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The Best Way to Success Is to Be Severely Tested

Want to know the best way to get to success in life? You must be severely tested. What if I were to tell you that the essential skills of successful leaders are the same as the skills that allow a person to find the meaning of an adverse experience? Would you believe me? In Crucibles of Leadership, Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas argue that strong leaders are those who overcome adversity. In interviewing more than 40 top leaders in the world, they uncovered a surprising conclusion. They found that all of…

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Is Technology the Key to Success in the 21st Century?

Technology advances by leaps and bounds. It seems like we’re always fighting to stay current on tech trends. Consumers aren’t alone in this race for the hottest products and services on the market. Many businesses are also eager to jump on the tech bandwagon. Sometimes companies don’t do well on the cutting edge. The Daily, a digital newspaper that sought to ride the wave of success caused by the iPad, is a classic example. This e-newspaper showed promise, but wound up being a colossal flop.[1] Today, reading a newspaper on…

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Stylerunner’s Julie Stevanja on success

We caught up with CEO and founder of Stylerunner Julie Stevanja to chat about health, fitness and her career. ON CAREER I launched Stylerunner in 2012 and we have enjoyed some great success so far. We have so many plans for the future so it’s an extremely exciting time. Prior to starting Stylerunner, I was working for a tech start-up in Europe. ON MY DEFINITION OF SUCCESS Defining success is a bit of a trap that some people fall into. For me, success should include a number of elements to…

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Want A Recipe For Success? Look To Famous Chefs

Some of the most famous chefs in the world turn the concept of information-sharing on its head. You’re probably familiar with culinary greats like Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Julia Child or Kylie Kwong. Their successful cooking shows, recipe books, and restaurants have made them household names. However, being really good at cooking doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be a famous chef. These chefs became famous because they’re honest about their cooking. Instead of guarding their best cooking tips, they share them with the world. They bring viewers into their kitchens and…

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What Makes You Think Doubting Yourself Can Lead To Success?

Doubts are our enemies. Self-doubt slows everything down, or even put a pause on our passion and our dream. Don’t limit yourself with your ability. Think about how to push your boundaries and achieve great work with it instead. It’s more important that you keep moving forward in order to become a stronger and better person. There must be criticism and failures along the way but don’t worry, take them as word of wisdom that guide you towards what you want. Let them help you but not stopping you. The…

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7 Alternative Ways To Success You Should Try Once

We know everyone has different secrets to success, but they somehow involve hard work, planning, ambition, and values. Yet, there are some who rely on alternative ways to success, such as crystals, gods and other superstitions, and claim it works.The Seven Spiritual Laws of Successby Deepak Chopra advocates yet another alternative thinking to viewing success. An interesting read that explains this vaguely huge concept of success everyone wants to achieve with alternative theories. The book is based on seven natural laws of all creation, divided into seven sections, one chapter…

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The New Road To Success You Have Yet To Drive On

What hampers successful people and companies from automatically becoming very successful? Some companies that were once sought after by hedge fund managers and the pundits at Wall Street have succumbed to failure. Think of technology pioneers like Nokia, Nortel, Blackberry, Barnes & Noble, Honeywell, and so forth. Their spectacular failure brings us to the central tenet of Greg McKeown’s Harvard Business Review article the disciplined pursuit of less (or lack thereof). Greg, a serial author and accomplished speaker, thinks that most successful companies and personalities are susceptible to what he calls…

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Never Expect A Fast Track To Success

No success happens in one night. It’s about repetitive practice and contribution towards your goal. It’s easy for us to under-estimate the power of small actions. Just remember every action you do contributes to your goal, every step forward is a progress and they worth your celebration. Don’t give up and keep going! The post Never Expect A Fast Track To Success appeared first on Lifehack. Lifehack

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I Attempted Suicide Twice but Today I’m a Professional Coach Who Leads People to Success

I woke begrudgingly with the sun shining in through the curtains, as I moved my feet to the floor I looked down to see the floor scattered with empty medicine packets. Lots of them. Then I remembered, last night I’d taken all my medicine. The medicines that made me get up, the ones that made me go to sleep and anything and everything else I could find around the house too. I was so angry. Looking back to that dark day 13 years ago, I can remember the anger felt…

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One Small Actions Separate Success From Mediocrity.

To put this into perspective, first I’m going to tell you a story: An aging farmer realized he was becoming too old to care for his farm, and was now ready to pass his farm down to one of his two sons. When he brought his sons together to discuss his decision, he told them: The farm will go to the younger son. The older son was furious! “How could you not give the farm to me?! I have worked here longer!” he fumed. The father sat patiently, thinking. “Okay,”…

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