Marty Oliver

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7 Reasons You Should Never Give Up On Life No Matter What

Life: the one thing in the universe that holds true intrinsic value. It perplexes me when someone is willing to give up on it. People commit suicide …

30 Behaviors of Unstoppable People

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but …

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

12 Buddhist Books To Read On Your Path To Enlightenment

Dive in to this ancient spiritual tradition.<p>Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's …

Meditation

What It's Like to Suffer from a Panic Disorder

Imagine experiencing bouts of sudden, extreme fear, and lack of control without any specific reason for feeling that way.<p>That's what a panic disorder …

Cape Cod: America’s Heroin Hot Spot

In Steven Okazaki’s new documentary, he explores the heroin epidemic hitting one East Coast town.<p>I received an advanced viewing of HBO’s latest …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

SOPHNET. x Danner Mountain Light Zip-Up Boots

Mountainside luxury.<p>Japanese retailer SOPHNET. has come together with boot manufacturer Danner to create a light, zip-up mountain boot for …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of helpful and motivational content, especially business-minded podcasts and videos of keynote speakers from conferences around the world. TED Talks, a collection of thousands of presentations from some of the most brilliant …

Self-improvement

The Four Gifts of Anxiety: Embrace the Power of Your Anxiety

“My anxiety stops me from being able to focus. It gets so bad sometimes that I feel like I’m weighed down by a wet blanket. I can’t sleep at night. …

Webbing

<b>Webbing</b> is a strong fabric woven as a flat strip or tube of varying width and fibres, often used in place of rope. It is a versatile component used …

A Brief Summary of the Buddha's Teachings

Shortly after his Awakening, the Buddha delivered his first sermon, in which he laid out the essential framework upon which all his later teachings …

Spirituality

10 Things Mindfulness Will Teach You About Life

Buddhaimonia.Many people think that mindfulness is about quieting the mind and relieving stress. Sure, your mind will quiet to some degree, but …

Zen

It Takes Marketing Leadership to Drive Sales Transformation

The sales profession is going through a transformation. Social, mobile, and digital media are helping buyers become better informed and raising their expectations. And the purchase process has become longer and more complex.<p>These forces are making selling more costly, collaborative, and …

Selling

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Self-improvement

Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015

Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months , with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M.<p>80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy …

5 Management Rules I Swear By (Data Isn't Emotional, But People Are)

<b>“You can’t manage what you can’t measure.”</b> <i><br>—attributed to W. Edwards Deming (disputed)</i><p>In business, <i>data</i> is king. But what should we measure? And how?<p>Human emotion inevitably factors into the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ decisions. The use of data can evoke deep passions and trigger strong disagreements.<p>Data …

Content Marketing B2B Manufacturing Study: 2015 Trends

Manufacturing marketers shifted gears in a big way this year, turning their attention toward sales as a primary goal for content marketing.<p>That’s …

5 Steps To Keeping Your Employees–And Yourself–Motivated Daily

Attitudes are contagious. Do you have the kind that will inspire your team to start each day excited to face new challenges head-on?<p>It’s no accident that Steve Jobs is a household name, and it’s not just because he was the head of a widely known company.<p>Jobs was a character with a philosophy: a …

3 Ways to Be a Great Mentor

Being a great mentor is one of the most rewarding experiences an entrepreneur can have.<p>When you first started your business, you probably made some dumb mistakes. Looking back, it's funny how little we knew back when we started. The benefit of being an entrepreneur is that no matter if you're …