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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.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

8 Steps to Parenting the Art of Dreaming Big

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Resilience is fundamental to success. It helps us to adapt and become independent and self-confident.

You Need to Catch Up With Your Future Self -- 3 Habits That Are Holding You Back

Kat Bern | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

Your dream is a done deal. You just need to catch up with your future self.

Learn to Value Time

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.28.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

God has given each of us the same amount of time. In this regard, all of us are equal. We each have been given twenty-four hours. If we use eight hours to work on someone else's job, and eight hours to sleep, we still have eight more hours.

4 Steps to Manifesting a Life of Bliss

Cali Gilbert | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Cali Gilbert

I'm here to tell you, you don't have to know. You just need to do your part and have unwavering faith that the right people, the right situations will present themselves to support your dream. Don't give up just because of circumstance. Dreams do come true. I'm living proof.

How Acting Like a Dog Will Get You What You Want

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Rush wasn't thinking, "What if?" He just saw what he wanted and went for it. Rush can teach us adult humans a few lessons about getting what we want.

Gifted or Hard-Working? Which Is Better for Long-Term Success for Our Children?

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Giftedness is no guarantee for success. In fact, the world is full of gifted failures and yet we, as parents, often hope and pray we have gifted children. This is then a parenting misperception used to validate a parent's sense of worth.

Examine Your Success Strategies: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Become a More Effective Leader

Anthony Silard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

They seek clarity rather than confusion about how to grow in their positions. A clear system that defines success, how it will be measured, and what the rewards will be provides employees with this security.

The Key of Persistence

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

People are applying the keys of success called persistence and they are winning in life, right in the middle of what some refer to as the worse recession of our time.

The Power of Persistence

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Being persistent is the one thing which separates the winners from the losers. When an individual makes up his or her mind to accomplish a particular feat and set their focus in that direction, refusing to be deterred, he or she usually gets what they went after.

Purpose, Dreams and Goals

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Planning ensures that we are able to focus upon a worthy goal or dream and remain focus until the completion of the same. Planning is right at the beginning stage of all noteworthy accomplishments.

5 Questions to Find Your 'When to Start' Sweet Spot (In Test Prep and in Life)

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Knowing when to start a project isn't as intuitive as we might initially think -- especially when it comes to projects pertaining to long-term goals rather than short-term assignments.