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Hey Fellas, Lean Back

John Gerzema | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
John Gerzema

For women, Sandberg's message of "lean in" is a strong thought for many to follow. Yet there is also a burgeoning movement of innovative men and women who are deploying feminine values as competitive advantage. To men, we would advise them to step back, to allow for listening, reflecting, and subtler creativity.

Mark Williams: Anyone Can Be Wise

Mark Williams | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Mark Williams

While wisdom is not the enemy of emotional commitment nor of cool rationality, neither strong emotion nor logic alone are the best route to the wise mind. While only few can be clever, anyone -- no matter what their job, age or status -- can be wise.

From Limitation to Liberation: A Two Step Process for Overcoming Internal Obstacles

Michael_Eisen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Books
Michael_Eisen

The more you work on changing your beliefs and letting go of the ones that are holding you back, the more liberated and empowered you will feel to create the life you have always dreamed of!

Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Suze Orman

There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.

Empowering Ourselves Through Others

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Faisal Hoque

We need to make sure our people are ready for any changes, including the most unexpected, even unprecedented challenges, which have become the norm in a rapidly changing global marketplace and society.

Why Summer Jobs Matter

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 07.03.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

With African-American and Latino communities already experiencing disproportionately high rates of unemployment, it's important to seize opportunities that position our youth to compete in a 21st century global workforce.

Is This The Key To Success?

Jane Han | Posted 07.01.2013 | Teen
Jane Han

If the pro and con mindset is the real way to get to where we want in the future, it is finally time for schools to say goodbye to the old learning scheme: obedience is the answer to a happy, successful life.

The Secret To Being More Creative

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

In his wildly popular 2006 TED talk, Sir Ken Robinson defined creativity as "the process of having original ideas that have value." Aside from being wonderfully succinct, this definition implies that any creative enterprise requires two key phases.

Defining Your Own Success: Your Life, Your Way

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.29.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

My question: In today's era of "women on top," is it considered unsuccessful for women to be stay-at-home moms? My answer: most definitely NOT.

There Should Be So Much More... The 'If __, I Would __' Exercise

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Are you feeling content and grateful, but wish there was more going on in your life? Are you feeling fulfilled? Is there a stirring inside you to get excited about something, but you just can't put your finger on what would scratch that itch?

The High Cost of Opportunity

Yvahn Martin | Posted 06.29.2013 | Black Voices
Yvahn Martin

The very definition of poverty is to be lacking the money to cover the basic needs of food, clothing, shelter and healthcare. If you can't do that, how can you choose to spend money to start a business?

When Giving is Second Nature

Lisa Lori | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Lisa Lori

Yesterday, I returned from a medical mission with Operation Smile in Panama. The culmination of three and a half years of supporting Operation Smile, I hoped this first trip would help me with my own ongoing challenges as a mother of children with disabilities.

Why You're Self-Sabotaging (And How To Stop)

Polly Campbell | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

You can discard the beliefs that aren't helpful anymore, and rework others so that they propel you toward your greatest dreams. In the short run, you can also choose beliefs that will leave you feeling better, happier, more peaceful.

Six Celebrated Character Flaws

Ted Harro | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Ted Harro

It's easy to think that people are successful because of their character flaws rather than in spite of them. So we begin to celebrate those flaws and more sadly, emulate them. We hope that by acting like this guy, we can get rich, powerful, and famous like him.

Jack Kerouac, Come Home

Peter Weddle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Peter Weddle

We are responsible for giving our kids their faith in America's open road. It's our job to authenticate the feasibility of their dream -- one that is even better than ours -- and we have not done so.

The New Global Leader, Part I: Andreas Fornwald, Master of International Relationships

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

This is first in a series of interviews with highly successful but little-known global business leaders who combine expertise in their fields and fully embrace both the established and emerging markets.

Why You're Not Getting The Credit You Deserve

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When an organization (or an individual) makes a big, expensive and embarrassing mistake, it attracts loads of attention. But do you know what almost never attracts the attention it deserves? When things go the way they are supposed to.

Four Years Later: Life is Surreal

Indie Lee | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Indie Lee

I encourage you all to stop, really stop and take stock. Make sure you are living with passion and passionately living. Surround yourself with people that raise you up, that fill your life, heart and soul with passion.

Why You Haven't Accomplished Your Big Goal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The reality stung for a moment. But then... I felt liberated. After all, if I couldn't be the best runner around, then I could just focus on being the best runner I could be. Knowing and accepting I'd never be the best at it actually made me free.

Lookout: 8 Signs of Dysfunctional Management

Daniel Newman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

There may be no faster death of a great idea or business than a dysfunctional management team. But do you know the signs to watch for?

3 Things Successful, Happy People Do Differently

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

You don't need a good job, a great education, lots of money or the perfect family to start implementing these ideas. The faster you start acting like a happy, successful person, the faster you'll become one.

Growing a Small Business with 5 Essential Principles

Faisal Hoque | Posted 06.22.2013 | Small Business
Faisal Hoque

Behind every "overnight success" is a story of a person or a team toiling away for years, with very few people except themselves and perhaps a few friends and partners supporting them. Consider the following two stories.

From Idea to IPO: Where Do Ideas Come From?

Daniel Newman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

Whether figuring out how to fix a problem around the office and then realizing you could fix the same problem for many, or taking a product that is working and making it just the slightest bit better, it is the entrepreneur with an idea and the willingness to take a chance that helps bring ideas to life.

The Key To Finding The Right Career For You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Choosing a career path (or changing one) is, for most of us, a confusing and anxiety-riddled experience. Many will tell you to "follow your passion" or "do what you love," but like Cal Newport argues in So Good They Can't Ignore You, this is not very useful advice.

How To Really Fulfill Your Purpose

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Put very simply, when you are following your heart and doing what you love to do, it's not called work. Keep your purpose at the forefront and connect each and every action to that purpose.