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Colleges Must Help Students Get a Life, Not Just a Job

Adam Weinberg | Posted 02.02.2015 | College
Adam Weinberg

So what is success? Five, 10 and 20 years out, students should self-report career success and life satisfaction. Using new data, from sources like LinkedIn, colleges should be able to measure career paths and success across different kinds of professions or geographies.

Stumbling Toward Success

Michael Neill | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Take your first, tentative steps in the direction of what you think you might want to do and you may be surprised and delighted by what you stumble upon.

14 Ways To Successfully Wrap Up 2014

Lauren Jessen | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

The holiday season may present a packed calendar with parties, trips, and work to finish up, but don't wait until 2015 to make resolutions, start something new, or to make self-improvements.

How I Came to Enjoy the Most Uncomfortable Part of the Creative Process

Suzanne Clores | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Clores

If I could tell every person one thing about presenting her work to peers, I would say this: prepare a lot, and when you feel like you're about to die, find a way to laugh and congratulate yourself because you're doing it right.

7 Important Rules to Keep Your Dream Alive

Sean Kim | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean Kim

The difference between those that persevere and those that quit, is that successful people are mentally prepared for what it takes to cross the success line. In other words, they embrace the worst that will inevitably come their way and have the resiliency to continue.

5 More Great Concepts for Happiness

Richard Koch | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Not everyone is lucky enough to make generating knowledge their profession. But everyone who is happy finds meaning in what they do (whether paid or unpaid).

Passion, Rituals and Entrepreneurial Success

John Bowen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often face the seemingly conflicting goals of building a great business and having a great personal life outside of the office. I think we all realize that true success is about more than just huge financial rewards -- it's also about living a rich and fulfilling life, by design. But how do we get there?

Navigating the Waters of Time and Expectation

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

As I sit down to write this, I am two weeks away from my 60th birthday. That means that 240 seasons, 720 months, 21,900 days and 525,600 hours have co...

Oneness: The Essence of Ethics

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

What you need to know is that the principles we teach are not new. They are the underlying principles shared by all the major spiritual traditions. They have been forged in the furnace of time and withstood the light of the ages.

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others

James Clear | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In grade school, I remember my teacher passing out an assignment and telling each student to "keep your eyes on your own paper." Perhaps she was simply trying to teach 8-year-olds to not cheat, but hidden within that phrase is also a deeper message about what really matters.

You Are Not Too Old

Medium | Gary Wu | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

A common question I see frequently asked online is: “Am I too old to learn or do X?” where X is anything from programming to painting to starting ...

7 Secrets of Successful People

Timothy Sykes | Posted 01.26.2015 | Small Business
Timothy Sykes

I was fortunate enough to become a millionaire right around the same time I could legally drink after starting my brokerage account with just $12,000 in Bar Mitzvah gift money.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

A Little Sports Wisdom for the Holidays

Ken Reed | Posted 01.26.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

I need to reflect annually about what sports can be when our egos are tamed and we're led by our souls. It's a great time to appreciate and be grateful for sport at its best. That's why I need Thanksgiving.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: The $100 Million Choice

Sanyin Siang | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Sanyin Siang

In making choices, a guidepost is to imagine yourself at the end of your days, reflecting back on your life. And ask these questions -- What are the things that I will regret not doing? What are the things that will cease to be meaningful in the long run? In which category does the choice fall.

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Most people start drinking caffeine because it makes them feel more alert and improves their mood. Many studies suggest that caffeine actually improves cognitive task performance in the short-term. Unfortunately, these studies fail to consider the participants' caffeine habits.

11 Things Powerful People Never, Ever Think

Chris Deaver | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.

5 Questions That Will Test Your Sense Of Meaning In Life

Psychology Today | Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Whether or not you’re aware of it, the need for your life to have meaning is at the roots of the motivation that makes you uniquely human. Positive ...

4 Ways to Bring Your Best Self to Work

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Brooks McCorcle

Bringing your best self to work means you have to invest in yourself, be mindful of how you spend your time and, most of all, have fun!

The Real Answer to Your Health Dreams

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true?

#GivingTuesday: A Guide for Nonprofits

Hilary A. Doe | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Hilary A. Doe

It's coming up. Every Dec. 2nd, families, students, businesses, and organizations around the world come together for Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back.

6 Concepts to Make Us Happy and Useful in Business

Richard Koch | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

If you went on a bike ride in strong wind, as I did this morning, would you want to be against the wind on the way there and with it behind you on the return, or the other way round? If you like the icing on a cake, would you eat it last or first?

My Love/Hate Relationship With Taylor Swift and Why You Should Follow Her Lead

Jenna Atkinson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Jenna Atkinson

True, she has her dorky side that can sometimes be a little cringe worthy -- but don't we all? She has faced adversity and millions of critics, but has still come out on top.

Your Only Job: Be Kind. Be Present. Be Clear.

Andrew Blum | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Andrew Blum

As a management consultant, I get asked for advice all the time on a wide range of topics: How can I best lead a high stakes meeting? How do I handle a difficult conversation? How do I more effectively manage a strategic transition at our company?

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.