The Single Best Piece of Career Advice that Nobody Teaches You

Author: John Gorman Source: The Mission Daily I sat down with a fresh-faced MBA candidate intern this afternoon, at my office job deep in the heart of corporate America. It’s not uncommon for the leaders — or, middle managers, at least — of tomorrow to request 30 minutes of face time with “senior” “professionals” to “pick their brain,” and …

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Want More Time? Do a Time Audit!

Author: Nisha Kumar Kulkarni Source: Idealist Careers Though we all do our best to maximize our time, occasionally, we find ourselves wishing for more hours in the day in order to be more productive at work and at home. And while there’s no shortage of apps and software available to help you boost productivity, you …

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Author: Jessica Miller-Merrell Source: Workology You’re not who you say you are. People are going to find out you’re not as smart/talented/competent as you pretend to be. You’re faking it and you’re not making it. Sound familiar? This is your brain on imposter syndrome. After I posted Women Working With Women: How to Work & Support …

4 Steps to Following Your Dreams (Without Falling Flat on Your Face)

“When to Jump” author Mike Lewis says you should pay attention to your daydreams because they might just be nudging you toward a leap into your ideal job. Author: Anne Fisher Source: Monster Two years out of an Ivy League college, 24-year-old Mike Lewis snagged a high-paying job with Bain Capital Ventures, a finance arm …

What is a Personal Philosophy, and How Do You Live in Alignment with Yours?

Author: Dr. Michael Gervais Source: Thrive Global People talk about “becoming” and “being” your best. What is someone’s “best?” Seriously, what is your "best?" It's incredibly difficult to get your arms around it, partly because it's a moving target that is influenced by dynamically moving components: your current skill, your world-view and the environmental conditions. …

Advice on Career, Life, and Travel from Amazing Women

Author: Laura Begley Bloom Source: Forbes It's a steamy morning at Mayakoba resort on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, and Suzanne Cohen, VP of Luxury Brands for the Americas at Marriott International, has just finished a presentation on brand strategy at the ILTM Americas conference — an annual gathering of luxury travel advisors and industry professionals. It's a glamorous setting, for sure, …