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Why You Resist Promising

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Figuring out the right promises for you that will lead you to your particular dreams at your pace and figuring out the right consequences that are annoying but not impossible (ones that will stick in your mind and push you) is an art and a science.

The Yellow Brick Road of Happiness: It's in the Journey

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

What many have discovered, and what I have glimpses of from time to time, is that lasting happiness is virtually impossible when it is tied to arriving at a destination. At the end of the day, it's all in the journey. That is the sweet spot. That is where true happiness lies.

If It's Meant to Be

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate McClanaghan

All the perseverance, promotion, and patience required of you, beyond what anyone might have initially considered acceptable, would certainly surprise the average man on the street. But then maybe that's the whole point. To stand out, you have to stand up.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Balancing Creativity Against Business in the Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Patrick Hess

The single biggest challenge for an artist regarding the music business is the eye-opening truth they discover as they pursue their dream. The business side of music always reveals gut-wrenching realities.

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 09.20.2014 | 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 7 Magic Steps of Achievement

Honoree Corder | Posted 09.17.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

There are simple yet not-so-easy steps that can accelerate you on your quest for achievement. In fact, when you "have your act together" you can by-pass all of the folks who are showing up without a plan, hoping for success, all while living mostly in reaction.

Leading for Success: How to Motivate Your Team

Pam Lyra | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Motivating a team might be compared to creating a sculpture. The artist is able to see beyond the raw material to the potential in the mass, and then carefully carve away extra material to realize a fine piece of art.

Success and Still Enjoying Your 'Happy Place'

Tiffani Bova | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffani Bova

No matter what I was able to accomplish professionally, my "Happy Place" in Hawaii has remained the same. The core of who I was as a child and teenager and who I am as an adult hasn't drifted so far apart that I don't recognize myself any longer.

No More Excuses. Reaching Your Goals Can Be Easy

Emily Williams | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Is there something you've been talking about, thinking about or even dreaming about, yet you never seem to actually do it?! I promise there's nothing wrong with you; however, there's no reason for you to stay stuck. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you finally make "it" happen.

As You Wish: 3 Keys to Having More Than it All

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Chris Deaver

Some say it's impossible to "have it all" and that you need to make tough choices and move on. Choose the promotion. Or choose family time. Or choose exercise. Or pick a hybrid and give as much as you can knowing something will suffer along the way.

Why Goals Are Landmarks Meant to Be Passed, Not Reached

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Like reading a map, we look for two things -- where we are now, and where we want to go. We then connect the two dots with a path that guides our direction. Once we get to where we're going, the map gets tossed back into the glove box. But in life, our destination doesn't define the end of a trip, only a stop over. What then?

'It All Fades Away...'

Alex Kip | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

Let's take some time to exercise our well-being. Learning to love ourselves should be one of the highest priorities of all because it's the only way to truly love others.

The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

Honoree Corder | Posted 09.07.2014 | 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 09.07.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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 08.31.2014 | 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 08.30.2014 | 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.