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Redefining Success: Why Malala is a Billionaire (and Donald Trump Isn't)

Jack Sim | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Jack Sim

I propose that we redefine the meaning of success based on relevance rather than the amassing of money. A billionaire would then be someone that is relevant to the lives of a billion people, or whose actions positively impact on the lives of many.

Are You Living Your Dream, or Are You Living a Wish?

Bernard Hiller | Posted 03.23.2015 | Good News
Bernard Hiller

Having been an acting and success coach for the past 28 years, I've noticed that people, now more than ever, are confusing a dream with a wish. There is a BIG difference. It's like night and day.

Rich or Famous?

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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What Is Stardom/Fame/Celebrity and Where Is It Going?

Adi Shankar | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment
Adi Shankar

Was I really enhancing my canvas with a known quantity that was adding inherent value to my film negative or was I polluting artwork, and by extension its message, with a celebrity whose presence in the film was more important than the film itself?

The Peaple's Choice

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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So You Want to Be a Famous Self-Published Author?

Warren Adler | Posted 03.29.2015 | Books
Warren Adler

So you decide to do it yourself, go the Amazon way, make it on your own. You can now take your manuscript and convert it to a book with your name on the cover without having to rely on a traditional publisher.

Rich or Famous?

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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On Whitney: When 'The Bubble' Bursts

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Watched a snippet of Whitney -- the TV movie -- this weekend. The one directed by Angela Bassett. The fact that I only watched a snippet is the only "review" you need. It was just too Lifetime for me.

Why This Grammy Winner Prefers His Farm To Fame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

While Mr. A-Z is widely applauded for his lyrical wordplay, social activism work and dozen music awards (two of which are Grammy's), few would expect ...

What Will Ever Be Enough?

Jon Horford | Posted 03.09.2015 | College
Jon Horford

You find yourself making comparisons between your life and the life of someone you assume has it all figured out, and all of your accomplishments are never enough to satisfy you.

The Top 10 Celebrity Wedding Moments From 2014

BRIDES | Posted 02.23.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

We tracked down 10 of the most memorable -- crazy good and crazy bad -- moments from this year's celebrity weddings.

"Unfollowed" Into Happiness

Josh Sabarra | Posted 01.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

The decision to write an honest and candid memoir about "coming out" and living life authentically should be accompanied by a list of side effects similar to that of the antidepressant Lexapro: confusion, headaches and sleeping problems.

Does Your Self-Description Really Serve You?

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Kare Anderson

Interestingness is the instigator, the hardy carrier pigeon that can carry your message most anywhere. Interestingness makes a message get heard above...

The Role ALS Played In Stephen Hawking's Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has received worldwide acclaim for his discoveries in the field, but still finds himself thinking, "Some...

The American InstaDream -- Fame Over Talent?

Mich Cardin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mich Cardin

Is it better to be void of all talent but be famous, than be full of talent and an unknown? In America, the answer is yes. Or at least that's what society teaches us.

Defining 21st Century Success: Are You Expert 2.0 or Hero 2.0?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 01.02.2015 | Impact
Dr. Layla McCay

I want to be clear: I'm not 100 years old. But when the twelve year old girl sitting next to me at the Broadcom Masters awards started talking about what to do with Raspberry Pi, the first answer that came to my mind was: "eat it?" No.

How to Get Your 15-Minutes of Fame (and Extend It)

Brian Horn | Posted 12.20.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

Has one of your career or business accomplishments gained you a moment in the sun? Learn how to extend your fifteen minutes of fame and use it as a platform for future growth and opportunities.

3 Things You Learn When 15 million People Suddenly Know Who You Are

Blessing Offor | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Blessing Offor

It's certainly not every day that you find yourself in front of 15 million new people, performing for the judges on The Voice. That kind of sudden platform will teach you a thing or two about human nature.

Birdman: Existentialist Selfie

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

The story rushed headlong into all the hard questions revolving around love, death and what gives life meaning, but they were overlain with the pop culture vagaries that make everything and everyone seem shallow these days.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life and Striving for Greatness: Be the Star of Your Own Show

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

Grab hold of your star, strive for greatness rather than fame, honor your contribution to your loved ones and the world and be proud of the celebrity you already are. Being the star of your own show is a true measure of success.

Jasmine Guy On The Big Lesson She Learned After Stardom

OWN | Posted 09.26.2014 | OWN

Though most people remember her as Whitley Gilbert, the southern belle on "A Different World," actress Jasmine Guy has had an incredibly versatile car...

Jason Aldean: What's All The Fanfare About?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Why is it so hard for people who admire Aldean from afar to accept his struggles, or those of any celebrity? There is no question that he suffered, he paid his dues and walked over the coals, and in one way or another he has reached the other side.

Tea and Conversation with Smashing Pumpkins Frontman, Billy Corgan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.26.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Contrary to most things that I have read or seen, the Billy Corgan I encountered on September 17th was warm, personable, and very thoughtful. It was clear he had spent a lot of time thinking about counter-culture and its mass expectation biases on established art and celebrities.

Why I Write

Edie Weinstein | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

When I comes right down to it, like many wordsmiths, I write simply because (as grammatically incorrect as it sounds) I "can't not write." What a lovely addiction by which I am plagued.

Arthur Delaney

Has It Gotten Harder For Poor People To Become Famous?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Has it gotten harder for Americans from poor backgrounds to become famous? In a new book, Unlikely Fame: Poor People Who Made History...