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If You Don't Prioritize Your Life, Someone Else Will

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.16.2014 | World

“A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” So said Mahatma ...

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like You're Failing

Business Insider | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

If you were to examine the lives of some of the most successful people, you’d find many pathways marked by failure. Take Abraham Lincoln. “He f...

The Difference Between Successful And Very Successful People

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.08.2014 | World

I recently met with a capable and driven executive and asked him, “How are you?” He gave me a rapid-fire answer of all of the things he was doing:...

Why You Don't Have To Be A Risk-Taker To Be Successful

The Daily Muse | Alex Honeysett | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

As a certainty-driven kind of girl, I’ve always admired people who are totally comfortable taking running, uninhibited leaps off the edges of (metap...

If You Want To Be Successful, Welcome Obstacles

Forbes | Paul B. Brown | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

Let’s start with three truisms. 1. If you do exactly what everyone else does, you will never have a competitive edge. You will always be the same...

The Career Lessons I'd Like To Give My 20-Something Self

Julianna Richter | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Julianna Richter

As Ralph Waldo Emerson so brilliantly said, "Life is a Journey, Not a Destination." I believe the same can be said for our work life so make it the best journey it can be.

5 Ways We Lose the Life We Would Have Loved

Herina Ayot | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Herina Ayot

Most of us accept positions out of desperation instead of holding out for what we really want.

5 Easy Steps to Accessing More Happiness and Boosting Your Success

Kathy Caprino | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

The three greatest predictors of happiness are optimism (the belief your behavior will eventually matter), social connection, and how we perceive stress (as a challenge or as a threat). If we want to raise happiness we need to make both mindset and behavior shifts.

Living With Purpose: The Key Ingredient to Meaningful Work

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

With autumn in the midst of causing the beautiful trees to shed its leaves, the temperature dropping and darkness settling in earlier at night, I find that people tend to go more inward and reflect upon where they are in life.

How to Use Feedback to Succeed in the Workplace

Sara Canaday | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

The concept is not new, and the value is real. So why do many well-intentioned professionals fail to take full advantage of this potential competitive edge?

Why I Never Use the Word 'Successful'

Zeeshan Aleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Zeeshan Aleem

Whether it's running a faster mile or being able to afford an apartment big enough to have all your friends over, we have a way of deluding ourselves into thinking the ultimate vista lies just around the next bend, if one toils for long enough.

Lead With Impact and Purpose: Create Positive Energy in the Workplace and Your Community

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

When you've joined the ranks of the "rich and famous," remember that your commitment to being a good corporate citizen is what has set you far apart from those who remain unfulfilled through just accumulating.

21 Things Lucky People Do Differently

Bob Miglani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bob Miglani

As I thought about my own journey of learning to deal with uncertainty these days, I realized that in the absence of luck being granted to us by the lottery of birth, we all can get a chance to get lucky.

A Humbling Moment In Alan Alda's Career (WATCH)

Posted 09.16.2013 | MarloThomas

When Alan Alda joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he told me about a career-defining moment that he experienced while he was appearing in a play called ...

What These 7 Wildly Successful Women Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women

"Looking back at my own life, there are the things that can trip us up and dampen that spirit," Arianna Huffington told graduating high school seniors...

The Problem With (Too Much) Encouragement

Randy Hain | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Straight talk, given in love with a smile, is one of the best gifts we can offer a person. I often ask permission to be candid before I share critical feedback. This is usually appreciated and works well for me.

How To Make Your Job Exciting Again

Posted 07.03.2013 | Women

By Kate White | The Daily Muse It can happen even in the best relationships. You meet a terrific guy, someone you have awesome chemistry with, and...

How Do You Decide When It Is Time to Leave a Job?

Randy Hain | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

There are absolutely legitimate reasons why people change jobs. This post is not meant to dissuade you from doing that, but it is intended to help you think through the decision a little more carefully.

Leadership Lessons From a Child with Autism

Randy Hain | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

I have been leading people since I was a 16-year-old in high school working at a restaurant in the town where I grew up. Leadership has always bee...

6 Core Steps to Attracting Your 'Right' Work

Kathy Caprino | Posted 07.30.2013 | Small Business
Kathy Caprino

I'm sorry to have to say this, but right work doesn't just fall in your lap. The first requirement is that you must be fully aware and conscious of your own talents, abilities, passions and worthiness to recognize (and reach out and grab) right work.

Being Intentional About Business Relationships

Randy Hain | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

I would suggest that a pervasive lack of self-awareness and an unbalanced focus on our own needs are the biggest contributors to poorly done business relationships

How We Measure Success

Randy Hain | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

My father comes from a generation that has much to teach us today. We can deceive ourselves all we want that today's world holds us to a different standard, but as I get older I recognize that we also have the ability to choose the lives we want to lead.

Career Transition and 'Jerry Maguire Moments'

Randy Hain | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Randy Hain

With unemployment at just under eight percent, it is likely that we all know friends and family affected by this tough economy. It may be difficult to admit, but at some point we run out of helpful advice. Is there a solution?

Embracing Authenticity

Randy Hain | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Have you ever replayed in your head pivotal moments in your life and regretted your actions or words? Ever feel a twinge when your mouth said one thing and your heart felt another? Perhaps your conscience is trying to get your attention.

One Cup of Coffee at a Time

Randy Hain | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

You might think my fondness for this restaurant is connected to my love of good coffee and the convenient location. Possibly, but my love of coffee meetings more accurately stems from the belief that this is a great way to build relationships and conduct business.