Monthly Archives: August 2016

The mid-career drift: Women step off the corporate ladder

Standing before orange balloons and orange campaign signs in a beige hotel ballroom last October, with cameras on her and a dismayed crowd, Megan Leslie changed careers. In her seven years as a member of Parliament for Halifax, the charismatic and well-liked Leslie had moved swiftly from being named Maclean’s best rookie MP in 2009…
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It’s OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science

It’s OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science By Christine Schoenwald It turns out that it’s not whoever has the most stuff wins; it’s whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier. Say what? Aren’t we supposed to save all our money so we can keep up with…
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7 Ways To Thank People In Your Network!

Expressing gratitude to others takes a certain kind of noticing. And getting from an intellectual agreement about the merits of gratitude to daily practice is no easy feat. Andy Mills, former chairman on Thomson Financial, and a mentor of mine, keeps a “gift notebook” in which he writes down little observations or things he hears…
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New LEGO Set Features Stay-At-Home Dad And Working Mom

The the stay-at-home dad is part of the Lego City line, along with his baby in a stroller and working mom wife (“depicted in a work outfit,” according to Fortune). The brand told the magazine that the minifigures “mirror the world we live in today.” For some, this welcome addition has been a long time…
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Life Coach Training – Don’t Bleach Your Jeans!

When we work with people who are interested in life coach training, there are times when we meet people who want to rush the process. They want the fastest course. They want the shortest time frame. They want an "instant" life coaching practice. But as I talk with these individuals, I'm reminded of a pair…
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Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

STUART SLAVIN, a pediatrician and professor at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, knows something about the impact of stress. After uncovering alarming rates of anxiety and depression among his medical students, Dr. Slavin and his colleagues remade the program: implementing pass/fail grading in introductory classes, instituting a half-day off every other week, and…
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Simple Tips to Manage Spending as a Young Professional

Graduating from school and entering the workforce is an incredible feeling. Not only are you finally done with the initial learning phase of your career, but you’re also FINALLY getting paid for your time rather than paying for classes. Although you’ll miss the football games and the raging house parties, a salary that comes along…
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