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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...

The Secrets To Success, From Dr. Gail Saltz (VIDEO)

Posted 11.08.2013 | MarloThomas

According to Psychiatrist Dr. Saltz, confidence is a very complicated issue. We are all born with a certain biological temperament. Some people's tem...

You Don't Know @Jack: My Visit With Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey on the Occasion of Twitter's IPO

Ondi Timoner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

In this week's episode of Wizard, we got to get personal with the controversial Twitter co-founder and Square CEO about his journey from college dropout to billionaire tech titan.

Take This Job and... Shove/Love It?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Some do find a good match between their career desires, talents, and opportunity for steady growth and success, over the years. So, during the final years of their careers they can report being "very satisfied.

Why You Can and Will Succeed!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Sometimes people don't allow themselves to achieve because they fear what they have to give up. Don't think for a second about that. Think of what you gain.

Effective Leadership: How to Not Take Things Personally

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Effective leadership is hard. It's a fine balance between making progress, managing expectations, and being heard. When it comes to receiving criticism from the boss or a co-worker, no matter how constructive it is, it can sometimes be hard to hear without getting defensive.

What Facebook Doesn't Tell Us

An Bourmanne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
An Bourmanne

Sometimes we wanna do something we really wanna do. Something we really believe in. Something we really care about.

FOCUS: Follow One Course Until Successful

Cortney McDermott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

What you're really doing when you think you're multitasking is shifting your attention from one thing to another at an astonishing pace. While it's fascinating we have this capability, it's not exactly the best use of our mental faculties.

Are You Trapped on the Treadmill?

Richard Koch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

There is a certain type of admirable person - perhaps you are one - who is made for a certain sort of organization. The person is smart, hard-working...

Single Best Way for a Startup to Measure Its Progress

Cassie Hughes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Cassie Hughes

One word: people. A startup can measure its progress by looking closely at both the employees they have attracted as well as the people they have the opportunity to do business with.