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13 Ways We Can Fix The “Free Market” So It Works For Regular People, Not Just The Rich

The free market doesn’t exist. The market is governed by many rules, almost of all which don’t benefit workers. But people made the rules, and people can change them.<p>In his book <i>Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few</i>, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich provides an outstanding guide to …

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The Strong Link Between Your Self Image And Business Success

The vast majority of business people focus on tactics to be successful – strategy, marketing, sales and systems.<p>Yet after doing this religiously for 10 years still often complain that they have not achieved what they had hoped.<p>Is there something more they needed to work on to succeed at a high …

How To Stop Playing Resume Roulette

<i>This is a guest post by Susan P. Joyce, president of NETability. She is publisher and editor of both Job-Hunt.org and WorkCoachCafe.com and the author of How to Find a Job Using Craigslist. You can follow her on Twitter and circle her on GooglePlus.</i><p>Too many job seekers spend hours every day …

One World Trade Center has its coming-out party

Wanted: companies keen on moving in to the tallest skyscraper in New York.<p>One World Trade Center, the physical icon of the city's recovery from a devastating attack, is throwing open its doors to potential tenants.<p>On Thursday, the building's developers unveiled a model office on the 63rd floor …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Burnt Out? 7 Apps To Fit You Back Into Your Life

I kind of want to marry my iPhone, day planner, and computer. But, as with any relationship, sometimes I need a break. The other night I decided to …

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12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

29 Successful People Who Wake Up Really Early

The early bird schedule is good for responding to people and events around the world, getting a head start on people in your own time zone, and also finding time for exercise and family. What's more, research shows that early risers tend to be happier and more proactive.<p>While a late schedule may …

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Do You Have These 7 Essential Habits?

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>My current writing project is a book that will be called <i>Before and After</i>, about the most fascinating subject ever: the …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

10 motivating tips to get you ready to hit the gym

<b>1. Never miss a Monday:</b> If you can start the week off right- you will finish right. Schedule in your workouts on the calendar if you need to. Usually …

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How Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso went from being a shoplifter with bad credit to the CEO of a $100 million web sensation.<p>FORTUNE — “I’ve always had issues with following the rules, which has made Nasty Gal the only thing I’m capable of doing.” So says Sophia Amoruso in her new book, <i>#Girlboss,</i> …

Tamara Mellon's New Rules of Fashion

After launching her namesake label, the Jimmy Choo co-founder shares her strategy for disrupting fashion.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> The fashion system …

NastyGal Founder Sophia Amoruso on How to Become a #GirlBoss

"Maybe Girl Boss is a new word for feminism."<p>In 2006, Sophia Amoruso, a 22-year-old hitchhiking, dumpster-diving, community college dropout with a lot of time on her hands, launched an eBay store called Nasty Gal Vintage—a nod to bad-ass funk singer Betty Davis' 1975 album. But this wasn't your …

The 8 Most Powerful Beauty DynastiesThe Bettencourts, L'Oréal

These are the families who run the cosmetics industry.<p>Meet the families who run the cosmetics industry. <i>Via TownandCountryMag.com</i>

The 50 Most Powerful and Influential Families

<i>Town & Country</i> presents the world's most powerful dynasties in its second-annual list. From the dazzling empire of Monsieur Arnault to the undeniable influence of Jay Z, these are the names shaping the world in which we live. <i>Via TownandCountrymag.com</i>.

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How To Dress Like A Total Boss This Spring

It might not feel inherently practical to buy suits. Especially the creative kind full of color and pattern and shapes. Especially if you don't work …

Jamie Chung's Killer Off-Screen Style

There are a few ways you may know Jamie Chung. It could be that you watched her become a fan favorite on <i>The Real World: San Diego</i>. Maybe she caught …

11 Secrets to Success from Top Female Executives

It's not news that there are more women in high-powered positions than ever before. But while the strides we have made in the past 50 years are huge, there's still a long way to go, and much to learn from those women who have managed to climb to executive positions across the globe. Lauren Ready of …

Meet the 10 Most Powerful Women in D.C.

In a time when it seems like everything and everyone in Washington is shut down, gridlocked, and polarized, these 10 D.C. women offer an inspiring look at what hard work, determination, and passion can still accomplish. Here, ELLE's fourth annual Washington Power List.<p>In a time when it seems like …

Is Christine Bronstein the Most Powerful Woman in Politics?

Meet the San Francisco-based, fashion-obsessed mom redefining feminism one Champagne lunch at a time.<p>"I feel like sometimes we lean in, sometimes we lean out," says Christine Bronstein, the 40-year-old founder of ABOW, a San Francisco-based social network for women that counts Maria Shriver, …

Introducing Gossip Girl for the Silicon Valley Crowd

You may know Stanford MBA grad and former J.P. Morgan private banker Michelle Miller by her pen name Sadie Hayes, which she used for her young adult hits <i>The Social Code</i> and <i>The Next Big Thing</i>. The North Carolina native is also the woman behind the anonymous blog, Why San Francisco Really Is That …

5 Financial Moves To Make In The First 5 Years Of Your Career

We can learn from our mistakes, but sometimes it’s better to get it right the first time.<p>Thomas Edison is said to have made 1,000 light bulbs before one worked — imagine what else he could have invented if he’d gotten it right at try number 25. James Dyson made 5,127 prototypes before perfecting …

17 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Do Great Things

Sometimes, no matter how experienced we are or how much we have accomplished, we all can use a little help to keep going, a bit of motivation if you will.<p>In the face of the inevitable obstacles we are going to encounter, here are ideas that have worked for me, my friends who run both …