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11 Inspiring People Who Followed Their Passions and Found Amazing Success

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Bill Murphy Jr.

What did Disney spend his time doing while growing up? Well, working -- but also drawing, from an early age. He was pretty young when he sold his first drawing (of a neighbor's horse). Disney launched several unsuccessful animation companies before coming up with Mickey Mouse in 1928.

5 Steps to Earning Customer Loyalty

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

If there was ever a time when providing good service at a fair price was enough to earn a customer's loyalty, it has long since passed.

The 3 Worst Pieces of Advice Everyone Just Keeps Giving

Valerie Alexander | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Valerie Alexander

There are three things everyone keeps telling grads, grooms and brides that can be retired permanently by now. Three pieces of advice that have never been good for embarking on adulthood or forming a more perfect union, and today, we can finally bid them adieu.

8 Characteristics of Great Leaders

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Good leadership is essential to business, to government and to the numerous groups and organisations that shape the way we live, work and play. Having a great idea, and assembling a team to bring that concept to life is the first step in creating a successful business venture.

Yoga and Career: When to Stick It Out, When to Jump Ship

Paula Vital | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Vital

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" -- Mary Oliver In my quest for living the present moment to the best of...

6 Ways Language Makes a BIG Difference to Success

Scott Halford | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Scott Halford

Glass half-empty or half-full? Does it really matter? As it turns out, it does matter how you explain that glass and the world around you. Those who ...

6 Body Language Secrets of Powerful People

Lisa B. Marshall | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Lisa B. Marshall

The most powerful people in a group are not always the smartest or most knowledgeable. So, why are they the leaders? Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.

Being Great: Today and Every Day

Marshall Cannon | Posted 06.26.2015 | Black Voices
Marshall Cannon

I was reminded on this past Father's Day that no one will live forever here on earth. There will indeed come a time when we will all pass away. The importance and significance of this moment is that I am yet alive.

Is Your Ego Limiting Your Ability To Succeed?

Entrepreneur | Jeremy Bloom | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

A strong desire to win is a necessary ingredient in anyone’s formula of success. The only way to accomplish your biggest goal is to completely attac...

The Links Between Women Leaders' Stress, Men's Attitudes, and a Negative Workplace Culture

Douglas LaBier | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Despite strides towards more inclusiveness and integration of women into leadership roles, the context of the organization's culture is key. Especially important is the how men's view of women in these roles affects them.

6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About Business

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

It was my mom who armed me with the motivation and confidence to be a better man. All of my success can be traced back to the lessons she taught right in our living room. And while she's no longer with us, her wisdom, principles and legacy will surely long outlive me.

Congratulations! You're Successful... You Just Don't Know It

Lisa Messenger | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Lisa Messenger

Even if you completely stuffed up today, or perhaps just had the worst year of your working life, you have still been successful. Yes, you have.

How Colors Impacted My Happiness and Professional Success

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

In trying to understand people better and communicate more simply, colors have propelled my life in immeasurable ways -- from jubilant moods to more self-awareness.

7 Secrets of Successful Relationships

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

A happy, intimate and successful love relationship is based in each person being fully supported, loved and respected with forethought and consideration in all decisions individually and collectively.

Remembering Jimmy Lee

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Last week, we unexpectedly said goodbye to one of the greatest minds business has ever known. A legendary dealmaker who was without peer. Jimmy Lee, Vice Chairman of JP Morgan, tragically passed away June 17 after suffering a heart attack while running on a treadmill at his home.

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

Like Bilbo, most of us are like butter scraped over too much bread. If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly crowded lives.

What You Don't Know About Overnight Success

Grant Cardone | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Grant Cardone

I've been fighting this thing for 32 years. "Overnight" success doesn't happen overnight for most people. The media delivers this bad news and perpetuates lies making you believe that you are a failure because you didn't see the same results from your efforts.

Escaping the Need for External Validation

Hannah Massarella | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Massarella

Chasing validation, gaining it, quickly losing it and getting back into the race is something I've done repeatedly up until this point. So the next piece is choosing to change, choosing to change for the sake of living a joyous life.

Getting in the Game: Embracing Imperfection on the Long Journey to Thriving

Pam Stucky | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Stucky

I'd been living my life waiting for the right moment to get in the game. Thinking that somehow, some day, I'd magically know how to do things the right way and avoid all possible embarrassment or failure. Of course, I was wrong.

If You Dream Big, Define Success Accordingly

Ginny Gilder | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact
Ginny Gilder

I'm a big believer in the power and importance of dreaming. I'm not talking about fantasies or the stuff that wishes are made of. I'm talking about aspirations that take hold of you and your life and won't let go.

How FOMO Can Sneak Up on You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

If we really want to be intentional in our lives, if we really want to stick to decisions about our success and happiness, then we must be OK with not being a part of everything... of anything other than what's going on for us right now.

Finding Your Purpose: The Secret Sauce of Success

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ingrid Peschke

Not many people can say they've worked the same job for 75 years. Add to that such a deep affection for the work that it never grows old. This de...

What Special Athletes Can Teach Us About Parenting; Father's Day Edition

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents
Joe De Sena

Joe Galasso is clinical psychologist who specializes with individuals with disabilities and also with professional athletes. There is a specific part of his job that he holds close to his heart; working with Special Athletes.

3 Ways to Make Stress Become an Energizer Instead of a Zapper

Scott Halford | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Scott Halford

Since the world of distractions and work intensity is unlikely to change any time soon, it seems the thing that can change to make things not only bearable, but more energizing, is our mindset.

The Secret of Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

Daniel Goleman | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Given that true happiness begins with a modicum of material comfort but then depends on cultivating qualities of mind like contentment and caring, the purpose of economic development, in the Dalai Lama's view, can be found in furthering both goals.