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5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

Hari Kalymnios | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Hari Kalymnios

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.

Be the Best You Can Be -- and Then Some

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.04.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Have confidence in your abilities and who you are as a person. This is a lot easier said than done, as I still struggle with this insecurity myself. As cliché as it may sound, know your strengths and weaknesses. Exploit your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

It Is Time to Change the Discussion From Succeeding to Thriving

Linda C. Smith | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

My definition of "thriving" is to live in a state of joy regardless of outward appearances and circumstances. To choose "joy" as the default. By having joy at the center of your being means that happiness are not predicated on the accumulation of wealth or power.

How To Go for Your Dreams When Those Around You Don't Support You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

We all feel fearful when we are pursuing something big in our lives. It's scary to drop what you've been doing for years and take a different path. It is scary to invest money in a project that we don't know is going to be profitable. Nothing in this life is certain (well, they say that only taxes and death are).

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.

First Day of College

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 09.03.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

When you think of your first day of college, you think back about the anticipation of meeting new people, the confusion of a new environment, the anxiety of the amount of work to do and perhaps the excitement of preparing for your future.

Is Dale Chihuly in the Right Line of Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts
Leni Miller

How did he do it? How did Dale find the right line of work and develop it over so many years and through so much adversity?

7 Things Powerful People Don't Do

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people live in a healthy way and courageously embrace challenges. They connect the dots of life to bring together purpose, partnership, and power to inspire others. Check out these things that powerful people don't do so that you can become even more powerful.

Back to School for Entrepreneurs: 7 Must-Read Books

Steve Sipress | Posted 09.03.2014 | Books
Steve Sipress

So for me, fall doesn't mean "back to school" -- because I make it a point never to stop learning. I have my own saying: "Lifetime Learners Are Lifetime Earners."

Why Idleness Paves the Way for Your Success (Yes, Really!)

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though we try to fill up every moment, modern life is punctuated by lulls. Take advantage of opportunities to turn your brain off, whether it's during your commute, at the gym, or while waiting for a tardy lunch date.

The Bad News About Talent

Bernard Hiller | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Bernard Hiller

When it comes to talent, we have good news and we have bad news. The good news is, you have talent. The bad news, so does everyone else. Every person is born with some kind of talent. Having talent in and of itself is not special.

4 Dead Giveaways When Coaching Won't Work!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Even if you are the best coach in the world, if the person you are coaching shouldn't be coached, the coaching isn't going to work. The good news is that the "uncoachables" are easier than you think to spot. How do you know when someone is uncoachable? How do you detect a lost cause?

Use the Gifts You've Got

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Close your eyes and think about what you have to offer the world that is uniquely yours. Are you using your gifts? Are you creating and sharing or are you trying to conform into what you think the world really needs?

The New Cult of 'Goodness' in Business

Richard Koch | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Is there a place in business for more conventional definitions of goodness? I believe there is, and its falls under the heading of inspiration.

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

3 Ways to Unlock Opportunity in What Scares You

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

The truth is: We're all afraid. We've all had moments like mine on the floor. And it's those moments where terror can become the sandbox for astronomical transformation.

Life Is Uncertain, But These Things I Know For Sure

Heather Martin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

Uncertainty in life often feels like the greatest hurdle to our happiness, but it is actually a huge blessing, we just need a better understanding of its nature and how to move through it. Here are some lessons I have learned about our elusive friend, uncertainty.

6 Things You Must Know About Money And Happiness

Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan If you were offered a well-deserved raise at work or a no-strings-attached wad of money, would you take it? You’ve surely h...

10 Rules for Succeeding In Hollywood

Bernard Hiller | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Become the person you have never been. To achieve something you have never achieved, you will have to learn to become the person you have never been. You will have to give up any negative ideas, behavior or friends that are holding you back.

In Pursuit of Success, Failure Is Not an Option, It Is a Prerequisite

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Let's stop coddling our children. Let them run, fall and learn to shrug it off and pick themselves up again to run again and face new challenges.

From Food Stamps to Financial Success -- Without Burn Out

Britt Bolnick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Britt Bolnick

When my daughter was 14-months-old, her father left us, leaving me with a hefty mortgage, a physically taxing waitress job, a baby who clung to me all her waking hours, and a body, heart and mind that was steps away from a complete breakdown. My discomfort led to a moment of clarity: I could make a decision about how we wanted to live.

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.

6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year

Hilary Wilce | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play, learn and grow.

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.

Extraordinary Women in Business: What Inspires Them to Keep Succeeding?

Stacia Pierce | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Today I am sharing what I believe are success clues gleamed by extraordinary women who have reached the pinnacle of success in their fields. Many of these women have key habits and practices in common that played a big part in their career.