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Oneness: The Essence of Ethics

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

What you need to know is that the principles we teach are not new. They are the underlying principles shared by all the major spiritual traditions. They have been forged in the furnace of time and withstood the light of the ages.

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others

James Clear | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In grade school, I remember my teacher passing out an assignment and telling each student to "keep your eyes on your own paper." Perhaps she was simply trying to teach 8-year-olds to not cheat, but hidden within that phrase is also a deeper message about what really matters.

You Are Not Too Old

Medium | Gary Wu | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

A common question I see frequently asked online is: “Am I too old to learn or do X?” where X is anything from programming to painting to starting ...

7 Secrets of Successful People

Timothy Sykes | Posted 12.01.2014 | Small Business
Timothy Sykes

I was fortunate enough to become a millionaire right around the same time I could legally drink after starting my brokerage account with just $12,000 in Bar Mitzvah gift money.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

A Little Sports Wisdom for the Holidays

Ken Reed | Posted 11.26.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

I need to reflect annually about what sports can be when our egos are tamed and we're led by our souls. It's a great time to appreciate and be grateful for sport at its best. That's why I need Thanksgiving.

#ExceptionalCareers Series: The $100 Million Choice

Sanyin Siang | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Sanyin Siang

In making choices, a guidepost is to imagine yourself at the end of your days, reflecting back on your life. And ask these questions -- What are the things that I will regret not doing? What are the things that will cease to be meaningful in the long run? In which category does the choice fall.

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Most people start drinking caffeine because it makes them feel more alert and improves their mood. Many studies suggest that caffeine actually improves cognitive task performance in the short-term. Unfortunately, these studies fail to consider the participants' caffeine habits.

11 Things Powerful People Never, Ever Think

Chris Deaver | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.

5 Questions That Will Test Your Sense Of Meaning In Life

Psychology Today | Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Whether or not you’re aware of it, the need for your life to have meaning is at the roots of the motivation that makes you uniquely human. Positive ...

4 Ways to Bring Your Best Self to Work

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Brooks McCorcle

Bringing your best self to work means you have to invest in yourself, be mindful of how you spend your time and, most of all, have fun!

The Real Answer to Your Health Dreams

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true?

#GivingTuesday: A Guide for Nonprofits

Hilary A. Doe | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Hilary A. Doe

It's coming up. Every Dec. 2nd, families, students, businesses, and organizations around the world come together for Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back.

6 Concepts to Make Us Happy and Useful in Business

Richard Koch | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

If you went on a bike ride in strong wind, as I did this morning, would you want to be against the wind on the way there and with it behind you on the return, or the other way round? If you like the icing on a cake, would you eat it last or first?

My Love/Hate Relationship With Taylor Swift and Why You Should Follow Her Lead

Jenna Atkinson | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Jenna Atkinson

True, she has her dorky side that can sometimes be a little cringe worthy -- but don't we all? She has faced adversity and millions of critics, but has still come out on top.

Your Only Job: Be Kind. Be Present. Be Clear.

Andrew Blum | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Andrew Blum

As a management consultant, I get asked for advice all the time on a wide range of topics: How can I best lead a high stakes meeting? How do I handle a difficult conversation? How do I more effectively manage a strategic transition at our company?

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

Focusing On Your Ability

Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Gabi Holzwarth

Having choices is supposed to be a good thing, but when you are a woman, one choice in life sucks. The choice that I am referring to is the one regarding embracing either your feminine side or your intellectual side based on the career you enter.

Lessons from Kidpreneurs on Launching a Global Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.26.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

About 500,000 new U.S. companies are launched every month with over 11 million entrepreneurs. But how many are successful under the age of 10? Well, you've heard the saying "It's never too late." but for this trio of kidpreneurs, "It's never too early!"

5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:

10 Ways To Recognize Success (And Stop Beating Yourself Up)

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

We chase milestones but forget the little moments -- the incremental growth and change that makes up success. If you've done just one thing better than yesterday, you've contributed to your success, and that deserves to be acknowledged, even if the entire day wasn't as great as you'd planned.

Minimalism, Success and the Curious Writing Habit of George R.R. Martin

James Clear | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

So often we think that we need more to be successful. More outside funding for our startup. More software programs or productivity tools to handle our to-do list. More business contacts, a bigger network. More clothes or cars or credit cards. But maybe what we really need is less

The Art of Persuasion: 10 Brain Hacks to Leverage in Business and Life

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

When we have a strong need for something, we're prone to falling into a "shrunken world" and making irrational decisions. Having that awareness is key to breaking out of it.

20 Things Successful People Refuse To Do

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When facing a problem, instead of focusing on the problem, you should focus on your action and what you do to make the situation better. By shifting your focus like this, you will feel better and find an even better way to solve the problem.

The Golden Triangle

Richard Koch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Spend at least an hour a day thinking deeply about your business and why some segments are more attractive than others; and where and why other firms who are rivals or in adjacent markets are spectacularly successful.