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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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Winter Workouts: How to Stay Motivated

It can be tough to get motivated for winter workouts when you're all cozy in bed and that alarm clock goes off. Here are some tips to help you keep moving through the winter chill. Cold weather is …

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Want to Become Motivated? Try the Weight Room

One of my regular stops during the week is the weight room at my local gym. The weight room is a place where I tap into true optimism about humanity.†The best days of the week are usually the ones in …

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6 Ways to Build Your Willpower Muscle

If you had more willpower, just think of all the things you could achieve: your goal weight, financial security, six-pack abs, actually finishing a book before book club, world domination. Every day…

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7 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout

Whether you're an avid exerciser or just getting started, maintaining an exercise routine can be tough. These tips can help you get over the slump and make those workouts part of your life rather than…

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Meditate to Boost Your Self-Esteem

We may all have had times we've been put down, undermined, when our belief in ourselves is shaken, questioned or threatened, or when we feel we're simply not good enough. Such self-doubt can lead to h…

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The Coffee-Slacker Connection

This is one of the funniest and most interesting scientific studies Iíve read in a long time. Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, wanted to study the effects of s…

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The Best Way to Get Motivated

By Jeremy Hunter, Ph.D. A friend of mine, Charlie, is the swim coach at the university where I work. The other day at lunch we got to talking about why he decided to go into coaching. It turns out …

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Wisdom from Les Brown

I think we can all agree, life is getting tough. It seems as if everything around us is collapsing, and crumbling before our very eyes. Many people are uncertain about the future, money, relationships…

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10 Unique Diet & Exercise Motivation Tips

By Laurel House, Planet Green Sometimes, regardless of the fact that you know you should workout, you just somehow can't convince yourself to. In fact, you have pretty much become a pro at co…

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