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Here's The Problem With 'Practice Makes Perfect'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

“Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.” It’s a lovely idea, popularized by Malcolm Gladwe...

Leading for Success: How to Motivate Your Team

Pam Lyra | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Motivating a team might be compared to creating a sculpture. The artist is able to see beyond the raw material to the potential in the mass, and then carefully carve away extra material to realize a fine piece of art.

4 Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'Haters' in Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Luckily, most people in the world are nice. But when that occasional 'hater' pops up, what should you do? I'll have some suggestions for you here in a bit. But let me first give you an example from my life.

Why Being Happy Is Harder Than You Think

Sarah Convissar | Posted 07.15.2014 | Teen
Sarah Convissar

When asked where I see myself in ten years, I will say point blankly I don't know; but, what I do know is that I want to be happy. I think a lot of young adults would say this. However, sometimes achieving happiness is harder than you may think.

Are You a Hamster?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

The beginning of wisdom is to know whether you really are a life-long (at least, career-long) hamster. If you are, there is no problem -- except that you will never be rich. Accept it. But if you have ambitions to stop being a hamster, you need to know why. And when you will make the transition.

5 Things I've Learned About Chasing Your Dreams

Kirsten Blake | Posted 07.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Kirsten Blake

There is no destination when you are listening to your heart; it's a never-ending, meandering road. Following your dream means you are taking a chance, and everyone knows when you take a chance you can win or lose. But what happens if you never try?

Is the Struggle Seductive? Women Entrepreneurs Achieve Success and Purpose Sharing Past Pains

Kim Harris | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Kim Harris

This cliché, "Your purpose is in your pain," surrounds the theory that in sharing your most hurtful, embarrassing, debilitating experiences will somehow bring you into your purpose, and that it is synonymous with experiencing success.

Success and Still Enjoying Your 'Happy Place'

Tiffani Bova | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffani Bova

No matter what I was able to accomplish professionally, my "Happy Place" in Hawaii has remained the same. The core of who I was as a child and teenager and who I am as an adult hasn't drifted so far apart that I don't recognize myself any longer.

No More Excuses. Reaching Your Goals Can Be Easy

Emily Williams | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Is there something you've been talking about, thinking about or even dreaming about, yet you never seem to actually do it?! I promise there's nothing wrong with you; however, there's no reason for you to stay stuck. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you finally make "it" happen.

Declare Freedom From the Super-Person Trap

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Usually I would say yes and add to my already hectic workload. On the contrary, I blurted out no, and it shocked me! I think it shocked the other person even more, because they were so accustomed to me saying yes. That was one of the most liberating days of my life.

4 Simple Steps To Reinventing Your Life

Peter Field | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

When we take a close look at people we define as successful, we often discover that they have in fact reinvented themselves on more than one occasion. If you are serious about reinventing yourself, you need to be prepared for and ready to embrace change.

Growing Public Will for Climate Action

Lisa Bennett | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

It should be no surprise that an issue such as global warming has not yet become a popular cause in America -- despite a quarter-century of talk about it, and the fact that a failure to address it undermines humanity's own self-interest.

When It Pays to Think Inside the Box

Sue Gober | Posted 07.10.2014 | Education
Sue Gober

Last summer my granddaughter, Brooke, played in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

As You Wish: 3 Keys to Having More Than it All

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Chris Deaver

Some say it's impossible to "have it all" and that you need to make tough choices and move on. Choose the promotion. Or choose family time. Or choose exercise. Or pick a hybrid and give as much as you can knowing something will suffer along the way.

Why Goals Are Landmarks Meant to Be Passed, Not Reached

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Like reading a map, we look for two things -- where we are now, and where we want to go. We then connect the two dots with a path that guides our direction. Once we get to where we're going, the map gets tossed back into the glove box. But in life, our destination doesn't define the end of a trip, only a stop over. What then?

5 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Day

Susie Moore | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What do you do with your time? Are you prolific in your passions or are you poignant in your excuses? In life we either have one of two things -- results or excuses. And excuses mean nothing. No one cares! You don't even care, if you are honest with yourself.

When Your Worst Enemy Lives Between Your Ears

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 07.09.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Axelle Tessandier

I do not believe thought that perfectionism is the basis of a true champion's way of thinking. Acceptance is.

.Com Generation

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Paul Mashegoane

The truth is, the world is busy shrinking, it has become an integrated society that is not divided by borders, what happens in the north, affects the south east; gradually our hopes, values and aspirations are merging to become the same.

It's Time to Stop Chasing the Impossible Ideal

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

What can you do to move forward without falling into the trap of blindly chasing an ideal? First, recognize that an ideal is exactly that: ideal. Ideals exist in a perfect world. Unfortunately, we don't.

The Secret to Success in Business You Already Know But Never Fully Understood

Michael Price | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Life is a numbers game. It's all about the law of averages, and the only way to win in a numbers game society is to stay in the game. Keep trying and keep pushing through. The next person may just be the break you've been looking for.

3 Ways to Embrace Your Business and Workplace Fear

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We all battle fear and nerves. Think of a time when you beat fear. You got the deal, aced the presentation or cracked the Rubix cube. You did the following in each of those cases:

The Crucial Difference Between Getting Things Done And Being Busy

| Paul B. Brown | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business

"You never want to confuse activity with accomplishment." --John Wooden Wooden may be the most successful coach who ever lived. His overall record ...

The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Honoree Corder

There are the four key cornerstones of a successful and happy person: talent, character, attitude, and skills. With one exception, the skills piece, each of the other three centers around what you've been given naturally, what you choose to do, and who you choose to be.

How Do You Know When Something Is Worth Fighting For?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

To sum up, whether you live in the United States, Rwanda, Nigeria, or anywhere else, our journey as humans is universal: A large part of our success and happiness rest on the battles we choose to fight. The bravest and smartest among us decide what's worth fighting for.

How Past Mistakes Kill Your Future

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

There's a saying "Nobody's perfect." This is true regardless of your gender, age, education, or personality. We humans are inherently flawed, and we...