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Success Starts With Self-Love: How to Appreciate Yourself

Article by Michael Pietrzak John was born on Thanksgiving Day in 1954, but for him, life wasn’t much to be thankful for. A birth defect caused John to wear painful leg braces, and his first-grade teacher told his parents he would never…

What Are You Willing to Be Fired For?

When we work hard on something we believe in, it’s called passion. When we work hard on something we don’t believe in, it’s called stress. - Simon Sinek When searching for the next dream job, we often consider factors like the type…

Everyone Thrives Somewhere: 3 Ways to Find the Right Company Culture for You

Article by Jeff Thompson I had always wanted to work at a place that had fun: lots of laughter and smiling faces, an open-door policy, people working together. In short, I wanted to work at a place I could call home. So, in the ’80s, when…

The Heart-Mind Alliance: Find Your Core Values and Let Them Guide You at Work

What comes to mind when you think about your morals and values? Is it plausible to think these very basic principles could quite possibly be responsible for your perception of the world around you? What about the effect they have on your…

Mind Over Moment: 6 Tools to Build Resilience, Happiness, and Success

Article by Anne Grady Do you often feel like you have spent your whole day chipping away at your to-do list without accomplishing any of the things that are most important to you? You are not alone. As a CEO, mom, wife, volunteer, friend,…

Have a Plan, But Keep It Flexible: Thriving Professionally After a Medical Diagnosis

When someone is diagnosed with a serious health condition, it impacts several important areas of their life, including work. A person may start to wonder: - How do I balance work and medical treatment?- What can I expect from my employer?-…

13 Go-To Hacks for When You Need a Boost of Creativity

Article by YEC Creativity inspires us. It gives us purpose and direction, providing a way to pursue goals and establish dreams. However, creativity does not always come naturally, particularly during moments of stress. Sometimes, even the…

Fall Into Routine: 5 Ways to Have a More Productive Autumn

There’s no better time than the fall, the season of heading back to school and new fiscal-year possibility, to create new routines or recalibrate old ones. As a successful entrepreneur, I use routine to set myself up for productivity. Routine…

How to Build a Bigger Retirement Nest Egg With Your Side Hustle

Financial experts recommend you save $1-1.5 million to retire comfortably. If that number sounds impossible, you may be part of a national trend. According to the US Government Accountability Office, 48 percent of households headed by someone…

Why You Should Think Like a Salesperson When Hunting for a New Job

The art of sales and the art of securing a job aren’t all that different. Both center on your ability to hold a meaningful, mutually beneficial conversation. Both also have reputations for one-sidedness. Salespeople and hiring managers are…

Make Your Side Hustle Worth Every Minute With These 5 Principles

From driving for a rideshare company or tutoring online to reselling items on eCommerce sites or working at a local coffee shop, there are plenty of side hustles to earn extra money in the gig economy. However, all these side hustles take…

The 3 Keys to a Successful, Sustainable Career in IT

The current mantra is, “Everyone should learn to code.” The problem is most people interpret that to mean “Everyone should become a programmer.” Like many professions, programming takes a certain combination of talent and skills that…