Articles about Motivation

Communication

Phone calls, saying ‘no’ and staying ready

Be bold. Make calls. Make a checklist. Address every item. Don’t skimp on the preparation phase. Your future self will thank you.

Success

How to not drift through life and get what you really want

Have you ever noticed how some people just seem to drift through life, without direction or purpose? Maybe you’ve noticed that about your own life.

Office Life

Finding your voice in a competitive team

So what does it take to speak up and have a voice when you work in a highly competitive team? Here are three suggestions for thriving.

Personal Finance

I spent 5 years studying rich people. Here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about money

What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn't? Here are some strategies that helped the rich get rich.

Self-Help

The single biggest thing you can do for your career: Show up. Every. Day.

Showing up to the office every day, providing value, and showing your work is one of the best ways to build a lasting career.

Careers

A GM engineer’s advice for people considering STEM careers

A GM engineer shares her two biggest pieces of advice to young people considering STEM careers and how she changed career paths.

The Whole Human

5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want

There are unnecessary struggles and situations we can avoid if we simply begin with pursuing a path, job, venture or career that we actually love.

The Whole Human

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

If you know the right tricks and strategies, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty with poise.

Millennials

Here is some of the worst advice currently being given to Millennials

Here are the seven pieces of advice that I HATE hearing people give to Millennials. Top of the list: Work harder you lazy punk!

The Whole Human

This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient

There’s evidence that the right voices in your head can make you smarter, more confident and more resilient. Here are the three you need talking to you.

How To

4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person

Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.

Levelling Up

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.

News

The story behind Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ shows us how to make projects our own

Aretha Franklin, the great American singer who became a defining voice of the 20th century and the acclaimed Queen of Soul, died at her home in Detroit on Thursday from pancreatic cancer, her publicist said.

The Whole Human

12 things you can do to feel a little less lonely

We’ve outlined a few suggestions for the times when you feel lonely and like life just isn’t going your way, so you don't feel the need to hop on Facebook.

The Whole Human

How to create a zen meditation space and improve your career at the same time

I hoped using meditation would lower stress and help me find a bit of peace in life — but I never expected it to have the impact it did on my career.

Creativity

7 things Albert Einstein taught me about creativity

We find clues to creativity in anyone from Pablo Picasso to a nameless, sweaty bricklayer. Or, in this case, a wild-eyed physicist who did poorly in school.

Productivity

Hustle is for amateurs (do these 8 things instead)

Is hard work important? Absolutely. It’s irreplaceable. But hustle is hard work done stupidly. Go pro with the tips from this post.

Productivity

Did you fail at something? Good – do something else

Instead of just telling people to stop complaining, Jocko Willink realizes that we need more than that to truly change our behavior.

Communication

Rock the body. Body language, that is!

There may be one tool in your career-building kit that you’re not using to its full potential, and that’s body language.

Productivity

Simple productivity hacks to immediately become more effective

What’s necessary to become more effective are straightforward, doable strategies that simplify your day and transform potential into productive outputs.

Office Life

Overcome the performance bias if you want to improve your team

Everyone loves high performers and categorizing people by performance has its benefits. However, the performance bias can create more harm than good.

How To

Getting unstuck: The myth of work-life balance

The key to getting unstuck is self-care, even when that feels like your lowest priority and the last thing you have time for.

Parenting

Why being an overprotective parent isn’t necessarily a bad thing

Before you buy into the idea that all overprotective parents are ruining their children’s lives, check out how you might actually be helping them.

Confidence

Gabrielle Union on why women need to stop feeling ‘lucky’ when someone likes their idea

At the 2018 #BlogHer conference, Gabrielle Union spoke out how about women should never just feel 'lucky' someone believed in their company.

How To

One of Oprah’s favorite thought leaders says these are the only 3 questions you need to ask yourself

Career expert Marie Forleo, one of Oprah's favorite thought leaders, says you only need to ask yourself 3 questions to find your passion.