• SUCCESS
    Speeding Up Success: Improvement Not Perfection

    Obsession. It sounds like a scary word, but I know it to be one of the great separators. When you are obsessed with the right things, you separate yourself above the rest of the pack in terms of health, happiness, and success. When you are obsessed with the wrong things, you guarantee your spot on […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation not an issue for Auburn against Georgia

    AUBURN, Alabama — Pick a card. Any card. There are several ways Auburn coach Bruce Pearl can motivate his team heading into today’s game against Georgia. A loss at Ole Miss earlier this week should be enough motivation, but there’s also history on the line against the Bulldogs. Oh, and there’s the fact several players still feel […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation Is Not Really Required to Succeed

    Motivation influences our needs, desires and actions. It exists on a spectrum from zero interest to an off-the-charts drive to take action. And it often comes naturally. After all, no one needs an extra nudge to flee a burning building. In lower-stakes scenarios, though, procrastination can take over. Should you initiate that tough conversation or hope things blow […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation is not just magic; start to look within

    Motivation is not just magic. It does not come in a bottle. Rather it should come from within. You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Study: Marijuana Use Not Linked With Reduced Motivation

    Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical datapublished online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted of both long-term regular consumers […]

  • PODCASTS
    The Futurama Podcast Was Way Too Much Podcast, Not Nearly Enough Futurama

    The Futurama gang reunited for a scripted radio drama taking us back to New New York for the first time in over four years. And as exciting as it was to hear Fry, Leela, Bender, and everybody else on their epic space adventures, the whole thing really doesn’t work unless you’re a freakishly major fan of podcasts. Nerdist released its […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why Revenue Is Not the Most Important Thing (and What Is)

    Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders. In science and technology there is a wide and persistent gap when it comes to who is innovating. According to recent data assembled by […]

  • Foodlink’s Julia Tedesco found motivation in not fitting in

    If you could go back in time and give yourself advice, what would you say? Dear Julia, You are 11 years old, and you have just been cast as a “hunter” in your ballet studio’s production of Peter and the Wolf. As if that isn’t humiliating enough, there are three hunters on the casting list—the small, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Americans Are Not Good Savers. These Entrepreneurs Are Helping Change That.

    Between rising costs and stagnant salaries, Americans are saving less than ever. The 2008 economic crisis is often blamed, but Americans have been saving less for quite some time now. Consumer trends and alternative credit options have convinced people that there are other ways of generating value in the short term, distracting them from the necessary habit of putting […]