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Motivation

The fastest way to get better results

Christine Hassler | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

When you go out to dinner, are you satisfied with a meal that had a great side dish and appetizer but a mediocre entrée? If you took a vacation to a ...

What Prison Taught Me About Mindfulness

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

They aren't the uni-dimensional individuals their online mug shots might suggest, but rather living, breathing, thinking and feeling human beings with aspirations, abilities and of course, regrets. It was a powerful reminder that we need not be defined by our circumstances.

'Growing Into Grace'

Alex Kip | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

Now, I've found grace in helping others by sharing my story, hopefully showing that you can bring meaning and purpose to tragedy. The grace of helping others is far greater than the suffering I once endured.

My Conversation With Robin Sharma

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

I was honored to be able to spend time talking one on one with one of my biggest idols and mentors this week, Robin Sharma. The author of countless bo...

Today's Buddha Doodle - How to Move Forward

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.10.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Why I'm Not a Fan of Daily Affirmations

Brad Wheelis | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

You may brighten someone's world for a few minutes and that's worth something. The world needs cheerleaders. But I believe the best way to encourage our friends and colleagues is to be living, breathing examples of positivity and success.

Here's How a 21-Year-Old Earns a Living Making Videos on YouTube

Michael Price | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Liz Meghan makes up a unique class of content creators that are using social media platforms to build an audience and build a business while doing what they love. More and more people are joining the ranks of people like Liz by expressing their passions, talents and hobbies online

Live Like You Breathe

Rupa Mehta | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Challenge yourself to take at least one deep, concentrated breath each day. As you inhale, think of one action you will take to become emotionally stronger; as you exhale, think of one action you will take to become physically stronger.

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Harvard Business Review | Bill Taylor | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential s...

Education for the World We Want (part 2)

Suna Senman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Suna Senman

The lack of motivation to learn often results in low performance, poor self-esteem and disruptive behavior. As self-image decreases, the desire to constructively contribute to society declines creating a downward spiral.

Turn a Conference Room Into a Jam Session

Tom Sturges | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Tom Sturges

If the forum is created to allow and encourage innovative thinking, the creativity will unspool, and find its rightful place in the room, bringing with it crisp new ideas and myriad possibilities going forward. Just like musicians do, over and over.

You Selfish B*tch!

Kat Loterzo | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Kat Loterzo

Do you ever feel like you just can't help yourself you are SO damn selfish with your time and what you want to be doing?

Using Your Superpowers for Good, Not Evil: Positional Power vs. Personal Power

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

If there's one thing I've learned over the years, it is that you will only win the battle when your employees want you to. You do this through unpretentious influence -- not by the perceived power you wield in your position.

Dating and Romance: The Problem With Kindness

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.04.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

If choosing a partner is such an important life decision, why do so many of us get it wrong?

Quotes to Start off the New School Year!

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 09.02.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

I always feel a little lazy when I do a blog post on quotes. But, I also believe that sometimes they're called for because I tend to struggle with how to phrase what I want to say or how to get my point across. And, then I come across these quotes that already know how I feel and what I've realized.

The Business of Business Culture: Shift From Blame to Brave

Mona Patel | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Mona Patel

A blame company culture chips away at employee morale, wastes precious resources and suppresses employees' innovative, proactive mindsets.

The Ultimate Guide To Building A New Habit

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to digest.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

On Experiencing Fear

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Everyone has experienced fear. And fear comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. It can be disguised as jealousy, envy or fake self-confidence. When we...

The Power of Two

Rupa Mehta | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

You help others change their inner voice from "I can't do this" to "If they can do it... so can I!"  Connecting with others will "light the fire" in you, as Louisa May Alcott said, and just like fire, it will start to spread. 

Love-Ability Factor

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

True love-ability is an attitude. It's a way of being. It's the way you show up in the world. And because it's not based on the reactions of others, it is the deepest security, created from the only thing in life you can totally control, i.e. your own spirit.

10 Signs That You've Found Your Calling

| Laura Garnett | Posted 08.21.2014 | 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 08.26.2014 | 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).