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Why Do We Still Get Confused Between Fake and Real?

Abi Fedorovsky | Posted 06.11.2015 | College
Abi Fedorovsky

I can probably say that I speak for many my age when I say that I am friends with people with whom I have absolutely zero interaction, apart from online.

Character Development: America's Sleeping Giant

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 06.11.2015 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

I have taught over 10,000 students over 63 years, the oldest now in their 80s. My primary focus has always been: What preparation leads to a meaningful and fulfilling life--and what does not?

The Power of Less: I Removed Every Inessential Thing From My Website and Here's What Happened

James Clear | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Simplifying your options immediately makes you better because it's so much easier to do the right thing when you're not surrounded by the extra things. The simplest way to improve is to eliminate your distractions.

5 Reasons Successful People Seek Therapy

Amy Morin | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Talk therapy can address a multitude of problems that may be holding you back. A trained professional can help you continue on the path to reaching your greatest potential, even when you're already wildly successful.

Six Lessons in Critical Thinking from a Professional Critical Thinker

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

We sat down with Risa Mish, Professor of Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Leadership at Cornell University, for Spartan Up! The Podcast to find out how to maximize our own critical thinking.

3 African Entrepreneurs Raise $70K, 7 Things They Want You To Know About Crowdfunding

Mary Olushoga | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Mary Olushoga

Over the years, crowdfunding has become an effective alternative for entrepreneurs to raise funds for their business ideas. Crowdfunding allows entrepreneurs to raise capital without giving up too much equity.

5 Things Your Brain Wants You to Know About Getting and Keeping Focus

Scott Halford | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Scott Halford

Focus is your ticket to excellence. Yet, we pelt our brains with unfathomable little stressors all day long. Few of us take time to erase the toxicity and replenish ourselves throughout the day.

Setting Goals for Your Professional Life

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Life and business are all about plans and goals. I like to think about a roadmap. If we all want to get in the car and drive from where I live in Utah to San Diego, there would only be a few paths that would get us there. Ultimately, one path would prove to be the quickest, safest and best.

I Watched an Artist Create Stained Glass and Learned An Important Lesson About Life

James Clear | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Of course, change isn't easy -- no matter how you do it. Slow gains are boring. They're unsexy. Nobody writes news stories about them. But moving forward in a slow and methodical manner doesn't mean you lack ambition, drive, or vision. The stained glass artist has a very clear vision. He knows exactly what he is working toward.

Why Girls Are Uniquely Vulnerable to College Pressures

Rachel Simmons | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Rachel Simmons

When you're motivated by external rewards, it's often because you're trying to accomplish goals you didn't create yourself.

How to Deal With Anxiety

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Anxiety can be a sign to pay attention and bring your A-game. You can turn it into drama, a false cataclysmic feeling or you can use it as a performance enhancement tool. Here are the three primary sources of anxiety and what to do about it:

What It Takes to Be a Great Leader

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Few things are more important to human activity than leadership. Effective leadership helps our nation through times of peril. It makes a business organisation successful. It enables a not-for-profit organisation to fulfil its mission.

Likeable Leadership: A Collection of 65+ Inspirational Stories on Marketing, Your Career, Social Media & More by Dave Kerpen

Pam Nochlin | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Pam Nochlin

Likeable Leadership by Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency is filled with examples, tips, a recommended reading list and lessons learned from Dave and other entrepreneurs and business leaders.

The Cheesecake Factory Phenomenon

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

There's something funny about The Cheesecake Factory. It seems no matter what time you go and no matter which location you visit, there's a wait to get in.

The Power of Imperfect Starts: How Good Do You Really Need to Be to Get Started?

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.

8 Things Success-Oriented People Practice

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Many people assume that successful people have things handed to them or that it comes with little effort. However, what is not always obvious is that they are successful because they practice certain things.

The X-Factors of Success

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To be successful you must work hard, count deeply on yourself and strive to owe nothing. You know you are a "somebody" when you are both intelligent and kind. These are traits hard to find wrapped up in one person.

The Six Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

James Altucher | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
James Altucher

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me although I always need to improve.

The Secret of Millions of Minds That Stay Forever Young

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Dragos Bratasanu

The greatest minds in human history understood the importance of learning to accelerate creativity, self-expansion and personal growth. The continuous exploration of ideas through books keep you forever young.

How Successful People Beat Stress

LinkedIn | Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.05.2015 | World

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to them. The first g...

Perspective Is Everything: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Re-Evaluate Success

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

We need to understand that entrepreneurship and success are whatever you want them to be.

How to Redefine Success Like Stephen Curry

Chris Deaver | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

We often get stuck like fish swimming in the waters of our lives. We do things to make ourselves look good, to be someone everyone thinks we should be, even at the cost of compromising who we really are. We don't know these things are holding us back, because we've let it become normal.

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 06.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100% responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility—it's com...

You Only Have to Succeed Once: The Cartoonist Who Was Rejected 609 Times

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

Remind yourself that no matter how many times you get something wrong, if you get just a little closer each try, you'll eventually get it right. And once you do, you'll start getting it right more often.

The Necessity of Soul Leaders

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamelle Sanders

As I have been busy promoting my new book Chosen: The Shifting of 21st Century Leadership, I am amazed at the response that I am getting from leaders ...