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Persistence: Are You the Little Engine That Could or Wile E. Coyote?

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

With age comes the wisdom to stop, reflect and assess. Is there something you might do differently or is whatever you've been attempting outside any reasonable expectation of success?

How The Darkest Moments Can Lead To Life's Greatest Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living

In a traumatic event, we have two options: We can either crumble under the stress and devastation of what is happening, or we can choose to overcome a...

Last Conversation With Nelson Mandela: Silver-Lined Life Struggles

Mary Morrissey | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

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 Quick-Start Guide to Self-Control

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

It's much easier to have self-control when we're away from any temptations. So I made it a point to create some rules for myself at a time when I was not subject to the temptation of chess, while I was out for a walk.

How Highly Successful People Cope With Fear And Insecurity

| Marla Tabaka | Posted 06.25.2014 | Small Business

When small-business owners become discouraged, they have the tendency to feel alone in their despair. You're not alone. Even the most successful among...

Leadership Is a Contact Sport!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

My career as an executive coach began many years ago with a phone call from the CEO of a Fortune 100 company. I had just given a leadership clinic to ...

5 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism and Still Excel at Anything

Vee Somphon | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Vee Somphon

You don't have to play team sports to know that winning is the biggest high, and if you love chasing after it, some experts might call that an addiction. That addiction has a name, and its name is perfectionism.

Realizing Your Full Potential, Part 2: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained!

Gigi G. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

Last week, we talked about Milton reaching his stars and the first steps we need to take to help our seeds of destiny to grow. So with our seeds plan...

Who's to Blame for Your So-Called Career? Surprise!

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Psychologist Ellen Winner says it's now widely believed that if parents put in enough work, "it may not be all that difficult to produce a child prodigy." Whoa. It's all about work, and wanting it enough. Them. Us. Boom.

How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

It happens every day. Wherever you go, anything you look at, every noise you hear is another piece of information fighting for your attention. How do ...

The 11 Most Important Choices You Can Make in Life

Richard Koch | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Koch

Most of reality doesn't matter, but a few things -- in this case choices -- matter a huge amount. In other words, there is a very small number of choices that will determine the great majority of results.

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

The Sacred Power of Rest

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

This is the workaholic generation. We are proud of the countless hours that we put into our work. While I believe in producing excellent work, I am deeply conflicted about the lack of balance we have in our lives. You must have a time where you shut down your work and you take time to rest.

Lessons Learned on Work-Life Balance

Virginia Froehling | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Virginia Froehling

Remember to not let work or yourself get in the way when there is a time when a loved one really needs you. Women tend to think they can do it all, but that is not always the case in every situation in your life. It is OK to put work on the back burner during difficult seasons in your life.

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Forbes | Frances Booth | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions? It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased produc...

These Two Words Are Stealing Your Freedom

Anna Kunnecke | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna Kunnecke

When you break through the illusion that you're at the mercy of your life, you automatically start declaring dominion over it. And that is a beautiful thing.

The Secret of Waking Up Early

Faisal Hoque | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Early morning is the best time to do creative work, to exercise, to meditate and to get a head start on the proceedings of the day. You can get a lot ...

Self-Love: 10 Keys

Joyce Marter | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Healthy self-love is the balance between low self-esteem (a lack of self-love) and grandiosity (inflated, false self-love that is actually an overcompensation for a lack of true self-love).

How Good Can You Stand It?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

What is your current level of self-esteem? Is it helping or hindering you in moving you closer to your goals and dreams? People often use the words "...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Education
Sally Swanson

Much like the feeling I had the day I spent in the garden with these same students, these are lessons that will be carried and accessed like talismans, woven into every aspect of their lives as they grow older and away from school experiences.

How Giving Back Can Lead To Greater Personal Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living

As we strive to achieve our various goals in life, we encounter countless opportunities to help others succeed simultaneously. And according to Adam G...

Leading for Success: How to Build Team Chemistry

Pam Lyra | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Once a team is in place, the next step is to use some simple techniques to ensure that the team continues to work well together and stays motivated... And that is the subject of my next blog!

5 Easy Steps to Turn Your Vision into Your Reality

Honoree Corder | Posted 08.17.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

As a small business owner, no doubt you have a vision for your business. To launch any new business endeavor takes vision, focus, determination, persistence, and a ton of perspiration.

We're All in Recovery -- Here's Why

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

Recovery takes many forms and has many causes, but the common denominator is realizing the need for change. It's the most powerful and human ability -- the ability to be aware, to choose, to change, to recover (and repeat). It's essentially the will to grow every day.

Deep Responsibility

Richard Koch | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

I don't know why, but we have a fascination with courtroom drama, ranging from reality TV in South Africa to Perry Mason who never lost a case. But t...