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12 Luminaries Share Inspiration for Japan

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2011 | 4:29 AM

On March 11, Japan was hit with an immense earthquake, followed by a catastrophic tsunami that reached the shore just minutes later. The damage from both has left thousands dead, missing or injured, has left millions without water, electricity and transportation and has caused concern over nuclear energy. For many,...

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Josh Kear, 'Need You Now' Songwriter, Shares His Inspiration for Living Life

(2) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 11:10 AM

Picture perfect memories,
Scattered all around the floor.

If there's one thing that can reach our hearts and minds, it's music. A simple lyric or a catchy melody can transport us to a moment forever frozen in time. Music makes us dance, even if we're not dancers, and sing,...

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Dreaming Down Heaven: An Interview with Gini Gentry

(2) Comments | Posted October 4, 2010 | 7:40 AM

Many times we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life and forget who we are inside. We start to believe that we are limited beings, rather than infinite beings with unlimited potential.

Recently I received the perfect reminder, sent to me in the form of...

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Love Your Ego: Thinking About Ego in a Different Way

(3) Comments | Posted September 23, 2010 | 2:30 PM

Arrogant, boastful and self-centered are just a few of the words that most use to describe the word "ego." Just saying the word makes many people cringe or feel guilty, thinking that they need to suppress that part of who they are. We're raised thinking that we'd be better people...

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10 Tips for Creating Remarkable Success: An Interview With Tim Storm

(2) Comments | Posted April 28, 2010 | 11:02 AM

Remarkable people seem to create remarkable businesses. It would be quite easy to create a list of top CEOs who run "normal" businesses, but much more difficult to create a list of remarkable businesses that truly stand out.

In today's tight economy marketplace, standing out, being different, being better...

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Healthy Attitude, Healthy Life: How to Age Gracefully

(8) Comments | Posted April 14, 2010 | 9:52 AM

In our society, we hope that wisdom comes with age. What we don't expect is for increased energy to also be a component of our golden years.

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting an 87 year-old woman who was not only very wise but who also could do...

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Lessons From A Linchpin: An Interview With Seth Godin

(11) Comments | Posted February 2, 2010 | 10:19 AM

From time to time, as we've shared ideas and plans with friends and family, many of us have heard, "That's crazy!" Personally, I've heard it so many times I began to wonder if it were true.

In my quest to find other people who understood this, I began interviewing what...

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Shift Happens: Dealing With The Speed Economy

(9) Comments | Posted January 18, 2010 | 2:34 PM

We are living in exciting times of great transformation. The speed of change both around us and in our own lives has gone from linear to parallel to constant and environmental. Change is no longer one of the dynamics that come and go in our lives, it is the environment...

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The Top Ten Things I Learned From Sir Richard Branson

(1) Comments | Posted December 1, 2009 | 12:01 PM

A few weeks ago I had the honor of spending a few hours with Sir Richard Branson at his home on Necker Island, in the British Virgin Islands. Since my return, the number one question I've been asked is, "What Did You Learn From Richard Branson?" Here's my answer...

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Remember Who You Are: An Interview With Rev. Cynthia James

(3) Comments | Posted October 20, 2009 | 10:15 AM

How different would your life be if you knew how magnificent you truly are and understood how to harness the infinite possibility of life itself? Too often we get caught up in the drama of everyday life and forget our unlimited potential.

If you remember the movie, The Lion...

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The Won Thing: An Interview With Peggy McColl

(2) Comments | Posted October 13, 2009 | 7:19 AM

People who live contented lives seem to have something in common- they've discovered the intangible "one thing" for them that will bring everlasting happiness and fulfillment.

Many people spend their lifetime searching to find exactly what that "one thing" is for them. Sadly, some never find it.

In the...

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The Fountain of Youth- Attitude: An Interview With Werner Berger

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2009 | 4:58 PM

How old would you be if you didn't know your age? We complain about being over the hill at 40, being half way through life at 50, nearing retirement at 60, or being mature at 70. By the time we're in our 80's or 90's, the general population most likely...

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Everything is Energy: An Interview With Kristin and David Morelli

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2009 | 10:42 AM

Life is short, so celebrate first! I like that even better than eating dessert first! If what we do, think and feel sets the tone for what we manifest, then why not start each day with celebration?

Many great thinkers teach that everything is energy. Every feeling, every person, every...

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Boost Your Self-Esteem: An Interview With Joe Rubino

(3) Comments | Posted September 22, 2009 | 9:32 AM

It's much more important to spend time developing our own self-image than it is to worry about what others think of us, for nothing controls our own personal success or failure in life more than our level of self-esteem.

Recent studies have revealed that the vast majority of us suffer...

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From Childhood Dreams to the International Space Station: An Interview With Guy Laliberte, Founder of Cirque du Soleil

(6) Comments | Posted September 15, 2009 | 11:16 AM

Children seem to know things that as adults, we seem to forget. They play together, dream big, laugh, hug and enjoy life wholeheartedly, living each moment fully, not knowing the meaning of worry or stress.

Kids base their choices on fun and do what they enjoy most. If they love...

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Priceless Parenting: An Interview With Kathy Slattengren

(15) Comments | Posted September 8, 2009 | 7:24 AM

You'd never hire someone to do the most difficult and important job on Earth, give them the responsibility to care for your most valuable asset, and toss him or her head first into the job without any training. Yet, we do it every day as new parents, each time a...

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Serve Your Way to Success: An Interview With Deremiah *CPE

(50) Comments | Posted September 1, 2009 | 8:54 AM

Each day we have unlimited opportunities to step forth with unconditional love for our fellow man and be of service to one another. These opportunities for kindness with no expectation in return often show up in unexpected ways.

One night about ten years ago, I was walking to my car...

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Freedom Without Compromise: An Interview With Greg Habstritt

(3) Comments | Posted August 25, 2009 | 8:51 AM

Freedom is one the most sought after goals and yet one of the most illusive. Technically, it is defined as the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action. In today's world when one talks of freedom, that usually translates to the ability to do what we want,...

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Embracing Change: An Interview with Ariane de Bonvoisin

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2009 | 9:17 AM

Death and taxes may be certain, but change is inevitable. Change in our job, family, finances, relationship, geographical location or health can make a tremendous difference in the quality of our lives, for better or worse. Sometimes with so much change going on around us, it seems the only thing...

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Born Curious

(27) Comments | Posted August 11, 2009 | 9:20 AM

From the time I was a small child, I have had a very inquisitive nature. My parents tell me that "why" was one of my first words. I have always asked questions, for I'm truly curious about the world around me. This insatiable yearning for knowledge is an unconscious theme...

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