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5 Mental Tools for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.23.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

This post is the last of my five-part series describing my Prime Performance System which encompasses everything I know about the psychology of sport....

It's Me Against Me

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I am a 44 year old female with several university degrees. I've raised three children into adulthood, have owned a successful business for 13 years, am a writer for The Educators Room and the Huffington Post. I also have a children's book published. By my society's definition I am successful. Yet I don't see myself in that light.

Who Would Win a Match Between Serena Williams and Steffi Graf?

Quora | Posted 05.19.2016 | Sports
Quora

Who would win in a match between Serena Williams and Steffi Graf? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

Compete or Collaborate?

Anna Anderson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Anderson

I have recently contacted around 30 health and wellbeing retreats and spa centres across Australia with a collaborative proposal. Perhaps somewhat unu...

5 Things Wounded Warriors Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Although the points mentioned below are not new ideas for entrepreneurs perhaps looking at them from a different perspective may help entrepreneurs take their efforts to a higher level.

Stress, Success, And the Demise of Manhood

Douglas LaBier | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The traditional definition of success and manhood, along with attempts to maintain the vested interests in it, can, indeed, feel like standing on crumbling ground when you're hit with large-scale social change and transformation that you don't understand; or are told is harmful and must be opposed at all costs.

7 Ways Successful Product Managers Track Their Competitors

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Product managers may understand why competitor research matters. But it is possible to internalize this and still not know what to look for during you...

After College Graduation, What? Cultivating How to 'Think-Beyond'

Vinita Gupta | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Vinita Gupta

After providing the basic foundation, universities launch us in the real world with an inspiring keynote address at the commencement. In the life st...

Motherhood Shouldn't Be a Competitive Sport

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

When I first became a mother, I hoped to find a supportive community among the sisterhood of other moms. Instead, I found myself on a battlefield. Knowingly or unknowingly, mothers get drawn into a competitive landscape -- and it's one that offers no trophies or awards.

Practice is the Foundation of Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.29.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Practice is the practical foundation of sports success, meaning it's what you do that determines whether you do or do not achieve your sports goals. ...

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Use Storytelling in Your Business

Roz A. Gee | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Roz A. Gee

Let's face it. Regardless of what industry you are in, without question, there is a substantial amount of competition out there. Not only is there competition, but many of them are targeting your potential customers.

Peeking Over the Fence

Leona deVinne | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Your 'grass' is yours and yours alone and it as unique as you are. Lean into that lushness.

Which Way to the Front?

Leigh Hafrey | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Leigh Hafrey

Here's a challenge for people who think about organizations in 21st-century America: How do we demilitarize our notions of leadership?

This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.27.2016 | Latino Voices

Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in ...

How A Savvy Spa Stands Out

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Abundance is transitioning to market glut. Spas are becoming a commodity. I have to wonder, what's being done to retain customers once they come through the door?

Are You Plateau'd Without Realizing It?

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Benjamin Hardy

It's easy to compare ourselves with those we perceive as less than us. Yet, in examining those we perceive as doing "better," we blame external factors for our lack of progress.

The Dance of Life

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.10.2016 | Parents
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

My daughter dances. I mean like, competitively. Make-up, eyelashes, sparkling costumes. All of it. She's danced since she was three-years-old. She's now 16. Can you imagine what it would be like if we adults took something we enjoyed and set out to be the best we could be at it?

FOMO -Fear of Missing Out

Elliot Begoun | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

True confession, I just wanted to write something that included the use of FOMO to prove to my millennial kids that dad is in fact hip. So, my job is done. While we are here, however, there are some points that can be made. In the social context, FOMO is a pervasive worry that others are enjoying experiences that you are not.

Right Next Door: Alana Jane Nichols, Paralympic Five-Time Dual-Sport Medalist

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.16.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Elite athletes do the seemingly impossible all the time: make one-handed catches, drain distant three-pointers, hit game-winning home runs with two ou...

When Your Friends Don't Ask

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

I'm okay with competition, and I'm okay with not getting everyone's work. But what I am not okay with is not even being asked to make a proposal, especially by someone I know well.

Understanding What's Behind Emirates' Potential Budapest-U.S. Flights

Rob Britton | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

The fact that no traditional airline has operated the route with financial success is precisely what causes airline experts to wonder about Emirates' interest in the route.

Havikoro Celebrates 17th Anniversary With Hip-Hop Competition and Culture Panel

Jessica Bolanos | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
Jessica Bolanos

This weekend Houston based Bboy Crew Havikoro celebrated their 17th Anniversary with a three-day city wide celebration of everything the Hip-Hop cultu...

Diamonds in the Rough: How the Stories of 10 Million Urban Dwellers Can Change the World

Kamayani Gupta | Posted 03.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Kamayani Gupta

Stories. They motivate us to learn about the 7.4 billion people with whom we share the planet. Stories. They drive us to interact and communicate with...

Why College Students Today Are So Burned Out

Carly Stern | Posted 03.25.2016 | College
Carly Stern

In today's world, and especially within the Duke bubble in which I live, students operate in a state of constant comparison. Though perhaps we don't admit it, we are always measuring up and attempting to classify where we fail.

'We Are Facing a Disaster': Berlinale Winner Gianfranco Rosi Talks Fuocoammare

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Can a film change the world? If we believe in the power of one, that ability each human being carries around to make the environment around them better by simply adjusting their behavior, then films have the potential to change the world.