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How To Create The Exact Life You Want

Forbes | Alyson Krueger | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

As a 20-something I spend time imaging the life I want. One day I’ll be able to afford a spacious loft in the city with outdoor space and huge windo...

Behind a Thriving Family

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Catherine Nagle

What does our First Lady, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, and my mother, Amelia DeNofa, have in common that make a family thrive?

Brand As Human

Bob Deutsch | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Bob Deutsch

"Brand" had been with us since human time began. Millennia before marketing coined the term "branding," the how, when, and why of people "attaching" t...

Success Tips From Millionaire Trader Tim Sykes

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

Always curious to learn about the success habits of other entrepreneurs, today I sat down with my good friend Timothy Sykes, the millionaire stock trader, teacher and serial entrepreneur, and asked him to share with my readers his own daily habits for success and peak performance.

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.

6 Stories That Could Be Sabotaging Your Career (and Life)

Chris Deaver | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Now's the time to change the stories that could be sabotaging you. It may seem unexpected or inconvenient, but the more you power others with your kindness, authenticity and inspiration, the more you'll be powered to accomplish your dreams.

On Heartkeeping

Paola Pearce | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Paola Pearce

The house is the heart of our days, wherever we are in the world, and I put all my heart into my job of caring for my guests and colleagues. This is not housekeeping. This is heartkeeping.

8 Steps To Unleashing Your Inner Confidence

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

For most people, confidence is crucial to achieving success. Without it most will flounder, despite their talents or strength.

19 Truths Successful Women Wish They'd Known 10 Years Ago

Amy Segreti | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Amy Segreti

For much of my 20s, I was on the look out, not the look in. Now, I've shifted toward the belief that self-inquiry is a prerequisite for self-expression. I asked myself enough questions to be able to live more freely in alignment with who I really am.

Do You Often Find Yourself at the Train Station When Your Ship Comes In?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

Once you understand your personal worthiness dynamic you will be able to catch yourself earlier, when you're tempted to resist (sub-consciously) what you know will bring you deep personal happiness and fulfillment.

How the Psychology of Performance Really Works

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

A fundamental question I have been exploring in the 30 years that I have been working in the field of performance psychology is: What does it take to ...

WHY DO WE STAY IN (BUSINESS) HELL?

Richard Koch | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

C. S. Lewis, the novelist and don, wrote a wonderful little story about Hell. In his version, Hell is a dreary provincial English town where it alway...

Design Your Way Towards Success | Your Weekly Wake-up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

Anthony Silard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

Envision someone you consider successful. To become a world-class athlete, or to write a best seller, or to create a surprisingly useful new product, which question do you think they asked themselves more often: "Can I do this?" or "How can I do this?"

Turning Dreams Into Reality: Keep on Truckin'

Heather Martin | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

How many of us in our 30s, 40s, 50s, or even 20s, think that we have hopelessly lost our way? I certainly hope it doesn't take me until 60 to live a defining moment, but if it does, I would rather spend my life pursuing my passion than settle for something that is less than what I want.

Success, Failure and Mastery

Tom Morris | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Sarah Lewis helps us to reorient our thinking around the concept of mastery and the process that develops it. And it's the process that seems to be her real interest, because the process of growing in mastery of anything inevitably involves uncertainty, courage, failure, persistence and struggle.

You Missed a Spot! Five Ways to Spot and Stop Negative, Nitpicking Ways

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa M. Sodeika

Who among us hasn't made critical remarks on the way home from a holiday party? At home, we thank our spouse for making dinner but quickly note that the meat was overcooked. And we've all observed the "I couldn't do it, but I insist my kid do it perfectly" parents.

4 Ways to Make Massive Progress Toward Your Goals This Week

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.06.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

One of the best ways to make marked progress towards your goals is to schedule every moment of your week in advance, as in before you walk in the door to your office Monday morning.

One Simple and Critical Key to Better, More Successful Days

Karen Elizaga | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Elizaga

Imagine the effect of your (un)happiness on your focus, patience, motivation, engagement and general outlook. The unhappiness doesn't do much for your productivity. Here are some basic tips to enhance your happiness so that you improve your chances of success...

State of Heads

Marnie Nir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Marnie Nir

I don't know about you (cough, cough), but to be perfectly honest, if I was waiting for the day I want to eat kale, exercise, jump my husband, or even...

Respect Is an Action Verb

Valerie Alexander | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

As long as I behave the way I know I need to, I'll never lose the most important respect of all -- respect for myself. And self-respect is the core requirement for a happy life.

Why It's Important to Learn the Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Acceptance

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

Self-esteem can be a lifelong pursuit. We may feel unworthy, and can't see ourselves as having great value while we try to find our place in the world.

Principles to Gain Wisdom & Success

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 08.05.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Success is not a mystery. It is actually the result of learning and applying the principles of wisdom. Success is predictable. So is failure.

Invisible Square: Part Two

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

I have seen how my heart rises and sets with the sun. I wake up in the morning do my visualization and my intention for the day and I feel great and excited my heart feels like it is shining bright and it is time for me to embrace the world.

I Am Not Defined by My Job

Heather Martin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

It might still be a slow slog to the thriving career I am trying to create, but at least now I value myself as a person. I drowned out the voices that were telling me I was an incompetent failure and I won. Because I am a winner and I am here to win!

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?