Most people think that disability can’t happen to them, but this may not be the case. Currently, there are 54 million Americans suffering from some type of disability -- many of whom are in their 30s, 40s and 50s and had full-time jobs previously to becoming disabled.

You've been wrongly accused of using drugs and you need a lawyer. First, you'll be screened by a paralegal - who may not have the training needed to know how best to help you. Here's the solution.

With the current push for academic achievement, teachers need to enter the school year not only prepared to battle students’ “summer slide,” but to be at the top of their own instructional game. Research has highlighted two broad categories for teacher effectiveness: first, the level of knowledge and skills teachers bring to the classroom, as measured by preparation and qualifications, and second, their classroom practices.

Many Americans would like to write a book, but think they don’t have a prayer of getting published. The good news: Sharing your work with the world is not only possible, it's easy and inexpensive when you harness the reach and power of the Internet.

Not a day goes by that you are not bombarded by news of the recession and high unemployment figures. With this kind of climate, it’s no wonder many are looking toward starting their own businesses instead of competing for the few jobs available. So, how can you aggressively compete when faced with starting your own business and branding it? Here are some tips for doing just that.

When you start a family, the first thing on your to-do list is probably not to launch a new business venture. But that’s exactly what Bonnie Marcus did. After years as a wedding planner, public relations professional and event planner, she began to wonder if the energy she put into her 12-hour workdays would be better applied somewhere else. Here's some tips you can use too to help your small business succeed.

It’s likely conversations in the office can be heard throughout the entire workspace, whether everyone wants to hear them or not. It’s the challenge that comes with the modern open-office design. What can be done to create a better working environment?