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7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

Learn How to Capture Anyone's Attention With These 5 Tips From Famous Motivational Speakers

What you can learn about engaging any audience from Jim Rohn, Amy Purdy Tony Robbins and others.<p>There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness

Want to improve your success in life and business? The results of this study will show you how.<p>Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After …

Happiness

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even if Everything Is Falling Apart Around You

I was told I would never walk again.<p>Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. …

Motivation

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has stuck to this simple yet powerful approach, and it's one all of us can take.<p>Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this …

Self-improvement

Where Did the Bible Come From? Answering 4 Common Questions About the Bible: Part 3

“…no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as …

Theology

Jesus Never Existed: Archaeologists Make a Shocking Discovery

The remains of the first Catholic pope have been exhumed by archaeologists and have been remarkably well preserved, as well as turning up some …

Christianity

5 Ways to Give Feedback That Inspires People to Grow, Not Shrink.

Feedback done wrong is worse than saying nothing.<p>In the best businesses, everyone knows where they stand. Holding someone accountable is strictly between his or her performance and the expected standard. It’s not about you and that person, personally. As a business owner, it’s your responsibility …

Mythologizing the devil won't end well, Archbishop Chaput warns

Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 7, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A society that relies on reason and technology, without faith, risks forgetting God and …

The difference between being successful and very successful is always the same — and that's why it's so hard

But there's a problem. Sustaining success, and going <i>beyond</i> success is nearly impossible for most people. Hence Greg McKeown, author of "Essentialism<i>,"</i> questions, "Why don't successful people and organizations automatically become very successful?"<p>McKeown's answer is succinct: <i>Success is a catalyst</i> …

Motivation

I spoke with nearly 150 entrepreneurs, and the same 3 lessons came up repeatedly

That's one of the reasons why they'll try to pick the brains of successful business owners. They want to learn the success secrets, or the one or two magic tactics that will make all the positive difference in their results.<p>Over the past two years, I did a lot of that brain picking for you while …

Entrepreneurship

Stop Trying to Motivate People

<b>Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work</b><i></i> <i>People are always motivated. The question is not if, but why they are motivated.</i>Those two lines immediately stand …

Motivation

10 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in Life

It takes a village to raise an intelligent child.<p>There's a saying that children are the future. If you're a parent, or are considering becoming a parent sometime in the future, you should give some thought to how you would raise your offspring to become the most successful that they can.<p>With my …

Self-improvement

10 Habits Of Super Likeable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

The Surprising Trait That Counts More Than Ability

It is only human to leap to judgments about others. Science suggests that one trait can determine people's first, snap assessment of you. It is a fact of life that we ignore at our peril.<p>Smart, in control, accomplished, talented, adept...qualities that describe a leader. Surprisingly, though, none …

Psychology

4 Signs to Immediately Identify Someone With True Emotional Intelligence

Imagine the immense possibilities of working with a team that possesses these traits.<p>In a recent report, top human resources officers from global companies were asked what they see as the 10 job skills required by the year 2020 for workers to thrive.<p>One of those critical skills for success that …

Emotional Intelligence
Evangelical Christianity

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing

Drawing on the work of a Stanford psychologist, he says changing the way you talk to them can shape their lives for the better.<p>Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I paid attention.<p>Robbins is one of the most successful …

Self-improvement

The Islamic Jesus

Mustafa Akyol’s book tells Christians, Muslims and Jews exactly what we all have in common and how we got this way. It reaches us not a minute too …

It Was Cultural Anxiety That Drove White, Working-Class Voters to Trump

A new study finds that fear of societal change, not economic pressure, motivated votes for the president among non-salaried workers without college degrees.<p>White Americans carried Donald Trump to the White House. He won college-educated white voters by a four-point margin over Hillary Clinton, …

Political Science

News from the Vatican - News about the Church - Vatican News

31/12/2017<p>Pope expresses closeness to Coptic Christians after attack in Egypt<p>31/12/2017<p>Pope leads Vespers and Te Deum on New Year’s …

How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs

This is what it truly takes for leaders to motivate their employees.<p>If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively …

Employee Engagement

10 Business Leaders' Favorite Quotes That Will Motivate You and Eliminate Excuses

Need a little inspiration? Check out these words of wisdom.<p>Excuses kill dreams -- both personal and professional -- every day. You either make them and lose or refuse to give in and eventually win.<p>The great thing about entrepreneurship is that we all possess the one tool that can help us reach any …

These 141 quotes From Three Awe Inspiring Spiritual Teachers Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

When it comes to achieving your goals and living the life you want, I’m sure you’ve come across enough spiritual teachers who make you feel good with …

Spirituality

5 Expert-Approved Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Be it a nasty rumor, an unsightly blemish, or a bad case of the Mondays, we all have those moments when our self-confidence plummets. And, while it’s …

Self-help

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Parenting

Have We Been Misinterpreting the Word 'Head' in Ephesians 5?

The Greek word Paul uses for "head" in Ephesians 5:23 is <i>kephale</i>, which was commonly used to refer to the physical head on one's shoulders. In fact, …

Theology

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

Leadership