Self-improvement

Boost Your Confidence With These 8 Simple Exercises

Confidence is essential to your success in business.<p><i>I’d also argue that it’s essential to success in life.</i><p>Confidence doesn’t compensate for a lack of …

Body Language

The Six Degrees of Success Mindset.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) What is the difference between those who claim they want to achieve something great – whether it’s …

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Have you ever sipped a Macallan M whisky? If you have then you’ve certainly done well for yourself; a bottle of this spirit will set you back around $3,500.<p>Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob …

Success

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a …

Happiness

17 Things You Start To Realize As You Get Older

We're all just realizing things. H/T Quora<p>"Don't spend time thinking about "what if" or "I wish I". <b>You never know if that woman/man could be the one you marry</b>. Relationships really can be as random as that."<p>"When you were a child you knew you could ask your parents or any adult a question knowing …

Happiness

5 Secrets to Building Self-Discipline

What are some good ways to build strong self-discipline? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Nela Canovic<b>, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on</b> Quora:<p><b>Here’s why</b> …

Self-help

The 3 biggest lies we tell ourselves about happiness and success

<b>· There are three main lies we tell ourselves to feel better now, but prevent future success.</b><p><b>· Those three lies are: "I need to 'x' to feel 'y,'" "The world owes me something," and, "There's nothing I can do."</b><p><b>· Until you stop relying on these questions and have a tough conversation with yourself,</b> …

Happiness

5 Willpower Habits Every Man Should Develop | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following selection on “Will Power Habits” comes from</i> The Technique of Building Personal Leadership <i>(1925) by Donald A. Laird. We</i> …

Will Power

Evaluate Your Meditation

After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …

Happiness

Everyone Gets Scared: 4 Ways to Use That Fear to Your Advantage

Let it push you forward instead of holding you back.<p>Is fear a sign of weakness or a sign of strength? From an early age we are taught to not show fear. There is nothing to fear but fear itself, right?<p>But my childhood idol Kevin McAllister was afraid and he survived not one but two Christmases on …

it doesn't matter

Do You Build or Discover Your Life?

Even if we may have trouble clearly articulating it, we each have a view and relationship with our lives, specifically how we go about thinking what …

Personalized News

Never Let Go of a Childhood Dream

<i>“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”</i> <b>Winston S. Churchill</b><p>Becoming a published novelist is a story …

15th century

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life

Jack Canfield once said, "Everything you want is on the other side of fear."<p>Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, …

Happiness

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of …

Self-help

18 Love Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Flutter

Some quotes are forgotten; while others go on to make history. Some become so famous that they acquire the status of platitudes. These platitudes …

Motivation

11 Of The Most-Popular Self-Help Books On Amazon Right Now

Get ready for some serious personal development.<p>You don’t necessarily have to live through life’s infinite lessons to truly understand them. The market for self-development literature has grown immensely as we all search for more meaning and fulfillment in our lives. Instead of having to live a …

Success

The Mental Trick You Can Use This Weekend to Become More Resilient and Confident

Building unshakeable confidence and layers of resiliency starts with this mental shift.<p>Abundance is commonly accepted as something that helps us live more fulfilling lives. But why?<p>Simply, it's because operating in a state of abundance leads to a growth mindset. While operating in a state of …

Happiness

10 ways to survive constant stress at work

The world is groaning for authentic, powerful, compassionate, and wise leaders. No matter what your ranking on the corporate ladder, you can make a …

The Workplace

8 Success Habits Learned Building a 7-Figure Business by Age 17

There is no minimum age for starting on the path to success.<p>The stress of doing your schoolwork, playing a sport and finding time for family and friends is taxing enough during your teenage years. Throw in managing a business, and it gets pretty crazy!<p>I founded HoopSwagg when I was 13 years old, …

Entrepreneurship

Insanely Simple Time Management Tips that Actually Work

Time management can be a tough job. What is important and what is urgent are often times two totally different things.<p>This same principle is actually …

Time Management

Dealing With Setbacks: Tips For Getting Back On Track

This column is authored by Jamison Monroe Jr., Owner of TeenRehab<p>Photo by Aneta Ivanova on Unsplash<p>No matter what you’re working towards obstacles …

Startups (India)

4 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

<i>This post originally appeared on</i> <i>Shine</i><i>, a free daily text to help you thrive.</i><p>Impostor syndrome and I go way back. A few years ago, when I received a …

Happiness

Taking feedback

I’m going to try something very non-traditional for my blog. I don’t know if it’s a good idea or not but we’ll give it a go and if everyone hates it, …

Programming

What It Takes To Succeed At Business | Times Square Chronicles

What It Takes To Succeed At Business<p>Being successful doesn’t happen overnight. You must develop the skills and attitude it takes to move you up the …

Times Square

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Success

17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

If you want to be successful, dropping some of your bad habits is a good way to start.<p>No matter how much you want something, sometimes only the …

Motivation

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit

Every great leader fails sometimes. Here's the key practice to follow when you fall short, according to one of the country's most-respected military leaders.<p>If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the …

Success

Overcoming Fear, Managing Failure And Developing A Success Mindset

Fear is one of those things we’ve all experienced at some point. In times of physical danger, fear can literally save our lives. It triggers the most primitive part of our brain, the part responsible for alerting and protecting us from danger. Fear helps to keep us safe and alive. However, there …

Motivation

5 Ways to Make Yourself Look Polished to Everyone Around You

No amount of knowledge or dedication can help you succeed if you don't address this<p>The world is full of dreamers. Plenty of people spend lots of time and money reading business and branding books or signing up to attend motivational seminars.<p>But let's be honest: Even while these books, seminars and …

10 signs you’re burning out and how to stop it

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The …

Success