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The Plotinus Principle?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Wouldn't it be great if we could get schools, universities, business schools, and organizations to see one of their main functions as being to increase intuition? In the meanwhile, we can usefully work on our own intuition, and become happier and more productive.

C'mon, Yah Cowardly Lion: Courage to Be the Change

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

When Bayer, a $7 billion multinational pharmaceutical company, acquired a smaller $300 million diagnostic company, CEO Rolf Classon chose to call it...

Job Hunting and Your Body: How to Walk Into Your Next Interview With Confidence, Even When You Don't Love How You Look

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Enjoy your interview for what it is -- an inspiring conversation, not a body-evaluation -- and remember: You are more than just a size, a weight, or a shape. You are a whole human being -- more beautiful, more valuable, more competent and capable than you know.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.

Shocking News About Wisdom

Tom Morris | Posted 07.28.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

Any day that you've accumulated a new piece of wisdom is a successful day, the most certain support there can be for a truly successful life.

Yes, Actually, You Are in Control

Tim McDonald | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

We can't control other people and we can't control our environment (we can create it, just not completely control it). The one thing over which we can exert, and maintain control of, is our self and the way we respond to any, and every, situation.

Are We Finding Happiness In What We Have?

Psychology Today | Robert Puff, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

Our minds create many thoughts that can lead to our being unhappy. But, the key phrase here is, “our minds create.” The thoughts and beliefs tha...

In Pursuit of Persistence

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

What factors influence our drive to persist? Perhaps instead of encouragement along the way, we're exposed to criticism that inhibits our progress. By contrast, an appreciative audience can spur us on like a favorable tail wind.

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

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.25.2014 | 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.

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.

Thought Alone Won't Do It

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

No one is going to knock on your front door and bring you the job you want, the partner you want, the body you want, or sunshine in a box. The only thing that will be delivered to your front door is what you have bought and paid for -- whether by money or effort or love.

The Fear of Failure

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

To fail without trying is less painful than to put all of yourself into a particular goal and still come up short. Yet, we know that success does not come easy. It requires commitment, dedication, grit, determination, resourcefulness and confidence.

Failure Is Just 'Sucksess': A TV/Film Writer's Lament

David S. Simon | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
David S. Simon

Here's the plain, simple truth: most of us fail like unbroken clockwork most of the time. In fact you could say that the only thing that we succeed at with any regularity is failure.

Impact Doesn't Need To Be Not-For-Profit: How to Set Up A Social Business For Success

Michael S. Jones | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Michael S. Jones

When I departed, I knew my next move needed to be in pursuit of a fulfilling mission, but I refused to accept that I had to choose between doing something meaningful or making money.

Networking for Women: A New Style

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Adele Scheele

To produce anything, even a one-time salon, requires skills in risk-taking, persuasion and drive, not so common as you might think.

How To Stop Being a Hamster

Richard Koch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Imagine you have plenty of money and plenty of time. What would you do with it? Be concrete. How would you spend your hours each day? What, if anything, would you be trying to achieve?

Grow a Key Inner Strength

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We all have issues -- including demands upon us, stresses, illnesses, losses, vulnerabilities and pain. Of course, many of our issues -- in the broad sense -- are related to important sources of fulfillment, such as starting a business or raising a family; still, there's some kind of challenge.

Mission Possible: How to Thrive As a Working Mother of Young Children

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Melissa Llarena

By letting ourselves get lost in appointments, meetings and obligations, we risk missing out on enjoying what's truly important in life. Here are four takeaways I've realized are crucial for thriving, especially for new moms who feel as though they have too much on their plates.

5 Keys to Grow and Deepen Your Love -- After the Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

A wedding is an emotional high point. The romance of that special day cannot be expected to last -- or can it? Perhaps not in the same form, but amplified it can be.

Why I Encourage Failure in STEM: One Teacher's Experience in Finding Female Leaders in STEM

Julie Rohl | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Julie Rohl

Ah! The wonderful sound of clanging medals, young voices cheering, and the slapping of high fives -- it's the sound of students being rewarded for collaborating and utilizing their STEM skills. This sound does not come without a price -- it is the sound that can come after as many successes as failures.

Health Is the Real Wealth

Carolynn Ozar-Diakon | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolynn Ozar-Diakon

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, I underwent a double mastectomy, chemo and reconstruction surgery; it hit me -- good health was something to be thought about, to plan for and to work towards.

7 Reasons You Should Take Better Care of Yourself

Alexis Meads | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

I was 22. Like many young women in their twenties, I got out of college with big hopes and big dreams. I moved to a new city, broke out of my five-year college relationship and got my first "real" job. I was partying like I was still in college and everything seemed great... for a while.

The 7 Magic Steps of Achievement

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.18.2014 | 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.

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.