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The Art of Pursuing Your Dreams

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 01.13.2015 | 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 01.13.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.10.2015 | 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 01.10.2015 | 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.

How to Make a Dream Come True

Isa Adney | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Isa Adney

Making a dream come true is a long, laborious process. It requires incredible patience and resilience. Choose a dream for which the work is something you can see yourself getting up for every morning, because to make a dream come true you'll have to be willing to work harder and more strategically and with more focus, discipline, and dedication than anyone else.

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

How to Create a Personal Success Mantra in 3 Simple Steps

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Do you have a personal motto for this year? Part of planning for a successful year includes identifying an inspiring principle to live by at all time...

What Being a Reality Show Loser Taught Me About Winning at Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment
Francesca Hogi

It's hard to say which subjects one to more derision -- being a contestant on a reality TV show, or failing miserably as a contestant on a reality TV show. As far as losing on national television in front of millions of people goes, I have special expertise.

I'm an Imported 'Skilled-Worker.' What Does That Mean for My U.S. Born Children?

Samaneh Kleopatra Zarabi | Posted 01.08.2015 | Education
Samaneh Kleopatra Zarabi

I ask, as parents, teachers and citizens who care a whole lot about our future, what is the ultimate goal of our children's education? Is the STEM education enough for them? Will it teach them to be intellectuals who are productive personally, professionally and societally?

5 Reasons to Start Meditating in 2015

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Chirag Kulkarni

Most people that start meditating do it for the materialistic versus spiritual reasons. I know I did. It astounds me to this day the amount of business success that is attributed to meditation, and more importantly, the lessons you can apply directly to the business world.

Warning: You're a Failure... And So Am I

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 01.08.2015 | Women
Jacqui Zadik

When we define and compare our lives to these overnight victories of others, we are putting so much pressure on ourselves to succeed in a way that's unattainable most of the time. There's a reason why the saying, "The road to success is paved with failure" is so true, and I'll prove it.

How to Turn Competition Into Collaboration

Alex Kip | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.

The Insidiousness of Excuses

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

The moment this awareness hit me was days after learning of a friend's death. I avoided doing something that would have been beneficial and healthy fo...

The Psychology of the Shortlist

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.08.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

A plum job has opened up, one that you really want and feel well qualified to hold. You can almost taste victory now. So you do the interviews, and again all seems to go very well. Then the job goes to someone else. How do you feel? Does it help that you came close, or does that make it worse?

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

Pick an element of what it means to be successful and W. Brett Wilson has likely achieved it. He is one of Canada's most financially successful and well-known businessmen, he is an Order of Canada recipient, a best-selling author, and former television star of Dragon's Den, the Canadian hit series precursor to ABC's Shark Tank.

Top 5 Essential Skills for Teachers

Sue Gober | Posted 01.07.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

I sent an email to all of my student teachers recently, asked them to please hit reply, and then quickly list the five most important soft skills needed by teachers.

Your New Year's Resolution Will Likely Fail. Here's What Works

Brad Wheelis | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

The change in calendar does not give us more will power nor does it give us more determination. Notice throughout the year, we declare we'll start a new diet on a Monday. Rarely do our eating habits change when we start our new week.

Getting Fired From My Dream Job Was The Best Thing For Me

Alexis Meads | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

Some of you are fed up with the way things are going in your life. Some of you are tired of doing everything for others while your internal voice secretly beats you down.

My Biggest Leadership Win: The Day My Life Stopped Working

Sarah Kaler | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Sarah Kaler

To truly lead in the world and create the results you want in all areas of your life, it will require you to create conscious shifts and become the leader of your future.

Divorce Is Your New Beginning

Honoree Corder | Posted 01.06.2015 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Just as a brand new year is upon you, after divorce you have a new life in front of you. There are some powerful ways to make the most of your new life and this new year, and I'm sharing several of them with you here...

What I Learned About Life From a Dog Trainer

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

When you make a decision to do something bold, to go for your dreams, to accomplish your goals, do not let the pack distract you. Do not let people talk you out of doing what your heart desires. Stop playing small in life to appease the pack.

6 Ways to Help Your Fitness in Less Than 6 Minutes

Matthew Basso | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Yes, I'm on line at the bank doing hip circles and quad stretches. No, I don't care what you think. You may laugh now but when I get to that rower before you and start my intervals immediately because I don't have to worry about getting injured, you'll be singing a different tune.

Elevate Your Life in 2015!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

If you want this to be the greatest year of your life then you must make a commitment to change the course of your life. Without commitment you will continue to experience cycles of frustration and failure. Do not just set goals. Make this the year that you create a game plan for success.