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How Do You Steer Through Turbulent Waters? Five Steps To Successfully Navigate Conflict At Work – Jay Sullivan

Conflict is part of life. Most of us avoid conflict when we can, but sometimes, it’s unavoidable. Early in our careers, when we feel powerless relative to those around us, we tend to deal with conflict by ducking, dodging or deferring, knowing that we don’t have much leverage to push back. But as we progress … Continue reading How Do You Steer Through Turbulent Waters? Five Steps To Successfully Navigate Conflict At Work – Jay Sullivan

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

Mounting evidence of the impact of contemplative practices like meditation (which we now know can, quite literally, rewire the brain) are finally bringing modern science up to speed with ancient wisdom. Mindfulness and compassion -- the practices of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment, and extending a loving awareness to others -- are part … Continue reading What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead Of Negative – Loretta Breuning

Our brain is not designed to create happiness, as much as we wish it were so. Our brain evolved to promote survival. It saves the happy chemicals (dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin) for opportunities to meet a survival need, and only releases them in short spurts which are quickly metabolized. This motivates us to keep taking … Continue reading How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead Of Negative – Loretta Breuning

How To Accept Process & Learn From Failure – Chris Myers

Take a close enough look at any life of note, and you’ll quickly discover a legacy of failure. However, it’s important to distinguish between failed experiments and failure in the Platonic ideal sense of the word. Experimental failure happens when you try something, and it doesn’t work the way you intended. We’ve all experienced this … Continue reading How To Accept Process & Learn From Failure – Chris Myers

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High Achieving Person – Brianna Wiest

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain. Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to … Continue reading 18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High Achieving Person – Brianna Wiest

10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today – Marc Chernoff

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at nine o’clock at night, five days a week. I was competitive. I wanted to win races. And I was smart enough to know that if I dedicated myself to … Continue reading 10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today – Marc Chernoff

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself – Marc Chernoff

Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was well received by most of our readers, but several of you suggested that we follow it up with a list of things to start doing.  In one reader’s words, “I would love to see you revisit each of these 30 principles, but instead of … Continue reading 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself – Marc Chernoff

How feeling young at heart impacts your overall health – Evelyn Lewin

We all know people who seem years – nay, decades – younger than their biological age. Children's book author Susanne Gervay is one of them. She's 66 but feels more in her mid-20s. Rather than slowing down, her career continues to escalate. In her spare time she's often jogging around her local park or doing … Continue reading How feeling young at heart impacts your overall health – Evelyn Lewin

Psychologists Have Surprising Advice for People Who Feel Unmotivated – Leah Fessler

Per traditional self-help narratives, if you can’t accomplish your goal, you should ask for advice. Find someone who has successfully landed the job, gotten the promotion, made the grades, achieved the weight loss, or created the financial stability that you want. Tell this person you’re struggling. Then do what she says. According to two leading … Continue reading Psychologists Have Surprising Advice for People Who Feel Unmotivated – Leah Fessler

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Goals – Aytekin Tank

The race to get the world’s first plane in the sky was a hard fought battle between The Wright Brothers and a lesser-known gentleman by the name of Samuel Pierpont Langley. You will discover why you’ve never heard of the latter here shortly. As you probably read somewhere inside that history textbook you were forced … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Goals – Aytekin Tank

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