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You Don’t Need a Student Loan for In-tuition

Have you ever played with Runes, Tarot Cards or consulted the I Ching to get an answer to a major life question? I have. When I don’t like the answer, I “fish” again until I am satisfied with the outcome. Interpretation is everything. In fact, in my book Follow Your Bliss, Not Your Blisters, I teach a technique for learning how to tap into “happy” at any time. Understanding the role interpretation plays in our lives is fundamental to how much we can rise above the negativity and be in control of...
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To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

I signed our first contract in the delivery room. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long! NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. Formally, however, clients started reaching out at the same time my epidural was going in. The emotions of having a baby have been thoroughly discussed, analyzed, and shared. I have nothing particularly innovative to add except to say it’s a unique experience that you cannot prepare yourself for. I was...
Tags: Goals, Happiness, Success, Lifehacks

What We’ve Been Told About Passion is Bullshit

You're reading What We’ve Been Told About Passion is Bullshit, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. I have an unbelievable respect for talented artists. When I see life like portraits that an artist has drawn using only three different shades of colored pencils I often don’t believe that what I’m looking at isn’t a photo. Like the one above. Or someone who paints landscapes ...
Tags: Featured, Podcasts, Steve Jobs, Success, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jeremy, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Erin, Pickthebrain, Barnett Newman, Side Hustle, Jeremy Fisher, The Aworkening

Changing the game with decisive action

You have created the vision for your products; you’ve built trust among your teams; you’re working hard to motivate team members to do great things; and you’re working to develop your teams with insight and direction. The final step in … Continue reading →
Tags: Leadership, Success, Service, Change, Action, Sell, Market, Product Management, Build, Decisiveness, Influential Leadership

7 top CEOs on the one thing that makes their mornings more productive

Do you wake up and check your email while your eyes are still half closed? If so, you might want to rethink your morning routine. The early hours of the day set the tone for everything to come, so it's no surprise that so many successful people take an intentioned approach to what they do first thing.These hyper-successful CEOs reveal their morning routines that help them prioritize calm, concentration, and the meaningful stuff — without sacrificing productivity.1. Jeff Bezos carves out a mornin...
Tags: Productivity, Arianna Huffington, Happiness, Success, Hack, Creativity, Work-life balance, Innovation, Jeff Bezos, Oprah, Sundar Pichai, Gary Vaynerchuk, Huffington, Van Jones, Sundar Pichai Google, Haney

Top 7 Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

You must’ve had the pleasure of leading a team or a small group of people at some point in your life. Be it a project or a small campaign, you know how difficult it sometimes get to keep all of your team members on the same page and make them working toward your (common) goal. Human history is filled with so many great leaders who made the whole world follow them without being distracted or having double thoughts. So, how did those people achieve that legendary level of leadership? Here are 7 ti...
Tags: Leadership, Workplace, Success, Lifehacks, Martin Luther King Jr, John Corcoran, Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

My childhood was deadly. Education saved me.

In Igoye's native village, girls were often ridiculed on the basis of their sex. In her case, for example, boys would call her "prostitute" was she was still a chid at play. Also, the sexual exploitation of girls was not unheard of. Igoye used their harassment, she says, as fuel to study, work hard, and become successful. Another reason for her success, and why she advocates for female empowerment, is the encouragement she received from her father growing up. He would often tell her and her sist...
Tags: Life, Success, Innovation, Self, Personal Growth, Igoye

8 Ways to Achieve Your Goals In 2019…and Beyond

You're reading 8 Ways to Achieve Your Goals In 2019…and Beyond, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you're like most people, you have big goals for the year ahead. This is the year when you get out of debt, lose that weight, and in general live an awesome and expansive life. Those are all great things to pursue, but many people do not achieve those goals because they never ...
Tags: Featured, Goals, Success, Netflix, Time Management, Lifehacks, Eric Thomas, Meg Jay, Sim Campbell

My 2018 #GirlBoss Moments: 6 Things I Learned About Running a Successful Business

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Get Started On Your Goals In Under 2 Minutes

You're reading Get Started On Your Goals In Under 2 Minutes, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Back from Christmas vacation in Hawaii, I found myself sitting on the floor of my home office on the morning of New Year’s Eve. I was happy to be back in the comfort of my own home while realizing that tomorrow is a brand new year and its back to the same routine. Being a goal oriente...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Goals, Success, Goal Setting, Nike, Hawaii, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Candace, Mel Robbins

How to be wildly successful—on your terms

Most of us want to do work that matters—meaningfulness for our hearts, and something that moves the people forward. And we believe in financial sovereignty—for everyone. If you’ve been trying to turn your business or art into a profitable vehicle that makes a difference in the world, I’m all in to help make that happen. There is Soul work involved. There are no shortcuts. But, I’ve got some stories and ideas that could help with learning curves and obstacles… FREE 16-DAY SERIES The ...
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Reinventing the Entrepreneurship Game

