Social-Impact Lifestyle

How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by definition a selfless act—be leveraged for further personal or professional development? Here, we propose ways […]

Career Planning

9 Habits for a Successful Mentorship

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There’s little doubt that mentorship can add value to your career. And although there are countless resources advising you on how to find a mentor, there’s less emphasis on what happens after you’ve found one. So, what does it mean to be a good mentee? Read on to learn the habits of successful mentees and […]

In the Office

From Cabin to Cubicle | 4 Lessons from Summer Camp

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For many of us, childhood summers were spent catching fireflies in glass jars, sharing twin popsicles with neighbors, and coming home once the street lights turned on. And for some, longer days and hotter nights also signaled the return to sleepaway camp—bags packed into the back of family cars, road trips across the state (or […]

Burnout and Balance

9 Ways to Win at Being a New Working Parent

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For new parents lucky enough to spend a chunk of time at home with their brand-new babies (even if “luck” isn’t the word you might use when spit-up is raining on your shirt) the thought of returning to work may bring up mixed emotions. You might be excited to use a different part of your […]