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10 Signs That You've Found Your Calling

| Laura Garnett | Posted 08.20.2014 | Small Business

Do you know what your calling is? Does it sound appealing to you? As Oprah Winfrey once said, "We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a ...

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

The Secret Service, Stephen Covey and Me

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

I had the opportunity to speak to members of Congress. Gulp. A room full of politicians! It was the first time I had a secret service detail present...

How Leggings and a Justin Timberlake Concert Changed My Life

Hayley Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Hayley Miller

I challenge you to discover your trigger. Don't let it pass you by though. To the naked eye, your trigger may at first seem like a reason to eat a pint of Ben & Jerry's and binge-watch OITNB, but if you look closely, it could be your moment to shed some skin (and possibly, a few pounds).

Why Your Safe Zone Is Keeping You From Pursuing Your Ideas

Mike Liguori | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Mike Liguori

Why do we fear risk? What keeps us from living out the things we want most? The safe zone. It is why that new business idea you've been thinking a...

Managers Can Motivate Employees With One Word

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The word "together" is a powerful social cue to the brain. In and of itself, it seems to serve as a kind of relatedness reward, signaling that you belong, that you are connected, and that there are people you can trust working with you toward the same goal.

'Your Thighs Are Huge'

Sarah Warman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Sarah Warman

No one had ever told me that my thighs were huge. It wasn't like they were out of proportion with the rest of my body or I had to search the mall for pants wider in the thigh. Was it a compliment? I wasn't sure.

Leading for Success: Setting Critical Success Factors

Pam Lyra | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Understanding how we're going to be measured and how success in one's job or department will be defined is important to everyone. And yet, selecting those critical measurements to drive performance and decision-making can be tougher than one might think.

2 Ways to Stop Worry from Stealing Your Dreams

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Next time you face a panic-inducing situation (public speaking does it for most), acknowledge your thoughts and feelings. Remind yourself that these are normal. It's okay to feel nervous. The trick though is not to judge them or ruminate over them.

'All Is Lost' Equals Opportunity to Achieve

Jen Grisanti | Posted 08.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

I am a story/career consultant for writers. One of the biggest story notes that I give is about understanding the significance of the "all is lost" moment.

Essential Steps to Success in Life

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 08.14.2014 | Impact
Anush Kostanyan

We only have to seize them and be open for accepting the amazing gifts of life. The steps below will help you go forward to your greatest dreams and feel the glory of true success.

You're Not Really Doing That, Are You?

David Kirsch | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

So, as I was making my morning rounds at the Madison Square Club this morning, I saw a couple of things that inspired me to write this impromptu blog....

Enough Is Enough (And a Mindfulness Approach With 5 Self-Mantras)

Sarina Tomel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Focusing on what's not happening or what's wrong is a sure way to keep manifesting the same. And indeed it will only bring you more of what you don't ...

TIME OUT! This is Your Life. Reinvention Inspiration

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you start with this gift to yourself -- the gift of time and reflection -- you'll be on the way to creating a profound change that you never realized was possible.

So You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World?

Jinna Yang | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

So if you are, like I once was, miserable waking up every day, it's time to consider saving up as much money as you can and begin planning your trip. Life is too short to be unhappy. Pick a destination and book your ticket to go see the world.

The Remarkable Secret of Reflection

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Reflection gives me the opportunity to slow down and enjoy life's greatest moments. So as I celebrate another birthday, I am blessed to be living on purpose, gaining new wisdom and embracing the joy of the journey.

Inspiration From Misty and Under Armour: Are You Willing to Have What You Want?

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Tiffany Crawford

Often times in life it may "seem" as the odds are against you. It may seem like the cards are stacked against your favor. They are the moments that prepare you for what's to come. They prepare you for the message you are to share and the hearts you are to inspire.

Who's Going to Push Me?

Alisa Schindler | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Alisa Schindler

"I know I don't need you to push me," He says, exasperated. He's only 5 and already I'm the mom who doesn't get it. "l want you to!"

3 Reasons You Are Not a Fraud

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

You are awesome. Everyone is awesome in their own way. So pat yourself on the back and don't feel like you're not worthy. You are worthy! You're not a fraud! You're awesome!

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.

Story Time!

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

I will admit I like getting stuff done. I love the gratitude, excitement and often relief I feel when I attain a goal. Don't you? Of course you do! W...

Why You Need to Create a Personal Mission Statement

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

In my work with companies -- from small businesses to large corporations -- I have found that the ethics and values reflected in mission statements can be beneficial in conveying clarity and purpose within a company culture.

Summon Your Inner Songwriter

Tom Sturges | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Tom Sturges

Successful Songwriting is not a science by any means. It's an art, by every means. Everyone who practices it practices it very differently. It appears in different forms through myriad channels and inspirations.

Freeing Your Inner Critic

Alex Kip | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

You always hear, "Live in the present moment!" Okay, great! But how? Self-awareness without solutions is useless! So, we're going to break free from that inner roommate and find silence in the present.

Where They Hide the Great

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

How bad do you want it? How much will you give? The answers to these two questions will do more than guide you; they will reveal you.