SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Authentic

Changing little by little—no big, scary leap—is the best way to live life to the fullest.

Act: Start Living Your Life With Purpose and Joy

Changing little by little—no big, scary leap—is the best way to live life to the fullest.

by Rich Feller

Don’t let age bias put you out of work or blunt your career.

What Everyone Should Know About Age Discrimination

Don’t let age bias put you out of work or blunt your career.

by Carole Fleck, AARP

Give your presentation skills a digital-age makeover by embracing these simple rules.

New Rules: How To Communicate in the Digital Age

Give your presentation skills a digital-age makeover by embracing these simple rules.

by Frank Pietrucha

The communication skills that are essential for negotiating, deal-making, problem-solving—and life change.

How To Be Curious in Conversation (and Why You Should)

The communication skills that are essential for negotiating, deal-making, problem-solving—and life change.

by Kara Baskin

Heed these secrets from master storytellers, and you too can learn how to prosper from this life-changing craft.

10 Tips for Tapping Your Inner Storyteller

Heed these secrets from master storytellers, and you too can learn how to prosper from this life-changing craft.

by Logan Ward

Follow these three steps to accept yourself and stop being swayed by other people opinions.

How To Love Yourself as Much as You Love Other People

Follow these three steps to accept yourself and stop being swayed by other people opinions.

by Janice Holly Booth

You’ve cleared out the clutter in your house. To find real joy, now try decluttering your mind.

Declutter Your Life with the “Annoy or Joy?” Test

You’ve cleared out the clutter in your house. To find real joy, now try decluttering your mind.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Midlifers are wedding independence and intimacy in a whole new way

One Marriage, Two Houses

Midlifers are wedding independence and intimacy in a whole new way

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

The surprising answer: probably not, unless you make a conscious effort to be trustworthy.

Can You Be Trusted—Really Trusted?

The surprising answer: probably not, unless you make a conscious effort to be trustworthy.

by Janice Holly Booth

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

Grow Your Empathy To Put Your Marriage Back on Track

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

by Janice Holly Booth

            The line between tedious and ridiculous is thinner than you think. Here’s how to walk it.

How (and Why) To Inject Humor Into Your Personal Brand

The line between tedious and ridiculous is thinner than you think. Here’s how to walk it.

by Kara Baskin

If you feel stuck, you may be ignoring your authentic self. Here’s how to ignite your uniqueness.

How To Be Authentic—and Why You Should Bother

If you feel stuck, you may be ignoring your authentic self. Here’s how to ignite your uniqueness.

by Kara Baskin

The celebrity chef has created a multifaceted career based on smart actions you too can take.

What Every Life Changer Can Learn From Anthony Bourdain

The celebrity chef has created a multifaceted career based on smart actions you too can take.

by Kara Baskin

Taking your life apart and putting it together again can inspire meaningful change. Design your life you love with these 7 simple steps.

Design a Life You Will Love

Taking your life apart and putting it together again can inspire meaningful change. Design your life you love with these 7 simple steps.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Got a client who’s constantly changing the rules or always demanding more? Here’s how to cut the cord.

How To Break Up With a Soul-Draining Client

Got a client who’s constantly changing the rules or always demanding more? Here’s how to cut the cord.

by Kara Baskin

A chronic condition finally forced me to level with my boss—and learn an important lesson beyond overcoming anxiety

What Panic Disorder Taught Me

A chronic condition finally forced me to level with my boss—and learn an important lesson beyond overcoming anxiety

by Kara Baskin

Use personal resilience to change the relationships in your life for the better

Ward Off Toxic People

Use personal resilience to change the relationships in your life for the better

by Sarah Mahoney

  The offer to teach a class often comes at midlife. Here’s how to quell those first-time jitters

5 Sure-Fire Tips For First-Time Teachers

The offer to teach a class often comes at midlife. Here’s how to quell those first-time jitters

by Kara Baskin

Being inauthentic can make us feel immoral and downright dirty

The High Price of Faking It

Being inauthentic can make us feel immoral and downright dirty

by Sarah Mahoney

How to break bad karma patterns that hold you back.

Can Karma Help You Find the Love of Your Life?

