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How Failure Actually Makes You Smarter

LinkedIn | Jeff Stibel | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

It seems that with the Silicon Valley gold rush, we have received a new model for success: failure. We have all heard of the rags to riches stories fr...

8 Ways to Raise Kids With Grit

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

When I was in graduate school we were taught that individuals are either born with the magical quality of resiliency or not. These days we have learned that resiliency or the ability to bounce back from difficult situations and even how to handle tricky situations can be taught. Here's how...

The Advantages Of Getting A Head Start On Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Some of us put so much pressure on ourselves to make and keep New Year's resolutions that the whole process becomes self-defeating. But what if we got...

How to Fail Your Way to Startup Success

Matt Rissell | Posted 02.08.2015 | Small Business
Matt Rissell

Most company success stories seem to start with the initial light-bulb moment, then skip to their success, completely glossing over the failures that built the backbone of their business. Exhilarating, but far from reality.

Is Your Family Keeping a Secret?

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

We tend to think of our children as reflections of ourselves. When something goes "wrong" with them, we feel that there's something "wrong" with us.

5 Ways To Stop Screwing Up Our Kids

Jeff Bogle | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

What we seem to be forgetting is that without struggle, there can be no progress. Without embarrassment, there can be no empathy. Without failure, there can be no success.

7 Important Rules to Keep Your Dream Alive

Sean Kim | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean Kim

The difference between those that persevere and those that quit, is that successful people are mentally prepared for what it takes to cross the success line. In other words, they embrace the worst that will inevitably come their way and have the resiliency to continue.

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Be Proud To Fail

Jose Vasquez | Posted 01.31.2015 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

You shouldn't seek failure out, by any means, but when you experience failure -- and you inevitably will -- embrace it with a sense of pride.

Lessons from Kidpreneurs on Launching a Global Business

Rana Florida | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
Rana Florida

About 500,000 new U.S. companies are launched every month with over 11 million entrepreneurs. But how many are successful under the age of 10? Well, you've heard the saying "It's never too late." but for this trio of kidpreneurs, "It's never too early!"

Sometimes Being Wrong Can Be More Valuable Than Being Right

Forbes | George Satell | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Alexandre Dumas is thought to be the first person who said, “nothing succeeds like success.” Yet hard to know who really said it first. It’s on...

How Pattern Recognition Gives You an Edge

Anna Clark | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna Clark

Patterns tell us what outcomes we can expect based on a given set conditions. Although pattern recognition is commonly associated with computer science and engineering, it also applies to nature, people and social systems.

3 Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.

How to Deal with Failure and 54 'No Thank Yous'

Emily Williams | Posted 01.11.2015 | Women
Emily Williams

So this week, push past the "failure" and create a new plan instead. Push past the moment where you'd normally go into overwhelm, pity, or frustration and remind yourself that you can do this and something big is on the other side.

Why We're All Failing at Life (and a List of Everything You're Supposed to Be Doing to Succeed at It)

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

That means when I'm planning my schedule for life, I really have 1/3 less time for everything I'd like to be spending time on. And since I'm loathe to budget a third of my life to stupid things I should be doing, I guess I'm doomed to fail. My only consolation is you probably are, too.

How To Conquer The Fear Of Failure

Forbes | Vanessa Loder | Posted 10.31.2014 | World

Every entrepreneur I know is afraid of failure. It’s human nature. When we go outside of our comfort zone, we feel scared. As entrepreneurs, our ego...

13 Ways To Successfully Move Through Difficult Transitions

Rakel Sosa | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

If you are having a hard time going through a transition, here are 13 ways to cool down the process and allow you to move on with less drama and more success.

Top 5 Fears that Paralyze Small Business Owners and Stop Growth

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 12.30.2014 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

But the truth is, there's a huge roadblock that paralyzes our growth in its tracks. No, I'm not talking about being denied a loan from a bank, not getting a contract or even receiving a bad review on Yelp. Rather, small business owners are plagued with fears the size of a mustard seed, which grow, paralyze and harm their business growth.

Fear Of Falling: Getting Older And What That Means For Taking Risks

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Sarah Jacobs

The truth is, I'm kinda scared shitless. But worry never changed an outcome. And while fear is a main character in life (as is failure), it informed the plot much more when I was young and it made decisions for me.

The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 12.29.2014 | Small Business
Kimanzi Constable

Successful entrepreneurs view failure as a momentary set back, not a business-ending event. When you experience failure, realize it's not the end of the world and determine to come back even stronger because of it.

Break Down to Rise Up: Why Failure and Heartache Are Catalysts for Greatness

Victoria Olubi | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Victoria Olubi

You see, every single one of us has had a breakdown moment. Some of us have them once a year or once a month or even every day. It's imperative that we come to the realization that breakdowns are a catalyst for positivity.

Overcome Failure and Walk Forward in Faith

Heather Martin | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

I was here on this earth to learn some really important lessons, some wisdom that I could live by and share with others, and sometimes wisdom comes with a price tag. My price tag felt like incessant failure and that was hard to face.

Release Attachments and Finally Become Free!

Erin Cox | Posted 12.23.2014 | Divorce
Erin Cox

Attachment is a basic human emotion. Think of the way a newborn becomes attached to her mother and those who love, feed, and care for her while she is...

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed On The Right Way To See Your Fear

OWN | Posted 10.20.2014 | OWN

Following the death of her mother and a crumbling marriage, Wild author Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. With no prior experience, she ...

The Real Secret To Success

Chelsea Berler | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Berler

I spent many years doing a job I didn't love. I was good at it. I was successful at it. But, it didn't fulfill me and it consumed my life and my time. What I did learn from that job were many skills and knowledge that carried me into my true purpose.

Pema Chödrön On Why Failure Is A Skill We Must Learn To Do Well

OWN | Posted 10.17.2014 | OWN

Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön, best-selling author of When Things Fall Apart, believes that failure is a natural part of the human experience --...