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Why You Need A Life Purpose, And Why Having It Keeps You Going

Tweet  image by yolaleah   A life purpose, personal calling, something that you are born to do…there are so many ways to describe it. Some people believe it’s a spiritual or even religious thing. Others believe it comes from their genetic pre-dispositions and personality. Whatever you want to call it, and wherever it comes from, […]

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Are You Pushing Yourself Enough?

Tweet  image by plantpowerfamily   We live in a world of mollycoddling and supportiveness. The intentions behind it are usually good, but road to hell – or in this case, the road to mediocrity – is paved with good intentions. Remember that: The road to mediocrity is paved with good intentions. If you are lucky, […]

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Ask the Readers: Do You Use Journaling for Professional Development?

Tweet  image by paulworthington   Most people tend to use journaling for personal growth, and that’s great because journaling can take your personal development to a whole new level. But it can do the same for your professional development. If you want a successful career, or even if you are just trying to figure out what […]

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Dreams and Failure – Two Sides of the Same Coin

Tweet  image by jurvetson Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. – Jack Canfield   The fear of failure is normal. It’s our brain, our heart, trying to protect us from possible wounds. We are conditioned to want to feel safe and secure, and that’s why most […]

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40 Things to Do Before 40

Tweet  image credit   Today, I’m 30. I know it doesn’t change anything. I don’t feel any different than what I felt at 29. But still, it’s a new decade, and so it’s nice to make a big deal out of it.  As I love having lists and projects, I decided make a list of […]

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Becoming A Polymath – My Personal Challenge

Tweet image credit   Recently, I came across this article about becoming a polymath. The concept fascinated me, because it gave me a term for a goal I already had. A goal of Learning. It’s been almost a decade since I left full-time education, but I can honestly say that I’ve never stopped learning. Education […]

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5 Lessons I learned from The West Wing

Tweet  image by tvtropes   The West Wing, whether you are interested in politics or not, is one of the best shows of all time in my opinion. You may not care which party wins the election, but The West Wing is about more than that. It’s about how you navigate through the world, where […]

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Ask the Readers: Do You Think It’s Wrong To Be Ambitious?

Tweet   There is often negative connotation with the word “ambition.” It’s a sad truth of our society that ambition is automatically associated with greed, or money and power without soul. Ambition is… A strong desire to do or achieve something Why would anyone consider that a bad thing? Why are we not encouraging every […]

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15 Experts Reveal How Ambition, Audacity and Authenticity Contributed to Their Success

Tweet Success is a variable term. It could mean different things to different people. But regardless of what your definition of success is, I believe that three ingredients can contribute to it. Those ingredients are: Ambition, Audacity and Authenticity. I decided to test this opinion, and see if successful people from different areas would agree. […]

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