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10 Winning Distinctions: What My Champion Racehorse Taught Me About Winning

Dianne Collins | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports
Dianne Collins

Watching this year's Kentucky Derby winner, California Chrome, made me reflect on my own peak experience as an owner in a racehorse who also wasn't expected to become anything special amongst the 30,000+ racehorses that are born each year.

How Are You Going to Thrive?

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Carin Kilby Clark

I'm going to thrive by defining success beyond how many followers I have on social media, how late I worked to put out new content or how many people have bought my latest book. I'm going to thrive by living a full life -- and not sacrificing myself in the process.

Study Reveals How Women Define Success In Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women

How do women today really define success in their lives? Is it income, happiness -- or something else? Northwestern Mutual commissioned the Elemen...

A Renewed Definition of Success

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa M. Sodeika

Today, I am exceedingly grateful that because of my career success, I can refine my personal definition of what success now looks like. My accomplishments have led me to this place, and I can forge a new path and write a new success story for myself.

Redefining Success

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

Too often, success is measured by the greater amount of things we have and the smaller amount of time for anything not related to earnings. Success is not seen as a narrow ladder to climb above others on, but rather, it's a forward motion of self-reevaluation, re-prioritizing and resiliency.

'Productivity' Tricks For The Neurotic And Crazy (Like Me)

Tim Ferriss | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Tim Ferriss

Most "superheroes" are nothing of the sort. They're weird, neurotic creatures who do big things DESPITE lots of self-defeating habits and self-talk.

The Success Formula

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Success is not limited to the workplace anymore. It rejects being measured by job titles and bank accounts. Placing well-being at the forefront disrupts traditional paradigms. As a result, this shift continues to place us on a healthier trajectory when it comes to defining success for ourselves.

Presidents, Products and Brands: Three Critical Lessons

Bob Deutsch | Posted 07.02.2014 | Media
Bob Deutsch

What lessons can we reflect on when pondering the every-four-year spectacle of the wrestling match between the Democratic and Republicans contenders, and what can those teachings tell us about branding in general?

How About That Booty Call On LinkedIn?

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Dayna Steele

The whole point of social media is to be, well, social. However, just as you would watch how you behave in person in the office or at a company event, you should do the same online.

Random Thoughts From An Overanalyzing Teenager

Julia Schemmer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

I am not a Nobel Peace Prize winner. I am not the top student in my junior class. I am not the winning goal, nor the scoring basket. I am however, motivated by my ambitions to change the world.

When Not Enough Is Holding You Back (and What to Do About It)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Crawford

If he calls, we're good enough. If you get the job or get into the graduate program, you're smart enough. If our manager or advisor acknowledges our work, we're worthy enough. No matter how hard you work, when you've given the power to someone else, you'll never measure up.

The Two Most Important Days of Your Life

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

The day I found my purpose really was like being born again. It was more than just figuring out what I wanted to do with my life, it was feeling like I finally belonged here in the world; I finally stopped feeling like a mistake.

The 5 Keys to Living a Happy and Successful Life

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Good News
Tammy Kahn Fennell

A few days ago we found something when we were going through some paperwork, which I am going to share with you. It shouldn't come as a surprise to me that he wrote it -- I always knew he was brilliant.

10 Habits That Will Help You Optimize Your Time

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Many of my executive clients work 60-plus hours a week still find a way to do things for themselves and their families. How? They do it by prioritizing.

What to Do -- and Not Do -- to Live a Really Great Life

Hilary Wilce | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Most importantly of all is the ability to appreciate the moment and to find real delight and joy in the world around you -- understanding that life is a miracle, and that our time here might well be shorter and more fleeting than we hope it will be.

Are Men More Controlling?

Ken Kirsh | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

I'm not sure. Are you? Women have long been unfairly labeled as bitches when demonstrating firm leadership skills while men are described as strong. T...

7 Pearls of Wisdom From Thrive

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Conventional definitions of success have us chasing our tails. Contemporary outlooks will have us living in truth. This new perspective of success has to include the intangibles of happiness and purpose. Only in these pursuits can the experience of authentic joy be attained.

Getting It Done: How to Be Strategic, Creative and Productive

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Megan Dalla-Camina

It is possible to get great work done -- to be creative, strategic and still be productive. You just need a roadmap. You need strong habits and rituals so you can spend your energy on your creativity and strategic stuff, not just managing your day-to-day.

7 Ways To Create The Life You Want

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

The breakthrough that will lead us to the life we want, cannot happen without first examining the life we have been living. With everything we are managing and enduring, we may have lost touch with the vision of who we wanted to be and how we wanted to live.

How to Add Value by Doing Nothing

Richard Koch | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

When I was a consultant, I had two guys working for me who had contrasting strengths and weaknesses. George (disguised name) was totally brilliant, a...

Do You Set Intentions?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Setting an intention is all about creating the outcome that you desire to be experienced right here, right now. You don't have to know the exact details, but you still need to know the outcome that you would like to create.

Learning to Create My Own Definitions

Tausha Cowan | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tausha Cowan

I have started inching my way toward my own definitions of success, balance and having it all. It's taken much, much longer than a lunch hour, and I'm not sure when the process will end (if it ever does) or what the path will ultimately look like.

Listless Without a List: My Path to Redefining Success

Elise P. Carey | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Elise P. Carey

I tried to remember the last time I stopped in awe of something, a time I broke from my color-coded, list-riddled calendar and fed my natural curiosity. When was the last time I let my focus wander and my mind wonder?

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

From Student to Stardom: How Fellow Wolverine Jacqueline Toboni Landed a Breakout TV Role on NBC's 'Grimm'

Hayley Grunebaum | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Hayley Grunebaum

Life for this 22-year-old looks very different.