In my last blog I described how important it is to unleash the power of innovative entrepreneurship in our digital & connected world. How doing this manifests an optimistic, abundant & positive futures that: Maximises the potential of entrepreneurs to see & solve 21st century wicked problems, innovate new businesses that successfully compete, achieve exponential & sustainable growth ...
Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Success, Change, Culture, Innovation, Collaboration, Innovation Mindset

9 life lessons powerful people taught us in 2018

Inspirational quotes can offer invaluable advice and wisdom. Here at Thrive, we often look to new role models like Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Oprah Winfrey, and more for thoughtful commentary on everything from how to find happiness on your own terms to how you can finally conquer self-doubt. Here are some of the top quotes that we shared on our Instagram in 2018 — they feature smart, practical advice that will help guide you in 2019. 1. Jennifer Aniston: 2. Lady Gaga: 3. Michelle Obam...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Arianna Huffington, Failure, Happiness, Success, Jennifer Aniston, Innovation, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer, Sheryl Sandberg, Personal Growth, Alan Watts, Michelle Obama Jennifer Aniston Oprah Winfrey

What one Navy SEAL learned by doing Hell Week 3 times

Navy SEAL Hell Week is 130 hours of brutal training with less than 4 hours of sleep.To mentally and physically persist, you need to be sure of one thing: Why you want to be there.David Goggins keeps a 'mental cookie jar' of victories to overcome stress and negative self-talk. Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by now at amazone --> List Price: $24.99 New From: $14.99 in Stock...
Tags: Motivation, Navy, Success, Innovation, Pain, Self, Personal Growth, Navy SEAL, Potential, David Goggins, Navy SEAL Hell Week

Study identifies the most effective mental strategies that people use to get through aversive challenges

What strategies do you use to push through a tough challenge, be it a run on a treadmill or a stressful phone call with your boss? Perhaps you remind yourself of what you have to gain from completing the task, or you use distraction, or you think about the bad things that will happen if you give in? For a paper in the European Journal of Personality, a team led by Marie Hennecke at the University of Zurich has conducted what they say is the first ever investigation of these strategies, and other...
Tags: Psychology, Failure, Happiness, Success, Innovation, Emotions, BPS Research Digest, University of Zurich, European Journal of Personality, Marie Hennecke, Hennecke

10 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Success

You're reading 10 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Usually, self-sabotaging behavior takes hold of people’s lives, and they do not even realize it. They attribute it to stress, common sense considerations, and ‘objective’ assessment of the possible struggles. Self-sabotaging behavior is deeply interconnected with self-esteem and the way...
Tags: Career, Success, Confidence, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Self Education, Self-sabotaging, Time for Psychology Nota, Patrick Reeves

Making Friends with Failure

Many of us may have grown up with the idea that making mistakes is a bad thing. When we received a bad grade or things didn’t go as expected, we may have felt distressed as we told our parents about it. We worried about their negative reaction. The urge to avoid errors goes back to an earlier time when our ancestors could not afford to make a mistake when they hunted for food or came across danger. Miscalculations cost people their lives in the olden days. Their minds were adept at helping ...
Tags: Psychology, Failure, Success, Self-help, Perfectionism, Achievement, Success & Achievement, Thomas Edison, Coping Skills, Blakely, Sara Blakely, Sara Blakely Spanx

Believing in Your Divine Life Purpose

You're reading Believing in Your Divine Life Purpose, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do you believe that your life has a specific purpose? I must confess that I have not always thought this way, but gradually, my beliefs were changed, over the course of many years, and now I remain absolutely convinced that life does indeed hold a specific, unique purpose for each of us; that w...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Disney, Success, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Pooh, Free Ebook, Life Purpose, 7 Keys, Divine Life Purpose, Wallace D Wattles, Will Edwards

10 Tips to Improve Focus and Dramatically Boost Your Performance

You're reading 10 Tips to Improve Focus and Dramatically Boost Your Performance, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. They said that a goldfish has a low attention span. Little do they know, we are not any better. According to a study from Microsoft , the average human has an 8-second attention span. That is even less than a goldfish by one second. I personally believe that the...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Microsoft, Success, Goal Setting, Creativity, Time Management, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Productivity Tips

Why Following Someone Else’s Success Can Lead to Your Failure

You attend conferences. You read books. You take training classes. All with the goal of learning strategies from those who have paved the path to success before you. But what if following in their steps could lead you down the wrong track? 3M talks about its 15 percent rule–a philosophy that allows anyone in the ...
Tags: Success, Strategy, Creativity, Innovation, Innovation Management, Innovation Mindset, Innovative Thinking

If you can define success not by how much money you make but rather how free are you to choose your life- then you will be relaxed, connected, energetic, open and free.

