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5 Reasons Developing Confidence is Critical to Your Success

Confidence is essential to your success and that of your business — in fact, it’s vital to everything you do in life. In my own career, confidence has been a pivotal skill and strength I’ve needed...

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The Road Not Taken: Forget Your 'Plan B' Career. You'll Need a Strong 'Plan D'.

This article was originally posted on LinkedInBy Sallie KrawcheckLois Lane. I wanted to be Lois Lane. Or, better yet, Mary Richards.I was a journalism major at UNC but had taken a several-year det...

Why Charity is not for 'Them," it is for "Us'

It feels good to give. For most of us, it’s how we make a difference. That’s why you diligently take the time to write a check for that youth or veteran or medical organization-without hesitation.

Mary Barra Should Accept the Kathryn Graham Living Legacy Award

Mary Barra should attend Monday's ceremonies at the National Women's History Museum and accept the Kathryn Graham Living Legacy Award.

Saving for the Greater Good: The Benefits of Charitable Planning

It’s human to want to contribute to causes that mean something to us… during our lives, and perhaps after death. Charitable planning can benefit philanthropies as well as your own bottom line.

 3 Things People Get Wrong About Personal Branding

It can be challenging to figure out how to represent yourself within the framework of a personal brand, deciding how you want to get noticed and how to communicate your personal platform.

How Having a Sense of Mindfulness Can Have Huge Implications on Your Career

This is something I’ve been working on for awhile, and I’m fortunate to have friends, fellow coaches and clients in my life who spur me to make this a more front and center part of my life.

Why did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Go Viral?

Did you notice the uncanny urge for people to dump buckets of water over themselves the past few months? Various social media outlets were flooded with videos of Ice Bucket Challenge.

Recommended Reading: 5 Leadership Books I Love

Leading virtually (e.g., Skype, Instant Message) is one example of how leadership has changed for this generation. This is one of the insights in my Forbes Leadership post on Millennials and...

Brands Be Good, Do Good

How a brand brings its products and services to market matters more than ever before....

How to be a Successful Real Estate Agent

    Thirty years ago I surprised everyone, including myself, by becoming a successful real estate agent in San Francisco’s tough residential market during a recession, when inte...

Stop Worrying About the Gap In Your Resume

You may have been working for 15, 20, even 30 years. But then you stopped for a while. Maybe you left your job voluntarily, maybe not. Maybe you didn’t work for six months or six years.