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My Conversation With Robin Sharma

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

I was honored to be able to spend time talking one on one with one of my biggest idols and mentors this week, Robin Sharma. The author of countless bo...

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.

How to Become a Star

Bernard Hiller | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Some people come into Show Business for all the wrong reasons. Their goal is just to become famous. This will not work. They're not really interested in any training or the acting process. They are trying to use the idea of acting to compensate for an invisible and disconnected life.

Finding the Strength to Start: How to Find the Courage You Need

Anthony Humpage | Posted 11.10.2014 | Small Business
Anthony Humpage

Over 10 years ago, I was heavily into distance running. From half marathons and marathons to ultra-marathons of up to 100 miles or more; I took it all on. At the time, the marathon was still the king of the distance events.

When We Come Alive

Jon Foreman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Foreman

if the meaning of life cannot be answered by the scientists or the philosophers, then it's up to the rest of us to define what it means to be alive. We, the living, answer that question every day -- not with our words, but with our lives. Let us show what life means to us with our actions.

Stress-Free Is As Near to You As Your Own Thoughts

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

If you take a close look at stress over the course of a busy week, you're likely to discover that stress is happening in you far more than it's happening to you. It has more to do with the anxious way you relate to people and events than with the events themselves.

Here's How a 21-Year-Old Earns a Living Making Videos on YouTube

Michael Price | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Liz Meghan makes up a unique class of content creators that are using social media platforms to build an audience and build a business while doing what they love. More and more people are joining the ranks of people like Liz by expressing their passions, talents and hobbies online

The Lost Religion of Love and Optimism

Richard Koch | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

How would you respond to a new philosophy that brought personal liberation, whose highlights were love, forgiveness, mercy, reconciliation, life-enhan...

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Harvard Business Review | Bill Taylor | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential s...

5 Tested Ways to Be Happier and More Successful at Work

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Studies are finding happier employees are more creative, more engaged, more productive and more likely to be promoted. They're also less likely to experience symptoms of fatigue.

The Music Industry Formula for Success Does Exist

Patrick Hess | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

Most recipes have an order or priority when adding ingredients. They are sometimes laid out in a particular order because it makes the end meal taste better. In the case of music, the order isn't always as critical as the time needed to prepare and cook the meal.

It's Time To Do Away With The Myth Of 'Overnight Success'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living

The road to success is a marathon, not a sprint -- but it doesn't always seem that way. In our age of instant gratification, Internet fame and "accide...

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?