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5 Common New Year's Resolution Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Many of us compose a list of New Year's resolutions that is longer than our child's list to Santa. New Year's resolutions are not bucket lists, they're statements of short-term intentions. Therefore, choose one or two items at most, and focus on completing those.

The 5-Minute Resolution

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Simply identify one new healthy habit that you will commit to doing five minutes every day. Maybe you will spend five minutes every day planning your meals so that you eat healthier. Or how about moving from not having an exercise routine to doing jumping jacks every day for five minutes?

The Future Is Now

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

The problem is that we all look at people in their pivotal moments and wish or dream of being in the same position. But we lack the experience to understand that these moments do not just appear.

The End of Retirement

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 02.19.2014 | Good News
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Why should or would anyone spend 1, 5, 20, 40+ years doing something they can't wait to retire from? It doesn't make sense. I'm not saying I can't make sense of it, I'm saying it doesn't make sense.

Girls Can Play Hockey

Lydia Loizides | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Lydia Loizides

In 2013, a young girl had to ask her mother whether or not girls can play hockey. Imagine all the other "things" girls don't know they can do: rocket scientist, mechanic, horse jockey, architect, writer, Nascar driver, movie director, surgeon, veterinarian, [fill in the blank].

Being Successful Means Never Saying You're Satisfied

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 02.17.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Just to give a sense of scale, only 56 percent of Maryland's fifth-graders -- and only 37 percent of low-income students -- read at an advanced level in 2013. At Chadwick, more than 95 percent of the low-income students read at an advanced level.

Money Value of Time

Rory Vaden | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

The Time Value of Money is the calculation used to determine what an amount of money you have today will be worth at some point in the future by addin...

Ricky Williams: I Left The NFL To Change My Definition Of Success

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

When Ricky Williams realized the traditional definition of success wasn't working for him, he took action. The former NFL running back told HuffPos...

What University Doesn't Teach: Making Our Education Meaningful in Tunisia

Zied Dahmani | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Zied Dahmani

My name is Zied Dahmani. I am a Tunisian Civil Engineer. Actually, I am working with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) in Qatar as a site civil engineer in Lusail Stadium Project for the Handball World Cup 2015.

The 12 Business Books to Read in 2014

Adam Grant | Posted 02.16.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

Here are a dozen books with big implications for the world of work that are likely to make a splash in the coming year.

Change Your Shoes And Let 'GIFTS' Guide You To Meaningful Success

Kathy Andersen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

Today, pause, take time to step away from your busyness, feel your inspirations, be compelled by your greatest intention, allow your gifts to rise. Write them down. Put them to "work!"

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Kevin Christy

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up, and how that's panned out for them.

Management Science Is a Delusion

Richard Koch | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Have you ever stopped to think how much energy and money goes into teaching management science? How much time is consumed by talented teachers and le...

A Tribute to Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Gigi G. | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Gigi G.

As we remember Nelson Mandela, the man, it is also important to remember him for the great teacher he was. For me, one of greatest quotes to grace t...

The Truth About My 'Perfect' Life

Dani Shapiro | Posted 02.08.2014 | Women
Dani Shapiro

Do any of us have perfect lives? Or do we carefully curate our public personas, keeping our true selves safe, hidden from view?

10 Practice Tips and Activities to Improve Your Interview Skills

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Small Business
Nikki Stone

Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?

You Are What You Eat? You Are What You Repeat

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

You are not your negative or disempowered thoughts. They are temporary, if you want them to be. Your true state is one of possibility, joy, ease and purpose, so dig in and repeat that.

4 Ways To Become More Empowered

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

The substantial effort and work that are required for us to demonstrate a real influence in our environment is extremely worthwhile, as it is guaranteed to produce not only real life improvements but psychological and emotional payoffs that are just as valuable and even longer lasting.

Have You Heard About The 'Fat Letters'?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Mothers are the most important and most powerful people in the world related to solving our childhood obesity epidemic. The only way an obese child can change is if the home and family changes, and that will only happen when mom says it will.

5 Easy Steps to Accessing More Happiness and Boosting Your Success

Kathy Caprino | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

The three greatest predictors of happiness are optimism (the belief your behavior will eventually matter), social connection, and how we perceive stress (as a challenge or as a threat). If we want to raise happiness we need to make both mindset and behavior shifts.

Don't Tell Your Children They're Competent

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

When parents try to convince their children of how competent they are, they often have the exact opposite effect. There is this little thing called reality that children have to confront on a daily basis; life has a way of sending messages about competence that can be in sharp contrast to the outsized messages of competence that parents send their children.

The One Thing All Introverts Need To Do At Work

Quartz | Eric Barker | Posted 12.02.2013 | Business

Quartz: One of the best networking tips for shy people might be simply, “Move your desk at work.” From the book Achieving Success Through Socia...

Do You Want Your Life To Serve As A Warning Or An Example?

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

This is not about being "picture perfect" or fitting into some kind of society driven image of successful. It's about taking responsibility for your life and living to the fullest.

When Your Best Is Not Good Enough

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 01.31.2014 | Good News
Lawrence D. Elliott

Although it does sting, the realization that you're not good enough should not be an ego-crushing experience. It's a recurring thing in our lives, so we'd better learn how to deal with it. It happens in all areas of our existence.

The 'Corporate Creative' -- Five Essentials for an Imaginative Business Mind

Bob Deutsch | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business
Bob Deutsch

Creative people all share five key cognitive processes that are consistent across culture, hierarchy and situational circumstance. Let's take a look at the primary aspects of this critical bent of mind.