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Create Time for Teacher Appreciation and Validation Meetings

Calee Prindle | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
Calee Prindle

Teacher appreciation and validation is typically minimal and short. It usually comes during a faculty meeting in a 60-seconds or less "shout out" or in a quick conversation passing by in the hallway or standing in line for the copier.

Here Are 10 Critical Traits That Make People Successful

Michael Price | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Successful people are celebrated, written about and held in high esteem. What separates a successful person from an average person or an unsuccessful person? It starts with 10 critical traits.

Enough With the Deep Breathing Already!

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 07.19.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

You want deep breathing? Push faster. Suck the air into your lungs hungrily, use it all up and give it right back. A beautiful, intense exchange with the world that will make you feel more alive than at any other moment of your dutifully, organized day.

What This Successful Journalist Can Teach Us About Failure

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Could intentionally setting yourself up for failure actually lead to your greatest success in life? Renowned journalist George Plimpton spent his c...

Find Intensity, Don't Wait for It

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex and Cadey Charfen

I believe we all create our own vivid moments of intensity. For each of us, these moments are different; however, there is one constant, we don't have to wait for them to happen, we can create them. And when we do, we can intentionally recognize them and make the choice to chase them.

What Is True Success

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.19.2014 | Religion
Sheldon D. Newton

Success is discovering and doing the Will of God for our lives, and the divine purpose for which we have been created. Each of us has a destiny to fulfill.

Crossing the Line: How the Academic Rat Race Is Making Our Kids Sick

Vicki Abeles | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

We are raising a generation of chronically sleep-deprived, anxious, caffeine-addled kids who believe that grades, rankings, AP and SAT scores, and -- of course -- college admissions are the ultimate measure of their worth.

Why Female Entrepreneurs Should Stop Procrastinating and Make Their Ideas Happen Now

Napala Pratini | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Napala Pratini

Women start fewer companies and raise far less in venture capital, but some of that is starting to change. There is more support for female founders than ever before, and they and their ideas are finding more paths to success. Do you have the next big idea?

Win Clean: How You Win Matters!

Scott Mercier | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Mercier

Does it matter how you win? The answer, to me, is a resounding, "yes." Grace, humility, integrity and gasp, even honesty, are important elements in winning. I would even say they are integral components of winning, and that "winning" without them actually losing.

Finding Your Purpose in a Dark Place

Tenille Livingston | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tenille Livingston

Many of you may be at a place of despair and uncertain of what tomorrow may bring, but know it's at that moment when opportunity knocks. Trust that where you are is only temporary and your current situation will soon be behind you.

When Your All is Not Enough

D.J. Wilson | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
D.J. Wilson

Not too long ago, after thirty years of blood, sweat equity, tears and prayers, raising a family, building multiple businesses and giving back to my c...

I Wrote 5 Failed Novels

Rachel Kapelke-Dale | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Rachel Kapelke-Dale

I can't imagine the person I would have become if I had actually had published a novel at 23. What I had really had at that age was a deep desire to prove myself, to hold on to my 'specialness' after my adolescence and my fancy college were stripped away.

High Sensitivity: Hidden Treasure for Organizations

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

The business world is still about higher, faster, better. Especially in leading positions, strong-willed and highly resilient individuals are required that can make quick decisions. This comes with a price for leaders, employees and organizations.

Personal Arcs Equating to Professional Success

Jen Grisanti | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jen Grisanti

Connecting to emotional situations is what sets a new series apart from the pack. The key is creating character dynamics that drive the audience to return each week.

Why I Left a Comfortable Corporate Gig to Bring More Gratitude to Healthcare

Amanda Krantz | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Amanda Krantz

More degrees often means feeling more shackled to a job and career. You feel pressured to "meet your full potential" (and pay off debt) instead of feeling free to take a chance. I am a big believer in never picking a job based on building a resume or because it's what everyone expects of you.

Lessons on Leadership from Children's Books

Adam Grant | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

Being a leader is a complex task, but the defining moments of great leadership can be surprisingly simple. As a father of three kids under six, I've noticed some striking parallels between the morals of bedtime stories and the legacies of illustrious leaders.

9 Simple Statements That Will Make You Think Differently About The World

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

A few smart sentences can change the way you think. Here are a few I read recently that got my mind twirling.

How Rethinking Happiness Can Help Cure The 'Stress Pandemic'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Generations after generations have been raised to believe that academic achievement and career success will bring them the happiness they seek in life...

Adding Too Much Value

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

A classic problem of smart, successful people is Adding Too Much Value. This bad habit can be defined as the overwhelming desire to add our two cents to every discussion.

Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through challenges, stayed committed to their goals, and remained united as a team.

The Raw Truth About Overnight Success

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

Both successful businesses and actually making your dreams come true takes action, dedication, focus and time. Only time can give you what you need. So roll up your sleeves and have fun on the adventure of life. Those who embrace the journey are the ones who see the huge results.

Arianna Huffington: Her Wake-Up Call and Mine

Sara Morgan-Beckett | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Sara Morgan-Beckett

I never thought life would get more exciting after the age of 35. But at 36, I met the love of my life. At 37, I moved to New York. At 38, I got married, and at 39, I became a mother. Mentally and geographically, I've never been in a better place

All I Need to Know, I Learned When I Failed Out of College

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

In sports, I was always driven to come back after failing. Why couldn't I do that in school? So I needed to figure out what I was going to do for the rest of my life. Would I just get a degree anywhere and work in the computer field, or should I follow my passion?

Redefining Success -- Lessons From Arianna Huffington's Thrive

Gordon Ching | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Gordon Ching

Millennials grew up attached to technology, wired 24/7, but Huffington's honest and fundamental perspective provides us a window of reflection into something that is often neglected -- to bring attention on the topic of our well-being.

How Spending Time At Home Can Help You Thrive

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite her success as a radio personality, television star and published author, media maven Wendy Williams claims that it is her normalcy that helps...