Topic: success

5 Ways to Talk About Your Accomplishments Without Bragging

5 Ways to Talk About Your Accomplishments Without Bragging

Perhaps more so than our male counterparts, women—whether in the workplace or in our personal lives—have a tendency to downplay our achievements. Rather than talking up our accomplishments, we try to appear as though we’re not bragging. Articles recently published in The Huffington Post and The Chicago Tribune have both explored the importance of self-promotion in the workplace. If the issue has been featured so prominently in the media, why then do so many women still feel the need for such modesty? More »

4 Secrets of Investment Success: Tips to Gain Wealth

4 Secrets of Investment Success: Tips to Gain Wealth

Human beings have always been fascinated with “secrets” through which power is attained, riches gained, and success assured. Our belief in secrets and its natural cousins, conspiracies and superstitions, often appears when we are under stress, dealing with matters seemingly outside our control. According to Science Magazine, humans in those situations have increased illusory pattern perception, creating nonexistent causal links and correlations in an unconscious effort to rationalize the outcome and affirm ourselves. More »

How Do You Know When You’ve ‘Made It’?

How Do You Know When Youâve âMade Itâ?

There’s a song stuck in my head. Even Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian, and Kelly Rowland can’t seem to get enough of it. We’re all Tweeting and singing along to Drake’s new song “Started From the Bottom.” A huge hit with young fans and celebrities alike, Drake’s song takes us through examples of the broken or “bottom” stage of his life as he rhymes about “living at my mama’s house, we’d argue every month,” and borrowing his uncle’s car only to be scolded, “bring it right back.” I mean, who can’t relate to that? Then, to the delight of fans, Drake takes us along to the top as he describes how he’s now making millions and performing at sold out shows. More »

Women’s Definition Of Professional Success Has Profoundly Changed

Womenâs Definition Of Professional Success Has Profoundly Changed

A recent international study by LinkedIn was released last month in honor of International Women’s Day. The study, called What Women Want at Work, was done in partnership with Cross-Tab Survey. 5,300 women in 13 countries were asked for their thoughts on what makes an ideal work environment. The results provides quite a bit of insight, both surprising and expected, about what employers can do to motivate and engage female employees. Three major themes became apparent from the results: how women define success is different now than it was just a few years ago, work-life balance has taken precedent over pay, and women are increasingly concerned about unclear career paths.
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Success Lessons From Divas

Success Lessons From Divas

Divas may be fabulous on stage, but in real life they get a bad rap: Who wants to be around a noisy narcissist day in and day out? But as it turns out, some divas get some things spectacularly right in life, according to a smart new column by Wall Street Journal writer Elizabeth Bernstein. Here are a few of her success lessons from healthy divas. More »

“Do What Makes Your Heart Beat Faster”: 3 Secrets For Success

âDo What Makes Your Heart Beat Fasterâ: 3 Secrets For Success

Take a moment to sit down and think for a moment. Do you know of one person who found success —not just financial success, but personal success—by doing something they despise?

If you can’t, maybe there’s a reason for that. Levo League spoke with Erica Diamond, founder and editor-in-chief of WomenOnTheFence.com, at yesterday’s Office Hours. Diamond found her own success strictly by pursuing her passion, and emphasized the importance of really doing what you love. More »

3 Simple Questions To Simplify Success

3 Simple Questions To Simplify Success

1. What do you do (that gives you joy, because why bother if it doesn’t bring you joy)?
2. Who cares about what you do?
3. How do you get to who cares?

That’s it – three essential, monumental questions for every entrepreneur. Whether you’re a hairstylist or a blogger, a lawyer or a widget seller, it’s the simplest questions that will illuminate the way. I’ve been using this inquiry strategy for years to build businesses and it never fails to light up what the top priorities are. More »