Sally Deneen

Sally Deneen

52+ Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

By Sally Deneen | October 6, 2016

Learn something new, take a chance or do something risky.

13 Simple Steps to Land the Job You Want

By Sally Deneen | August 2, 2016

How to become your own recruiter and ace your next job interview

33 Ways to Feed Your Soul

By Sally Deneen | May 5, 2016

Try one of these tips to boost your mood and happiness.

They Say to Reach for the Moon. So Once You Reach It, What’s Next?

By Sally Deneen | January 25, 2016

When you accomplish a huge goal and the initial buzz is over, you’re wondering, ‘Now what?’ right? Here’s how to cope with the letdown that follows.

The CEO Who Didn’t Want Money

By Sally Deneen | August 31, 2015

On the day of the announcement that would be heard around the world, Jose Garcia awoke without realizing anything unusual was in store. He dressed, left the run-down rental home he shared with his sister and drove to his job at the Seattle credit card processing company Gravity Payments. In the back of his mind…

The Little Team That Could

By Sally Deneen | August 22, 2015

It was the big day, the opening of the championship round of the international FIRST Robotics Competition, and Carolina Menjivar was so nervous that she’d had trouble eating for two days. “It was my first time flying in an airplane or even going out of state, so naturally I was sweating bullets even before I…

7 Women Who Rock

By Sally Deneen | June 30, 2015

Get a new job. Land a promotion. What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg posed that query in her best-seller Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Hundreds of thousands of women worldwide have looked inside themselves so they can identify and overcome barriers, according to…

Desperate Measures Inspired This Mom to Live ‘Life by the Cup’

By Sally Deneen | May 10, 2015

Zhena Muzyka sized up the bleak situation: Here she was, a 25-year-old single mom whose baby needed lifesaving surgery for a kidney defect. She punched numbers into the ATM but it wouldn’t dispense cash. “I had under $10,” she recalls. What would she do? The answer—years later—would prompt Leverage Management to buy rights to her…

Nicole Lapin money tips

6 Money Tips to Live a Rich Life

By Sally Deneen | March 9, 2015

Money expert Nicole Lapin gets personal about finance and suggests steps for living the life you want.


Listen Up, It’s the National Day of Listening

By Sally Deneen | November 28, 2014

It’s the day after Thanksgiving—Black Friday as well as the National Day of Listening. The latter encourages us to take a little time to sit with Mom, Grandma, a friend or the butcher who works at the deli down the street to record a meaningful conversation. Chances are you’re with someone you rarely see this…