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MTBF, MTTR, And The System Of You

Hemant Bhanoo | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hemant Bhanoo

I've failed many times. I failed recently and it feels awful. How about you? When was the last time you failed? When we're very young we fail a lot. ...

The Juggling Act of Building and Sustaining a Mission-Driven For-Profit Business

Dr. Ebbie Parsons, III | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Dr. Ebbie Parsons, III

The popularity of the Social Entrepreneurship movement is at an all time high but there's little available research or proof that it's actually profitable and sustainable. Generations of workers have all wanted to have their cake and eat it too which is the common perception of the social entrepreneur. I get it. Who wouldn't wanna do well by doing good? Who wouldn't want to impact the very people and communities that mean the world to them and earn a great living while doing so?

Build A Life, Not A Resume

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Petchers | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Organizations Are Serious About The 'No Jerks' Policy When Hiring

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.

The One Thing You Need to Know to Be a Success in Life

Quora | Posted 07.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How do you deal with failure? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with uniq...

How to Brainstorm Your Way to Failure

James Carbary | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
James Carbary

What if you you found out your content marketing strategy wasn't making any impact on your business?

I Failed At Motherhood

Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson

What I was not prepared for was feeling like a failure. It didn't happen right away. It was a slow burn. A notion that slowly crept in as my family expanded and my kids got older.

I Want Myself To Fail -- It's Easier

Jon Westenberg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Jon Westenberg

When I was 21, I turned down a big, career making job in Public Relations for an industry group here in Sydney. It was a job that would have made me a success, with a big salary and a nice office, and a fair bit of prestige  --  particularly because I was so young.

6 Ways To Turn A Failure Into A Success

Janet M. Neal | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Janet M. Neal

A few years back, I had an idea, one I felt was absolutely divinely inspired. It was for a place for women to come together to learn, to connect and to relax. All was going beautifully, until I ran out of money to keep it afloat.

I Finally Understand Why Most Small Businesses Don't Succeed

Matt Roberge | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Matt Roberge

It finally occurred to me the other day why many small businesses don't succeed. It is so obvious, I have no idea why it took me so long to draw this conclusion.

Why Failure Is More Important Than Success

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Soleil

Success happens when we go outside our comfort zone, stretch ourselves beyond recognized limits and experience new people, places and things. Success happens outside "normal", and the only way to reach it is to walk though failure without losing your enthusiasm.

The 12 Year Overnight Success

James Marks | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
James Marks

When I told my close friends I was starting a fulfillment company, you could see them flinch and try to mask their disappointment. You could almost see the single word forming inside their heads, "WHY??" They looked at me with something like pity while they struggled to put a good face on it.

Why It's Only Possible to Achieve Two Thirds Success

Quora | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business

How can success be defined? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique...

How To Succeed At Failure

David S. Simon | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

With today's topic being failure and my personal relationship with that particular vengeful God, I have to note what happened right before I set upon...

5 Ways To Cope With Failure

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Failure is a part of life. You can call it whatever you want -- a setback, an emotional let down, a breakup, a loss, but part of the reason why the ex...

How One Writer Overcame Her Fears and Got a Second Chance

Lisa Kerr | Posted 06.25.2016 | Home
Lisa Kerr

A few weeks ago I was on a plane having an epiphany about second chances and perfectionism while watching a film. The film was Burnt and the story wa...

Good Lovin' on My Birthday- My Message to You!

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Larry Dvoskin

On Facebook and other social media platforms everyone appears to be a success. We show our best face, best version of ourselves. I am viewed by some a...

Rebounding From Failure

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adele Scheele

Look within your own network. List your colleagues (past and present), people in your profession (including its professional association), and people you know from volunteer efforts or community groups.

The Surprising Way I Taught My Daughter About Success

Lindsay Ferrier | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Lindsay Ferrier

After years of summer drama camps, acting workshops, and children's theater performances, you finally faced your first major audition yesterday. You were going for the role of Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, and you arrived at the audition to find that 25 other girls all wanted the part as much as you did.

Why Failure is the Key to Your Success

Chris Herd | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Chris Herd

I realise that may sound counter-intuitive or juxtaposed to the conventional wisdom of rationality but failure is almost always the only constant that...

The Wisdom of Humility

Tim Burkett | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Tim Burkett

Humility comes from the root word humus, which means earth, soil. The dictionary defines humus as the dark organic material in soils, produced by the ...

Worshipping alone: Studies find divorce retains its sting in faith communities

David Briggs | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

m The religious stigma surrounding divorce remains a powerful source of anguish for believers, but few congregations have ministries for people recov...

Why We're More Likely To Fail Again

Caroline Beaton | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Beaton

Failure is inevitable. How we move forward from failure determines whether failure becomes a biologically ingrained habit or a spotty memory. What will you choose?

3 Encouraging Facts About Failure

Tor Constantino | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Tor Constantino

It's something everyone of us experiences. It's often unexpected and can sometimes be devastating.

The Unexpected Benefits of Those Embarrassing 'Uh-Oh' Moments

Jason Powers | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Powers

So which mistake are you going to learn from today? In truth, your only mistake is simply not trying. Success or failure, it's a win-win.