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Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

Rank Does Not Confer Privilege or Give Power; It Imposes Responsibility

Avril Brikkels | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Avril Brikkels

Significant change is not easy, however the possibilities of taking small steps with a sense of urgency and a planned orchestrated approach can mean the difference between executing on successful change and creating an utter failure.

Oprah, Are You Listening?

Melanie Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?

How Prayer and Meditation Changed My Life

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

I learned that spirituality can be a very enjoyable experience. Spirituality is not something that we do. Spirituality is a way of being that comes from living a heart-centered and soul-liberated life. So I decided to make prayer and meditation a normal part of my daily life.

How One Woman Went From Executive Assistant to Executive Coach

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

Many performance artists, directors and writers have used life coaches to help them to better define their career and personal goals. Who knows? A life coach just might be the catalyst you're searching for that can help you tap into your unique genius.

17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day

| Peter Economy | Posted 09.05.2014 | Small Business

Successful leaders get that way because they have a positive attitude, and they know how to build strong and enduring relationships with their employe...

5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

Hari Kalymnios | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Hari Kalymnios

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.

Be the Best You Can Be -- and Then Some

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Have confidence in your abilities and who you are as a person. This is a lot easier said than done, as I still struggle with this insecurity myself. As cliché as it may sound, know your strengths and weaknesses. Exploit your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

It Is Time to Change the Discussion From Succeeding to Thriving

Linda C. Smith | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

My definition of "thriving" is to live in a state of joy regardless of outward appearances and circumstances. To choose "joy" as the default. By having joy at the center of your being means that happiness are not predicated on the accumulation of wealth or power.

How To Go for Your Dreams When Those Around You Don't Support You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

We all feel fearful when we are pursuing something big in our lives. It's scary to drop what you've been doing for years and take a different path. It is scary to invest money in a project that we don't know is going to be profitable. Nothing in this life is certain (well, they say that only taxes and death are).

Using Your Superpowers for Good, Not Evil: Positional Power vs. Personal Power

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

If there's one thing I've learned over the years, it is that you will only win the battle when your employees want you to. You do this through unpretentious influence -- not by the perceived power you wield in your position.

First Day of College

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 11.03.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

When you think of your first day of college, you think back about the anticipation of meeting new people, the confusion of a new environment, the anxiety of the amount of work to do and perhaps the excitement of preparing for your future.

Is Dale Chihuly in the Right Line of Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Leni Miller

How did he do it? How did Dale find the right line of work and develop it over so many years and through so much adversity?

7 Things Powerful People Don't Do

Chris Deaver | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people live in a healthy way and courageously embrace challenges. They connect the dots of life to bring together purpose, partnership, and power to inspire others. Check out these things that powerful people don't do so that you can become even more powerful.

Back to School for Entrepreneurs: 7 Must-Read Books

Steve Sipress | Posted 11.02.2014 | Books
Steve Sipress

So for me, fall doesn't mean "back to school" -- because I make it a point never to stop learning. I have my own saying: "Lifetime Learners Are Lifetime Earners."

Why Idleness Paves the Way for Your Success (Yes, Really!)

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though we try to fill up every moment, modern life is punctuated by lulls. Take advantage of opportunities to turn your brain off, whether it's during your commute, at the gym, or while waiting for a tardy lunch date.

The Bad News About Talent

Bernard Hiller | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Bernard Hiller

When it comes to talent, we have good news and we have bad news. The good news is, you have talent. The bad news, so does everyone else. Every person is born with some kind of talent. Having talent in and of itself is not special.

4 Dead Giveaways When Coaching Won't Work!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot. How do you know when someone is uncoachable? How do you detect a lost cause?

Use the Gifts You've Got

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Close your eyes and think about what you have to offer the world that is uniquely yours. Are you using your gifts? Are you creating and sharing or are you trying to conform into what you think the world really needs?

The New Cult of 'Goodness' in Business

Richard Koch | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Is there a place in business for more conventional definitions of goodness? I believe there is, and its falls under the heading of inspiration.

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

3 Ways to Unlock Opportunity in What Scares You

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

The truth is: We're all afraid. We've all had moments like mine on the floor. And it's those moments where terror can become the sandbox for astronomical transformation.

Life Is Uncertain, But These Things I Know For Sure

Heather Martin | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

Uncertainty in life often feels like the greatest hurdle to our happiness, but it is actually a huge blessing, we just need a better understanding of its nature and how to move through it. Here are some lessons I have learned about our elusive friend, uncertainty.

6 Things You Must Know About Money And Happiness

Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan If you were offered a well-deserved raise at work or a no-strings-attached wad of money, would you take it? You’ve surely h...

10 Rules for Succeeding In Hollywood

Bernard Hiller | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Become the person you have never been. To achieve something you have never achieved, you will have to learn to become the person you have never been. You will have to give up any negative ideas, behavior or friends that are holding you back.