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#ExceptionalCareers Series: Giving You the Edge for Success

Sanyin Siang | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Sanyin Siang

I've had the privilege of engaging with hundreds of remarkable undergraduates and graduate students while working at Duke University's Fuqua School of...

3 Ingredients for Sales Success

Daniel Goleman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Daniel Goleman

I'm unconvinced by an academic study that claimed emotional intelligence accounted for only 1 percent of sales success, while IQ alone made all the difference.

'Email Is Where Keystrokes Go to Die'

James Clear | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It is not just about finding the guts to share your work and to contribute something to the world around you. It's about doing it now because every moment is eating up what you have left to give. Time is precious. Share your gifts.

How Pattern Recognition Gives You an Edge

Anna Clark | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna Clark

Patterns tell us what outcomes we can expect based on a given set conditions. Although pattern recognition is commonly associated with computer science and engineering, it also applies to nature, people and social systems.

3 Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.

A League of His Own: How Lewis Howes Went From Pro Athlete to Thriving Entrepreneur

John Corcoran | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

Lewis Howes is a former professional football player who turned a career-ending injury into a springboard into entrepreneurship. Starting with nothing but an obsession to learn about business and marketing, he has since built a multi-million dollar media empire.

The Sweet Spot for Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Successful startup founders are fueled by passion, a willingness to take risk and do whatever is necessary to make things happen. What they initia...

10 Strategies For Boosting Your Efficiency And Productivity

Thai Nguyen | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Whether you're in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we've all got 24 hours to work with. Success comes down to what we're able to do in those hours. While every entrepreneur would love to keep the sun from setting and adding hours to their day, there are strategies that will help maximize work habits and productivity.

The Best Thing Ever Written About Strategy

Richard Koch | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

This weekend, I've been revisiting my misspent youth, by reading again the musings of Bruce Doolin Henderson and his colleagues from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in its early years

Unpacking Failure

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.10.2015 | Women
Maura O'Neill

When I used to work in D.C., I was struck by how paralyzed people are about failing. While failing may prevent you from getting hauled up in front ...

You Lose One-Out-of-Five for Being Too Aggressive

Darren Hardy | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

If you don't know anyone who knows your target contact directly, find someone who knows somebody one to two degrees away. Make a new friend and climb the rings on the daisy chain to your target.

8 Habits That Breed Success

Marko Rubel | Posted 01.10.2015 | Small Business
Marko Rubel

Letting yourself form these habits is a more sustainable way of finding success. This can help you find more long-term success as habits are not rules, and when they are incorporated into your everyday life it becomes part of who you are as a person and a professional.

How To Reach Success At The Deepest Level

OWN | Posted 11.10.2014 | OWN

"Follow your passion." It's the career advice we hear time and time again -- but what happens when things don't go as planned? After many years in...

9 Things Powerful People Never Say

Chris Deaver | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people talk in a healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility. They share authentically with their hearts and inspire others to action. Check out these things powerful people never say so you can become even more powerful.

Reinvent Yourself: Company Founder Secrets on How to Profitably Follow Your Passions

Robert Jordan | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Robert Jordan

Many of us feel like we are stuck on a path we can't change. Maybe it's the time already invested or fear that making a change could actually be a worse mistake. But the majority of successful entrepreneurs and professionals make a leap into uncharted territory.

Finding Other, Slower, Measures of Success

Michelle Chahine | Posted 01.07.2015 | Books
Michelle Chahine

It wasn't creative self-doubt. It was personal. What was I doing with my time? How could I measure what I had accomplished? I didn't have any of the traditional ways to judge myself and my work. By all the societal standards of success today, I had failed -- or at least, I hadn't yet succeeded.

Great Ideas Are Worthless Without Strong Execution

Rana Florida | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

Most people think a Great Idea -- a breakthrough discovery, a killer app -- will make them wealthy beyond their dreams. But successful entrepreneurs know that Great Ideas are a dime a dozen. True success lies in the execution.

How Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg Conquer Fear To Succeed

| Kevin Duam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Small Business

This country has a great admiration for entrepreneurs. Many people hold up leaders like Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Mark Zuckerberg as heroes, ma...

Why We're All Failing at Life (and a List of Everything You're Supposed to Be Doing to Succeed at It)

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

That means when I'm planning my schedule for life, I really have 1/3 less time for everything I'd like to be spending time on. And since I'm loathe to budget a third of my life to stupid things I should be doing, I guess I'm doomed to fail. My only consolation is you probably are, too.

A Life Comes Shining Through

Robin Korth | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

Perhaps your life has become someone else's idea of what you should be doing. Perhaps that you that sparked and shimmered in your dreams has winked small. Perhaps it is time to journey through your years and revisit and reclaim the child, the teen, the young adult.

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

What I Learned About Influence From Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Think of the years that you have spent "perfecting your craft." Think of all of the knowledge that you have accumulated. Think about how your knowledge can potentially benefit your organization. How much energy have you invested in acquiring all of this knowledge?

9 Things Successful People Won't Do

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

I went back to the data to uncover the kinds of things that emotionally intelligent people are careful to avoid in order to keep themselves calm, content, and in control.

The Knowledge Philosophy - Ancient and Modern

Richard Koch | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

I'm excited. I've been studying first and second century AD philosophers, including Jesus and the Christian "Gnostics". The Gnostics placed the grea...

Defining 21st Century Success: Are You Expert 2.0 or Hero 2.0?

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 01.02.2015 | Impact
Dr. Layla McCay

I want to be clear: I'm not 100 years old. But when the twelve year old girl sitting next to me at the Broadcom Masters awards started talking about what to do with Raspberry Pi, the first answer that came to my mind was: "eat it?" No.