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How to Stop Fearing Leadership and Own Your Greatness

Joselyn DiPetta | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Joselyn DiPetta

What I see time and time again is that no matter how women leaders demonstrate their value, whether it be in the workplace, with our families or in our communities, we tend to diminish and undervalue our contributions.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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.

Bring It on, Zombies!

Tami Shaikh | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

I am a bit shattered. Yes, I use the word shattered, because I do feel like my heart has broken into many pieces. I will tell you exactly why. Here...

Literally Touching Greatness Can Increase Your Creativity

Pacific Standard | Tom Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2014 | World

Do you wish you were more creative? Would it help if you played Mozart’s piano, sat down at Dickens’ writing desk, or switched on Steve Jobs’ la...

Invisible Square: Part Two

Tami Shaikh | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

I have seen how my heart rises and sets with the sun. I wake up in the morning do my visualization and my intention for the day and I feel great and excited my heart feels like it is shining bright and it is time for me to embrace the world.

How To Achieve Personal Greatness In The Face Of Adversity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes, it's the obstacIes in our lives that give us the opportunity to discover our true selves, our real values, and how resilient we can be in t...

Recreate Yourself

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Shayna A. Pitre

While the consequence of being authentic and great will not likely lead to exile or death in a civilized society, it may lead to rejection. We must ask ourselves, "is being authentic and great worth this rejection?

The Small Steps That Lead To Greatness

OWN | Posted 05.16.2014 | OWN

We've been taught to dream of achieving greatness. But what does that mean exactly -- write the next great American novel, become CEO of a Fortune 500...

Report Card: American Exceptionalism

Chris Ernesto | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Chris Ernesto

The United States thinks of itself as the greatest country in the world. Maybe even the greatest of all-time. Because of this awesomeness, it believe...

How Good Do You Want to Be?

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Max Benavidez

I recently picked up a copy of Paul Arden's 2003 book, It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be. I've heard of this book and seen quote...

Be Passionate. Be Reckless. Be Great.

Brittany McDonald | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Brittany McDonald

I used to believe that all of the great artists, the monumental thinkers and the cultural needle movers, were each given a grand story to tell by circumstance, by chance. But, It wasn't a matter of chance, it was a matter of choice.

Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Nelson Mandela: His Life Was His Message

Margie Warrell | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Margie Warrell

Mandela's life story is one of overcoming adversity and embracing challenges that seemed to many to be both unsolvable and insurmountable.

Today in the Mind of Lewis Howes

Cojourneo | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Cojourneo

"Think of a tough time in your life, when you hated the situation you were in the most. Hold onto that moment and really own and feel it. Remember what it was like and that you never want to be there again. Then take action."

Things Are About to Get Uncomfortable... Hopefully

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Yesterday found me at a beloved spot in good old Southern California: the beach. Ah yes, the beach. Whether on a lake, the banks of the river or the ...

Lessons Learned Roaming Through China... With 40 Other People

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

So what happens when you spend 17 days in close quarters with 40 strangers? You learn some lessons -- about life, about relationships and, of course, yourself. And if you pay enough attention, they translate directly to the way we all live, work and play.

The Truth Behind Your Inefficient Workday

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Let's not kid ourselves about our offices and meetings. Let's not pretend that our interaction needs don't often trump our business needs. Let's not pretend we're getting it all done efficiently. Let's accept it and feel less frustrated.

Think You Take Action for Greater Success? Think Again!

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Begin noticing if you're acting or reacting throughout the work day. If you find the reactions column to be significantly greater, practice taking a beat and weighing things out before taking your next step.

Want Greatness? Be a Warrior, Not a Worrier

Lisa Arie | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arie

Taking yourself beyond your limits to reach new heights goes hand in hand with knowing your boundaries, having a vision and being honest about whether you're getting there. Leading yourself to new heights is an act of greatness.

Humility in Greatness

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Impact
Howard Steven Friedman

It is highly unlikely that my research will earn me global accolades or that my books will sell millions of copies, but I aspire to have a meaningful impact while committing to the humility and generosity that I received from some great role models.

Django and a Major Black Film Festival's Stride to Broaden Lenses

Ise Lyfe | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ise Lyfe

We're in America, so let's ask ourselves an honest question with regards to Django: What if a love story film set in slavery times about a Black man in search of his wife came out in the theaters today?

Another Surprising Secret to Great Novels

Jeff Klima | Posted 02.01.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

"If your book ain't wrote with ease, it's weak on the wet, brown breeze." You can thank me when you're prolific.

On the Topic of GREATNESS

Joshua Braff | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Joshua Braff

Muhammad Ali was the GREATEST of all time, at punching men into unconsciousness. Michael Jordan for human flight, Gretzky for hockey, The Babe for hitting, Julia Child for sautéing. Rampal for flute.

Insult, Offense and Rage: What Muslims and Americans Need to Know

Tom Morris | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Tom Morris

A video should not result in violence. A cartoon should not result in killing. A novelist should not have to hide for years of his life because of a work of fiction. No one needs to be this sort of guardian for true greatness.

A Game of Belts

Jeff Klima | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like most of you who screw around reading stupid articles on the Internet instead of actually blazing a path towards greatness, I too yearn to reshape the world in my own image. So here is my latest idea.