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Redefining Success

6 Things I Wish I Didn't Struggle With, But Do

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.18.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

I've had a lot of cool wins in the last year or so. After three years, the hard work is paying off. I've kept off the 170 pounds I lost. I get to wake up and do whatever I want -- work wise -- in the place that I love, Maui, Hawaii.

Work Less -- Live SMARTer!

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

While few of us might be willing to scale back our hours of work to 21 per week, any reduction is a beginning. The first step is to admit that working harder to buy more things will not make any of us any happier.

How to Make Better Life-Changing Decisions

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

At the end of the day the only way to get what we want out of life is to analyze how we will feel after we make important decisions. The 10-10-10 rule is powerful but simple. For any life decision, evaluate how you will feel in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years.

11 Free Gifts Every Entrepreneur Seeking Success and Balance Should Give Themselves

Nina Tomaro | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Nina Tomaro

Sometimes we are so focused on our own beliefs that we forget that the only reason we are in business is because of other people. This is a humble reminder to take the time to get to know the people who are your customers and employees.

How to Handle Money

Brendon Burchard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Money
Brendon Burchard

If you handle your money in the right way, you can have more, give more, and enjoy your life more. Here's what you can do to start taking control of your money now.

How to Believe in People Again

Brendon Burchard | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Positive people tend to attract other positive people and as soon as you reconnect with your friends who are positive, who do believe in people, who do believe in you, who do cheer you on, you start to access their network of other people like that.

Accomplish More By Committing To Less

Harvard Business Review | Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

Believing that more is always more is a dangerous assumption. There’s a cost to complexity. Every time you commit to something new, you not only ...

16 Ways Women Succeed in Sisterhood and Society

Geneva Fonda | Posted 01.27.2015 | Women
Geneva Fonda

So whether we are entrepreneurs, employees, stay-at-home mothers, students, relatives, friends, or business associates, as women, our genuine affinity to one another need not be the exception. It should serve as the inspiration everyone else uses to reset their beautiful circles.

Want Success and Happiness? Be Divergent, Not Perfect

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.23.2015 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

The appeal of Divergent to the middle school crowd is obvious, given the pressure that many teens feel to conform to a rigid set of standards set by their peers, parents and schools. But I also see Roth's dystopia as a commentary on the adult world we live in.

The New Meaning Of Success For Professional Women

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The old saying, "Success is getting what you want and happiness is wanting what you get" might well sum up the dilemma of many professional women.

Zeroing in on the ‘Work' in ‘Work-Life Balance'

Matt Krentz | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Krentz

In the quest to help employees attain "work-life balance," efforts often focus only on one half of that equation (life), ignoring the other half (work). Certainly it is worthwhile to create flexible work arrangements and ways for employees to carve out time away from work -- something the Boston Consulting Group has done for years.

The Checklist Life

Mila Atmos | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Be thankful for the good thing that is already inside. Nurture the soul. Throw away that old tape of self-criticism. Put in a new recording with words that describe the best of you. It is more than enough.

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

Pick an element of what it means to be successful and W. Brett Wilson has likely achieved it. He is one of Canada's most financially successful and well-known businessmen, he is an Order of Canada recipient, a best-selling author, and former television star of Dragon's Den, the Canadian hit series precursor to ABC's Shark Tank.

Happiness Key: Your Personal Wealth

Maura Sweeney | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

As each new year approaches, we often take stock of our past and vow to make our future better. Doing so, we consider engaging in activities that will elevate us to a better form of living.

My Biggest Leadership Win: The Day My Life Stopped Working

Sarah Kaler | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Sarah Kaler

To truly lead in the world and create the results you want in all areas of your life, it will require you to create conscious shifts and become the leader of your future.

How To Be A Kick-Ass 20-Something In 2015

Kate Endres | Posted 01.08.2015 | Women
Kate Endres

Don't be that girl who wants to change the guy. Run from the guy that you would want to change. There are very few things that a deep breath and a glass of red wine can't fix.

The Real Connection Between Ambition And Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.16.2014 | Science

We're a culture that tends to define success in terms of money and power. But finding other ways to measure self-worth isn’t just intrinsically wort...

9 Successful People Explain What That Actually Means

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Everyone wants to be successful, but too often we forget to think about what that actually means. So we turn to money as the definition of success, but what happens after you achieve financial success? These nine millionaires tell us what success means to them.

Burnout's Silver Lining

Anne Omland | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Omland

Had it not been for a move across the globe, I may not have made the changes that saved me from being consumed by my job and unhealthy lifestyle. Many of us need a slap upside the head in order to change. Otherwise we'd keep pushing forward in a steady state of burnout.

Meaning Is the New Money: Pivoting Towards Your Purpose

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Bianca Rothschild

Time and again I have witnessed people choose to act according to a higher purpose and their lives change. And it's not always the circumstances that change, simply changing one's attitude and gaining clarity on your WHY can make a huge difference to your happiness.

Why I Stopped Defining Someone Else's Version of Success

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 01.02.2015 | Business
Russell V. J. Ward

I choose success defined on my own terms, where I determine what's valuable to me, certain that I'm headed on the right journey, in control and doing what I love most.

Transition and the Unknowable Future

Christa Dowling | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Christa Dowling

When we look towards the future we are also searching for solutions, particularly if we are going through transitions. Sometimes we find them quickly,...

The Real Secret To Success

Chelsea Berler | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Berler

I spent many years doing a job I didn't love. I was good at it. I was successful at it. But, it didn't fulfill me and it consumed my life and my time. What I did learn from that job were many skills and knowledge that carried me into my true purpose.

'Having it All' Even When Staying At Home

Reem Kassis | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Reem Kassis

Making this choice was one of the hardest things I had ever had to do. It was admitting that everything I had worked so hard for, everything I had aspired to achieve and prove, was neither what I had expected nor what I wanted. "Having it all" was not all it was pumped up to be.