Career & Self-Development

Whether you’re a veteran top-level executive seeking new challenges or a recent college graduate looking for your first job, people take great interest in building their career path and achieving professional growth. Not surprisingly, Career & Self-Development is our most popular category. You’ll find more than 1,000 summaries on a wide range of topics from crafting a persuasive sales presentation to conquering procrastination to dealing with a difficult boss.

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Lifehacker, 11/2014

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Hugh MacLeod

ChangeThis, 2004

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Dawn Foster

The Guardian, 8/2016

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Trent Hamm

The Simple Dollar , 8/2016

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Gabriele Oettingen

Aeon, 7/2016

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Laurie Penny

The Baffler, 7/2016

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Roselinde Torres et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 5/2016

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Ilana E. Strauss

The Atlantic, 6/2016

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Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh © 2013, 12/2013

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Jeremie Kubicek

ChangeThis © 2015, 2015

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David Dunne and Roger Martin

Academy of Management, 12/2006

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Rasmus Hougaard et al.

ChangeThis, 2015

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Jessa Gamble

Aeon, 5/2016

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Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez

ChangeThis, 2/2016

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Margaret Gould Stewart

Medium, 3/2016

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Jessica Shortall

The Atlantic, 4/2016

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Jacquelyn Smith and Shana Lebowitz

Business Insider UK, 4/2016

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Charles Duhigg

The New York Times Magazine, 2/2016

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Kenny Nguyen et al.

ChangeThis, 1/2016

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