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Baseball: The Best Leadership Trainer Ever

Richard French | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports
Richard French

Baseball is hard. Harder than just about anyone realizes, and the number of youth players in baseball has been declining over the last several years. ...

A Conversation With Scott Rogers

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2014 | Hawaii
Kelly Mitchell

"Your dad makes shoes, you go into the shoe business. Your dad makes shows, you go into show business." -- Scott Rogers Scott Rogers was born into a...

10 Leadership and Business Lessons My Mother Taught me After She Left the Business World

Nimati Emam | Posted 05.25.2014 | Women
Nimati Emam

Her journey became full of unconventional, hit (and miss) and score, and rich life lessons that were indispensable to me, and although were not generated from her 9-5 job, were always easily transferred to mine.

SHOULD WE REALLY LIVE IN THE MOMENT?

Richard Koch | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

One of the most powerful themes of the self-help movement is the joy of living in the moment. If we obsess about the future - or even worse, the past...

Redefining Success

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I have changed my definition of success from outward appearance to inward satisfaction. Success to me is about fulfilling work, getting ahead by helping others get ahead, and feeling that my life has purpose.

The Three Biggest Myths About Giving, and How to Become Productively Generous

Adam Grant | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact
Adam Grant

Although many people give at their own expense, there's a group of people who are productively generous. How do they do give without compromising their well-being and falling short on traditional notions of success? They reject three myths about giving.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Not Need to Start a Business

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
N. Kimron Corion

While different people have different views as to what entrepreneurs need based on their experiences and expertise, I believe, however, it is important to note some of the things that entrepreneurs do not need when starting a business.

Why Business Leaders Are Obsessed With This Ancient Military Guide

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business

“All warfare is based on deception.” “The general who understands war is the Minister of the people’s fate and arbiter of the nation’s de...

Happy Birthday... You're Fired!

John Brubaker | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

My daughter woke me up early one morning smiling and I realized she didn't care whether I coached or not. Neither did my wife. They just cared that I loved them.

As a Woman, What Determines My Self Worth?

Ketaki Desai | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Ketaki Desai

No matter how many times and ways we look at it, we always end up comparing the self worth of a woman with our "traditional" understanding of what it means to be a woman. But what does it mean to be a woman?

Do You Have Grit?

Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH

Have you ever wanted to give up on something that you really, really wanted because it was just too darn hard to keep trying? You can't run one more step, write one more word, endure one more dead end? Join the club.

Success Is Abundance Within

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

In my life as a TV boss, I had an abundance of power -- or that's what people thought I had. That's what they wanted to meet me for. Of course, all I had was an image of power in their heads, nothing more. Real power is rooted somewhere much deeper.

Meet The Very Successful People Asking, "Is This All There Is?"

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The daily grind. Slogging through. Just getting by. There’s a reason why so many of the words and phrases we reach for to describe our lives convey ...

Success

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

From a rejection letter received the other day -- I am both honored and deeply flattered that you have chosen "X" Gallery to review your work for e...

What My Students Think About Being Popular

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 05.19.2014 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

Teenagers say some of the most profound, and most entertaining, things you could ever imagine.

The Difference between Dreamers and Winners: 1% Idea, 99% Execution

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Show me a person with a vision, the passion to win, and the absolute will & desire to succeed. And, I'll tell you that success is inevitable.

4 Things Toffler Got Wrong -- And Why it Matters Today

Richard Koch | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Even the best futurologists get certain key things wrong. Looking back, their mistakes are more revealing than what they got right. They teach us above all the continuity of human experience -- and paradoxically they highlight the enormous force of the things that do change.

The Key to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you listen carefully to yourself, you'll start to notice the cues that will lead you to what you wish you were doing, creating, living and being.

Redefining Success: How to Prevent Popular Misconceptions About Success From Controlling Your Life

Anthony Silard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

The two greatest enemies of your progress are most likely what you call "success" and what you refer to as "failure." The first breeds complacency; the second, self-judgment.

12 Lessons We Can Learn From Happy People

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So many people worry about what is beyond their control. Next time you catch yourself thinking this way, turn it around and think about what you can control. Take action rather than being a victim of circumstance and your own negative thinking.

Why Coming Through On Your Promises Feels So Good

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Crawford

Honoring your word begins with honoring yourself. As simple as it sounds, and as much of it is a human birthright, it often is forgotten in the midst of competing demands and obligations. Here are three elements to remembering to honor yourself in those crazy moments of life.

Redefining Success: The Corporate Ladder No Longer Matters

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

I've redefined my own success to mean being relevant to people who need my help, giving more than I take, and living life on my own terms. The letters behind my name and my rank within a company just don't matter.

Why Success Equals Self-Awareness

Ruby Warrington | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Ruby Warrington

It's only through embarking on some serious self-study of late that I've realized so much of what I thought made me a success was based on a generic, glossy magazine definition of the word.

How to Move From Self-Rejection to Self-Love In a Day (and How a Photo Shoot Can Help)

Kathy Caprino | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

In my work as a career success coach, I work with women of all ages, sizes and styles, and one theme has become very apparent: women are incredibly to...

Passion, Perseverance and Our Expanding Definition of Success

Robert 'Reb' Rebele | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert 'Reb' Rebele

If you have a clearly identified passion that already fits well with the rest of your life, grit seems likely to work in your favor. For the rest of us, though, the answer is less clear. We may first need to spend some time understanding our own definition of success.