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What Are You Measuring In Your Life?

James Clear | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Measurement won't solve everything. It is not an ultimate answer to life. However, it is a way to track something critical: are you showing up in the areas that you say are important to you?

Patience Is a Waste of Time

Joe De Sena | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

The key is the thought process behind the decision, as well as intent. Inactive patience is laziness. Patience with a plan, coupled with perseverance is a commanding weapon to hold in your utility belt.

What Nobody Asks When They Set Goals or Write a Business Plan

Judy Robinett | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Judy Robinett

Most entrepreneurs and small business owners know the power of setting goals, and the necessity of doing strategic planning each year to make sure their businesses stay on track.

The One Tip You Need to Achieve Financial and Physical Health

Ryan Bailey | Posted 02.23.2015 | Money
Ryan Bailey

Creating a plan for your financial goals will immediately make them a bit more tangible, and sets you up for success. For advice on how to track your progress to your next vacation, new home or paying off debt -- whatever your goal is -- reach out to your banker for a little extra coaching.

3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Day Today

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Ramon Nuez

As creative people, we need to build effective routines that allow us to proactively pursue our ambitions, instead of reacting.

DIY Positivity Planner: A DIY That Will Shape Your Year in the Best Way

Mr. Kate | Posted 02.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Start jotting down your goals and ambitions and get your butt into gear this year! Tip: Use pencil if you plan to re-use your calendar next year or just plan on making a new one and filing the old one away for reference.

Goals, Rainbows and Gold

Claudine Chicheportiche | Posted 02.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Claudine Chicheportiche

People usually set goals because they want the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This is awesome, and pots of gold are too. But the problem with only focusing on having that pot of gold is that you completely miss the rainbow you followed to get there.

5 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Dream

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all have a dream. To do the very thing that we love to do that makes us feel fulfilled, vibrant, and more alive. The very thing that excites us every day and leaves us in a state of wonder over all of our opportunities for creation.

How to Find Your Purpose -- And Go For It

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mia Redrick

Ask yourself, what do I you love? What do I enjoy? Sometimes we make identifying our purpose a science experiment, when it isn't. Recall what brings you joy in your life or in your work in some past experience. Start there.

Don't Let the Headphones (Or the Extra Fat) Fool You

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Karen Ann Kennedy

This was a good reminder to me about the importance of not judging a book by its cover. It was a good reminder that you can never really know where someone has been, what they're going through, or what they are working towards in their life.

The Clock Is Ticking: How Do You Manage Your Time?

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.16.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. What you do with those hours dictates your life's path. While you cannot accomplish everything in one day, managing your time wisely will help you finish in a reasonable amount of time and still let you enjoy your college experience.

3 Strategies for Creating Goals That Matter to You

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Ramon Nuez

I used to daydream about my future. I remember flipping through National Geographic magazines. I would fantasize about being the amazing travel writ...

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

James Clear | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
James Clear

Ingvar Kamprad focused on getting good at business before he tried to get big at business. Think about that for a moment. Many people (and I've been guilty of this as well) want to get big more than they want to become good.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

5 Ways to Run Your Own Race

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

College campuses are full of opportunities to succeed and make your own mark in your own way. While there are an unlimited ways to succeed, here are five ways to keep your eye on the prize.

3 Steps to Rewriting a Mindful Personal Mission Statement

Susie Wolbe | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Once again, I realize that mindfully assessing my activities, feelings, and thoughts will reveal a more honest direction for where my heart and soul wish to travel.

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

James Clear | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Most people try to power through and hammer their way past the barriers. The problem with this strategy is that you're still dealing with the other force. I find it to be much less stressful to cut out the opposing forces and let your productivity naturally flow forward.

How Creative Geniuses Come Up With Great Ideas

James Clear | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Markus Zusak is proof that if you revise your work 200 times -- if you find 200 ways to reinvent yourself, to get better at your craft -- then luck seems to have a way of finding you.

Hot and on Demand Parking Service ZIRX CEO Sean Behr Shares His 15 Year Entrepreneurship Journey

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.05.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The sharing economy is on the rise. We've seen a big shift in the markets of public transportation and accommodation because of the likes of Uber and Airbnb respectively.

Aging Gracefully: 10 Anti-Aging Strategies

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.

How to Be Inspired (And How You've Been Doing It Wrong)

Matt Cohen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Cohen

Remember that YOU are the key to inspiration. If you don't balance the "inspiring" achievements of others with some hard work to achieve your own personal goals, then that "positive" feeling you get today could ultimately end up draining you of empathy.

Shouldn't I Have All Of This?

Nancy Roman | Posted 02.02.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I want to live in a little house with a big porch on the seashore. I want to live in an apartment in New York City with a geranium on the fire escape. I want crisp white sheets and gingham curtains. I want gilded mirrors and french porcelain.

A Few Thoughts Regarding 2015

Stephanie Harper | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Stephanie Harper

I can continue to take pleasure in small victories, moments, and search for beauty on daily basis. I can continue to love and to grow in that love -- what it means and how it can transform. And, above all, I can be grateful. I am here and I am alive and sometimes, more often than not, this is more than enough.

Measure Backward, Not Forward

James Clear | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the gym, just like in my business, I measure backward and use that measurement to determine my next move. I am constantly looking to improve, but I base my choices on what has recently happened, not on what I hope will happen in the future.

This Simple Equation Reveals How Habits Shape Your Health, Happiness and Wealth

James Clear | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We know more about our personal characteristics today than we did when Lewin was around. Perhaps most importantly, we know that your abilities are not fixed in stone. You can improve.