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7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

So why is it that so many people are unsatisfied with their current work? Why do we ignore our hearts calling and continue down the path of status quo? The are the top seven reasons we don't pursue our passion and how to move past them.

What Is a Good Life?

Kim Kalicky | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Kalicky

My belief now is that there is no one-size-fits-all answer. I think a "good life" has similar elements among people, but how we attain it and what we put into the boxes can be so dissimilar.

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

When I travel alone, what I learn about is myself. I learn about my own strengths, and I learn about my own weaknesses and insecurities. I've never come home from a trip feeling anything less than a better, stronger person.

19 Incredibly Successful People Who Started Out As Failures

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to accomplishing your dreams -- and getting credit for doing so -- all we can say is, never underestimate the power of time. Time not...

Takeaways From Serial Entrepreneur Jen Groover's Talk on Innovation and Perception

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.17.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

Last semester, I got the chance to listen to one of the best talks I've heard on campus during the launch of the PennVention Innovation Competition. A few days back, I got to listen to the recording I took and the talk was just so inspiring and energizing.

5 Spectacular Examples of Turning Failure Into Success

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Examining the positive aspects of failure has become a growing trend in today's business world, and a practice increasingly celebrated by many of today's leading industry experts.

Ready to Stop Beating Your Head Against the Wall?

Krysti Turznik | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Krysti Turznik

When you want something more for yourself, be prepared with the ammunition ready to do battle. Your alarms will sound, but soon you will move out of range and they will no longer distract you. Your deep purpose will propel you forward. Hold on to that and discover where it will lead you.

How To Unleash Creativity And Innovation

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Starting with what's working, then expanding on it, can provide a great springboard to anyone looking for a creative surge - some of the greatest innovations come when you iterate on existing ideas, as opposed to trying to constantly reinvent the wheel.

The Problem and Beauty of Accepting

Leslie Contreras Schwartz | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Contreras Schwartz

If you're having a hard time, and the alarms are starting to go off in your head, just stop for minute. Observe and accept this moment. There will be another moment to replace it, and another. And every one has new possibilities to be something different.

The Checklist Life

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Be thankful for the good thing that is already inside. Nurture the soul. Throw away that old tape of self-criticism. Put in a new recording with words that describe the best of you. It is more than enough.

3 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

James Clear | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If you want to improve your sleep, there are actually some very simple and practical ways to go about it. I call these strategies the three levers of sleep.

How to Measure Success Naturally

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

When I look to align myself with the concept of success I see revealed in nature, a much different analogy comes to mind. It is that of the life of a rose. It seems to me that the rose has won its place in the Winner's Circle because it has so much to teach us.

The One Way to Be Indispensable at Work This Year

Chris Deaver | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Chris Deaver

Here we are: A New Year filled with endless hopes and dreams. It's exciting, but may feel scary for some of us, especially when it comes to our career growth.

Top 4 Ways to Break Your New Year's Resolution

Ed Tseng | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

Well, it's that time of year again... when most people break their New Year's resolutions. Today's message is especially dedicated to Anthony Guidot...

How Losing Helps You Win

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

One strategy to overcome the Trophy Industrial Complex is to encourage healthy competition. This is not an oxymoron. Competition can bring out the best in both children and adults.

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

| Peter Economy | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as...

Contemplating College at Age 53

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Dean Dauphinais

In a world where popular opinion says that a college degree is necessary in order to find a decent job and be successful, I've managed to meander my way through my work life without one.

Find Your Happy Place at Work

Jason Powers | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Jason Powers

What makes a company great? It's not the free food or massages (though no one's complaining). Time and again, a company rises to the top when its employees believe they're doing something meaningful.

Start Your Engines: Be Part of the 5 Percent Club

Janine Garner | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

Success is a lonely journey if you do it by yourself. Those who do stand by themselves rapidly realize that, and also miss out on that amazing cross-pollination that a team brings.

The Art of Pursuing Your Dreams

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.15.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

Her story shows people that you can live your childhood dreams through dedication and hard work. In the same breath, you can use your dream career to influence your community in a positive manner.

The 80/20 View of Expectations

Richard Koch | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

A moment's reflection should convince us that some areas of expectation are more important than others. What are the 20 percent -- or 5 percent, or 1 percent -- of expectations that are most crucial in our lives?

How to Handle the 'Fondue Effect'

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, life is for the living. And fondue can be awesome when the time is right. The trick is just remembering how those little bits can add up... and knowing how to keep them from doing so.

Does My Company Have What It Needs to Be Expanded Internationally?

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

For the export to be successful we should obtain a realistic response to the questions that will help us to assess the real situation of the company and whether if the company has a real export potential and capacity.

The Power of Personal Storytelling in Design and Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Successful leaders need also to be excellent storytellers, for if they do not successfully tell their own story and control the narrative, then the press, their costumers or their competitors surely will.

Want To Have A Successful Year? Reflect On The Past

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Ironically, as we look ahead to the new year, drawing from our past can help us achieve our goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life.