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Amateurs and Experts: 7 Rules for Creators

J.E. Fishman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Books
J.E. Fishman

None of us should allow the collective wisdom of experts to prove definitive. When you take a chance and miss, there's only one thing to do: work harder and return with more conviction. (OK. That's two things to do. Sue me.)

Keynote Speakers 101: Are Professional Speakers Right for Your Event?

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

If you're planning a corporate meeting or special event for your company, your choice of professional keynote speaker to kick off the itinerary can be every bit as important as the venue, theme and timing for the occasion.

The True Meaning Of Success

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

"Where has the time gone?" "There aren't enough hours in the day." These are statements that we struggle with daily. We are so caught up in achieving that we forget to savor, breathe and recognize the present moment.

Learn From Your Mistakes

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ricardo B. Salinas

He who suspects that he is always wrong is right on track Francisco de Quevedo Almost a year ago I was in Long Beach to attend the TED conference. Mo...

What I've Learned Through Crossword Puzzles

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Learning is a life-long process, and it is never a simple journey from A to B to C -- it's a zigzag journey, and often requires several false starts. Indeed, making mistakes -- and learning from them -- is crucial for our sense of growth.

Power Meditation and Business: Redefining 'Success'

Vivian Norris | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Failure, competition, and ultimately business is all about human experience. Power meditation can be done daily in 15-20 minutes, and goes beyond mindfulness into actually boosting self-esteem and effectiveness.

Finding The Juice In Small Steps: 4 Reasons To Enjoy The Process Of Achieving Your Goals

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Our goals (if we've created them correctly) are inspiring and attractive and exciting to us. But all those small steps to get there? Ugh.

A Simple Success Tip: Say 'I Don't'

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

It's hard to motivate yourself to adopt new habits, but it's even harder to rid yourself of old ones. More often than not, it's the latter that keep us from becoming the person we really want to be.

I Am Turning 27 and Have Wasted A Lot of Time. Is It Too Late?

Quora | Posted 03.24.2013 | GPS for the Soul

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Marcus Geduld, Programmer and Shakespearean Director Too late for what? If you slept through...

Leadership and Management Secrets: The Most Powerful Word in Business

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

"No" doesn't even have to be such a door-closing, brick wall of a word. It can simply mean, "No--for now." Here are a few reasons should you get to know it better.

Teaching Technology: 10 Lessons Every School Should Share

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.24.2013 | Education
Scott Steinberg

Aside from simply having the right equipment and instructing children in basic technology usage, what else should educational institutions be teaching kids about technology, starting as early as kindergarten?

The Thing That Propels Me In The Right Direction

David Wilson | Posted 03.23.2013 | Fifty
David Wilson

Join me today in reflecting on just where and who we are at this moment in our lives. Who or what has influenced you the most in your journey? The least?

Confident Parenting: Learning to Have Faith

Rachel Simmons | Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents
Rachel Simmons

I had a baby, my first, earlier this year. After over a decade of telling parents how to raise their girls, I'm now tasked with raising my own. I have no doubt I'll take back some of what I said from a childless perch -- and hopefully feel gratified about the rest.

Innovations and High-Tech Trends: Top Game Changers for 2013

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology
Scott Steinberg

You don't have to be a futurist to see tomorrow's hottest new technology and innovation trends before they hit -- just willing to click a bit further than "Best of CES" round-ups that focus on jaw-dropping products alone.

So You've Broken Your New Year's Resolutions... Now What?

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Now that you know what resolutions you won't keep, which ones are you now actually ready -- no, more importantly committed -- to stick to and make happen for you?

Daily Word: Stop Reasoning and Get Results!

Ash Cash | Posted 03.09.2013 | Black Voices
Ash Cash

Happy Monday, my gifted and talented! Welcome to the beginning of the best week of your life!

The Top 8 Excuses People Make for Their Unhappy Lives

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.09.2013 | Women
Kathy Caprino

People who are able to make life change have a sufficient dose of clarity, confidence, courage and commitment. Those four ingredients can make all the difference between a miserable life and a brilliant one.

Forget Passion: Here Are 5 Ways to Really Succeed in 2013

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Looking to really get ahead in life and business? Here are five essential ingredients for success you're better off following -- passion and persistence inevitably being among many so-called Ps you'll bring to bear, but not ones it's easy to pin a lasting strategy upon in its entirely.

Prosperity Within Our Reach

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 03.09.2013 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

We all want prosperity for our families and we know the steps for achieving it. It is in our hands to make it a reality.

6 Reasons To Make Kindness A Top Priority

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Why is kindness linked with weakness? Is it possible to be kind as well as smart, successful and powerful? Are they mutually exclusive? Of course, the answer to the last question is "no" -- these qualities are not mutually exclusive at all.

This Is The Mistake That Derails Your Resolution Every Year

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Have you ever tried to lose weight by not thinking about food? How about trying to stop yourself from calling your love interest by blocking out all thoughts about that person? Ever try to quit smoking by trying not to think about smoking? Did it work? I'll bet it didn't.

Define Career Success on Your Own Terms in 2013

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.04.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As I travel the country talking with women, what I've consistently heard is that they want meaningful work that allows them to play to their strengths and to define success on their own terms. Even in this recovering economy, women don't just want jobs -- they want careers with a purpose.

Success Is the Progeny of Failure

Derreck Kayongo | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Derreck Kayongo

Without failure, success is untested and tends to crumble in the face of extraordinary odds, trials and tribulations.

The Last Advice You'll Need to Keep a New Year's Resolution

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Decide to make 2013 your year. Sharpen your mental toughness tools and make great things happen in the new year.

Is Your New Year's Resolution a Thought or a Commitment?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

How do you plan to approach the New Year? With all the good intentions of reinventing some part of your life and a huge commitment that in the back of your mind you just know you'll have a hard time sticking with?