Category Archives: Transitions

4-Week Training Plan for Taking a Leap of Faith

If you want a bigger job but haven’t gone after it, or you dream of doing something entirely different but have stayed put, you’re not a coward. You’re only human. Fear is a protective mechanism, and whether it’s a fear of lions or the fear of failure, “it can feel so real we think we’re going to die,” says Vanessa Loder, a former investment banker who is now an executive … [ more ]

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Is Working at a Nonprofit for You?

As 2014 winds down and we all marvel at how quickly the year passed, thoughts about our contributions to the world and humanity inevitably come up. For some of us, these thoughts are passing wishes, but for some they’re deep career regrets. Whether you are just daydreaming about greener pastures or seriously contemplating a leap over the proverbial fence, here’s what you need to know about the nonprofit sector, from … [ more ]

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Podcast: Mentoring Millennials with Lindsey Pollak

Lindsey Pollak, often called a “translator” among the generations, shares her insights, opinions and the latest research about today’s 20-somethings in this 30-minute recording of her recent teleclass. Listen below (or read the transcript) to pick up some actionable strategies to harness the power of your Millennial workers. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Mentoring Millennials—Free Teleclass with Lindsey Pollak September 16

Mentoring Millennials Tuesday, September 16th 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm CDT REGISTER HERE How much do you know about your Millennial employees (those born approximately between 1982 and 2000, also known as Generation Y)? What motivates them? Why do they spend so many hours texting? What are ways you can mentor them towards success?

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Shift into Fall with Tory Johnson—Free Teleclass September 9

Shift into Fall Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (CDT) REGISTER HERE Tory Johnson’s The Shift chronicles a very personal journey sparked by a candid conversation with one of her TV bosses that led her to make the biggest shift of her career—and ultimately led her to a better life both professionally and personally. While this may have been her biggest one yet, Tory is no stranger … [ more ]

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“Being Happy and How to Get There” Podcast

“Happiness is not a destination, but a series of small but pivotal choices that we make every day.” -Cindy Ratzlaff In this podcast, “Being Happy and How to Get There,” Cindy Ratzlaff and Kathy Kinney will teach you how to: Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Coping with Life’s Curveballs: Ishita Gupta Podcast

Facing a bolt from the blue? “Use your rock bottom to lift yourself up,” says confidence coach Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear.less magazine. In this podcast, “Coping with Life’s Curveballs,” Ishita described her own path to entrepreneurship and how to overcome bumps in the road, whether personal or professional.

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How Do You Cope With Big Life Changes?

Join our new community idea swap! First up: How do you cope with life changes (big or small)? Anita Perry, Sally Krawcheck and Lisa Belkin lead the discussion—and we can’t wait to hear from you too. Share your comments below. Whenever I go through challenges of any type, I remember some of the important lessons that my father taught me. One of my favorites: ‘Sleep on it; things always look better … [ more ]

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Play (Yes, Play) to Your Strengths

Learning to goof off, have fun, and just be isn’t just a luxury, it’s a key ingredient in your life—and women need it most of all, a new book finds. By Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time A seminal work of leisure research by Eileen Green is titled Women’s Leisure, What Leisure? In her study of women’s free time in England, … [ more ]

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Top 5 Myths About Using Social Media to Find a Job

Don’t let these popular misconceptions undermine your social strategy With over 73% of adults using social media, connecting with influencers and HR managers has never been simpler—as long as you don’t let these common mistakes get in your way, says Social Media guru Crystal Washington. Top 5 Myths About Social Media and Your Career Myth #1: A LinkedIn profile helps headhunters find me. While being on the largest business social … [ more ]

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