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The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The Great Gatsby should be seen as a testament of what someone can accomplish just by having the sheer will to attain it. Gatsby literally dreamed and affirmed himself into success. Everyone is capable of doing the same thing, but most are fearful or lack vision.

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

| Peter Economy | Posted 01.14.2015 | Small Business

The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as...

The 5 Things to Do Every Day for Success Have Not Changed

Dayna Steele | Posted 01.06.2015 | Small Business
Dayna Steele

These five things have not changed... and never will. In fact, now more than ever, it seems people need to be reminded of the basics, the foundation of success -- no matter who you are or what you do. Looking to succeed in 2015? Try these five things starting today.

Your Success Should Be Habitual

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 12.28.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Once an activity becomes a habit, it takes little to no willpower to do. Think of your habits, or the things you do on autopilot, like brushing your teeth or maybe going for a daily walk. These activities aren't draining. You've programmed your body to do these things unconsciously.

Why Determination Matters More Than Smarts In Getting Ahead

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

If you are constantly told you’re a genius, how would it affect your work ethic? Would it make you work harder because you know your ability, or mak...

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.

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

10 Things Wildly Successful People Wish They Knew At 18

Jared Kleinert | Posted 12.28.2014 | Teen
Jared Kleinert

What are the skills, experiences, and habits I could create during my "gap year experiment" that would help me get the most out of the next 365 days of my life?

Steve Harvey Pinpoints A Big Reason Success Often Feels Just Out Of Reach

OWN | Posted 09.12.2014 | OWN

Long before Steve Harvey made a career out of comedy, wrote a best-selling book, hosted a talk show or won an Emmy, he was a college dropout who drift...

10 Lessons to Overcome Misguided Limitations

S. L. Young | Posted 11.10.2014 | Education
S. L. Young

Individuals can be quick to place limitations on someone's thoughts, ideas, capabilities or potential. These types of misguided limitations can cause individuals to not achieve their potential or miss opportunities for themselves, others and society.

When It Pays to Think Inside the Box

Sue Gober | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Sue Gober

Last summer my granddaughter, Brooke, played in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Learning From Mistakes: Three Lessons to Clear the Path to Success

Zach Overking | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Zach Overking

No one starts out successful. Success is an experiment that comes with plenty of trial and error; it is built as you learn from mistakes along your path to personal and professional development.

Things a Business Owner Never Says

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.24.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Spend enough time at a playground and you'll notice that kids are envious of each other. Small kids want size, skinny ones want bulk and they all want to play with the kid who has the Mr. T 3-wheeler. This envy continues in the workplace.

3 Steps to Becoming a Digital Marketing Expert

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.21.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The key to becoming an expert in digital marketing is to cash in on your opportunities through practice and persistence.

A Success Tip That Takes Almost No Effort At All

Ray Dodd | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ray Dodd

We define success as achieving what we want -- an accomplishment of an aim or purpose. We think that achieving success will ease any unnamed discomfort we have, but the obsession with success often leads to more stress and losing ground in the pursuit of a better quality of life.

A Key to Success -- With Interest

Craig Dowden | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

There is a reason that the phrase "Do what you love and the money will follow" is a popular piece of business advice. People who enjoy their jobs gen...

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 Things The World's Most Successful People All Have In Common

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

I've posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders… Looking back, what patterns do we see? ...

A Cover Girl's Confession

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

Many people dream of being on a magazine's cover. I never did. For me being in public has always been just part of the job, nothing more. Of course ...

What Successful People Do When They're Scared

OWN | Posted 05.07.2014 | OWN

When Bishop T.D. Jakes stopped by "Oprah's Lifeclass" for some revealing lessons on living a new life of purpose and success, one audience member stoo...

17 Habits For Success And Happiness From A Dad Who's Found Both

| Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 05.06.2014 | Small Business

The other day my dad sent me an email with the subject line, "YOUR COLUMN." (My dad is sometimes big on all-caps.) It began: Bill: In the traditio...

7 Step Process to Repeat Success, Modeled After Apple's Routine for Creativity

Sean Smith | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Sean Smith

This is how you scale. This is how you perpetuate your success by creating systems.

4 Things Highly Successful People Do To Get Ahead

Michael Stewart | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Michael Stewart

Disruption is the new normal, and that will not change anytime soon. Now is the time for those who are willing and able to show up differently.

Success Is Abundance Within

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

In my life as a TV boss, I had an abundance of power -- or that's what people thought I had. That's what they wanted to meet me for. Of course, all I had was an image of power in their heads, nothing more. Real power is rooted somewhere much deeper.

Self Made Advice: Never Trust One Income Flow

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Grant Cardone

Most of the financial advice in this country focuses on saving and retirement when in reality, you cannot save your way to financial freedom. Creating financial freedom is literally impossible without creating multiple flows of income for an individual, family or even a company.