Career to Consider: Online Teaching

 By Dr. Dani Babb Faculty member at American Public University...more

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

I was recently speaking to one of my friends about what she wanted to be "when she grew up". Yes, I know this seems a bit silly but even folks my age (~11 years old) don't know!  It's okay....more

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Life

Have you ever felt stuck or out of control of your own destiny? That others are dictating what you are doing or where you are going? We are often susceptible to what we think others need, want, or expect of us that we often forget that we are in the driver’s seat. As a result, we let others make decisions for us....more

Unlimited Vacation- Woo Hoo!

  Unlimited vacation!  YES!  We recently moved to flex-time off (FTO), aka unlimited vacation time. Other technology companies had already done this and we thought it was a great benefit.  I was on the project team to determine how to make this work and what the advantages and pitfalls were of rolling it out....more

I am Cait

I am sure by now you have seen the new show, I am Cait.  It is emotional and stunning and full of hope.  The topic of gender transition is in the spotlight because of her celebrity.But what if the employee is an average Joe needing to become Jane (or vice versa), needing to live as their authentic self?  How does that translate in a work setting?  How can HR support these transitions?...more

Everyone Has Gone Completely Insane

Um…So…Yeah…Can I just take a moment to vent? Because this is how I feel right now…It’s ALL. TOO. MUCH....more

Heading back to school? Get good at something. Anything.

There is not a single one of you, whether you are returning to university for another year, or only just embarking on your college career, who has escaped the following college-going advice:...more

Cliff Jumping and Facing Your Fears

 I had been to Waimea Bay a few times before during winter when the water was insanely rough. It was roped off to show that swimmers were not allowed in the water and the lifeguards were constantly patrolling to keep everyone safe from the large shore break. It was fun to sit on the sand and watch the powerful ocean but I would never have thought I would be swimming in that same bay! ...more

Want To Get Published? Don't Be Afraid To Pitch

If you want to write things somewhere other than your own blog, learning to pitch your ideas effectively is key. ...more

She Designed Her Life with hOMe downtown yoga

Living life by your design means pursuing your dreams, following with total focus, and fulfilling the tasks you were put on this earth to do.  One of my close friends (and amazing personal hair stylist!) is Christina Watson of hOMe downtown yoga and Bliss Salon and Spa.  Saving tuition since Augusta 2014 by cutting all extra spending, Christina paid for 1 month of studies at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in California....more