How to break bad karma patterns that hold you back.

by Janice Holly Booth

Before saying “I do,” consider saying “I don’t” to these traditions

Reinventing Midlife Weddings

Before saying “I do,” consider saying “I don’t” to these traditions

by Janice Holly Booth

When friendship trumps romance, the feelings can be just as sweet. But be ready for pushback from people who just don’t get it. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Can men and women be BFFs?

When friendship trumps romance, the feelings can be just as sweet. But be ready for pushback from people who just don’t get it. From Purple Clover

by Janice Eidus

 Play it right, and time apart can bring you closer together. Ready, set, rekindle

I Love You. Now Get Away From Me!

Play it right, and time apart can bring you closer together. Ready, set, rekindle

by Janice Holly Booth

And the other things you should never say about your children at work

“My Kid Just Got Into Harvard!”

And the other things you should never say about your children at work

by Kara Baskin

With these 5 tips on how to say No, you can start living a more fulfilling life today

Are You Always Last on Your Own List?

With these 5 tips on how to say No, you can start living a more fulfilling life today

by Janice Holly Booth

The joys of sleeping alone—and then together. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Your Bed or Mine?

The joys of sleeping alone—and then together. From Purple Clover

by Deborah Cruz

By now, you’ve figured out how good helping others can feel. New research shows how to intensify that glow

Get More From Giving

By now, you’ve figured out how good helping others can feel. New research shows how to intensify that glow

by Sarah Mahoney

Expressing gratitude paves the way for longer, stronger relationships

The Little Word That Opens Doors

Expressing gratitude paves the way for longer, stronger relationships

by Sarah Mahoney

Learn the fatal mistake almost everyone makes just trying to get ahead

Self-Promotion Without the Smarm

Learn the fatal mistake almost everyone makes just trying to get ahead

by Kara Baskin

More collaborative workplaces and changing technology demand new ways to communicate

Office Etiquette 2.0

More collaborative workplaces and changing technology demand new ways to communicate

by Kara Baskin

 Complain mindfully (we’ll tell you how) and use the 5:1 ratio (we’ll explain that too)

Want More Change? Be A Better Complainer

Complain mindfully (we’ll tell you how) and use the 5:1 ratio (we’ll explain that too)

by Sarah Mahoney

 Why lots of us make it to midlife without figuring out who we really are

Authenticity: Hunter Thompson Nails It

Why lots of us make it to midlife without figuring out who we really are

by Sarah Mahoney

  How to maintain boundaries when you’re starting a business

Your Employees Are Not Your Family

How to maintain boundaries when you’re starting a business

by Kara Baskin

 Starting a business? You need loyal workers. Here’s how to make people care

How To Inspire Loyalty

Starting a business? You need loyal workers. Here’s how to make people care

by Kara Baskin

 The right person can make your creativity soar

The Essence of Innovation and Creativity

The right person can make your creativity soar

by Janice Holly Booth

America’s first woman in space left a rich legacy, encouraging women to reach for the stars, reports <em>The Fiscal Times</em>

Be a Pioneer Like Sally Ride

America’s first woman in space left a rich legacy, encouraging women to reach for the stars, reports The Fiscal Times

by Maureen Mackey

Surprisingly, in many cases the answer is yes. Here’s why.

Should You Admit That You Were Fired?

Surprisingly, in many cases the answer is yes. Here’s why.

by Susan Crandell

 Go for it, says famed musician Emilio Estefan, and celebrate what makes you special

Accent Your Differences

Go for it, says famed musician Emilio Estefan, and celebrate what makes you special

by Emilio Estefan

Bland, cookie cutter resorts making you feel lost in translation? Experiential travel lets you immerse yourself in a foreign culture with no filters

Into The Wild: Travel Like A Native

Bland, cookie cutter resorts making you feel lost in translation? Experiential travel lets you immerse yourself in a foreign culture with no filters

by Kent Black

Job loss, income decline, divorce, death of parents – mid-life can be rife with trauma. The trick is to learn to use these blows as a catalyst for growth.

Life’s Slings and Arrows

Job loss, income decline, divorce, death of parents – mid-life can be rife with trauma. The trick is to learn to use these blows as a catalyst for growth.

by Jeanne McDowell

Whether you want a new job or a new relationship, a powerful personal narrative will get you noticed.

Slideshow: Storytelling Tips From the Masters

Whether you want a new job or a new relationship, a powerful personal narrative will get you noticed.

by Logan Ward