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'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran's key to success: Daydreaming

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn't mean she always had a plan.

Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How one 27-year-old saved his way to $1 million

Anton Ivanov is a 27-year-old Russian immigrant. His family was not wealthy, and he’s not a celebrity, investment banker or the next Mark Zuckerberg. But he’s a millionaire. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2014

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How the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa moved from the White House to TV

The Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa (aka. Ina Garten) started her career in the White House, working on nuclear energy policy. But she wasn’t happy. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Why Utah is the next Silicon Valley

Utah boasts a lot of great things — epic national parks, high-class ski resorts and top-notch cuisine, to name a few — but it’s also a great place for business. And companies that... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Balancing act: It's time for men to speak up about work-life balance

In a recent survey, 78 percent of female respondents reported that they had never heard a successful man talk about the difficulty of having a career and a family. So why aren't more men making... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Why you've got the career ladder all wrong

Mention a climb up the career ladder to most people, and their first thought is moving into the job of their immediate supervisor. This might be the most obvious move, but it is often not the best. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Are workplace perks the answer to employee unhappiness?

Happy workers mean more productivity and company worth, but only 20 percent of workers feel really valued. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Do men talk openly about balancing work and family?

I'm quite good at balancing things. Plates on my head, scoops of ice cream on a cone, a child in one arm and several bags of groceries in the other while trying to open a door. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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9 reasons you may never retire

Why are more people over the traditional retirement age still working? I’m 63, with many friends and family who are in this age bracket, and most of us still “work,” although the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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4 reasons it pays to be thin and assertive, or a man

Gallup recently reported that both men and women believe “fair pay” is the biggest hurdle women face in the workplace. But there’s more to biases in the workplace than just the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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How 'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John learned the value of family

As his career progressed, millionaire and "Shark Tank" investor Daymond John learned the true value of family through trial and error. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Balancing act: Stress, burnout, mistakes top list of workplace fears

Most people will face some kind of fear at work during their careers, but what scares residents of Cubeville the most? A new survey says that "having too much work leading to stress or burnout"... Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Technology can help employees disconnect from the office, if used correctly

While the common assumption may be that technology is ruining work/life balance, some of its features could in fact help. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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3 money moves to make before a career change

If you're considering transitioning to new employment, here are a few strategies to consider before leaving your current position. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Why the CEO of the Container Store pays himself less and his employees more

Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, believes in paying higher wages to attract the best workers and make it possible for them to live on their income. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Americans still prefer male bosses

In 1953, more Americans “preferred a male boss” over a female, and the same is true today. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Employers and job seekers might as well be from different planets

Half of job seekers don’t even meet the basic requirements for the jobs they’re applying for. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Balancing act: What is your ROI for seeking work-life balance?

In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. How does... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Dave Ramsey says: Keep expectations clear regarding loans

If you don’t already have an agreement, my advice would be to ask him what his expectations are. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Facebook is now helping its female employees start a family ... eventually

National Edition

Facebook and Apple are willing to pay for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Why potential mothers should give it a "like." Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

National Edition

Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Millennials may do career and home life differently, but they have the same goals

Millennials are breaking tradition by purchasing less homes and finishing more school, but their end goals aren’t all that different from their parents'. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Balancing act: 'One of those weeks' teaches work-life lessons

Every family has one of those weeks now and then. You know the kind. You circle it on the calendar months in advance because you know it's going to be tough. But even extremely busy weeks can teach... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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