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A Surprising Definition of Success

Joe Polish | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Joe Polish

You can be sweeping floors for five years, doing everything right. No one notices. Yet one day, someone is going to notice. All of a sudden, you'll be going somewhere, because you gave it your best.

How to Not Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

James Altucher | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
James Altucher

I met a girl in a bar. Which is the first and only time I had ever done that. She said, "try this". It was a drink. I tried it. We ordered two more....

A Life-Changing, True Story Reveals the Secret to Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It was frigid and damp at dawn the last day Phineas Gage arrived to work on time. As he shoved his hands in the pockets of his jacket and cut through...

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.

How To Keep Excuses From Hindering Your Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

We make a lot of promises to ourselves. However, there always seems to be a "but" that gets in our way of achieving true success.  Nata...

3 Key Ways to Increase Your Confidence

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Confidence is at the heart of every successful person and it holds the key to success. Regardless of how knowledgeable you are in your professional field, if you lack confidence you will not be able to effectively implement your knowledge and your success will be limited.

One Minute Longer

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One of my favorite books as a child was called, if memory serves, Favorite Dog Stories. I rather doubt the collection had much genuine literary merit....

4 Ways To Hold Yourself Accountable To Your Goals

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Achieving something is a practice, just as meditation, writing every day, working out, eating healthy, etc. are practices as well. Time needs to be allotted to it. As I continued to ponder, I came up with three ways to stay committed to a goal.

From Breakdown to Virtual CEO in Just One Year: One Entrepreneur's Tale

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Leisa Peterson

After three and a half years of 15-hour work days, Chris Ducker -- who today is a serial entrepreneur and author of "Virtual Freedom," suffered a severe physical breakdown that knocked him off his feet and landed him in the hospital for a week and a half. "I was diagnosed with acute exhaustion," he said. "My body had literally given up."

Why Success Can Be So Lonely

Inc. | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.23.2015 | World

Yesterday I saw two biopic films: "Amy" about the life of Jazz sensation Amy Winehouse who died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 and "Montag...

Can You Create Changes That Last?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to creating the changes you really want to make in your work or in you life, do ever find you have difficulty making this last?

Recruiting Your Perfect Mentor

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Tyler Tervooren

If I've learned anything about success in my relatively short time on Earth, it's that in order to have any chance to obtain it, it's really important to surround yourself with people that are better at what they do than you are at what you do.

If Life Is a Party, Are You the Guest or the Host?

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Who do you think has a better time? Almost everyone remembers a party they hosted. Few remember the parties they minimally attended. The host is engaged, making it happen, talking to everyone. The guest is only waiting. Who are you? What would it take you to transform yourself from a guest to a host?

Hat Tricks: Why They Happen

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Hat tricks -- three goals in a game, like Carli Lloyd's feat at the Women's World Cup -- occur because the athlete and the team are in the flow. Flo...

Thanks to My Fears I Began to Live

Martín Llorens | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

One of the biggest fears that I think we all have is the fear of success, and the fear to discover our true essence and potential. What if you discover all that you really are able to achieve? What if you find a more direct way to successfully conquer your goals but where are you going to first need to test all your fears, prove your worth, your principles and your integrity?

"Rich Parents" Not The Trait That All Financially Well-Off Millennials Share

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

The Atlantic published an article last week attempting to pinpoint the differentiating factor in the majority of, or rather "all Millenials," financial standing. They concluded that the answer was rich parents.

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.

Five Things I Love About Having a Strategic Growth Plan for My Small Business

Helen Callier | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Helen Callier

A Leader that works on the business guiding a team to achieve an established vision versus working in the business i.e. hands on in producing a widget or doing the actual hammering. By working on your small business you are in a better position to lead your organization through its mission, goals and strategies.

How I Got Free Golden State Warriors Tickets: The No. 1 Hack to Get What You Want

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

Contrary to popular beliefs, there are shortcuts in life and the most successful people in the world use them. One of the biggest shortcuts is asking the right people for help. No matter where it is you want to go, there's a long way and a short way.

The REAL Part You Play in Other People's Lives

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recognize that you are not the star of other people's shows. Stand up for yourself when you need to, but do it with less anger and resentment.

The Contender

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How Not to Be a Victim

Grace de Rond | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

I went from a time when we ate oatmeal for dinner because it was all we had, when I kept the school proofs because I couldn't afford the photos, an...

8 Myths That Stop People From Living Their Dreams

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

Conservative and secure are outdated ways of thinking. Although long-term jobs were good for our parents, or grandparents--who intended on working with a single company for 30-40 years, it's horrible advice for the rising generation.

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

   Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help...

The Healthy Habit One-Two Punch Every Female Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

I was exhausted. I was in the middle of a 4-year grad program, and I was sick and tired of doing what other people told me to do.