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Success Means Putting Others First

Sue Gober | Posted 02.11.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

I am obsessed with soft skills, or rather the lack of soft skills. After writing an earlier blog about soft skills for teachers, I started looking around at others who had great soft skills, but what I noticed were the people who had almost none at all.

The Force of Love

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

As we get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day, I encourage you not to get sucked into the commercialization of the day, but I want you to understand that love is a daily decision of the heart. My journey has taught me a lot about love.

Simple Principles for a Complex World

Richard Koch | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

The secret to being happy and productive is doing something that excites you, where you can carve out a unique role. If you are not excited about life, you are existing but not really living. Everyone is excited by something. The tragedy is that most of us spend most of our lives doing things that bore us.

True Leadership Colors

Janine Garner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

We need leaders who are so comfortable in the space that they have the strength to lead and share, to learn and grow, who are actively curious and willing to give.

5 Ways to Run Your Own Race

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

College campuses are full of opportunities to succeed and make your own mark in your own way. While there are an unlimited ways to succeed, here are five ways to keep your eye on the prize.

What Having A Mentor Really Means

Jim Calandra | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Jim Calandra

The mentor relationship is a critical part of filling in the gaps between the skills you possess and those you need to succeed as a leader.

WATCH: It's Okay to Succeed

Brad Yates | Posted 02.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

We often avoid doing what would lead to greater success because, at some level, we don't think it's okay to succeed. That may not seem logical -- but...

5 Toxic Beliefs That Make Success Impossible

| Jeff Haden | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

It's hard to think differently and be able to dream new dreams. We'd all like to be visionary thinkers like Bezos, Buffett and Branson (the Three B's ...

Giving Without Getting Crushed

Tim McDonald | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

It's been a long time since I thought of give and take as an equation and balance. Just yesterday, I was reminded of how you can be taken advantage of when you are a "giver."

The Secrets of Publishing Success

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Lev Raphael

When I started out, an author friend warned me that publishing was a crazy business, and he was right. Ever since my first book was published in 1990, I've been seeing news items about one scary trend or another.

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

James Clear | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Most people try to power through and hammer their way past the barriers. The problem with this strategy is that you're still dealing with the other force. I find it to be much less stressful to cut out the opposing forces and let your productivity naturally flow forward.

Thank You Notes: Yes or No?

Dayna Steele | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Dayna Steele

As the person responsible for interviewing prospective employees for your company, what are your thoughts on thank you notes after the interview? Do you expect one, appreciate the effort, keep the note on file?

Forget Perfection, Just Don't Fail Twice in a Row

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

I've learned that those who succeed and those who don't at building a new habit often experience the same number of failures and disappointments along the way. The only difference is where those failures occur.

The 7 Defining Traits of Thought Leaders

Evan Bailyn | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Evan Bailyn

Most people probably think that the only trait a thought leader needs to have is good thoughts. Sadly, that is not the case at all. What they need are the seven things I'm about to reveal.

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.

Jay-Z Explains The REAL Measure Of Success In Hip Hop

OWN | Posted 02.09.2015 | OWN

Forget having a chart-topping album, winning a Grammy Award, raking in millions of dollars or selling out huge arenas. According to legendary rapper a...

How Creative Geniuses Come Up With Great Ideas

James Clear | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Markus Zusak is proof that if you revise your work 200 times -- if you find 200 ways to reinvent yourself, to get better at your craft -- then luck seems to have a way of finding you.

Failure and Criticism Can 'Mean' You're a Pro: What I've Learned From Steven Pressfield and Taylor Swift

Isa Adney | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment
Isa Adney

In whatever you're doing, model Taylor and don't stop moving. Don't let the mean people take a second of your time. Focus it on the great work you're doing and the things you're pursuing, and then focus on doing them really well.

Why Successful CEOs Must Think Like the Janitor

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 02.05.2015 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

Thinking like the janitor can have a profound impact on how you are viewed as a leader. This shift in perception can simultaneously increase morale and overall productivity, which leads to an increase in profits.

7 Tools for Facing Fear and Self-Doubt

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Fear. Worry. Self-doubt. They can keep us frozen in our tracks, unable to move forward no matter how much our heart is yearning for change in our lives.

Savvier Jobs in College

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.05.2015 | College
Adele Scheele

Such skills in learning how to engage in any process - college or work-- are critical so that chances and hope are not squandered. The good news is that they can be taught alongside any academic curriculum to make success possible.

How Traveling Helps You Succeed in Business

Paige Brown | Posted 02.05.2015 | Travel
Paige Brown

Get out from behind your desk and beyond the walls of your organization. Go experience the world, and you'll discover you're more prepared to compete and win in business than before.

How to Be Inspired (And How You've Been Doing It Wrong)

Matt Cohen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Cohen

Remember that YOU are the key to inspiration. If you don't balance the "inspiring" achievements of others with some hard work to achieve your own personal goals, then that "positive" feeling you get today could ultimately end up draining you of empathy.

Have We Coddled Our Kids Too Much?

Tammy Bleck | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

We wanted to give our kids everything we didn't have. The big house, their own room, a car when they came of age, nice clothes, lavish Christmas presents and family vacations.

I Live My Life #LikeAGirl: No Excuses Needed

Lauren Galley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Lauren Galley

For all the girls out there who are like me and don't excel in sports, I'd like to share the message I took from this genius campaign.