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5 Hidden Assumptions That Keep Women From Living Larger

In working with thousands of career women who also have children, and being a parent myself, I’ve experienced just how challenging it is to balance contributing as we wish to in the professional world, with how we want to mother, parent and caregive in a present and loving way.<p>Personally speaking, …

What others say about you is often far more important than what you say about yourself–and that's especially true for job seekers. Here's how to get the references you need to land the job you want. http://onforb.es/19XpWlI

11 Expert Tips To Help You Be More Productive In 2014

Who doesn’t want to figure out how to get more done? Or get things done more efficiently? We asked some of the most productive people we know how you can tackle the New Year’s work.<p>Last year I used a kitchen timer to force myself to focus; I blocked the Internet and email so I couldn’t get …

Time Management

How Your “Someday” List Reveals Who You Really Are And What You Really Want To Do

If you say you’re going to do something “someday,” what does that mean exactly? According to the team behind productivity app Any.do, if you don’t make progress on that goal in six weeks, you’re probably never going to.<p>Once upon a time, to-do lists were simply scrawled on scraps of paper. These …

Time Management

2014: Be Healthier, Happier, Prettier, Richer

As the new year approaches, floods of resolution stories start coming out. I'm personally sick of resolutions because, well, they don't work. They are lofty goals that feel heavy instead of inspiring. So this year I decided to skip the resolutions and instead find some powerful yet simple ideas …

5 Creative Ways to Solve Any Problem

The simple mind tricks that actually work<p>"Think outside the box" may be a cliché, but too often we turn any issues over and over in our minds without finding an innovative solution for them. That's because we tend to do all problem solving in the same way, whether that means making a pros-and-cons …

14 You-Boosting Questions for a Soul-Filling 2014

<b>1. How do you want to feel on a typical day?</b><p><b>2. What do you believe about yourself and your life that makes you feel that way?</b> (Practice those thoughts.)<p><b>3.</b> Imagine you feeling that way (envelop yourself in that feeling, right now, from the top of your head to the tips of your toes). <b>Being wonderfully</b> …

Everyone We Meet Is Simply a Mirror

I recently watched a lecture by Gabrielle Bernstein called, "Meaning is the New Money." It was a fabulous panel discussion about how to make money doing good in the world. While she talked about many inspiring and important elements, the thing that stood out to me the most was this:<p><i>The outside</i> …

10 Tips for Resolving Conflict

<i>Photo credit: Sheldon Wood via Compfight</i><p>"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude." -- William James<p>Conflict is a normal and natural aspect of relationships. As human …

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

<b>Listen · 6:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound …

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

20 ways to find your calling http://onforb.es/1b8NoJ7 #forbesgreatesthits Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let's get started.

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

Honor Yourself and Be of Greater Service to Everyone and Everything

I've gotten a tremendously positive response to my "Permission to Be Ungrateful" post, with the exception of a handful of people. These people have told me that what I wrote promotes narcissism and is a very immature perspective. That I promote a consumerism attitude of simply <i>"discarding"</i> things …

7 Ways to Keep Your Sanity When You Live With Toxic People

Do you live with people who love to complain and whine about anything and everything? If you do, you may have wanted to bang your head against the wall more than once and shout, "Stop it!" Living with toxic people can drain your energy, and they can make you sick. How? By transferring their …

Practice Empathy for Better Relationships at Work and Home

Empathy is perhaps the most important relational skill. Empathy is the ability to put yourself in somebody else's shoes and understand how they might be feeling in a given situation. The ability to listen empathically -- relating to and understanding the perspective, position and feelings of others …

6 Effective Tools for Making a Resolution

Resolutions and achieving goals are a part of many people's lives and if you are one of them then you may find these tips beneficial:<p><b>1. Making moderately difficult goals.</b><p>Too much or too little arousal may effect performance and motivation negatively. A moderately difficult goal that is sustainable, …

5 Critical Mistakes That Can Kill Any Startup

Just believing in your product or service isn’t enough. Is your startup scalable? Is it marketable? If no, you’re probably making some of these mistakes.<p>You’re an entrepreneur. You believe in the product or service that you’ve built. But then sales stall. What went wrong?<p>The truth is that over half …

Marketing

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Six Rising Stocks For The Market's Year-End Party

This year’s stock market has unique characteristics that could produce a year-end upward burst. Driving the market higher has been a heady combination of a broadly improved economy, past troubles fading away, and a significant increase in investor interest, particularly in growth stocks. In …

Martin Lewis: 10 things about work, life and money your child should know

Most youngsters leave education knowing little about the grown-up worlds of work and money. Here are the key tips Martin Lewis would give to his younger self<p>If only I'd known 20 years ago… to throw every spare penny at Google shares, to lambast Gordon Brown's irresponsible trill that boom and bust …

Finance

7 ways to make your presentation message stick

1. Be different<p>Work out how you can stand out from all the other speakers. For example, Steve Jobs stood out as a presenter because of his …

5 Surprising, Science-Backed Ways To Get Smarter Today

Your intelligence isn’t fixed; it’s fluid. Here’s a handful of ways to improve your brain flow.<p>So it turns out that, contrary to what your SAT scores told you, we can actually get smarter day by day–depending on what we do with our days. As Annie Murphy Paul reports, intelligence isn’t set in …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …