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A Simple Experiment That Can Immediately Boost Your Sense Of Happiness

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.18.2017 | OWN

Wharton professor and best-selling author Adam Grant has a question for you: What are three things that are good in your life? If you’re like most p...

Why Being Helpful Isn't Just for Nice Guys (and Gals)

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

If I tell you someone is helpful, what image crosses your mind? Most people associate the word helpful with jobs like a crossing guard, or a traveler'...

You Don't Owe Anyone An Interaction: The TEDx Talk

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 10.18.2016 | Women
Caroline Garnet McGraw

Anthropologist Robin Dunbar says that that number of people with whom we can maintain stable, ongoing interaction is approximately 150. That's it. Beyond that point, most of us lose our ability to relate in a meaningful way.

7 Ways to Approach Rejection Creatively

Anna Sabino | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Anna Sabino

Those who get published, who are on stage and who sell their art did get rejected too. The difference is they persevered and made the most out of their rejections.

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

What Happens When You're Not Being Your Authentic Self

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

I was raised in the sixties. It was a time when the idea of being your authentic self was not encouraged by adults. Especially if you were a girl. Y...

What Is Authenticity?

Ira Israel | Posted 08.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

In his Sunday New York Times article "'Be Yourself' Is Terrible Advice," Professor Adam Grant of my alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania, states...

When to Negotiate, and When to Play Nice

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

It was the marketing tagline for a popular 1980s negotiating skills program. Personally, I find this concept absolutely exhausting. Do you really want to game every aspect of daily life?

Who Is Re-Designing Your Sleep?

Markus Giesler | Posted 04.13.2017 | Business
Markus Giesler

What do Arianna Huffington, Adam Grant, and Daniel Amitay have in common? They're what I call big designers - and together they have re-designed your ...

7 Stress Relief Strategies When You're Short on Time

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.31.2017 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Inspired by all of the crazy-busy and talented people I've been speaking to recently, here are seven additional stress-relief strategies you can use when you're short on time.

Seven Proven Ways to Motivate Yourself and Others To Take Smart Action

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home
Kare Anderson

Sure, we make different decisions when we are "sexually stimulated" according to Dan Ariely who cites this as one example of how we are predictably ir...

30-Second Changes That Create Long-Lasting Happiness

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 01.26.2016 | OWN

The 30-Sec Change: Stop Liking, Loving, and Hating Saying that you like paper clips or love a website or hate leggings without long shirts is a fast a...

John Green Cares More About Loving His Work Than Finding An Audience

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business

Acclaimed young adult author John Green -- who's behind the best-selling novel The Fault in Our Stars -- has always worried whether his work would be ...

See How to Successfully Champion Your Ideas

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.24.2017 | Business
Kare Anderson

Want to successfully champion ideas and spur apt collective action with others at work and home?

The Lobby - 2015, Why Giving Matters

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.11.2016 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Each year, a remarkable group of Internet entrepreneurs gather to share observations, wisdom, and bit of early warning radar on the state of the Internet. The attendees are carefully curated, and totally off the record.

How to Stay Sought-After

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.12.2016 | Good News
Kare Anderson

To stay relevant and sought-after, your most vital trait is your capacity to recruit the right team for a task, and enable them to use best talents together.

Your Journey from I to We

Bill George | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Bill George

As you make this transformation, you are growing into a "leader of leaders" who has unlimited potential to lead others to achieve great things. In so doing, you become a servant-leader. Isn't this what leadership is all about?

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
GOBankingRates

While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds.

Americans Still Unhappy at Work: 5 Leadership Gurus Chime in to Save Us

Mark C. Crowley | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business
Mark C. Crowley

I reached out to five of the world's most respected leadership gurus and asked them where they would start if they were seeking to build and sustain an exceptionally loyal, committed and productive team.

The Benefits of Using Your Strengths at Work

Susan Peppercorn | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Susan Peppercorn

As the field of positive psychology has focused more on looking at what works instead of what doesn't, increased attention is being paid to the benefits of strengths identification and development.

3 Ways to Feel Happier

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Generosity fosters gratitude by orienting our minds and hearts outside of ourselves. It turns our attention away from the that inner voice of criticism -- that voice that says we are not enough.

Beyond IQ and EQ, How Are Human Networks Connected?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

When you pop the question -- what is the innate quality of individuals that drive their success -- psychologists of repute have come up some interesting answers.

Go From Surviving To Thriving With My Online Course On Oprah.com

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

In the year since Thrive was published, I've been thrilled to meet people all over the world who are longing for change. People are rejecting the myth that burnout has to be the price we must pay for success. But again and again, I was asked, "It's hard to change old habits -- how do I go from understanding what I need to do in order to thrive to actually doing it?" That's why I'm so excited that I've partnered with the great team at Oprah.com to launch a six-week course on Thrive -- a bridge from knowing what we need to do in order to thrive to actually doing it and thriving!

Women -- Stop 'Leaning' and Start Leading

Valerie Alexander | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Valerie Alexander

Demanding that the metrics be changed for us and our contributions recognized is not necessary once we start contributing the way men do -- confidently, taking ownership, without apology, and without concern for whether everyone else feels included.

How Helpfulness Drives Employee Engagement

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

Most leaders are aware of the link between employee engagement and business results. We've seen studies like Aon Hewitt's 2013 Trends in Global Employee Engagement, which showed that a 5% increase in engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenues.