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Transcendental Meditation is taking over Wall Street — here's how it works

Over the past few years, TM has made its way into the mainstream, with celebrities like Jerry Seinfeld and Arianna Huffington proclaiming its benefits, and doctors around the United States recommending it to patients with anxiety and high blood pressure, given its approval by agencies like the …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful

If who you are isn't who you'd like it to be, here are some helpful, worthwhile ways to steer yourself toward what is important.<p>Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who …

Self-improvement

Companion Diagnostics? For Cancer Care, We Need Better Ones

Maybe it takes a certain set of experiences like going to medical school and then having cancer, or geekiness, to get excited by spending two days at a biotech conference on companion diagnostics, CDx. But I came away from a recent, sold-out World CDx meeting in Boston eagerly reading. I couldn’t …

How health care will look with a physician shortage

The Association of American Medical Colleges projects that the nation will face a shortage of 12,000 to 31,000 primary-care physicians by 2025. So it's no wonder you may be finding it harder to find a doctor or to schedule an appointment with the one you have.<p>What's fueling this problem? The baby …

Health Care

How this company earns millions with Instagram

Coffee grounds are the new black.<p>Skincare company Frank Body has made a business out of selling the stuff as a body scrub and expects to make over $19 million this year.<p>The Australia-based company was launched in March 2013 by five friends. They put up a total of $3,000 -- and recouped it in one …

Social Media

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

You Need an Innovation Strategy

Despite massive investments of management time and money, innovation remains a frustrating pursuit in many companies. Innovation initiatives frequently fail, and successful innovators have a hard time sustaining their performance—as Polaroid, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, and …

Innovation

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day

Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two hours later, after fighting several fires, solving other people’s problems, and dealing with …

10 Career Wins Most People Don't Claim On Their Resumes

I was at the Department of Motor Vehicles renewing my license and a woman in front of me was having trouble. She turned to me and asked “Can you help me fill out this form?”<p>“Sure!” I said. “What’s the problem?”<p>“Whenever I have to fill out a form, I panic,” she said, laughing. “I’m six years old all …

The Three Keys to Consistency

How To Control What You Can And Influence What You Can’t In Your Life<p>Every day you need to get up and face numerous challenges. Here’s how you can …

Self-improvement

12 Ways to Make Your Confidence Soar

Confidence is the key to happiness and success. What would your life be like if you were more confident? For starters, the following would probably …

Meadow House, Richland Center, Wisconsin

<b>It’s a rare place where you can wear sunglasses</b> inside without looking like a jerk. If you stay at the Meadow House, it’s a good idea to leave your …

Washington State

5 Success Principles That Will Never Die

Success comes in many shapes and sizes. And it can come at you from many different directions. If you are not looking for it, success can pass you by -- several times. You must be on the lookout for success' cousin, opportunity; it is the gateway to success. Often times, opportunity and success …

35 Essential Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<b>“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>We all have these personal voices.<p>There’s one voice that says you …

Happiness

Six Tips to Improve Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is not something that comes naturally for a lot of people. For some, it's a constant internal battle that they face every day. …

Success Requires Optimism, But You Can Fake It Till You Make It

<i>“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” —Albert Schweitzer</i><p>All one has to do is Google the word Optimist to locate study after study showing that Optimists do better in most avenues of life than Pessimists. Studies …

4 Steps To Building A Job Search Plan For Faster Results

Just like you’d properly prepare and plan before heading into a job interview, your job search efforts also need planning and preparation. When you …

9 Reasons A Positive Attitude Can Keep You Alive

You produce about 50,000 thoughts a day according to the National Science Foundation.Of those 50,000, 70-80% of them are negative thoughts. That’s …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

5 Voicemail Tactics That Will Get You More Callbacks

A ton of people ask me on a regular basis whether or not they should even leave voicemails any more since they almost never get a call back. My response is yes – as long as they are good ones. If you’re leaving ‘touching base’ and ‘checking in’ voicemails then don’t waste your time or the …

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

How LinkedIn Is Thwarting Your Job Search

<b>By Donna Sapolin, Next Avenue Founding Editor</b><p>I recently transitioned from a staff position at Next Avenue to a freelance role and began searching for a new executive-level job. One of the many things I did to boost my chances of success was to edit the field just below my name in my LinkedIn …

16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …