Articles about Inspiration
The 8 most effective ways to get back on track after you messed up (and finally stay there)
You’re stuck in a downward spiral of negativity because it seems like all the progress you’ve made may be ruined. If you can relate to this scenario, you know how tough it can be to get back on track after you messed up. But, it’s possible.
5 reasons to cook on a weeknight (especially after a stressful day!)
Here are five reasons why you should go full-blown Barefoot Contessa on a Tuesday.
Billionaire Richard Branson has some simple advice for those who want to succeed
Time and again, Branson encourages young people to stay faithful to themselves in the face of all odds. After all, he's living proof that anything is possible — as a child, he struggled greatly with dyslexia. No one ever dreamed that he would pioneer a global music and video game company, an airline and a space project.
The most important trait among successful people will surprise you
This is what matters more than any other talent or trait.
7 ways to stand out during your internship
This 8- to 12-week assignment gives hiring managers a snapshot of your personality, skill set, ambition, communication skills and of course intelligence.
At the intersection of food, influence, and leadership
For many of us, it was a rude awakening to become the leader and we learned that true “power” and influence doesn’t come on a silver platter.
The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)
Let’s face it — nothing as powerful as a sustained life of happiness and success will ever come easy. It must be earned.
What to do when you think your life sucks
Even when life sucks there are differences between those who just survive and those who thrive in their circumstances. Follow these tips.
6 trips you should take before turning 40
Forty may seem a long way away when you are in your mid-twenties, but trust me – it will be coming around quicker than you can pack your suitcase and put on your “Out of Office” after reading about these incredible trips.
How do you know when you’re overdoing it?
American cyclist Lawson Craddock fought through the toll of the Tour de France, but he now ponders whether pushing past the pain was really worth it.
How to be smarter than people smarter than you
I read the things smart people write down. By deciding to read more, you’ve already become smarter than most “smart people.”
Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’
When most people have goals, they immediately begin thinking about HOW. Billionaires immediately begin thinking about WHO.
How to actually move on (from anything)
In order to move forward, you have to move on. And in order to move on, you have to let go. You can only get so far with your leash still on.
8 career podcasts you should download ASAP
If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.
These childless women are happy – so why won’t anyone believe them?
We've still not reached a place where the choice to remain childless is free of judgment. For many, being subjected to other people's opinions persists.
Here’s how you can make better use of your time
There are only two ways to make better use of time: Create and follow a plan of action and increase energy levels. Here are 7 tips for accomplishing both.
Read this if you’re going through adversity
After going through a lot of adversity (personally and professionally) myself, I’ve learned a few things about staying motivated.
7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move
Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time creating an actionable plan for your next career move and you can trade the treadmill to nowhere for fulfillment.
Tips for women heading to the executive suite
You might be surprised to find that leadership presence is not an attribute automatically assigned to you because of your business results.
From Wall Street to a ring: How the founder of Shadowbox made a career risk work
The feeling of needing to move your body around and let's just be honest, punch something repeatedly after a long day at a high-pressured job is something many of us can relate to. That is how Daniel Glazer, once a busy New York City trader and now the CEO and Founder of boutique fitness boxing studio Shadowbox, released his stress after a long day of work (with a punching bag at a gym that is.)
Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time
Life isn’t about repeatedly hitting home runs. Rather, it’s about strikeouts, singles, and doubles, until we slowly, but steadily, reach home base.
Listen to the power of quiet people
Being quiet is a choice and quiet people have a unique power — everyone, them included, needs to pay more attention to it.
How to make Fridays more fun in the summer, even if you can’t leave work early
Here's how to make the last day of the work week better — even if "Summer Fridays" are a total afterthought at your company.
A guide for thriving in a fast world: 3 things worth remembering
Anything that disrupts routines in this fast world gets labeled as bad. Yet, more often than not, change is only as good or bad as the response to it.
JOMO is the new FOMO – and it’s perfect for preventing burnout
First, there was FOMO, which addressed that universal feeling we have developed thanks to social media. Now there's JOMO, the joy of missing out.