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Respect Is an Action Verb

Valerie Alexander | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

As long as I behave the way I know I need to, I'll never lose the most important respect of all -- respect for myself. And self-respect is the core requirement for a happy life.

Why It's Important to Learn the Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Acceptance

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

Self-esteem can be a lifelong pursuit. We may feel unworthy, and can't see ourselves as having great value while we try to find our place in the world.

Principles to Gain Wisdom & Success

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 08.05.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Success is not a mystery. It is actually the result of learning and applying the principles of wisdom. Success is predictable. So is failure.

Invisible Square: Part Two

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

I have seen how my heart rises and sets with the sun. I wake up in the morning do my visualization and my intention for the day and I feel great and excited my heart feels like it is shining bright and it is time for me to embrace the world.

I Am Not Defined by My Job

Heather Martin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

It might still be a slow slog to the thriving career I am trying to create, but at least now I value myself as a person. I drowned out the voices that were telling me I was an incompetent failure and I won. Because I am a winner and I am here to win!

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?

Why You Should Mix Friendship With Pleasure

Kristen Houghton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

How do you politely describe your relationship with someone whose salary is considerably less than yours, with whom you go out socially, and with whom you are having killer sex? The new catchphrase for this type of relationship is "friendly benefits" and it is beneficial for both partners.

Corporate Reputation and Brand Are Two Very Different Things

Bob Deutsch | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Bob Deutsch

Judging from how CEOs and other executives talk about how strong their brand is, one gets the impression that they equate having a strong brand with having a good reputation.

Why We Need to Place More Value on Experiences

Tausha Cowan | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tausha Cowan

So, if our relationship between possessions and happiness is so tenuous, why do we still give it so much worth? Why are our physical possessions still tied to success and, in some cases, how we define ourselves? Perhaps it's time we redefine what we measure and how.

We All Have Secrets

Lucinda Cross | Posted 08.03.2014 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Since fear is the foundation of ignorance, I urge you to become aware and knowledgeable of what you are facing. Make a list of the secretive fears you have about love, money, business, marriage, entrepreneurship, etc.

A Key to Success -- With Interest

Craig Dowden | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

There is a reason that the phrase "Do what you love and the money will follow" is a popular piece of business advice. People who enjoy their jobs gen...

My Weight-Loss Story: 'I am Not a Fat Girl: I am Fearless'

Liz Taylor | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Taylor

Motivation is the number one thing a person needs to lose weight and/or transform his or her life. However, the stipulation about motivation is it cannot be bought. It cannot be surgically implanted. It cannot be taken every morning with a glass of water. Motivation has to come from a person being mentally stronger than he or she has ever been.

Why Are Some People More Coachable Than Others?

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

Although coaching is now a widely accepted practice in the business world, the effectiveness of coaching interventions is rather variable. This depends not only on the type of method used and the competence of the coach, but also on certain psychological qualities pertaining to the client.

An Open Letter to the Graduating Class of Malibu High 2014

Michel Shane | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Michel Shane

This graduation is bittersweet for me, as Emily's father I have watched many of you grow up to become the fine young men and women you now are. I see you and wonder what she would be like and the adventures she would be on.

TO BE HUMAN IS TO EXPERIMENT

Richard Koch | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

As I write this in my office in Spain, I can see the sunshine in the courtyard outside and hear the cheerful chirping of the house martins that live i...

Liverpool, Beatles and the Beauty of the Back Story

Maura Sweeney | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment
Maura Sweeney

Do you yearn for back stories that offer valuable guidance and inspiring insights? The music group that brought us Help! and taught America how to Twist and Shout recently gave me a beautiful one to contemplate.

Barbara Annis and Dr. Keith Merron on the Need for Gender Intelligence, An Exclusive Interview (Pt 3)

Jarod Cerf | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books
Jarod Cerf

Now that Barbara and Keith's new book on Gender Intelligence has been out for a few weeks, we'll discuss why there is such a need for conscious and gender-intelligent leadership and how it should be employed, both in practice and in the ways think of success.

5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating and Get Your Projects Done

Stacia Pierce | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Stacia Pierce

If you're constantly putting off projects, it's usually due to internal blockage. That block is just a mental barrier standing in the way of your success. Nevertheless you can bust through, clear your mind and confidently complete your projects.

Stay Away From Drugs

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.30.2014 | Religion
Sheldon D. Newton

In order to really succeed in life and experience the best God has to offer, we must ensure that our lives are lived by the principles which guarantee such a life.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

Women at the Top: Why Such Slow Progress?

Caroline Turner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Caroline Turner

We can consciously alter habitual ways of thinking and leading. Making unconscious mindsets conscious is how women will reach the top and share leadership with men!

When We Learn From Failure -- And When We Don't

Harvard Business Review | Gretchen Gavett | Posted 05.30.2014 | World

When do you pass the buck and when do you take the blame? New research shows most of us only cop to failures if they can’t be attributed to somethin...

Why Connecting With Yourself Matters

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

On a wintry New England day, I walked into a yoga studio in Stamford, Connecticut. I was part of a special meditation session led by Bhante Wimala, a ...

5 Ways to Seek a Meaningful Paycheck

Kimberly Palmer | Posted 07.29.2014 | Money
Kimberly Palmer

Is it possible to have the best of both worlds -- financial success as well as meaningful work; a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment as well as relaxation and a good night's sleep? Here are five suggestions about how to balance ambition with tranquility.

Maya Angelou and a Gift Bravely Shared

George Giokas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
George Giokas

Maya Angelou's passing reminded me of legacy. What we leave behind is of extraordinary importance and Angelou left an entire library of work, all a product of her soul. As I thought about it, it occurred to me that that is one of the things missing in today's dizzying world. Substance.