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  • Fear Is a Gift

    Typically when we think of gifts, positive thoughts come to mind. This is because gifts are usually connected with smiles and gratitude. This learning path is going to open your eyes to a non-traditional gift that has the potential to...

    Curated by Adam Kirk Smith
  • Career Resources: Preparing for your next role

    Are you entering or re-entering the workforce? Looking to pivot to a new role or industry? Here are some fundamental resources to help prepare for your journey These series provides resources to help you get a job, or change to...

    Curated by Naomi Kaufman
  • Dealing with Other People's Emotions

    Most people want to end conversations when someone cries or gets angry, but then you miss the opportunity to find solutions together. And, it’s likely you will make the person feel worse. It’s better to be compassionately silent until they...

    Curated by Marcia Reynolds
  • Power of Pause

    Many times in order for you to develop a healthy growth mindset and exceed within your career, you have to press 'Pause'. In the past there was a prevailing theme that presumed "doing more helps you succeed", but what if...

  • Soul Entrepreneurship

    Soul=the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal Entrepreneurship= The activity of setting up a business.

    Curated by Sherre Hirsch
  • A Path to Positive Productivity

    Do you start each morning anxious about all of the things on your plate? Each of them swirling in your mind, leaving you too overwhelmed to actually accomplish any of them? What if there was a way to quickly and effectively write your to-do...

    Curated by Lauren Golden
  • Dare2Dream with Lefty Williams

    Native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Lefty has long known that anything worth having wouldn't come easy. He learned at an early age that there would be many days of hard work and sacrifice. He knew that the key to...

  • Finding The Career You Were Meant For

    Finding a job can be one of the most stressful things we do. Unfortunately, many of us find jobs we don’t love, and are often afraid to make the leap to something else when we are in a place we...

    Curated by Bryan Falchuk
  • Learn the Basics of Spanish

    Spanish is one of the world’s leading and most widely spoken languages. Learning a second or third language is an investment in yourself. There is no better way to grow your skills and capabilities than by investing energy in a...

    Curated by Juli Cygiel
  • Empowering Women in the Workforce

    Feeling empowered is the result of committing to the work you do, inspiring those around you, and staying focused on your dreams - no matter how big. Empowered leaders cultivate empowerment in others by approaching challenges with courage, creativity, and...

  • Successfully Balancing Work and Life

    Life is a balancing act. There are only so many hours in the day and only so many opportunities to get things done. So, how do you manage to successfully juggle all of the things being thrown at you? Experts...

    Curated by Jillian Cooper
  • Buying Your First Home

    Buying your first home can be stressful: it's a weird, long process with lots of pitfalls and questions and signatures and documents and... (you get the picture). Sometimes, it's hard to know what's actually going on. This path features resources...

  • Navigating Your Career

    If there is one thing that school doesn’t teach you, it’s how to navigate your career properly. Instead, you’re left to rely on advice from your (well-meaning but often misguided) family members--and somehow decide which of the million career resources...

  • Your Guide to Building an Awesome Personal Brand

    Who are you? What do you stand for? What do you bring to the table? These questions, and more, can all be answered by a carefully-crafted personal brand. Your personal brand is the unique combination of skills and experience that...

    Curated by Joss Ellison
  • The Power of Presence

    Showing up every day feeling great and ready to rock. Parts of the 6 Vital Skills to Catapult Your Career series with Pete Mockaitis.

    Curated by Pete Mockaitis
  • Empowering Your Mind with Positive Psychology

    Twenty years ago when I struggled with depression, I had no idea about the tools I needed to stay mentally happy until my psychologist introduced me to them. Then I thought, “Why am I only hearing about this now?” We...

    Curated by Louisa Jewell
  • Make Better Decisions

    "There are no take-backs—just as in life. You must think before you move." - Chess Grandmaster, Susan Polgar Life, like a game of chess, is purely the product of your decisions - some major *new job!? new car?*, some minor *sushi or veggie burger...* -...

  • What to Do When Change Happens to You

    Change is inevitable; and often, out of your control - but you have a superpower - you control your response to change and all the uncertainty that accompanies it. Developing a healthy approach to change means focusing on the path...

    Curated by Philip Gutierrez
  • Finding Your Voice

    Author, social media influencer, and Catcat guest curator Najwa Zebian helps us navigate through the steps needed to find our voices. By uncovering our authentic selves and finding the right words, we're able to share our stories and build our...

    Curated by Najwa Zebian
  • Master the Art of Self-Confidence

    In order to achieve workplace success, personal satisfaction and personal achievement, competence is essential. But without confidence, competence will only take you so far. Lack of confidence and a low self-esteem are two of the major things that limit many...

    Curated by Jillian Cooper
  • Failing Forward…with Science

    We all experience failure, but scientists say that how we handle setbacks determines our future successes. These resources, curated from around the web, draw from the positive psychology movement; featured thinkers include Martin Seligman, Guy Winch, and Angela Duckworth, among...

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • How to Make/Break/Keep a Habit

    “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” [Aristotle - summation by author Will Durant] Habits - good or bad - are the qualities many people find the most difficult to change, and...

    Curated by Chris Baker
  • Boost Your Everyday Effectiveness

    Do you consider yourself to be an effective person? Many of us could benefit from tweaking at least a few of our skills in order to become even more effective in our everyday lives. This is what we’ll be exploring...

  • Stand Up to Bullying with Ian McKellen

    Before he was powerful wizard Gandalf the Grey or complicated anti-villain Magneto - Ian McKellen was an advocate standing up for the rights of LGBT people in the UK and around the world. As co-founder of Stonewall, a LGBT rights...

    Curated by Ian McKellen
  • Getting Interpersonal: Building Relationships

    The resources in this learning path focus on the importance of relationship building in developing and strengthening interpersonal skills. Learn to build, reinforce, and energize workplace relationships to the benefit of your career, coworkers, and organization.

    Curated by Chris Baker
  • How to Stay Safe Online

    The Internet can be a scary place. In this path, learners will be introduced to basic concepts of online safety and security. Common scams will also be reviewed.

    Curated by Julia Huprich
  • Minding Your Manners: A Guide to Business Etiquette

    Your academic knowledge and skills may be spectacular, but do you have the social skills needed to be successful in the workplace? Professional etiquette is an unwritten code of conduct regarding the interactions among the members in a business setting....

    Curated by Jillian Cooper
  • Learning How to Learn

    In a world of constant change, the ability to acquire new skills and knowledge quickly and continually is critical to your success. This short path, which was inspired by the popular Coursera course "Learning How to Learn", can help you...

    Curated by Julia Huprich