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How To Overcome Stage Fright

Quora | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How do you overcome stagefright? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with u...

The Truth About How to Become a Morning Person | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

It's a lifestyle preference, many believe, but science says otherwise. Whether or not you can become a morning person has little to do with choice and a lot to do with your DNA, or more specifically, your chronotype.

Three Qualities Every CEO Should Have

Quora | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Secret To Finding Your Purpose In Life

Quora | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums. By medical professionals (with no regard to my health), cabbies and cashiers.

What I Want My Kids To Know: Part 5

Abby King | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents
Abby King

Disagreeing isn't a problem. How you fight can be a problem. Don't fight dirty.

100 Life Hacks You Need To Read To Start Your 2016 Right

Quora | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Over the past 31 years of my life, I've learned a lot through my experiences.

4 Life Lessons Surviving Cancer Taught Me

Rachael Yahne | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Most people ask me: "What was that like?" I think what they really want to know is what did I learn. They don't want the stories of the needles and hospital beds, so I'll spare you the details too, but I'll share these three essential, earth-shaking lessons I took with me after the battle.

The Most Direct Way To Be Assertive

Quora | Posted 12.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul

What should I do to be more assertive? The result of assertiveness is respect. So how do you get it? Be calm. Speak firmly but more softly. Don't yell. Don't beg. State things as they are.

Tricks To Help Clear Your Mind

Quora | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I poll people regularly about how overwhelmed and distracted they feel. I simply ask them to rate, on a scale from 1-10, how overwhelmed they feel, and how distracted they feel. The average answer to both questions is about 8 out of 10.

Act As If You're Successful and You Will Be!

Cailen Ascher | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Cailen Ascher

As women entrepreneurs, we sometimes can get stuck in this place of thinking that we need to have certain level of success in order to have "permission" to do things like email an influencer, raise our prices, take a vacation or invest in ourselves or our business.

How to Create Good Habits

Quora | Posted 11.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Creating good habits is easy. Maintaining good habits is hard. When I was younger, I had a ton of bad habits.

What It's Like To Be Suddenly Fired

Quora | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

In late August of 2012, my wife and I announced that we'd be having our first child in March. We'd known for several weeks and it felt fantastic to finally share the good news with everyone. We had been window-shopping for homes online in preparation for the new addition, and that Saturday we casually attended an open house nearby.

How To Overcome The Biggest Factors That Kill Motivation

Quora | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business

Learn and find new ideas. If motivation is gas, new ideas are the gas pump. Read, meet interesting people, enroll in a class, enjoy a new experience. Go forth and multiply your knowledge and experiences.

4 Ways to Be More Charismatic In Conversations

Quora | Posted 11.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Charisma is mostly about confidence. There are several easy ways to increase your confidence, or appear to be more confident.

How To Break Habits

Quora | Posted 10.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul

This is a great question and something all of us struggle with to a certain extent. Here are my ten ideas.

What It's Really Like To Be Alone

Quora | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I don't want to be a writer, but life wants me to be one. This is an embarrassing question to have such a detailed answer for. But, right now, writing it is my only way of carving Adam was here into the tree.

Advice From A Stay-At-Home-Dad

Quora | Posted 10.27.2015 | Parents

I think the single most useful thing to keep in mind is to not to let yourself get overwhelmed, take care of the important stuff first, worry about the smaller stuff later. When the world falls apart, and it will, the welfare of children comes first, anything else can wait.

Growing Up With A Genius Parent

Quora | Posted 10.23.2015 | Parents

It was great, although it has taken me a long time to understand what my dad was. I always knew that my dad was "really smart." But I was an adult dealing with the challenges of my own high IQ and identity before I really began to understand what my dad was; a genius.

The Truth About Becoming An Adult

Quora | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I've managed teams of talented, smart, and hardworking people as they grew into adulthood. The following are a some truths that many find uncomfortable.

How Successful People Spend Their Down Time

Quora | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Work is similar to training for a sport. To maximize your performance, you need periods of rest and recovery. Otherwise, there's no way you can perform at your highest and training can lead to minimal returns and burnout.

When Just A Day-Job Is Enough

Quora | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I think there are two questions here. The first is why people don't want to get rich. I think there are very few people who wouldn't want to to be wealthy.

Learning to Say No

Quora | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

First, understand why you say yes. Most of us say yes because we want to be the good guy (or girl), we don't want to let friends, family, coworkers and others down; we feel a social obligation; we assume it will be reciprocated; and often because subconsciously we want to be liked.

The Secret to Asking for a Mentor Is Not Asking, Period

Quora | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business

Like friendships, mentorships--the ones that actually exist, not the ones that exist in name only--rarely start from a formal request and certainly not from a near stranger. It doesn't work for mostly the same reasons. It's artificially trying to create a personal relationship. Doesn't work.

How To 'Fake It Til You Make It' And Be Successful

Quora | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business

I've been fortunate to have had some incredible mentors in my life, and with them the ability to sit in on and be surrounded by people that far exceed my current skill level. I seek these situations out because I know that the most effective way to grow is to play with and against people that are more skilled than you.