Feeling burned out? Here’s why, along with seven tips to get your spark back. [caption id="attachment_8686" align="alignleft" width="225"] Ignition of a match, with smoke on dark background[/caption] By Tanisha A. Sykes Everything at work is clicking on all cylinders, and you’re saying yes! to new projects and leading teams....

Entrepreneurs and executives alike are elevating their careers with an executive coach By Erin Chan Ding When she started her own business, Emily Bermes heard from a bevy of detractors. Even her own mother told her she would fail. As did her then husband. Wracked with doubt, Bermes felt she...

How to overcome public-speaking jitters, connect with your audience, and give the best presentation of your career By Katie Morell [caption id="attachment_8552" align="alignleft" width="225"] Female business executive giving a speech at conference center[/caption] The mental fog was palpable. Maryna Shkvorets’s body wasn’t connected to her brain. She knew it...

Hate networking? Here’s how to make it less onerous—and more rewarding. By Sheryl Nance-Nash   What is it about networking that sometimes makes it seems more a necessary evil than a smart (sometimes even fun!) strategy for moving your career, business, or personal life forward? Maybe you think you...

Eight tips for acing a performance review—and getting the pay you deserve By Janell Hazelwood There’s a common adage that many career experts, human resource executives, and professionals agree upon: when it comes to a salary boost or any type of professional advancement, you don’t get what...

Figuring out your “why” in life can help you launch the next stage of your career By Tanisha A. Sykes In 2010, Shai Littlejohn, then an attorney at a law practice in Washington, DC, was working 50-plus hours a week. She eventually started her own law practice and wove...

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