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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.

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Journaling is no longer just for that confused adolescent girl who spends her evenings contemplating the meaning of life. No, it's an effective form of therapy from the eternal optimist all the way to the perpetual pessimist. Here are four reasons why writing down your thoughts can help move you closer to your ideal life:

Musings From a Crazy Big Dreamer

Anna Shelley | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Anna Shelley

Dream big. That's what I do. Aim big. That's what I do. I also encourage others to dream and aim big. But always, I have felt an outsider. My way of thinking often seems so far removed from how everyone else thinks.

A Pretty Cool Life

Michael Neill | Posted 07.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Neill

Some years ago, I was invited by my publishers to be the "opening act" for Dr. Wayne Dyer at a couple of talks he was giving in Dublin and London. I ...

Why You Need to Let Go of Your Dreams

Tammy Letherer | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Letherer

Listening to his story, I have to agree that yes, haggling can be fun -- on the streets of Beijing. But do I really want to haggle with Spirit? I can afford to live in trust, knowing that all I love, all that I dream about, will return to me.

4 Ways To Hold Yourself Accountable To Your Goals

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Achieving something is a practice, just as meditation, writing every day, working out, eating healthy, etc. are practices as well. Time needs to be allotted to it. As I continued to ponder, I came up with three ways to stay committed to a goal.

Five Things I Love About Having a Strategic Growth Plan for My Small Business

Helen Callier | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Helen Callier

A Leader that works on the business guiding a team to achieve an established vision versus working in the business i.e. hands on in producing a widget or doing the actual hammering. By working on your small business you are in a better position to lead your organization through its mission, goals and strategies.

A Parent's-Eye View: Digging Deep to Peak

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

We are raising children in an age where there seems to be more worry and fear about everything, and less ability to persevere and cope in the face of adversity. Our modern day technological culture promotes doing things easier and quickly. Exerting the least amount of effort for the greatest impact and reward seems to be most valued.

8 Myths That Stop People From Living Their Dreams

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

Conservative and secure are outdated ways of thinking. Although long-term jobs were good for our parents, or grandparents--who intended on working with a single company for 30-40 years, it's horrible advice for the rising generation.

Seven High-Peformance Tips for Adults with ADHD

Scott Shapiro, MD | Posted 07.20.2015 | New York
Scott Shapiro, MD

Being more productive doesn't necessarily mean working longer hours or working faster. To me, it means working more efficiently and effectively. Below are 7 tips that I teach my patients to help them be more productive.

The Healthy Habit One-Two Punch Every Female Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

I was exhausted. I was in the middle of a 4-year grad program, and I was sick and tired of doing what other people told me to do.

20/2 Clarity: I Dream of Living a Life Worth Writing About

Stella Mowen | Posted 07.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Stella Mowen

I hope a day may come when you decide to hold onto that happiness longer. And instead of tucking the dream back in your pocket, you release it out to the world. It is then, in this moment that the fun begins.

8 Ways To Accelerate Your Success

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

Moving rapidly toward your goals can be difficult. In fact, it is impossible until you make fundamental changes to your life.

The No. 1 Reason to Hire a Life Coach -- It's Not What Most People Think

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Prema Srinivasan

Would you ask your friend to fix the plumbing in your home? Would you ask your spouse to teach you to speak French? So why does it seem normal to rely on our families, friends, and community members to help us achieve our very unique, authentic life goals?

5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

You probably have big goals for your company in 2015, but may yearn to approach them in a fresh way. Here are 5 ways CEOs and business leaders can shift themselves and their teams into the right mindset to make transformation happen.