4 Entrepreneurial Skills We Should Be Teaching in Schools

American K-12 schools don't teach entrepreneurial skills, leaving kids ill-prepared for the future.

This Is How I Went From Being a Teacher to a UX Designer

Eva Penzeymoog—now a UX designer at 8th Light—never thought she’d end up in tech. She always thought she’d become a teacher, and that’s exactly where her career started. Here's how she made the switch by taking an immersive UX design class.

Expand Your Reading List With ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Author Jack Canfield’s Top Books of 2018

The well-read speaker and author makes sure he digs into a book one hour each day.

How I Made “Going Green” Into a Full-time Career

Hannah Debelius—Sustainability Outreach and Communications Manager at American University—has always loved the environment. And, she was able to make it her career! Here's how she got where she made going green into a full-time career.

What Your Child Will Need to Know to Get Ahead in the 21st Century

Education needs to go beyond reading, writing and arithmetic.

9 Great Resources That Help PhD Students Transition Into the Workforce

Fewer than one in 200 PhD graduates become professors—and most will spend upwards of a decade in temporary postdoc positions. Want career alternatives? These nine websites should help you do your research, explore different paths, and learn from others in the same position as you.

Ask an Expert: How Can I Switch From Teaching to Working at Nonprofit

You don't have to go back to school if you want to transition away from your teaching career. Here's how to use your existing experience to spark an entirely new career—maybe even one in the nonprofit sector.

I Left My Job as a Lawyer Without a Backup Plan (and Now I’m Doing Work I Love)

Kelsie Brunick—now a graduate advisor for Colorado State University-Global Campus and creator and host of the podcast Permission to Grow—took a while to find a career she was happy in. Here's how she went from law to nonprofit to fashion to education, and what she learned along the way.

How Does Your Education Compare to Oprah Winfrey’s, Elon Musk’s and Sheryl Sandberg’s?

From college dropouts to prestige educations, these business powerhouses got their educations in a number of ways.

How Going to State College Prepared Me for Entrepreneurship

Dropping out to start your business may not be right for all entrepreneurs.