In Chapter 7 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, non-profit executive Kyung B. Yoon, as a Wellesley student, remembers wanting to have it all. Experience teaches her you can have it all but not have it all at the same time. She advises young Gen Y female professionals to invest in careers early to gain educational credentials and work experience to provide negotiating and bargaining leverage later in life and career.
High school sports experience translates into better success in the workplace, according to a Cornell bio-data study. Cornell University's Kevin Kniffin, the study's co-author joins the News Hub with Sara Murray. Photo: Getty
In Chapter 1 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" McCormick notes that his parents have provided consistent support and it has always been about helping him find something that engages and challenges him and helping him make sure he has thought through the decision before making it. James McCormick is a Partner at Empire Search Partners in NYC.
In Chapter 8 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Rubin shares how as he has gotten older, he is less prescriptive in giving advice and more investigative. By helping those he coaches and mentors work through key issues and questions, Rubin creates ownership and accountability they can then use to follow through. Slava Rubin is CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo.
Melissa feels feel that she has fallen behind in her career as a result of a medical condition that delayed her entry into the working world. J.T. O'Donnell advises her on the next steps she should take.
In Chapter 15 of 15 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, filmmaker Tricia Regan answers "What Goes are you Setting as You Look to What Comes Next in Your Film Career?" To continue making films for a living, Regan realizes she needs to set new career goals around taking better care of herself financially, politically, and personally. She notes the emotional toll making her film "Autism: The Musical" took on her and what she learned about the experience.
In Chapter 1 of his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, educator and designer Jon Kolko answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" He shares how his wife has helped him achieve work goals by making sacrifices so he could grow into new phases of his career. He shares how his parents always supported his education and rarely challenged his choices. As a teacher, he sees how students make higher education and career choices and challenges the status quo.
At 36, Alex Wagner has accomplished what many women dream of doing: she has successfully transitioned her career through multiple industries (not to mention worked for George Clooney). Glamour Editor in Chief Cindi Leive visits her at her MSNBC studio to hear her secrets to career success.