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You're Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.

The Business of Music: 4 Ideas Worth Noting

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Today's artists have taken their name and their brand and shown us that they are so much more than a song on the radio or a number on Billboard's Top 100. Musicians have different passions, and are taking their experience working in the music business and making it work elsewhere.

Under the Veneer

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lisa Chau

On the 19th, I attended Hannush's Under, performed by The Con-Etiquette Players. Using flashbacks between a psychiatric hospital and Yale University, a group of millennials explore the themes of friendship, mental illness and ambition.

6 Steps to a Career Plan that Actually Works

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Megan Dalla-Camina

Over my 20-year corporate career working for some of the worlds largest companies like GE, PwC and IBM, and more than a decade of coaching women on their careers and leadership development, I have developed six key steps to building a career plan that works.

Three Ways to Get Out of a Rut

Diane Passage | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Whether you work with a coach or not, getting out of a rut is hard work and at the end of the day we're all responsible for our own advancement. So here are some ways to help you get out of a rut:

5 Ways That Facebook Success Is Nothing Like Real-Life Success

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 08.26.2015 | Media
Eva Lesko Natiello

We browse our Facebook feed and see extraordinary things happening all around us. A Facebook friend just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. A friend of a friend won The Great Food Truck Race. Someone else was named Chicago's Teacher of the Year. It seems to happen all the time.

Confessions of a Millennial in Shame

Ernest Owens | Posted 08.26.2015 | Impact
Ernest Owens

They say that some things in life won't be realized until you get a little older. I've been stubborn to coming around the following truth I'm about to profess, but I think it's time to admit it. I'm ashamed to say this: but millennials, we are lazy as hell.

3 Things Every Student Should Understand About Education

Daniel Wong | Posted 08.26.2015 | Education
Daniel Wong

Education is about much more than getting good grades or earning prestigious degrees. Reflecting on the purpose of education, I've come up with a list of three truths that students must understand if they want to be happy and successful.

85 Percent of What We Worry About Never Happens

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: "My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened." Now there's a study that proves it. This study looked into how many of our imagined calamities never materialize.

How to Shine at Work

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

Recently, I had a travel fiasco and spent hours at the airport only to be notified that my flight had been canceled. Needless to say, I was pretty fru...

7 Simple Steps To Developing Creativity In Your Life

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Mehdi Toozhy

There are two hindrances that can stop your creativity. They are your external and internal barriers. Things that limit your imagination or inspiration are internal barriers and examples of external obstacles are weak expression or presentation skills.

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

James Clear | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's easier to recognize beauty than it is to create it. You're good enough to know that what you're doing isn't good, but not good enough to produce something great. When you find yourself in this frustrating limbo, the challenge is to never forget what got you there in the first place. Remember that thing that got you into the game.

The Leadership of We

Janine Garner | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

Every day we make choices about what to wear, what to eat, our mindset, whether to do that Bikram yoga class or that 5km run, what our big fat hairy audacious goals are for the day. We can also make a choice about the way we want to work and our own leadership style.

Unpacking the Briefcase for a New Presidency

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

I'm encountering much that is familiar, much that is new, much that will require the best in my new campus family and me. It makes the season of moving in all the more exciting, demanding, and maybe a little disconcerting.

Make Your Bed, Change Your Life

Andrew Merle | Posted 08.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Andrew Merle

didn't realize that the simple act of making the bed just might be the world's easiest success habit. Not because it automatically brings upon fortune and fame, but primarily because it starts a chain reaction of other productive habits.

When Should Your Young Athlete Specialize?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.24.2015 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

This question torments every parent who wants to support their children's efforts as they pursue their own personal greatness in a sport. It is also one of the most frequently asked questions I get from parents of young athletes.

How is Your Own Meeting of Families?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.22.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

With all the excitement about Pope Francis's upcoming visit to Philadelphia, I've been thinking about my own family, hoping that I'm on the right path. And this is what I realized: that most of us have two types of personalities inside us and the only way to balance them is through God.

Success: Are You Chasing the Right Version of It?

S. L. Young | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Success is something that's wanted, pursued, and sometimes needed for someone to feel accomplished, good about themselves, and in some cases important. If success is the objective, then the measurement must be tangible --- or does it?

5 Steps to Self Mastery for Success and Happiness

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

We can infer then that happiness is enabled by an ability to create at will what we need, mentally, emotionally and materially. Although this sounds like a hybrid of the Law of Attraction and great portfolio management, to measure success in this way is really determined by our levels of willpower and self-control, which when combined lead us to self-mastery.

Why Jeb Bush Would Be a Failure in Business

Steve Sipress | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Steve Sipress

Last week, in a response to his ever-dwindling poll numbers several months into his lackluster campaign, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush actually declared on national TV, "I tell people I'm the tortoise in the race."

Getting Lost and Getting Found

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Many things are beyond our control. But we are free to choose what we will pay attention to, the meaning we will give to our life. If the goal is to improve the quality of our lives, happiness may be the wrong metric. Pleasure or happiness is simply the side effect of living our best self.

Counting (on) Success: Does an Education in the Humanities Count in Today's Day and Age?

Christine Henseler | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Christine Henseler

But what do we do with Anthropology, Linguistics or Law? How do we account for their humanistic content and approaches? And how about emerging fields like Humanistic Engineering, Medical Humanities, Environmental Humanities?

My Greatest Mentor on Building a Business Was Mt. Shasta

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Don Joseph Goewey

It's glacial and classified as a technical climb, meaning you need crampons, an ice ax, a hard hat, special clothing and boots, and a long list of other essentials to undertake the journey. As in business, the mountain is unforgiving of those who neglect even small details in preparing to make the climb to the top.

Why Not Now?

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

Whatever it is you want to do that you're not doing now, don't spend another minute planning how you'll get started next month, next week, or even tomorrow. Don't take that chance. Figure out what you can do today. Figure out what you can do in the next 10 minutes to get the ball rolling.

5 Things Every Millennial Entrepreneur Should Know About Startups

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business

The desire to ditch the traditional career path and pursue solitary business ventures is prominent among this youngest generation of adults, with 66 percent of millennials reporting a desire to start their own business