How to Overcome Excuses: 6 Tips to Gain the Edge & Meet Your Goals

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Great people throughout history often fail, quite miserably, before finally reaching their goals, says international business strategist Dan Waldschmidt.

The Real Difference Between Being Successful and Being Happy


Success and happiness, happiness and success. People have a tendency to confuse the two, mixing them up until they can’t distinguish between the very different but seemingly unified terms.

Change Your Perspective on Failure by Seeing It as an Obstacle not an Option

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Everyone learns to walk and ride a bike, but some people, as they go through life, seem to find it harder to get back up after a fall

The Other Side of Pain

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Everyone has their own way of dealing with pain. What matters most is trying to view it as a learning opportunity.

Simple Wisdom from The Greatest Coach Of All Time

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If there was ever a man who codified and successfully taught leadership to young men, it was John Wooden.

Monsters University and Being a Young Man


Monsters University reminds us that failing does not always stop us from achieving our dreams, something that more young men desperately need to hear.

What Makes You Happy?

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Lynda Wallace describes four common misconceptions about happiness.

6 Life Lessons from “The Wolf of Wall Street”

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Dr. Jed Diamond asks: What part of the wolf lives in you?

Why You Won’t Change in 2014: The Failure of Resolutions

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Justin Wisor believes resolutions rob us of the current moment, convincing us that where we are is not good enough.

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Are Setting You Up For Failure

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Gurbaksh Chahal thinks it’s time to aim bigger with our resolutions, to step outside our comfort zones, and only make the resolutions we plan to keep.

How To Make 2014 Your Year of Real Magic


Jacob Nordby, with The Temple of Dreams: A Parable of Your Possibility—on how to learn the power of “except”.

The Dangers of Growing Up, or: Who Am I?


Eduardo Garcia reflects back on his old writing to see the man he was and the man he has become.

Wall Street Women Lean In, Stay At Home Dads Help Wives’ Careers

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D. A. Wolf is pleased that work and family issues are taking center stage in today’s New York Times. But she thinks the article misses the bigger issues of the economic forces at play in today’s world—for both genders.

I Lived a Day According to Ben Franklin’s Schedule and It Changed My Life

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Long before to-do-list apps existed Benjamin Franklin was providing us with a daily schedule for success.

What Happens When a Third-Grader Chases His Dreams? He Becomes a 20-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Has Made Dreams Happen

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Jeet Banerjee has failed at three start-up businesses. On his fourth try, he figured out the secret to success.

You Can’t Find Your Dream Job? Good.

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Matthew Branch has worked six jobs and two internships since graduating college. Each failed job has helped strengthen his sense of purpose.