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#Motivation

Are You an Adventurous Eater?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 07.27.2015 | Taste
Dr. Susan Albers

See one of my favorite pictures from my group trip to China last year. Check out this menu. There are over 240 food options! Some items were fami...

Mark Twain Did Not Write Valentines!

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.27.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

If you want to check a Twain quote, it's very easy: There's Barbara Schmidt's web site TwainQuotes.com. Then you get the real man, not a fake reeking of crushed violets and Victorian sentimentality.

Are You In? Kindness Is Free...

Leigh McManus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Good News
Leigh McManus

If we all practiced one act of kindness per day, imagine how much more magnificent the world could be. Each day, if we all did at least one thing for one another out of genuine goodness, I truly believe we could counterbalance some of the negativity that occurs in this world.

The #1 Thing You Need to Create Breakthrough Results

Shawn Vanderhoven | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Shawn Vanderhoven

Getting "clear" on what is the single most important thing that you need to accomplish in the next three years to create breakthrough success is the...

Sticking It Out: 6 Research-Based Pointers for Sustained Behavior Change

Brian Donnelly | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Donnelly

Best practices around sustained motivation tell us that we need to think holistically, help our friend form new habits and control their lives. There is a ton of research in this area that can be distilled into a few guiding principles.

The Challenge of a Lifetime

Janine Garner | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

I am constantly being asked what is biggest challenge I've faced in business? Well, for a start, I'm not even sure I have faced it yet - because there are always challenges ahead - that's what makes business, and being in business for oneself in particular, so exciting, demanding, and yes, to be obvious, challenging.

Paul Gaudio: On the United Creative Force

Renata M. Black | Posted 07.24.2015 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real life in...

7 Facts from the 2015 Forbes Billionaire List That'll Give You Epic Motivation

Timothy Sykes | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Let this list of billionaire facts inspire you, and use the fact that so many of the list's members have built their own fortunes to motivate you to grow your own. It's absolutely possible - you just have to be willing to change your mindset and work hard.

A Horse Video Reveals How to Motivate Kids

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 07.21.2015 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

Why do American students lack so much motivation? "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink," reflects the teacher's primary concern when motivating a student.

Guess What Else Hemingway Didn't Say?

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.22.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

It must be wonderful to be dead and keep writing. I guess when you're a genius, nothing can stop you.

Successfully Unsuccessfully Funded: How A Failed Kickstarter Helped My Business

Omar Mamoon | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Omar Mamoon

I started DOUGH & CO, my cookie dough business, two-and-a-half years ago. I always had a strong interest and passion for food, and I had saved up some money after working a corporate nine-to-five for several years. The time was ripe, and I was ready to start my own business.

4.5 Simple Success Tips We Can Learn From Amy Schumer

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jack Stahlmann

Her ride to the top was often bumpy. But it might just be this difficult journey that makes her as real and as charming as she is on screen.

What Inspires You #GOFORIT

Leon Logothetis | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News
Leon Logothetis

Each of us is entirely different. The things that will inspire each of us will be individual as well. Inspiration can be found almost anywhere. There is no right or wrong. If it inspires you to be a better person, to be all that you can be, it is a very good thing.

How to Make a Great First Impression

Brendon Burchard | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Six strategies for making a better first impression: 1. Stop acting and be your best self: "Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal d...

Not a 'Real' Runner? Here's Why I Don't Believe You

Jennifer Hellickson | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hellickson

Running -- and being a runner -- is as much a state of mind and an attitude as it is putting one foot in front of the other and moving quickly. It transcends time and space and distance and pace.

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.14.2015 | Education
Steve Nelson

America is doubling down on a losing hand. Education reform policy is destined to fail because it is based on a fundamentally flawed understanding of human motivation.

10 Steps To Reaching Your Maximum Potential

James Michael Sama | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
James Michael Sama

Leaving actions that affect your life in the hands of others is just asking to be disappointed. Take control of your own life, and live it.

Profile: Brandon Colker - Returning to the Scene of the Crash

David Jensen | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Brandon is amongst those who are finally seeing recovery in the industry they once loved and can return from the entrepreneurial scene they were forced into and explore the real estate and mortgage industry again.

With vs. For

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

When I work with people, I never consider them working "for" me, or me working "for" them, but "with" me as part of a team. I now understand why I've been met, time and again, with disappointment or frustration.

These Illustrations Will Motivate You To Live Life To The Fullest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're going to let you in on a little secret: You can do anything you put your mind to. Sometimes we just need a push to remind us to seize everyth...

The Properties of Desire

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 07.08.2015 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

Are my students ever eager for knowledge in the way that I am eager for this new partnership? If not, why? What do we do or don't we do in education to make learning a keen, riveting, consuming source of excitement?

8 Reasons Your Success Is Inevitable

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

When you commit to a dream, your life is forced to change. Your growth forces the egg you're in to crack. You've outgrown it. You're ready to fly.

Thrive: My Way to Finding My True Success

Isa Camille Ybanez | Posted 07.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Isa Camille Ybanez

The influence of our culture, media, and even our loved ones can easily dictate what choices look good for our life. Only our individual selves can truly depict what is the true measure of success.

Feeling Beaten Down by Life? 5 Tips to Turn It Around for Good

Kelli Cooper | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelli Cooper

My personal development work had been spotty at best, and my misery really kicked things up a notch. I knew things had to change. There was a part of me that believed things could change, and that's all you need to start.

Did You Know Goals Are for Losers?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.06.2015 | Books
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I needed cover blurbs for a book. I got three. Good ones! And I learned so much about how things get done in the world.