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How to Get It Done While The Kids Are In School

Kelly Pietrangeli | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents
Kelly Pietrangeli

Dreaming about all of the extra hours you'll have with the kids back in school? Determined to get on top of your to-do list and have space in your day to do more of what you really want to be doing?

Want to Build Relationships? Start by Serving Others

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

My personal mantra for networking (read it as connecting) is adding net value to people around you and your communities without any ulterior motives. Such graciousness sets you up for accomplishments and satisfaction in both personal and professional spheres in the long run.

How One Woman Turned Her Dream Into A Job

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 09.03.2015 | Impact
Dr. Misee Harris

When what used to be your passion turns into a mesre job that you have to stick with in order to justify all of those years and pay back your astronomical student loans, what was once a dream can feel like a nightmare.

Paving the Road with Gold

Carmen Lehtimaki | Posted 09.02.2015 | College
Carmen Lehtimaki

In a couple of weeks I will begin my last full year of graduate school. It feels exciting and rewarding, but there is a large sense of pressure that tags along with it, as well. I did well this past year. However, I saw many opportunities I didn't partake in.

How Successful Product Managers Avoid Burnout

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

I recently spoke with multiple former PMs who needed to take year-long sabbaticals to get themselves back on track. They were tired. Their anxiety was running high. They could not seem to get any of their goals accomplished. They were in a funk. Sound familiar?

GOD Speaks: The Reason People Do Not Move Forward on Their Dreams

Maria Portas | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Portas

There is a saying here on earth: "You are what it is that you think about." I like to state it in this way: "You Are and I Am." You see You Are eve...

Keep Calm and Accomplish Your Goals

Suza Scalora | Posted 08.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains how enjoying or accepting the present moment is more important than the expectations of achieving our goals. I...

3 Reasons You Stay Stuck in a Job You Hate Instead of Pursuing Your Dream

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Why are people resigned to stay unhappy in a job they hate instead of doing work that feeds them and that they are passionate about? It boils down to three main reasons.

You're Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.

Three Ways to Get Out of a Rut

Diane Passage | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Whether you work with a coach or not, getting out of a rut is hard work and at the end of the day we're all responsible for our own advancement. So here are some ways to help you get out of a rut:

The Road Typically Travelled: Course Corrections

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The world changes. We become aware of such change by listening to how we feel. Whether in the wilds of the woods or life, if something doesn't feel right, it probably isn't. Look at it. Change your map accordingly. Make a course correction. It's the only way to get home.

3 Secrets to Your Slight Edge: How to Be in the Top Five Percent

Laura Berger | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

So identify three actions that take no more than ten minutes a day and that, if you looked back in a year after doing them every day, might add up to huge gains. Then incorporate just one of these actions into your daily routine per week for the next three weeks so that you build up gradually rather than shocking yourself into doing them

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

James Clear | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's easier to recognize beauty than it is to create it. You're good enough to know that what you're doing isn't good, but not good enough to produce something great. When you find yourself in this frustrating limbo, the challenge is to never forget what got you there in the first place. Remember that thing that got you into the game.

How to Motivate Yourself to Do More

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

I'm sure you know someone who is extremely self-motivated. They're constantly working on projects, networking, or doing something to propel them close...

Day 6 -- Goal Setting #7DayStartup

Richard Eaton | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Richard Eaton

Today was all about goal setting for the business. If you don't have any goals, then how will you know if the business is a success? The main goals I'...

Retreating to Retreat

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

The day before our 12th anniversary was a glorious "pure Michigan" day; a cool, crisp blue-sky morning, the leaves of the white spruce and oak trees rustling in a slow breeze, the red-winged blackbirds flitting around our deck. Our celebration would appear to be an odd one to an outsider: two people sitting indoors, Starbucks lattes in hand, hunched over spreadsheets and laptops.

Getting Lost and Getting Found

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Many things are beyond our control. But we are free to choose what we will pay attention to, the meaning we will give to our life. If the goal is to improve the quality of our lives, happiness may be the wrong metric. Pleasure or happiness is simply the side effect of living our best self.

In the Office: What's Your Role?

Marshall Cannon | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Marshall Cannon

Playing your role is not a limitation to your success. In fact, playing your role can allow you an opportunity to see things from a different perspective than you had envisioned.

Overcome Your Fear And Live Your Dreams

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Remember, the word thought is not synonymous with the word truth. Your thoughts are not necessarily true or important and you don't have to take them so seriously. Think of them like passing clouds in the sky -- they come and they go. Your true self is the ever-present observer who watches your fear-based thoughts as they pass by.

How to Be Thankful for Life By Changing Just One Word

James Clear | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I think it's important to remind yourself that the things you do each day are not burdens, they are opportunities. So often, the things we view as work are actually the reward.

Gear Up for Your Freshman Year

Alex Lyman | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

If you're about to start your freshman year of college, you're likely having a lot of mixed feelings. The best way to channel your excitement and calm your anxiety is to go into college with a plan that will help you be successful in your academic studies, professional dreams, and personal life.

7 Ways to Discover Your Passion and Follow Your Pursuit of Happiness

Liv Raimonde | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Liv Raimonde

I had yet to discover my passion. While this realization was simple the road to discovering what this passion was and how I could attain it was much harder and provided many more obstacles to overcome than I originally expected.

Trying To Be Perfect Won't Help You Achieve Your Goals -- But Here's What Will

James Clear | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In other words, when you think about your goals, don't just consider the outcome you want. Focus on the repetitions that lead to that place. Focus on the piles of work that come before the success. Focus on the hundreds of ceramic pots that come before the masterpiece.

The Only Way You Can Create Brilliant Products

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

If you are a great technology leader or product manager -- you know a secret that others ignore. Managing relationships is essential to your job.

Do You Have to Be Unhappy Now If You Want to Be Successful Later?

James Clear | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Society tells us that this is a good thing. We hear about athletes that are never satisfied until they have reached the top. We hear about entrepreneurs who worked like crazy to build a business that changed the world. The basic idea is that to be driven, you also have to be dissatisfied. Dissatisfied with second place. Dissatisfied with average.