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How to Work ON Your Business--Not Just In It

Tom Lowery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tom Lowery

Every business owner wants to expand their company. But one of the issues many face is an inability to move forward; they're too busy trying to control everything. That's fine at startup or even during the first years while establishing the business.

DECISIONS

Richard Koch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

To decide or not to decide, that is the question. Men and women make decisions, in a way that other animals do not. Does a rabbit decide to excavate...

Work-Life Balance Is Bogus; Here's How to Get It Anyway

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Is it possible if you acknowledge that life is a messy stew, and that excelling at what's really important to you will take some extra forethought and strategy? Yes indeed! Easier said than done, but that's why we're in this together.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself

James Altucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
James Altucher

Here are the rules: I've been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I've started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don't me now. And so on. This is what worked for me.

Change Your Shoes and Step Into Fearless Conversations!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

You need to step into your fear in order to step forward! That starts by having fearless conversations that take you far out of your safety zone, but directly into your freedom.

Visionary Grit

Miles Kimball | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Miles Kimball

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgGrit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. But that is not enough. Grit also comes from having a vision, a dream, a picture in the mind's eye.

How I Pushed Past My Comfort Zone

Marquis Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Marquis Taylor

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy mother locked me out of the house everyday to practice and develop my skills on the court. Without knowing it, this was my first life lesson on setting long-term goals and overcoming obstacles to achieve a dream.

Lessons On Success I Learned In Grandpap's Garden

Rob Furman | Posted 11.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Rob Furman

I am inclined to believe and agree that being passionate can lead us to a path of success

Grit Means Getting Up Close and Personal With Failure

Lindsay Ferrier | Posted 01.25.2014 | TED Weekends
Lindsay Ferrier

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI got my own first taste of grit right after I graduated from college. Armed with good grades, several internships, and stellar recommendations, I thought I'd be deluged with job offers. I thought wrong.

Heidi Farris: Are You A Giver Or A Taker? Your Success Depends On Finding The Right Workplace

Heidi Farris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Heidi Farris

Some people say success and happiness come from being in the right place at the right time. I think it's more about the right person finding himself or herself in the right place.

Happiness No Matter What

Sandra Fecht | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Fecht

This is about being able to sail your unique, personal ship of life through the roughest storms and come through to a safe harbor. It is all about learning how to navigate the rough waters and enjoying the storms as much as the calm.

Reframing Your Measures of Success

Erin Cox | Posted 11.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

So would some new Christian Louboutin shoes or a sparkly new SUV make me feel successful? Definitely, but not in the way I am craving success at this stage in my life. Here are the top things in life that define success to me at this time.

Gritless To Gritty In One Simple Step

Daniel Wong | Posted 11.15.2013 | TED Weekends
Daniel Wong

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt's only natural for me, as an extremely imperfect person, to be self-centered, so it's still a daily battle to get beyond myself and my wants and my needs.

How Can We Help Our Children Become 'Grittier?'

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAs Angela tells us, they are often talented and smart. But when it is time to write an essay, practice an instrument, or study for an exam, they procrastinate or give up.

WATCH: The Surprising Trait That's MUCH More Important Than IQ

TEDTalks | Posted 11.15.2013 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

angela duckworthNever give up! It's more than just a platitude. In her extensive research, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth found the #1 predictor of a person's success.

How To Celebrate Others' Success (Unselfishly)

Tai Goodwin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tai Goodwin

The next time someone you know gets great news, don't hate -- celebrate with them. Remember, you reap what you sow: You can look forward to welcoming more joy into your own life as you celebrate other people's success.

7 Tips to Help You Stay Focused When There Is Too Much to Do

Ute Wieczorek-King | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Ute Wieczorek-King

A workload that stays consistently high may be the first sign that you can't avoid outsourcing any longer, especially if you don't want to risk losing any customers! But if you know your high workload is only short-term, why not try the following tips to help you stay focused and get everything done?

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today

Mark Manson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Manson

If I ask you, "What do you want out of life?" and you say something like, "I want to be happy and have a great family and a job I like," it's so ubiquitous that it doesn't even mean anything. What's more interesting to me is what pain do you want?

Institutions Need to Manage Change to Ensure Future Success

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. William J. Carroll

There once was a time when students attended a particular university to study under a particular scholar. This hearkens back to a long ago time when teachers were itinerant with their students in tow. Those times are no more.

Note From The Desk of The HBIC

Christina DeGuardi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Christina DeGuardi

Being in charge of a department or a group of people certainly presents its challenges but if you have been working your way there for some time and if you tend toward being a bit controlling, then getting to that leadership position can be incredibly rewarding.

Self-Sabotage and Success: Breaking the Habit of Defeatism

Michele Redmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Redmon

I still struggle with my fickle mind and inclination towards defeatism but I realize now that the fear is power, it is drive and motivation. Be afraid of wasting time. Be afraid of wasting life. Never be afraid of trying.

Optimism Is Virtuous

Richard Koch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

For two millennia optimism was the West's secret weapon. Psychologist Richard Nisbett says: "To the Asian, the world is a complex place, subject more...

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future. This process involves what you have done and what you need to do to ensure that it has the "legs" to sustain itself.

5 Reasons Why Most Life and Business Coaches Fail

Jairek Robbins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jairek Robbins

Regardless of what "type" of coach they are, there are some very similar patterns that you see in the ones who are unbelievably successful and clearly defined patterns in the ones you see that are struggling immensely.

Dr. Gail Saltz With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me for this special episode of Mondays With Marlo. Dr. Saltz had answers to all of your questions -- fro...