5 ways to find work you love

One of the keys to happiness — as well as productivity and effectiveness at work — is finding work you love, that you’re passionate about. Work you want to do, instead of just have to do.

8 traits of successful entrepreneurs: Do you have what it takes?

Starting a business is a lot of work. Anyone who tells you it’s not is either lying or has never actually started one themselves.

Trade secrets: How freelancers can land more virtual jobs

As an increasing number of freelancers depend on the virtual workplace, how can they make themselves more attractive to potential employers?

Getting creative outside work can boost your on-the-job performance

Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job.

Don’t die with your music still in you

What if you currently live a very comfortable lifestyle and you have a lot of assets? How can you justify running off to do what truly makes you happy if it might put all your current assets at risk?

10 tips to help you build and grow a stand-out small business brand

A survey by the Pew Foundation which found that 71 percent of Americans view small business more favorably than any other institutions, including religious organizations.

7 simple ways to say “No”

Do you have difficulty saying “no”? Are you always trying to be nice to others at the expense of yourself?

Why some people can’t handle success

Research shows that how people view their abilities in the workplace impacts how they respond to success.

Barbie could dampen a young girl’s career dreams

Although the marketing slogan suggests that Barbie can “Be Anything,” girls who play with this extremely popular doll see fewer career options available to themselves compared to boys.

The absolute beginner’s guide to starting a small online business

I’ve been working online full time for almost 10 years, since age 19. I’ve had a lot of failures and a lot of successes. There is no better way to learn how to succeed than to learn from someone who has already done it.

10 ways to make your home office more productive

There are plenty of pitfalls that can distract you from getting your work done. Here we look at 10 ways to ensure you’re set up for success in your home office.

11 attributes of a leader

The following are 11 important factors of leadership…

Benefits of working from home depends on family demands

How working from home may impact work exhaustion, caused by conflict between work and family demands

It’s what you know, not who you know

Conventional wisdom tells us that in the business world, “you are who you know” — your social background and professional networks outweigh talent when it comes to career success.