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Making Excuses

No Butts About It: Get a Colonoscopy!

Fiona Finn | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Finn

Can you believe that for almost 14 months I'd noticed a small amount of purplish blood in my stool and did nothing about it? Surely, I had been ratio...

10 Common Excuses That No Longer Hold Up

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty

Was that an excuse or a reason you just gave? We spotted a thread on Reddit.com about 10 Common Excuses That Don't Work, and it got us inspired. Here'...

We've Got to Stop Making Excuses! Here's How

Erin Cox | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I am adopting my husband's "no excuse" line of thinking. I f*#ked up? Didn't meet a deadline? Didn't meet a goal? I know the reasons, but I need to stop letting them be my excuses.

The Moment I Stopped Making Excuses

Amanda Dai | Posted 11.27.2013 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I run through every excuse and explanation I can think of and come up empty. There really isn't any reason I can't do it; only I think I can't do it.

Have What You Want and Live the Life of Your Dreams

Jill Lawson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Jill Lawson

Everyone has big dreams, yet no one has forever and a day to realize them. If you are looking forward to achieving a goal, checking off your bucket list, or living your dream life, the following tips will help you eliminate all that keeps you from moving forward in getting what you want.

The Perfect Excuse: How We Allow Ourselves to Stay Stuck

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Start there, own it, and tackle the idea of exploring a change. Go as slow as you need to, but go. In the end, the unknown might be just what you need.

The Top 100 Lamest Excuses for Not Innovating

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

There are some people who know everything about social media. There are others who know everything about hip hop. Me? I know everything about excuses -- or at least the kind of excuses that people who work in organizations make about why they can't innovate.

Is Being Right Getting In The Way Of Your Success?

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

We seem to spend more time arguing with each other, trying to prove our position, than we do trying to understand what the other person may be saying and how it might work.