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Imagine if these 6 people hadn't followed their true passion

Passion takes you places, they say. We believe it also takes you away from places where you shouldnt really be. As an example, heres what would have h ... Read more

Are you a Monday person? Here's how to spot one!

A Monday person is one who doesnt think Oh Its Monday againsobsob : .Heres how to spot a Monday person!Yes loving your job makes Mondays awesome! And ... Read more

10 books every manager should read

For a leader, the benefits of reading are wide ranging.Research has shown that regular reading can improve intelligence and lead to innovation and ins ... Read more

How the world's top business leaders motivate their teams

Image source: AOLMotivation is a key element of good leadership. Thats why some of the worlds finest business leaders are also the best motivators.The ... Read more

Impossible is nothing: Life lessons from Muhammad Ali

Olympic medallist at 18, the youngest pugilist to take the heavyweight title from a reigning heavyweight champion at 22, the first to win the world he ... Read more

5 Things successful people do every Monday

Successful people see red when others complain about the Monday blues. As members of #ThankGodItsMonday tribe, they never whine about the end of the w ... Read more

5 Reasons why employees who love what they do are the happiest

Remember that one person in the office who brightly wishes you Good Morning! on a Monday and actually means it? We are about to give away their greate ... Read more

Edison hired people with a mind of their own. Do you, when you hire?

Not big on formal education qualifications, the American inventor looked for people with open minds - and lots of curiosity!We all have our own storie ... Read more

10 Legends who showed us 'Loving What You Do' can change the world

Greatness - a word that everyone is in absolute awe of an honor that many would give away their very lives to achieve. And yet, those rare few who did ... Read more

Love Mondays like never before with Monster.com

The alarm goes off! Alas, the weekend is officially over and so is the fun. Monday is considered the worst day of the week but what if Mondays create ... Read more

8 Reasons why people hate Mondays

Monday blues. Mundane Mondays! Scary Mondays. Most of us hate Mondays but why! Here are 8 reasons why people hate Mondays. But it is all in the mind. ... Read more

Infographic: How to start loving Mondays at Work?

If you are reading this, chances are you hate Mondays. In fact, Monday is considered the worst day of the week. But is it really so? We at Monster.com ... Read more

Leaders are readers! Are YOU?

ARUN is a successful young manager with a large company in Gurgaon. He started his career as a salesman, and has rapidly grown in the organisation. He ... Read more

Want to be a winner? Just do it!

Heres a simple question to get you started. There are three monkeys sitting on a tree, above a pond. One of the monkeys decides to jump into the pond. ... Read more

Keep trying. Keep sowing. Reap a bumper harvest.

AS I waited at the doctors clinic last week, a framed cartoon on the wall caught my attention. It illustrated a patient telling his doctor, angrily: D ... Read more

6 stand-out new Mobile App features of 2014

The year 2014 finished with a bang for Monster.com. Monster launched a trailblazing website as well as a uniquely intelligent mobile app armed with pr ... Read more

Prakash Iyer's mantra: "Anger never lets you win"

AS a little kid growing up on a sheep farm near Christchurch, New Zealand, Martin was a bright, hardworking boy, prone to losing his temper and gettin ... Read more

Never give up. Never, never give up!

It was the 1870s. Somewhere in a workshop in New Jersey, Thomas Alva Edison was burning the midnight oil, trying to create a light bulb. He tried seve ... Read more

"Do the job you love and love the job you do"

INthis era of global competition, the focus of education should be on enhancing employability of the students of professional courses rather than mere ... Read more

Azim Premji: Take Charge of Your Career Destiny

THEfunny thing about life is that you realize the value of something only when it begins to leave you. As my hair turned from black, to salt and peppe ... Read more

"If it is to be, it is up to me!"

Have you heard of the rather unique funeral held in an office in New York some years ago? As employees of the firm came in to work one Monday morning, ... Read more

Life lessons from a baby giraffe

BABY giraffes never go to school. But they learn a very important lesson rather early in life. A lesson that all of us would do well to remember. The ... Read more

The frog and the TV tower!

Prakash IyerMD,Kimberly-Clark and executive coachIt was another noisy Thursday in frog world. A group of young frogs were chatting, discussing the lat ... Read more