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Have We Coddled Our Kids Too Much?

Tammy Bleck | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

We wanted to give our kids everything we didn't have. The big house, their own room, a car when they came of age, nice clothes, lavish Christmas presents and family vacations.

I Live My Life #LikeAGirl: No Excuses Needed

Lauren Galley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Lauren Galley

For all the girls out there who are like me and don't excel in sports, I'd like to share the message I took from this genius campaign.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them) Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...

Burn the Box

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Miriam Ava

There's nothing to hold back in a world living on innovation. Sure, some may laugh at you, say you're uncool, weird, difficult. But that doesn't matter.

A Spiritual Rendezvous in Paris

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

This post contains NSFW language. I've been battling with my ego and confidence for many years now... but the battle with my ego has recently inten...

Lead With Agility Not Lethargy

Janine Garner | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

The comfort zone takes over as your business benchmark. It may feel like you are breathing easy, but ultimately? This is not going to end up as a success story, for you, your profit margin, or your team.

We Are Angels, Not Victims

Richard Koch | Posted 02.03.2015 | Religion
Richard Koch

Although progress is not inevitable, therefore, there is the possibility of a virtuous circle, of increasing liberation from nature, increasing knowledge and wealth, increasing freedom, and increasingly high standards of private and public mores.

7 Things Only Entrepreneurs Can Do

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 02.02.2015 | Small Business
Jeff Steinmann

After serving the military and dipping his toe into a few different professions, John Lee Dumas couldn't figure out what career was "right" for him. Until he discovered that no career was right for him -- he's an entrepreneur.

Be Your Own Valentine

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Prioritizing yourself is not selfish or greedy, but an act of self-preservation and gratitude that allows you to be a better, spouse, partner, parent, sibling, friend or colleague. These actions steps will give you techniques if paying attention to yourself is difficult.

How to Believe in People Again

Brendon Burchard | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Positive people tend to attract other positive people and as soon as you reconnect with your friends who are positive, who do believe in people, who do believe in you, who do cheer you on, you start to access their network of other people like that.

Accomplish More By Committing To Less

Harvard Business Review | Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

Believing that more is always more is a dangerous assumption. There’s a cost to complexity. Every time you commit to something new, you not only ...

5 Powerful Habits That Drive Every Great Leader To Success

| Peter Economy | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

If you take a look inside most any management textbook, you'll find that there are four classic functions of management that have been written about f...

Serena Williams: How to Stand Out and Win

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 01.31.2015 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

Tennis history was made today as Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to win her 6th Australian Open. More importantly, Serena's 19th Grand Slam s...

6 Reasons Spiritual Leaders Are More Successful in Life

Neal Samudre | Posted 01.30.2015 | Religion
Neal Samudre

A mistake we make in discussing leadership is that we pin the spiritual leader as only leading a church or family in spiritual matters. While it's true that a spiritual leader might do this, a spiritual leader is also one who leads in a business.

Trap for Leaders: How Power Impacts the Brain and Relationships

Robert Hall | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Robert Hall

The growing need for engaged, productive stakeholders is not filled magically. It requires a specific, intentional brand of leading - Relational Leadership.

4 Not-So-Secret Secrets to Nail Down Your Unhealthy Eating and Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits Once and for All

Carol Egan | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Once firmly confident that you've nailed your new healthy habit down, begin again with a new goal. But the coolest thing about the success you just created? It's literally like fuel in your cells and psyche to drive you in creating success again and again.

This Simple Equation Reveals How Habits Shape Your Health, Happiness and Wealth

James Clear | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We know more about our personal characteristics today than we did when Lewin was around. Perhaps most importantly, we know that your abilities are not fixed in stone. You can improve.

Your New Year's Resolution Needs a Makeover

Nick Unsworth | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Nick Unsworth

By focusing on this positive image and forgetting about all those poor New Year's resolutions that never saw the light of February, you can become a master goal setter and a master goal getter.

Career Advice For My Younger Self

Teresa White | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Teresa White

icon next logo No matter how far you go in your career, no matter how much you achieve, never stop working on your career. Consider it a work that's always in progress.

Finance Industry Leader Shares His Best Secrets to Success

Jacki Bryk | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business
Jacki Bryk

It doesn't matter if you work in finance, technology, design or any other industry, we can all learn something from how these luminaries approach professional obstacles, and the skills they hone to reach the top of their respective fields.

A New Default Self

Robert Fuller | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

The first computers were free-standing machines. Later, we learned how to hook them up and the result was an enormous increase in computing power. A parallel shift in our notion of selfhood is called for. The current default self, subscribed to by most people most of the time, is a stand-alone model. The new default self, to be posited in this essay, is more like a computer network.

The #1 Thing to Lose This Year

Susie Moore | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Like everything else, what we focus on expands. When our thoughts and words are self-defeating, we only generate more excuses as we have no choice -- our behavior negates any possibility for good outcomes and over time we justify more and more away. Unless kicked to the curb, our excuses increase to no end.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.

8 Rules for a Random Planet

Richard Koch | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Many of us go through life as if it were a steeplechase where we have to go round a well-defined racecourse, jump over a specified number of fences, each conveniently labelled, and strain every sinew to get ahead of the field and cross the winning line.