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Powerful People Think They Control Time (And They Might Be Right)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.05.2014 | Science

We live in a culture of constant busyness. But despite jam-packed schedules, some of the most in-demand people -- high-powered CEOs, celebrities and l...

5 Dirty Secrets Of Success You Won't Hear From Most Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.20.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Success in entrepreneurship is the result of a great many factors, but these dirty secrets are seldom talked about.

The 'Useless' College Majors Of The World's Most Successful People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.28.2014 | College

“You shouldn’t enter college worried about what you will do when you exit,” David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, said at a World E...

WATCH: How To Define Success When You Don't Know What You Want

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

How do you define success if you're unsure of your ultimate goal? The answer could be right in front of you. In his new book, Springboard: Launchin...

The Vacation Habits Of 9 Highly Effective People

Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Americans are good at many things, but relaxing generally isn't one of them. Many of us use only a fraction of our earned time off -- U.S. workers wer...

What Our Founding Fathers Said About Success Will Change Your Approach To Life

Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Of all American pastimes, perhaps the most popular is musing about what the Founding Fathers would have thought about this or that issue. But on one i...

Here's What Dave Chappelle Can Teach The Rest Of Us About Success

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

From where we're standing, Dave Chappelle's latest project -- a 15-city tour with fellow comedians Flight of the Conchords -- isn't exactly off to a g...

What 8 Highly Successful People Wish They Had Done Differently

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living

New York City's Mayor Bloomberg might believe that the secret to success is never taking lunch or bathroom breaks, but many successful people would di...

The Art Of Getting Exactly What You Want

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living

How do we get what we want in work and in life? That question drives many of our habits and behaviors, and has made self-help -- with countless books,...

8 Surprising Things That'll Make You Wildly Successful

Posted 09.04.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott We know, we know. Never stop learning. Set goals. Never fear failure. Get grit. Give. But what achievement enhancers don't we exp...

The 7 Habits Of Highly Resilient People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Rejection is rough, no matter how you slice it. But it's also an inescapable fact of life, and our ability to deal with failure and rejection has a ha...

12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women

We each, if we're lucky, will have our chance to leave a mark on the world, but we are trying too hard to be perfect. So don't emulate Wonder Woman; think about what's wonderful to you instead. Then boldly, audaciously, joyfully, leave the rest behind.

14 Mantras For Success

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Some of the most successful people in history shared the common trait of self-efficacy: In other words, they believed in their ability to accomplish a...

7 Reasons Why Women Should Take More Risks

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.13.2013 | Women

Women are not exactly known for taking risks. Especially in the wake of the economic recession, women's supposed restraint has even been lauded as stu...

Bill Clinton Has A Superpower, And Mastering It Can Make You Successful Beyond Belief

Posted 08.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Bill Clinton knows how to win friends and influence people. The former president is a master of reinvention -- does anyone even remember that mini-sca...

8 Success Secrets From Female Leaders

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Women

What does it mean to be a successful woman? For years, men have set the parameters of success, generally measuring it in terms of status or money -- t...

4 Ways To Avoid Becoming A Slave To Technology

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

The way we work just isn't working. Perhaps nobody knows this better than Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project and author of Be Excellent At Anyth...

The Surprising Weekend Habit Of Highly Effective People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a vicious cycle: We get more stressed at work as the week goes on, but once the weekend rolls around, instead of taking time to rest and recharge...

What Silicon Valley Developers Can Teach Us About Happiness At Work

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

"Work-life balance" is a buzzword in the business world -- frequently dropped into conversation, but rarely put into practice. Employee wellness progr...

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bad Career Advice

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Self-help books and career-building workshops love to peddle one secret to a successful career: Follow your passion. Ever since Confucius proclaimed, ...

The One Thing These Crazy Successful People Do Every Morning

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Benjamin Franklin -- the original guru of self-control and productivity -- once said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy a...

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously.

Inc. | Posted 08.25.2013 | GPS for the Soul

You'd like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here's how to make it happen....

Susan Mercandetti: Success Is Sequential

Susan Mercandetti | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Susan Mercandetti

As a "Nightline" producer, I traveled all over the world covering interesting stories, leaving unused theater tickets and broken dates behind. There was always tomorrow.

Five Secrets of Successful (and Happy) CEOs

Melody Stevens | Posted 11.10.2012 | Small Business
Melody Stevens

I realized that while these leaders had very specialized skills, experience, and talents that enabled them to effectively (and happily) lead, they had also cultivated their level of mastery in business by learning from setbacks and staying in the game.

Scratching an Itch, the Secret to Success

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

Effort is really the key component of the cycle of success, because even if you are inspired, motivated, or determined, you will not succeed if you don't put in the effort. Effort is the last step of the cycle before accomplishment.