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Why Not Trying to Do it All Can Lead to Real Success | Heleo

“I was terrified of failing, of messing up, of not fulfilling expectations, until I got so overwhelmed that I dropped the ball—and discovered that …

Leading in a world that will not stand still

<i>This week’s post offers a broader perspective on Leadfully’s purpose — what we believe and why it matters — through the eyes of our parent company,</i> …

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York: The Power of Storytelling In Documentary Photography

How does an out of work, amateur photographer manage to acquire a following of 18 million people and publish two best-selling books? “Through a lot …

Street Photography

5 Must-Have Skills That Job Recruiters Look For in Every Candidate

Sometimes our clients will provide us with about five non-negotiable criteria for candidates to meet; skills they must possess or experience they …

Five tips for investing in your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s.<p>Don't worry. You're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started …

How to Stay Sane While Black

I wish I could point to the moment when I first understood I was a thing to be hated. The first “I’m just not attracted to black girls.” The first “Do you work here?”<p>When I was 15, I was told I have major anxiety disorder and moderate-to-severe depressive disorder.<p>“Black people don’t go to …

"I Never Thought I'd Get Married Until..."

Marriage is a beautiful thing — but to some, it can also be a bit nerve-wracking and scary. Committing your lives to each other in front of your closest family and friends can be a lot for some to handle, and some even swear it off for good — or so they think. But then suddenly, like a bolt of …

Relationships

2 questions to ask at the end of every job interview if you want to stand out

If you want a second thing, it's to know whether or not you want to work there — do you like the people, the culture, and everything else about this office?<p>What <i>not</i> to do in an interview<p>Most people undermine both goals by trying to show off. Telling an interviewer about your features feels like it …

11 Surefire Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence …

7 Inspirational Rules For Achieving Your Life Goals

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

Minimalism

Retirement rules of the road

From your 20s and on, here are some steps to consider on your road to retirement.<p>Key takeaways<p>In your twenties and thirties, it's important to set …

6 Ways To Stop Stuffing Your Face And Start Dealing With Your Emotions

<i>Photo image: Clare and Dave</i><p>If food were a drug, for sure we'd have rehabilitation centers devoted to treating it much like those for drugs and alcohol. No doubt, there'd be a stigma associated with it, funds would be set aside for food abuse education and treatment, and we'd see it portrayed more …

Think Less, Think Better

A FRIEND of mine has a bad habit of narrating his experiences as they are taking place. I tease him for being a bystander in his own life. To be fair, we all fail to experience life to the fullest. Typically, our minds are too occupied with thoughts to allow complete immersion even in what is right …

General Hospital

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

Time Management

This Single Job Hunting Statistic Will Blow Your Mind

Implementing a 20-20-60 strategy to a job hunt could land you more interviewers (and better jobs).<p>Ten million job applications resulted in 100,000 hires.<p>That's 1 percent.<p>Worse: Only 15 percent of these 100,000 people applied through a job board; the rest got their job via networking or by being …

Employment

Forget Success, Think Satisfaction

My client, Marc, and I had been working together for almost a year as he grew his business from an idea into a thriving consulting practice. At the …

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier

Sometimes the tiniest habits make the biggest difference.<p>Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us …

Happiness