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The Pursuit of Happiness: Self-Actualization and Maslow's Mistake
Overcoming Obstacles

The Pursuit of Happiness: Self-Actualization and Maslow's Mistake

What if we looked at self-actualization just a little differently? Maybe, just maybe, the goal isn't to get to the top.
10 Behaviors of Genuine People
Leadership

10 Behaviors of Genuine People

In a world of phony fads, media hype, virtual personas, and personal brands, being genuine is becoming an endangered quality.
Steve Tobak
Want to Be Successful? Quit Wasting Your Brain.
Productivity

Want to Be Successful? Quit Wasting Your Brain.

We didn't evolve enormous brains with the capacity for complex reasoning so you can sit on your butt pondering stuff cavemen did without thinking.
Steve Tobak
10 Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share
Traits

10 Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

While there isn't a foolproof map to entrepreneurial greatness, these qualities are consistent.
Thomas Smale
How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur

Can entrepreneurship be taught? Some of it. More importantly, though, are the skills than need to be fostered.
Lindsay Broder
10 Behaviors You Never See in Successful People
Leadership

10 Behaviors You Never See in Successful People

How you act defines you as a leader. That's why there are so few real leaders nowadays.
Steve Tobak
Why You Become Happier With Age
Success

Why You Become Happier With Age

Life is a marathon, not a sprint. Don't be in such a hurry to get to the finish line.
Steve Tobak
The Traits of Athletes That Can Predict Workplace Success
Hiring

The Traits of Athletes That Can Predict Workplace Success

This startup actively recruits college players for reasons beyond teamwork and competitive instincts.
David Lavallee
7 Traits That Will Help You Overcome Adversity
Traits

7 Traits That Will Help You Overcome Adversity

Having the right attitude can help you overcome your shortcomings, or at least help you get your foot in the door.
Stephen Key
You Only Need These 3 Things to Be an Entrepreneur
Leadership Qualities

You Only Need These 3 Things to Be an Entrepreneur

These factors will help you achieve business success.
Nina Zipkin
Do You Believe in Magic? Don't.
Leadership

Do You Believe in Magic? Don't.

One phenomenon is responsible for more failed businesses, blown careers, and financial debt than you can imagine. And it's practically an epidemic among the entrepreneur crowd.
Steve Tobak
7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels
Investors

7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Investors are people, and people are attracted to those that exude confidence and competence.
Martin Zwilling
The 15 Characteristics of People Who Succeed at Sales
Sales Representatives

The 15 Characteristics of People Who Succeed at Sales

Sales is the original equal opportunity job. Anyone who is gregarious, diligent and resourceful can succeed.
John Rampton
7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do
Starting a Business

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

There are certain basic minimum tasks you need to be successful. Fail at these and your business fails, too.
Steve Tobak