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Top 4 Ways to Break Your New Year's Resolution

Ed Tseng | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

Well, it's that time of year again... when most people break their New Year's resolutions. Today's message is especially dedicated to Anthony Guidot...

How Losing Helps You Win

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

One strategy to overcome the Trophy Industrial Complex is to encourage healthy competition. This is not an oxymoron. Competition can bring out the best in both children and adults.

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

| Peter Economy | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as...

Contemplating College at Age 53

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Dean Dauphinais

In a world where popular opinion says that a college degree is necessary in order to find a decent job and be successful, I've managed to meander my way through my work life without one.

Find Your Happy Place at Work

Jason Powers | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Jason Powers

What makes a company great? It's not the free food or massages (though no one's complaining). Time and again, a company rises to the top when its employees believe they're doing something meaningful.

Start Your Engines: Be Part of the 5 Percent Club

Janine Garner | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

Success is a lonely journey if you do it by yourself. Those who do stand by themselves rapidly realize that, and also miss out on that amazing cross-pollination that a team brings.

The Art of Pursuing Your Dreams

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.15.2015 | 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 03.15.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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 03.12.2015 | 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 03.12.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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.