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Why Growing Up Means Failing, Learning, and Moving On

Unwritten | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Unwritten

Part of growing up is learning that maybe all your dreams won't come true, no matter how hard you work or how much you want them. And an even bigger part of growing up is learning to accept this, move past it -- and, ultimately, find something new to immerse yourself in.

How to Let Go of Your Fears in Five Steps

Nora Oravecz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Nora Oravecz

Notice what does not belong to you, that is holding you back and eliminate it from your life; do not let it slow you down. The following tasks help me each and every time I would like to conquer my fears.

The Two Most Important Days in Your Life

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Giegerich

As you enter the world and strive to figure out your why, know that it will come to you when it comes, not when you want it to. It will come and it will be the second most important day of your life. Give me a call. I want to hear all about it.

3 Simple Steps to Teaching Your Child the Art of Persistence

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 05.15.2016 | Parents
Mehdi Toozhy

If we teach our children persistence, it will guide them when trying to succeed in school and beyond. Persistence is not something we are born with. We need to learn it. Don't worry, it is not hard.

The Ultimate Price of Our Hyper-Achievement Culture

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.14.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

These stories demonstrate the ultimate price that young people can pay for buying into the hyper-achievement culture. Yet, though infrequent and extreme in their finality, they only lie at the far end of the continuum that many young people exist in these days.

The 'M' FACTOR: An Entrepreneur's Staple Diet

Ellevate | Posted 05.14.2016 | Women
Ellevate

When the big idea struck and you knew that your breakthrough thought could change something around you or your environment, something that could lead to an obvious solution or an answer to a long forgotten problem... the moment that turned you into an entrepreneur. That moment will stay with you for the rest of your life.

When the Going Gets Tough

Simran Baxendale | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
Simran Baxendale

Courage is a difficult characteristic to possess. The courage to be different, the courage to succeed and even the courage to try something new and risk failure are all forces that govern our daily activities.

9 Ways The Most Successful People See Life Differently

| Jeff Haden | Posted 05.11.2015 | Small Business

While supposedly every cloud has a silver lining, when you're truly up against it those silver linings can be really hard to find. So take a moment...

Ed and Nick's Whirlwind of Failure

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 05.08.2016 | Politics
Trisha de Borchgrave

Nick Clegg's political hold is as relevant now as shinning a spittoon. And the stiff arm to extinction given to Ed Miliband is the quivering realisation that both politicians squandered the future of their parties.

The F Word: Overcoming a Fear of Failure

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

Failures come in many shapes and forms and, if you're anything like me, you've had your fair share of them. Seeing each experience as a unique learning point, whilst a hard pill to swallow, can be a great way to move forward.

The 2 Greatest Characteristics of Every Successful Entrepreneur

| Dana Severson | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business

When I was 16-years-old, my idol was a guy by the name of Scott Olson. He wasn't a rockstar, nor was he a professional athlete. He was an entrepren...

The Seven Stages of Failure

Maura O'Neill | Posted 06.29.2015 | Books
Maura O'Neill

Thomas Edison once said, "I don't fail. I have just figured out 1000 ways it didn't work." There's so much truth to that statement, but most of us become blindsided by that word we fear most: Failure.

'Words Of Wisdom' From A Mom Who Never Really Believed In Advice

Kelly J. Baker | Posted 06.28.2015 | Parents
Kelly J. Baker

My children are two of the best things that have ever happened to me. They made me into a better person than I was. They bring me joy that I've never experienced before. When they smile and laugh, I do too. I can't help myself. I've never loved anyone the way I do these two.

I Love the F-Word

Darren Hardy | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

I've often asked rooms full of big-time CEOs to list the top five defining moments responsible for their great successes. Inevitably, great failures are on their lists -- often occupying more than one spot.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

"I think we're not in Kansas..." leaps to mind during the descent into Adelaide, South Australia -- having left San Francisco more than 22 hours ago. ...

10 Reasons Why Your New Online Business Will Fail and How to Avoid Having These Things Happen

Greer Wignall | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Greer Wignall

You talk about how much you want to start your own business with your family or friends, but you never really commit to getting started. You keep waiting for the 'right time' or continue to 'think about it' without ever getting started.

7 Amazing Ways Smart Leaders Turn Failure Into An Asset

| Minda Zetlin | Posted 04.13.2015 | Small Business

We in the start-up world like to talk a lot about failure. Fail often, fail early, fail forward, and most importantly -- don't fail to learn from fail...

The Hidden Benefits of Rejection

Isa Adney | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Isa Adney

In the deepest darkest moments of grief over your rejection, remind yourself that you are not alone, that this is normal and that this experience doesn't have to be a waste.

Why I Don't Want My Kids to Be Happy

Elisabeth Duckett | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Elisabeth Duckett

You want to keep from them the agony of failure, the pain of rejection and the self-conscious awkwardness of not fitting in. You want your child to walk through the world believing they can do anything and be anyone and that they are special. I get all that. I just disagree.

Five Ways To Turn Failure Into Success

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

A few weeks ago, I wrote about "Why Failure Is The Best Advantage." We have long been taught to avoid and run from failure, but a big part of the future of work is embracing failure.

What I Wish We Talked About More

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 06.06.2015 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

I don't want to control all of the conversations in the world, I'd just like shift them a bit. Do you? If so, let's talk.

How You Can Harness the Exodus and Easter Spirit of Awakening to Face Down Your Fear of Failure

Macky Alston | Posted 06.02.2015 | Religion
Macky Alston

Moses and the Israelites suffered through the wilderness for 40 years. All that time, they could never be certain where their journey would end, whether or not God would make good on God's promise of liberation.

Participation Trophies Are Bogus

Samantha McGarry | Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents
Samantha McGarry

My daughter calmly informed me she was "pumped up." They weren't cocky, just self-confident, assured that they knew what to do in the ring, no matter the belt, size or gender of their opponent.

Why Failure Is Your Best Competitive Advantage

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is going to be a two-part post. In part 1, I will explore why failure can be a powerful competitive advantage, and in part 2, I will explore how to leverage failure as a competitive advantage.

5 Lessons I Learned About Business The Hard Way

Paul Scolardi | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

How else will you as an entrepreneur identify what is working for your business and what is not?