This post was originally published on Leave a comment or share this post by visiting If you can define success not by how much money you make but rather how free are you to choose your life- then you will be relaxed, connected, energetic, open and free..
Tags: Inspiration, Success, Inspirational Quotes

Be Your Own Tyrant

Tyranny: the word means a cruel and oppressive ruler.Liberty: defined as freedom from oppressive rule. If you want liberty, you need to rule yourself like a tyrant. If you can’t govern your desires like a tyrant, then you will undoubtedly find a real form (or forms) of tyranny. Freedom Now is Tyranny Later Maybe you can’t discipline yourself to get out of the bed in the morning. Instead, you hit the snooze button when the alarm clock rings at 6:30 AM, capturing nine more minutes of comfort and...
Tags: Sales, Success, Discipline, Joneses, Me Management, Success Mindset

LinkedIn meets Tinder in this mindful networking app

Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate. None Shapr is a completely free tool for building your professional network. Whether looking to grow your network in a new industry, seeking cofounders and investors for your startup idea or just hoping to grab a coffee with someone new, Shapr introduces professionals who are equal...
Tags: Work, Productivity, Business, New York, Success, Social Media, Linkedin, Atlanta, Work-life balance, Innovation, Collaboration, Start-up, Skype, Sarah, Personal Growth, Goal-setting

5 Inspiring People Who Started With Nothing and Changed the World

A lot of people dream about being successful and achieving their dreams. Maybe, you’ve got a ‘big’ dream but you’re worried that it will never be anything more than a fantasy. You’re worried that you’re just not capable enough. To be successful at something requires a great deal of skill, talent and even luck, right? What if I told you that success is in your own hands? And that if you want it bad enough, there’s just one thing you need to do? Well…it’s true and if you let me, I’ll prove it to y...
Tags: Happiness, Success, Michael Jordan, Nba, Lifehacks, Steven Spielberg, Kfc, Michael, Universal Studios, Thomas Edison, Sanders, Thomas, Steven, Seuss, Michael Jordan Michael Jordan, Seuss Dr Seuss

5 Ways to Overcome Mental Blocks

We’ve all been there- staring at a blank screen, throwing endless drafts in the trash, pulling out hair, scrolling through Facebook photos, re-ordering music libraries and even wiping the computer clean. We do anything to pass the time and avoid admitting the painfully obvious – we’ve hit a block. We are the cultivators and sole fuel source of the blocks we experience. Blocks are usually an indication that we’ve taken our focus off of what we want and placed it firmly on what we don’t. This is...
Tags: Facebook, Success, Development, American Express, Volkswagen, Lifehacks, Focus, Christopher, NLP, Ways to Overcome Mental Blocks, Jonathan Mead Blocks

Choosing Exactly How Your Life is Difficult

Life is difficult and full of suffering. Survival itself comes with adversity. Success, by whatever measure you choose, is difficult, requiring time, energy, and competence—and perhaps a bit of good fortune. With all of this being true, you get to choose what kind of suffering you prefer. You might prefer healthy suffering, the kind that provides meaning, purpose, and a host of other rewards. Alternatively, you may prefer a type of suffering that produces only greater suffering. Unhealthy Suffe...
Tags: Psychology, Sales, Success, Earth, Usa Today, Mindset, Discomfort, Suffering, Hard Work

It’s Not the Tools or Technology

Two runners step up the starting line. The first runner is wearing the most technologically advanced, aerodynamic running gear ever created. It reduces drag by 14% as compared with any other fabric used to make running clothes. It is the best and most expensive running gear available. The second runner is wearing the cheapest, least aerodynamic sweat suit available. It is very old and worn, and purchased it at a retailer because of its low price. It’s embarrassing. The first runner is wearing th...
Tags: Goals, Sales, Success, Training, Execution, Usa Today, Competence, Success Mindset

4 Ways to Get Yourself out of a Rut in Your Professional Life

This article is contributed by Jason Dirkham. So there it is. A couple of years after quitting your day job and starting your own business, you find yourself here. In a mire. Unable to see a clear path forward, and feeling as though luck, insight, and motivation have all abandoned you. Doubt starts to flood your mind and you’ve become deeply jaded and disheartened by everything. Or maybe you never did make the plunge, and you’re still working in a day job you hate, constantly feeling as thoug...
Tags: Business, Sales, Success, Jack Canfield, RUT, Jason Dirkham

#NewYears2019 Innovation Excellence Ranks the Top 10 Innovative COO’s on Social Media

Success in the world of work today is, as always, tied to the indelible link between talent, brand and innovation. What has changed and continues to evolve is the opportunity for savvy leaders to optimize their passion and their work on social channels. Innovation Excellence, likes to recognize the Top Ten Innovative – as in ...
Tags: Twitter, Headlines, Leadership, Inspiration, Success, Trends, Strategy, Social Media, Management, FF, Industry, Culture, Innovation, Collaboration, Conferences, Growth

How does a Seattle Fishmonger Become World Famous?

John Yokoyama bought a fish stand in Seattle right across from his Dad’s produce stand. He was just 25 years old. 20 years of struggle… Until… He became World Famous. How DOES a Seattle fish market become world famous? Short Answer: By declaring publicly that they’re “World Famous”. Long Answer: Of course, The Short Answer […]
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