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How I Connected With Oprah and How You Can Too

Cortney McDermott | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cortney McDermott

Minor detail: I don't actually know Oprah. But even I got distracted on Twitter after reading the original title for this article -- "Why Research...

The Numbers Game: The Modern Model of Success

Megan LeGresley | Posted 09.14.2015 | College
Megan LeGresley

Success and worth cannot be quantified. We are more than a number. But we are all still trapped in the numbers game.

Setting Specific and Successful Goals for the New Dance Year

Karen Musey | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts
Karen Musey

September is here! The back to school vibe is high in the air and your dance year is about to begin! It is an exciting time and now is the perfect time to figure out your goals for this dancing season.

Six Homes That Will Inspire You to Start Your Own Business

Timothy Sykes | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Starting your own business can be an overwhelming concept for many individuals today. The thought of taking a risk and putting everything you have into developing and running a company takes a great deal of hard work and planning (and of course the right idea).

What is Your Definition of Success?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

We are surrounded by the expectations of society, our community, family and friends. Even when you believe you are making your own decisions, subconsciously you try to meet someone else's expectations, too.

Is Fear the Boss of Your Business?

Paula Kloots | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Paula Kloots

I remember years ago sitting at my desk shaking with fear. Anyone would have thought my life was in danger. It wasn't. I had to make a call to a potential new distributor of our products. It would be a big contract. We needed it.

4 Businesses That Were Started in a College Dorm Room

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

While many people think of dorm rooms as a hub for late night shenanigans, over time these university housing facilities have proven to be one of th...

12 Essential Night-Time Rituals of Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Michael D. Simmons

"It took me a divorce, a physical breakdown, the death of my mother, and a few years of not really knowing my kids to learn a simple truth: the singular purpose of life is not to work." Business coach Cameron Herold's words hit me like a ton of bricks.

Who Are the Most Productive and Energized Workers? Maybe Not Who You Think!

Douglas LaBier | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

What fuels the energy and excitement that's visible among people who are highly engaged and productive at work? Is it something about what they bring to their careers to begin with? The management culture they experience? Or, are those qualities found mostly among the young, because of youthful energy, as some surveys indicate?

12 Things Truly Fulfilled People Understand

Brianna Wiest | Posted 09.11.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

When the end goal is to have something tangible, the "end goal" has not actually been identified yet.

Entrepreneurs Are Failures and Other Personality Traits

Apryl DeLancey | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Apryl DeLancey

Failure is going to happen, especially when you start your own company. Show me an entrepreneur that hasn't experienced failures and I'll show you someone that is delusional. Failure is something that helps us learn. We can refine our brand, our pitch, and our products from these learnings.

From Generation Stress to Generation Blessed

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

The calm this tool facilitates can shift control from the amygdala, the brain's fear center, where all you see are problems, to higher order brain function in the prefrontal cortex where you are able to create solutions.

What's Lost When We Don't Invest in Non-Profits

Gary Oppenheimer | Posted 09.10.2015 | Impact
Gary Oppenheimer

We would have never accept the "why do we need computers - we have paper and pens" argument in the corporate world, yet in the non-profit world, funding tends to flow the way it always has simply because that is the way it has always been.

Do the Painful Things First

James Clear | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The path to a delightful life looks a lot like the path to a delightful customer experience. It starts off with a few painful experiences and improves over time. Using this strategy allows you to move toward happiness even when there are annoying or painful things you have to get done.

Is Education Bigotry a Thing?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

I've come to the troubling realization that people have found yet another bias that only serves to divide us. This bias lies in a new form of exclusionary bias or soft bigotry -- education bigotry.

Forget About Setting Goals -- Focus on This Instead

James Clear | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Goals can provide direction and even push you forward in the short-term, but eventually a well-designed system will always win. Having a system is what matters. Committing to the process is what makes the difference.

Why You Should Celebrate Yourself Every Day

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

There was a point when I was working extremely hard, but it never felt like enough. I would beat myself up if I didn't hit the milestones I set for my...

3 Ways to Set Better Goals

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

We often forget to plan out the "how" of the goal, or analyze what it will take to accomplish it. The "idea" of goal setting is great, but the reality of what it takes to accomplish it can be daunting.

The Key to Success

Kevin Seldon | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Seldon

The thing about success is that you have to be willing to leave the luxury and safety of the shore. The good news is: Most of the time, the fears we create for ourselves are far worse than any reality has to offer.

How to Eliminate Fear of Success (for Good)

Bailey Frumen, MSW, LCSW | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bailey Frumen, MSW, LCSW

We squash chance, risk, and even opportunity. By letting fear take the wheel, we miss the exit of success. This journey often includes a bumpy road of frustration, failed starts, and a few flat tires. But, it also includes sunshine.

How to Achieve Your Dreams (And Keep Going When It's Hard!)

Brendon Burchard | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

It takes a lot of work to achieve your dreams, but what do you do when the struggle gets too hard? Here are four strategies to keep you on path:

How the 98% Actually Live

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Tyson Hartnett

Over the years I've read thousands of articles, hundreds of books, and digested copious amounts of videos, podcasts, and other information on motivation, human development, and life in general.

The #1 Superpower That Introverts Have That Others Can't Touch

Jennifer Dawn Gabiola | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Dawn Gabiola

Because they are natural connectors, it's important that introverts feel a part of something greater than themselves. They love creating community and connecting people together with aligned opportunities so everyone benefits. They create a natural win-win, collaborative opportunities for everyone involved.

Questions to Ask During Difficult Moments

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

One way to energize and take great care yourself as you live through a heartbreaking experience, is to resist the human urge to ask why, and instead, ask what and how.

Small Business Big Dreams

Janine Garner | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

The current business environment, as canny SME founders would know, is increasingly uncertain and volatile. Complex, twenty-four/seven, a digital hi...