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25 Reasons You Are Not as Successful as You Should Be

I'm guessing that you're holding yourself back because of one of the following reasons.<p>It's just one of those days where nothing seems to be going right. And, to be honest, it's a pretty crappy feeling. Sometimes there are certain situations or challenges that are completely out of your control …

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Failure Is An Essential Element Of Success

So don't feel bad when it happens to you.<p>Last month, a Princeton professor tweeted an unusual version of his CV that listed all of the fellowships, grants, degree programs and publications from which he was rejected.<p>Johannes Haushofer, an assistant professor of psychology and public affairs, wrote …

Ecommerce Branding: Why You Should Develop a Personal Brand

<b>Is it more important for online store owners to brand their product or brand themselves?</b> It goes without saying that having a good product with a …

10 fresh ways to trick yourself into breaking bad habits — and building better ones

My intention is to spend five minutes catching up on people's life achievements and pretty vacation photos — and then suddenly, it's an hour later.<p>Afterwards, I feel kind of <i>blech</i>. Like I just wasted a chunk of precious non-working time that I could instead have used to call a friend, or take a …

Breaking Bad

Why Do People Invest in Hedge Funds?

High fees, questionable performance<p>The reasons for investing in hedge funds vary. For some investors, hedge funds represent an opportunity to trounce …

Who Really Should Run Your Company?

There is always an inner circle trusted with making the most critical decisions in the business and as a CEO it's a good thing and you should embrace it.<p>When you think about who runs your business, most people think it's the company's management or leadership team. But it's not. The real answer is …

Newly-weds! The cause of your dissatisfying sex life is your smartphone | sex and relationships

If you are spending more time clicking away on that smartphone of yours at the cost of your partner, it’s time for a reality check.<p>Doctors from …

Mental Health

4 Books Entrepreneur Turned Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz Recommends

As an entrepreneur and business owner, filling knowledge gaps is an absolute necessity to get ahead of the game.<p>And someone who has consistently been …

Ben Horowitz

Thinking or Feeling? Which Is the Best Option to Make Decisions?

Every month I check in with the PowerPath Forecast to get a pulse on the world. I don't know how they do it, but the forecast has an uncanny knack at identifying larger themes happening to us all. This information helps the work I do with my clients as well as helping me understand shifting …

Psychology

5 Agile Marketing Steps that Business Leaders Can Take Now

I recently read an article on LinkedIn about the death and destruction of agile software development. In his article titled “Agile is Dead,” Matthew …

How to Transform Your Body by Coming from Love Instead of Fear

<b>“Fear is the opposite of everything you are, and so has an effect of opposition to your mental and physical health.” ~Neale Donald Walsch</b><p>My initial …

Emotional Intelligence 101: Learn to Manage Your Emotions by Controlling This First

Emotions and feelings are instinctive. Here's how to get them under control.<p>There's no denying it: Emotions are powerful.<p>Think about it. When you're happy, you're confident. You're ready to take on the world; nothing can get in your way.<p>In contrast, sadness or fear can have the opposite effect.<p>And …

5 tips to supercharge your social media engagement

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>A strong social media presence is an essential part of many marketing plans.<p>Although …

Social Media

7 qualities every excellent manager has

You've seen them — the supervisors who have an infectious love for the organization and the ability to make decisions with empathy and knowledge.<p>It often seems as though organizations have trouble finding these managers because there are few and far between, but we don't have that problem at my …

University of Exeter

The 5-Minute Habit That Can Change Your Life

In today’s world, it’s incredibly easy to get sidetracked from doing what truly matters to you. Every day, we are bombarded by distractions from all …

10 Traits That Will Help You Succeed In Small Business (And Maybe Life)

What does it take to succeed in business? Skill, sure. Some charisma, yes. Innovative ideas, without doubt. An MBA from Stanford? It can’t hurt.<p>But those are the easy answers  as we found out this year when we sat down with leaders from small, but growing companies to ask this very question. Coming …

Small Business

The Actually Useful Guide to Self-Help

Over a decade ago, feeling Buddha-level enlightened after reading Eckhart Tolle’s <i>The Power of Now</i>, I dragged my friend Vicki into the nearest …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

6 Tips for Becoming a Better Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

5 Ways to Learn More Every Day

As the CEO of a Silicon Valley start-up and the parent—and coach and cheerleader and chauffeur—of three small kids, I struggle to carve out time for …

Fortune 500 CEO: The One Quality Every Leader Must Have

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

What is the purpose of a logo? It’s more than design…it’s about purpose

My friend Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development for Alibaba, blew up Twitter recently by observing that many hot tech companies have …

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

Entrepreneurship