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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.

8 Steps To Feeling Momentum

Jess Greene | Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jess Greene

You can get unstuck. It won't be easy, but the difficulty and trial of this process is the journey that separates the stuck from the unstuck in life.

Draft Your Blueprint to Success! 8 Strategies for Setting Attainable Goals

R. Kay Green | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
R. Kay Green

Like most people, you have spent plenty of time thinking about and assessing your own ideas. Now it is time to take what you know about yourself and your aspirations and use that information to help formulate your Blueprint to success.

The Moment I Knew I Never Wanted to Work for Anyone Ever Again

Jim Kukral | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business
Jim Kukral

This is a shorty story about becoming an entrepreneur. Read this if you ever thought about quitting your job and owning your own business.

How To Conquer Perfectionism

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Do you find that setting standards too high by trying to do things too perfectly is a source of stress for you? While doing your best is certainly a virtue, perfectionism -- that is, settling for nothing less than perfect -- has a major down side.

No Shame in This Woman's Game

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 06.09.2013 | Women
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

My grandmother challenged me to be someone great and to serve others. We must fight to have the life we want, just like the women who came before us had to fight. Here are my strategies for success.

What Does Having Power in Your Organization Do to You?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Several new research studies have examined the impact of power and authority upon the behavior and emotional attitudes of people in their career and leadership roles. Much of this research yields useful findings for companies. But some contains significant limitations -- and distortions.

A Letter to College Women: On (Not) Finding Your Husband

Cristina Lara | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Cristina Lara

Where are the op-eds encouraging men to find their wives in college? Or the op-eds advising men to "be nicer," because the last thing they want is to graduate at 22 sans girlfriend? Those articles, my female friends, don't exist. The very idea of those articles sounds laughable.

Love Relationships Are a Pocket of Peace

Suna Senman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

With honesty comes the security to trust each other. In turn, trust allows us to enter the state of vulnerability that creates intimate space in a romantic relationship. Somewhere deep inside of all of us, we cherish this connection.

WATCH: Stop Resisting the Remarkable

Brad Yates | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Tapping can sometimes bring up long-buried emotions, which is why I state that, before tapping along, folks must take full responsibility for their own well-being.

Adam Grant's Give and Take and the Importance of Paragraph 39

Andrew Offenburger | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Andrew Offenburger

Spouses and families contribute to an individual's professional success, no doubt. But how should they be acknowledged?

One Of Everyone's Biggest Fears (And How To Face It)

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

We are often focused on consequences right now. Thinking of how something will impact us beyond the present moment helps put the risk into perspective. Many times you will find that a setback won't matter a year from now -- or even next week. So why not take a chance?

Why People Don't Get How Awesome You Are

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

We all know what a brand is when it comes to a company. But you have a brand, too. Your personal brand evokes emotion in others. It makes others feel something: trusting and comfortable, or perhaps challenged and motivated, or happy and carefree.

What It Takes to Be on the Path to Success

Adam_Goldstein | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Adam_Goldstein

You need to be excellent, you need to patient and you need to be lucky. And the first two will often produce the third.

Success and Breathing: Practice and Putting Yourself Out There

Jeff Paterson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Paterson

Success comes in all forms, whether it be how you did on a test, a work project, closing a sale, losing weight, quitting smoking or another addicti...