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Setting Goals

8 Reasons I'm Probably A Lot Happier Than You

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty
Jacqueline Wolven

It's true. I am happier than most people I meet. Most people seem a bit dazed by life. Going through the motions. Worse they are caught up in some pattern or cycle that they can't get out of. Even worse they are stuck in the groove of complaining and whining.

The Overachiever's Guide to Freshman Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 09.02.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement.

The Incredible Epiphany I Had Just Before My 51st Birthday

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 08.18.2014 | Fifty
Annie L. Scholl

That epiphany came on a walk just before my 51st birthday in mid May. In my mind I was ranting about how someone I knew kept doing the same thing and expecting a different result. I was perched high on my soapbox, having a good ol' internal harangue and feeling quite smug, when I heard that still, small voice that thinks it knows everything.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Leading for Success: How to Motivate Your Team

Pam Lyra | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Motivating a team might be compared to creating a sculpture. The artist is able to see beyond the raw material to the potential in the mass, and then carefully carve away extra material to realize a fine piece of art.

A Four-Step Path to Deliberate Living

Kim Farbota | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kim Farbota

Living deliberately doesn't require a complete road map for the rest of your life or an extended experiment in off-the-grid living. Rather, living deliberately is about realizing that you always have choices and making active decisions instead of falling victim to habit.

What Really Matters? Life Lessons From My Father

Mable Chan | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Mable Chan

When I think about the many ways he's shaped my thoughts and choices since childhood, I recall stories and conversations.  Here are three of the most memorable lessons that come to mind. They taught me what really matters in life, what matters to him, and how to weigh what's worthwhile.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

8 Steps to Parenting the Art of Dreaming Big

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Resilience is fundamental to success. It helps us to adapt and become independent and self-confident.

Purpose, Dreams and Goals

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Planning ensures that we are able to focus upon a worthy goal or dream and remain focus until the completion of the same. Planning is right at the beginning stage of all noteworthy accomplishments.

How to Use Intentions to Create Your Dreams

Maria Portas | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

When we come from the place of wanting to create the biggest dreams that life has to offer us, it is only our limitations that keep us from achieving it. So setting an intention for what it is that you want to create is definitely a principle to creating everything that you have desired.

Becoming the Healing Vigilante: Part 2

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

"You know what they say, if their lips are moving, they're lying," Barbie snapped at me. Introducing antagonist number three -- in just my first ...

Lean In, Take a Leap

Mable Chan | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Mable Chan

When I was young and restless about my future after high school in Hong Kong, I leaned into the headwinds and dropped the "A-bomb" on my mom one night after dinner. "Mommy, I want to go to America."

The Oscar Takeaway... The Power of Positive Thinking!

David Kanegis | Posted 05.04.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

If you watched the Oscars, you could not help but notice and be moved by the spirit of optimism and positivity that was pervasive throughout the ceremony.

7 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Life Coach

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

In the United States, there is no governing body overseeing the life coach training industry. People can claim to be a life coach but may have done so by watching videos or reading self-help books.

Three Things On Rosie O'Donnell's Bucket List (VIDEO)

Posted 02.10.2014 | MarloThomas

Actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell has some fascinating items still left on her bucket list, and she’s setting out to achieve them after surviving...

For People With Disabilities, 2014 Is the Year to Think Big

Rob J. Quinn | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Rob J. Quinn

I am going to build a recreation center for people with disabilities in the suburban area of Philadelphia. I have a vision of part gym, part night club, part game room, part living room.

Why a Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words: Using the Power of Visualization to Achieve Your Goals

Craig Dowden | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

Fresh off our New Year's celebrations, many of us chart a course for our personal and professional improvement. We reflect on where we have been and where we want to go. Change is a part of the beginning of a new year.

What I Learned Recently...

Malcolm Levene | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Malcolm Levene

Maintain an optimistic view of life, even when not in the frame of mind to do so.

The Trick To Tackling Your Toughest Projects

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The key to making progress, rather than just spinning your wheels with fruitless effort, is keeping your eye on the prize. In other words, pay attention.

Giving the Children What They Want

Bernadette Noll | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

The other day, I took my high schooler out for breakfast after all the others were tucked into their respective classrooms. As we sat at the table, I took out a notepad and asked if she was up for a little game called "What I really want is..."

No Goals? No Problem! 3 Easy Steps to Make 2014 a Productive Year

Diane Passage | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

The beginning of the year brings much enthusiasm for new beginnings, new experiences, and new successes. Unfortunately the beginning of a new year also brings on new pressure for a lot of people.

How to Reach Your Goals: Focus on Context, Not Content

Women 2.0 | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Women 2.0

Statistics show next to no one keeps their New Year's resolutions. Here's some advice to beat the odds. By Beck Bamberger (Founder, BAM Communication...

UNDER PROMISE, OVER PERFORM

Frank A. Weil | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

The title to this piece is perhaps one of the most valuable pieces of wisdom that can be imparted to young people as they begin to make their way thro...

New Year's Resolutions: A Chance to Teach Your Family About the Power of Setting Goals

Jon Sundt | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
Jon Sundt

The power of setting goals is an extremely valuable life skill to teach your children and the New Year is the perfect time to start the conversation.