting, asking them when they were going to turn it off and work around the house. But, then, one of the twins said to me: "Mom, can we just relax?" Oh, that hit home.

Vera Oziransky: A Road Map to Success

Vera Oziransky | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Vera Oziransky

It took years for me to realize that while I was successfully advocating for others, I had failed to advocate for my own professional growth.

Carrie Cook: Tools For a Successful and Productive Career Path

Carrie Cook | Posted 07.28.2013 | Women
Carrie Cook

Whether you choose to work full-time, part-time or no time, whether you "lean in" or jump out, develop the confidence that comes from knowing you can support yourself no matter what life might throw at you.

How to Become Indispensable at Work

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Do the best you can to come up with excellent outputs on time and within the budget allotted for you. Illustrate your rapport with your team and make an effort to bring the best in them. Through this, you are not just building a good reputation for yourself but also for those of your teammates.