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How You Can Be Jobless In A New City And Still Succeed

Unwritten | Posted 09.17.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Beth Cormack. I WASN'T MADE TO STAY IN ONE PLACE FOR TOO LONG... The night of August 22nd, my mom, sister, an...

Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Vicki Abeles | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Vicki Abeles

For too many of us, back-to-school comes with a high price: an achieve-at-all-costs educational culture that drives too many kids to sickness and sadness. All those practices and tutoring sessions and test prep classes add up to anxiety, stress, depression and disengagement.

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Timothy Sykes | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions.

The No. 1 Secret of Successful Entrepreneurs

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Prema Srinivasan

The number one mistake that most new entrepreneurs in the service industry make is to offer a huge array of services from the start - the whole kit and caboodle.

Take Courageous Action

Janine Garner | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

Let's be honest, there are times when all of us could do with a trip down that yellow brick road to find our courage; to be given a top-up of confidence and belief that enables us take action despite the overwhelming fear that can freeze us - that is, if we allow it to.

Why Late Life Enlightenment is the Most Annoying Thing on the Planet

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael C. Bryan

Am I the only one who finds late life enlightenment the most annoying thing on the planet? My shrink tells me, "Well, at least you've made it here. That's something, right?" I feel bad when I tell him that doesn't give me much comfort.

Why Every Successful Person Has a Roadmap

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

If you don't have a roadmap you are likely to suffer. The challenges of life make it easy to lose your way or whip-saw yourself in different directions. And when you do your progress towards your next step and your long-term target will be stunted.

The Success Agreement

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamelle Sanders

While we have all heard that wisdom should come with age, I am finding that to be evident in my own life. I just celebrated another birthday and it seems as if wisdom has exploded in my life in a new way.

Top 10 - 2 of 10: 8 Reasons Not to Worry

Richard Koch | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

This blog is the second most popular of all the blogs I have ever posted. Next week we will be revealing my number 1 blog. Everyone wants to worry le...

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.