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Ambition

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The more fully we live and love, the more sadness we are bound to experience. Our inner critic tries to shield us from feeling the joys and pains of existence. It keeps us in a chronic state of numbness or dissatisfaction. In order to face our fears, we must consciously identify and actively ignore this coaching.

The False Ambition of Innovation

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Innovation starts with ambition and is guided and sustained by it, but the journey is arduous and requires discipline, diligence and a preternatural amount of good luck as you schlep hither and yon. Those with false ambition fall away along the way.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

25 Signs That You're on the Right Track in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

14. You know what you want and you go for it. You're never afraid to ask for what you want and go to where/whom you can get it from.

7 Reasons To Embrace Rejection

Susie Moore | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The problem with rejection is not the rejection itself, just the fact we cannot understand the greater plan behind it in that moment. Nor do we want to as we are too busy licking our wounds and cursing the world. Rejection only makes sense with hindsight.

5 Ways to Seek a Meaningful Paycheck

Kimberly Palmer | Posted 05.29.2014 | Money
Kimberly Palmer

Is it possible to have the best of both worlds -- financial success as well as meaningful work; a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment as well as relaxation and a good night's sleep? Here are five suggestions about how to balance ambition with tranquility.

Are You An Ambitious Woman?

Gina Barreca | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Gina Barreca

Women rarely admit our ambitions out loud not only because we fear failure -- a fear we share with our male counterparts -- but because wanting to succeed might make us seem less feminine. That's the tricky part.

9 Little Known Truths About The Power Of Courage

Susie Moore | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Life and luck favor the bold. Sometimes when making a decision and considering both outcomes, the "no" outcome is connected to regret somehow. Regret is sometimes the biggest risk of all.

How to Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Today, I wanted to write about something that I've been thinking about for a long time but haven't had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my ...

Accomplish Everything and More! 3 Easy Steps to Find More Time in Your Day

Diane Passage | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Nobody ever really has enough time in their day. Trying to fit anything new into an already-overbooked schedule can sometimes prove to be more challen...

What I Want My Obituary To Say

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

Live your life's story by writing it through the actions by which you want to be remembered.

The Best Advice: Do it Scared!

Tara Campbell | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Tara Campbell

You will never know what you are truly capable of until you try. Challenge yourself and if you fail remember that brick walls are only there to see how badly you want something.

Being Kind is Underrated

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.25.2014 | Good News
Michael Shammas

The other day I was speaking with a friend who was depressed because of a perceived lack of virtues. According to her, she was less intelligent, less ...

The Phrase 'Real Life'

Dave Gill | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

Upon hearing about the bumpy transitions back to normality that others had experienced, I thought it would be nothing, but now the opposite seems obvious. Of course there'll be transition pains. How would there not be after last year?

Why Girls Don't Want to Be Engineers

Lauren Berninger | Posted 01.26.2014 | Women
Lauren Berninger

There is a great chasm of ignorance spanning the potential of girls and the actual achievement of girls. Who dreams of becoming something they've never heard? Who is interested in something they don't understand? More important, who is going to speak up and tell these girls to stop underestimating themselves?

Time Is Not The Enemy

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Time does not need to be our enemy, but it will always be our moderator of life. If we learn to treat time as the precious commodity it is, and allow it to bestow us with blessings in the right moment, we begin to acknowledge that we can have exactly what we want.

Choosing Something Sufficiently Epic

Dave Gill | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

There have been a few of moments on this trip of mental battles between having a goal versus being content in the present. Some research says that hav...

Why You Should Question the Status Quo

Dave Gill | Posted 12.15.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

If you could do anything, what would you do? If you could create something, what would you create? If you could live the good life, what would it look like? What are you waiting for?

How to Stop Stealing a Kid's Ambition (Part 2)

Tim Elmore | Posted 12.03.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Think about it. If I grow up in a world where almost everything has been given to me, or made easy -- I start feeling entitled to it. In fact, I stop trying hard, because I know, somehow, an adult will ensure I get what I need or want.

Carolyn Buck Luce: Women and Power: Finding the Leader Within

Carolyn Buck Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | Women
Carolyn Buck Luce

Sheryl Sandberg and Ann-Marie Slaughter are 100% half right. Talented women stalled in their career suffer not because they don't lean in enough. It's because leaning in is not enough. I also believe you can have it all; you just can't do it all.

How to Stop Stealing a Kid's Ambition (Part 1)

Tim Elmore | Posted 11.23.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

When a child gets to swing at a ball until he hits it (there are no strike outs), when coaches decide not to keep score (there are no losers), and when everyone gets the same award in the end (we are all equal), it can begin to de-motivate kids.

The Pros and Cons of Magical Thinking

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

Seriously, if changing your life was easy, do you really think we'd have three-for-one happy hours, or that anyone would seriously care about Kate and Wills' baby? Please. They'd be fully engaged in their own exciting lives.

A Letter to Myself at 20

Debbie Burgin | Posted 09.08.2013 | Women
Debbie Burgin

I'd tell that 20-something-year-old that even though her plan is to focus on her career, she should take no-fail, bulletproof precautions to insure that nothing derails that plan. Specifically and especially, a man. Any man.

Fantaspirations and Fallen Arches

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There are, I think, two dilemmas that complicate the reconciliation of wanting what we have and having what we want. Let's refer to them as the "night on call" conundrum, and the "wrinkle in time" fallacy.

How Far Would You Go... A Million Miles?

Jay Scott | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

There aren't many certainties in this life, but one thing I know for sure is that when your child is sick, fighting a life-threatening illness, as a parent, you would do anything to cure them.