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20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Motivation

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5 Kick Butt Ways to Be More Assertive

Assertive men and women shape the world. Actions are rewarded. Thoughts and potential without assertive action lead to a heart filled with regret, …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

It’s your ATTITUDE not your APTITUDE that determines your ALTITUDE

To be successful in any area in life you need to have the right attitude, which means you have to approach any task or job with determination, …

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work | Inc.com

A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace:<p><b>1. Don't compare yourself to others.</b><p>Everybody, and I mean everybody, starts out in a different place and is headed on his or …

Happiness

5 Inspirational Thoughts For When You're Having A Bad Day

You know what I’m talking about.<p>From the second your alarm clock screams into action to every waking minute thereafter – it’s a relentless struggle …

Outsourcing

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Managing Oneself

History’s great achievers—a Napoléon, a da Vinci, a Mozart—have always managed themselves. That, in large measure, is what makes them great achievers. But they are rare exceptions, so unusual both in their talents and their accomplishments as to be considered outside the boundaries of ordinary …

Winston Churchill

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

5-Step Process for Dealing with Negative Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Like most aspiring NBA basketball players, I had an ear for doubters. When I heard anything indirectly or directly regarding the low probability of …

9 Everyday Negative Thoughts You Need To Throw Away to be Happy

The crazy battle that’s going on in our head can be a tough one. Try as we might, sometimes the negative thoughts just seem to overwhelm.<p>As such, our …

Self-help

4 Reasons The Big Picture is Hurting Your Goals (and what you should do about it) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’re motivated.<p>You know exactly what you need to do, you’ve got it all planned out and all you need to do is stick with it. What could go wrong?<p>Day …

5 reasons why ending child marriage can improve millions of women & girls' health

The scale of child marriage is huge: according to UNICEF, 700 million women alive today were married before the age of 18, and up to 280 million …

Gender

Thailand Faces Sanctions If It Fails to Stop Ivory Trade

Thailand has until the end of March 2015 to take measures to shut down domestic trade in illegal elephant ivory or it will face trade sanctions under …

Extinction