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Getting Resolutions Back…

When you know what you want and why you want it, your resolutions become that much easier. The key is to find the resolutions you care about, disregard the rest, and get back up one more time than you fall. I learned…

The Key to a Great Life:…

The best time to think through your standards is before they’re put to the test. The second best time is today. Think of standards as boundaries with the volume turned up. Your standards define you. They guide your…

21 Things to Stop Holding…

During that much-needed downtime from late December to late last night, I decided to put my friend Steve's "Less stuff, more life" theory to the test. And I quickly realized it was more than just a theory. Getting rid…

My Best Advice for a…

When you start the year with a firm intention, the right resolutions find you. Quick story: Seven years ago I was coming off a not-so-great year. And I decided the next year would be better—way better. Ever been there?…

Finish The Year Strong,…

Finishing the year strong means enjoying the season, enjoying your accomplishments, deciding what matters and as best you can, letting go of everything else. You can do this—and you'll feel so much better when you do.…

Life Lesson from a…

Inspiration comes in strange packages. And though the following story happened a few years ago, it's worth retelling—especially this time of year, when we're all practically too busy to breathe. May it bring you a smile…

How to Be a Better, More…

What's the #1 quality you admire in a speaker? Please share your response on Twitter—and be sure to use the hashtag #ThrivingAtWork so I see it! 10 Tips to Speak With More Confidence Speaking well in front of groups…

When Life Throws You a…

You don't have to have all the answers. But when your heart is heavy and it's hard to smile, it helps beyond words to have a plan—a plan for how to move through the difficulty and get back on your feet. If you're going…