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The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Honoree Corder

There are the four key cornerstones of a successful and happy person: talent, character, attitude, and skills. With one exception, the skills piece, each of the other three centers around what you've been given naturally, what you choose to do, and who you choose to be.

One Sentence to Help You Finally Reach Your Goals

Emily Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Are you hoping for something to organically happen or fall into place? Are you still waiting for a sign? Seriously, stop and take the reins of your life instead. Nothing will change unless you do!

10 Motivating Quotes to Pursue What You Want... Now

Susie Moore | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What is one small thing you can to today that is aligned with your goals? What is another you can do by end the of the week? Small accomplishments lead to big accomplishments. Summer does not mean a slow down. Seize the day. Time waits for no-one.

When You Just Don't Feel Like It

Tim McDonald | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Just because you are on the journey yourself, doesn't mean that you are the only one taking a solo journey. We can learn and support each other; each journey will have some common roadblocks, challenges and choices. The path may be different, but the experience is much the same.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of Magical Thinking

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Life is not fair. Fear is cheap. Our dreams are what keep us going through the cruelty, darkness and soft bigotry of lowered expectations that is, unfortunately, all too much a part of our daily lives.

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Simon Tam | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Simon Tam

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." Your career is no different.

Why Getting What You Want Requires the Opposite of What You Think

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

See, I know what I want, I just don't have it yet. And I have been trying to let go and trust that alongside my clear and aligned intentions and actions, the universe will deliver what I'm seeking.

3 Magic Things: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

Heed the words of business philosopher Jim Rohn, make small changes, with consistency and you can change your life. I know, because I'm living it.

5 Ways to Help Your Dreams Come True

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Leigh West

The most important thing to remember in helping to make dreams come true, is that the journey towards our dreams is even more enjoyable than actually achieving them -- because once we've achieved our dreams, others quickly surface anyway.

Train Your Brain Using the Navy SEAL Mental Toughness Program

Linda Durnell | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

If our environment is extreme in nature, complete with chaos, stress and panic, how do we live with or manage the fear and stress? The answer may exi...

Being a Leader of Influence

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Leadership is the product of multiple factors, not the least of which is influence. Leaders understand that a primary part of their job is to influence others towards a desired outcome.

School's Out for the Summer: Which Means Some of the Real Work Is Happening Now

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 08.24.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

We know that principals are the linchpin of school success. But it is by understanding some of the work that instructional leaders do to lead success that we can actually see why they are so important.

How Good Can You Stand It?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

What is your current level of self-esteem? Is it helping or hindering you in moving you closer to your goals and dreams? People often use the words "...

4 Steps to Avoiding the Summer Slump

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 08.18.2014 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Summer vacation obviously provides you with a major opportunity to make progress in SAT/ACT test prep. Without the daily pressures of school, you have much more energy to devote to sharpening your skills. But, as Eleanor Roosevelt said, "With freedom comes responsibility."

Chaotic, Hectic Life? Get a Plan

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Excuses. I hear them all the time. Investors falsely believe that financial planning should be done when our lives are calm. That's just not the case.

5 Easy Steps to Turn Your Vision into Your Reality

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.17.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

As a small business owner, no doubt you have a vision for your business. To launch any new business endeavor takes vision, focus, determination, persistence, and a ton of perspiration.

What Really Matters? Life Lessons From My Father

Mable Chan | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Mable Chan

When I think about the many ways he's shaped my thoughts and choices since childhood, I recall stories and conversations.  Here are three of the most memorable lessons that come to mind. They taught me what really matters in life, what matters to him, and how to weigh what's worthwhile.

8 Steps To Unleashing Your Inner Confidence

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

For most people, confidence is crucial to achieving success. Without it most will flounder, despite their talents or strength.

Why Your Positive Attitude Is Working Against You

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

You've heard it time and time again: have a positive mental attitude. No-one, and I mean no-one wants to hear your tales of woe. Right? Maybe.

5 Life Lessons From Running An Ultra-Marathon

Nicole Scott | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

Each step I took was just one step closer to crossing the finish line of my 50-mile dream. Take your first step and see where it takes you.

How To Make The Next 20 Years Better Than The Last

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

I am not delusional about the effects of aging, but I am also aware that strength and vitality can come from places other than a healthy body and a young mind. I am aware that as I age, my two greatest assets become perspective and creativity. And I am aware that as I have aged, those assets have, if anything, become noticeably stronger.

14 Things Smart Business Owners Should Do Every Day

Brandon Turner | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

The same way a new puppy will change your daily routine, becoming a business owner will also change your daily regiment -- if you want to succeed. Below I've outlined 14 (plus one bonus) items that I try to do each and every day to improve my business skills and make my life a little easier.

4 Ways to Make Massive Progress Toward Your Goals This Week

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.06.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

One of the best ways to make marked progress towards your goals is to schedule every moment of your week in advance, as in before you walk in the door to your office Monday morning.

The Recipe for Undying Hope: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Make a Difference in the World

Anthony Silard | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

Hope is the last thing we lose. -- Uruguayan proverb In the 14th century epic poem Inferno, Dante Alighieri describes an allegorical trip through hel...

If I Can Overcome My Fear of Trying Something New, You Can Too.

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I felt like my next adventure awaited me. I may be old, but I have miles to go before I finish. If I am too old for anything, I am too old to hold myself back from my dreams. Enough already. I am a life long learner: body, mind, heart and soul.