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Last Conversation With Nelson Mandela: Silver-Lined Life Struggles

Mary Morrisey | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrisey

We were permitted to ask him questions, but I had only one. Knowing how he had been imprisoned for many years and had gone on to become the president of South Africa and an instrumental leader in the movement to end apartheid, I only wanted to know one thing: "How did you do it?"

A Writer's Dream In San Miguel

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.21.2014 | Books
Adele Scheele

For the past nine years, Susan has invited great writers to come read from their books and share their process of writing -- novelists, poets, non-fiction writers, screenwriters and playwrights, literary journal editors as well as agents and social media wizards.

When We're Not Happy With the Results

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 02.21.2014 | Women
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

We all have those moments, days or periods in life when we're not happy with what we're experiencing.

Five Ways to Become a Better Team Player

Dorie Clark | Posted 02.22.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Almost every employer these days is seeking "good team players" - but what does that actually mean? Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson, a...

The Secret to Getting What You Want

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Anfernee Chansamooth

You may have heard it before -- persistence is the key to success. Just like the child earlier who repeatedly asked for what she wanted the more we ask for what we want, the more that we demand it, the more likely it is that we will receive it. Try it out.

Let's Put an End to '30 Under 30 Lists' and Recognize What Is to Come in Your 30s As a Woman in Tech

Ali Powell | Posted 02.20.2014 | Women
Ali Powell

I don't know if being a CEO or doing something so fantastic in my 20s would be a good thing for my long-term goals. Don't let these lists and the media tell you what success is for your 20s -- or any time in your life.

Can Your Passion or Hobby Lead to a Reinvention?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.20.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Often, as we get older, priorities shift and we start to let go of those things that are important to us -- we take care of others in our lives and we commit to our jobs and careers, which often aren't related to our hobbies or interests, but are simply a means to an end.

Do You Suffer From the Imposter Syndrome?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

I remember a client I had many years ago -- an executive in a large aerospace firm -- who complained about a little voice in his head that was constan...

What Amy Chua Didn't Tell You: Why 'The Triple Package' Is Dead Wrong

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Khanh Ho

I'm not here to jump on that bandwagon. I'm here to address one crucial question that Amy Chua does not consider: the uneven starting point that immigrants face when they decide to come to the United States.

This Study Changed The Way We Think About Success -- Here's How We Can Use It

James Clear | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If you could display your ability to do something -- whether that was making a free throw, solving a math problem, or selling a candy bar -- then you would naturally become confident in your ability to do it again. I had never thought about using my actions to drive my mindset.

10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm

Forbes | Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.12.2014 | Small Business

Forbes: The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted researc...

The Failures of J.K. Rowling

Anna Hosain | Posted 04.13.2014 | Books
Anna Hosain

J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, has been in the news quite frequent as of late, due to her recent comments regarding Harry and Hermione's relationship and her wishing that they ended up together. Her comments were polarizing as many fans were shocked that Rowling could say such a thing.

Our Ego Is the Enemy of Self-Awareness

Sara Canaday | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

As a proponent of emotional intelligence, I'm often asked to explain this complex and sometimes-elusive concept. Simplifying emotional intelligence is...

Suicide of the West?

Richard Koch | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Is the West tearing itself apart? In the past few weeks we've looked at many arguments. But they may be boiled down to three points. First, at its...

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life

Raymmar Tirado | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Raymmar Tirado

Because while you're out spending your money on new outfits, new cars, overpriced meals or nights at the bar, I'll be investing in myself. And while you try to fit in with the world I'll make the world fit in with me.

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, ...

Feeling Uncertain Doesn't Make You Weak, Weird or Unqualified

James Clear | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Becoming an entrepreneur was one of the best decisions I've ever made. But it wasn't easy in the beginning. There was a lot of self-doubt and fear. And there were plenty of reasons to feel that way.

The First 5 Steps to Life Balance

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Finding balance in your life can sometimes feel so overwhelming. We dream of a healthy body, a beautiful family, eight hours of sleep, bubble baths, ...

20 Habits for Success I Learned Working for Two Billionaires

Paul C. Brunson | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Paul C. Brunson

I have spent decades "being educated" -- in college, graduate school, numerous professional certifications, and now a Ph.D. program. But at no point in my life has there been a more profound education than my time working for Enver Yucel and Oprah Winfrey.

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

The Seahawk Bounce of Super Bowl Success

Tom Morris | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Tom Morris

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and his many players who were formerly unappreciated by the experts in the sport display in their attitude and actions what I consider to be the greatest wisdom that leads to success in any field.

Who's Cheating Whom?

Vicki Abeles | Posted 04.08.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

All too often, I think we're actively teaching our children that external, material, quantifiable indicators of accomplishment are the most important.

6 Keys to Success From an Olympic Champion

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

As Bode prepares for the 2014 Winter Olympics, he has stunned just about everyone -- except perhaps himself -- with a remarkable start to the race season. This path leading to Sochi not only provides a compelling narrative, but it also offers valuable insights on what it takes to find success in any walk of life.

Myths vs. Facts: Playing the True or False Game in Entrepreneurship

Penina Rybak | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

I don't think we have to dissect and micromanage every aspect of entrepreneurship in the blogosphere. I just think we need to shed some light on its reality and our perceptions of that reality.

Prepare Like an Olympian for the Challenges of the Business World

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.