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How Vision Boards Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

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Are you a visual learner who appreciates creative activities like scrapbooking? If so, a vision board may be a great tool for planning and illustrating your goals and aspirations. Coupled with a well-thought-out strategy, a vision board can help you achieve your objectives—both in your career and personal life. Here, we offer some tips for […]

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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 […]

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How to Deal When Work Stress Gets Personal

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“The personal is political” was a popular rallying cry of the women’s liberation movement in the 1970s—but many changemakers in the broader social-impact space still identify with this statement. People are often drawn to social-impact work because of an experience with the cause. But when one is so personally invested, it isn’t always easy to […]

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