Meet Howard Behar...former Starbucks International President. The quote above represents his mission statement, something he repeats to himself daily as a reminder of his life's purpose: then and now.
Do not be an "aspiring writer". Be a writer who aspires for greatness. Or simply be a writer who aspires to let the art of writing affect them, personally and privately, as a human being. Aspire to change the world or aspire to simply change how you interact with the world.
When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.
HuffPost Live chats with Steve Aoki, Noel Gallagher, Chris Robinson, Janelle Monet, Tokio Hotel, Adam Lambert, Stephan Jenkins and Adam Carrabba about the unique perspective they bring to music and the inspiration behind their famous tunes.
--Apratim, 24 --Paul, 18 --George, 58 --Chris, 28 --Whisper App user Theseus --Nick, 54 Everyone has different opinions on
Maybe I can learn to embrace the flat spots in life, the place between the peaks and valleys. It's not a white surrender flag that there isn't more to do... it's just an acknowledgement that it's OK to be where I am right now and to take my time to get where I'm going.
If I could go back to my freshmen self and ask her one thing, it'd be this: what are you waiting for What, really, are any of us waiting for?
We all want to achieve a sense of meaning in our own lives. But to find that path -- and make it real -- you must turn outward. After all, you cannot pursue your true desires if you are facing in the wrong direction.
Our work is being scaled in local communities. There, we are developing a critical mass of public innovators and boundary-spanning groups that can collectively address local challenges and shift the civic culture of those communities.
Many might expect this change to coincide with a woman's desire or decision to start a family, but the sample in the study
How can we complain about the marketplace or head office when we score, on average, 6 or 7 across all of these levers? My provocation to you is that we are accepting mediocrity in our organizations.
The real challenge is that we don't properly scrutinize our aspirations. Specifically, is every single person in your organization crystal clear on what success looks like? Do you actually have the capability to get there? Do you have the bandwidth?
There are, I think, two dilemmas that complicate the reconciliation of wanting what we have and having what we want. Let's refer to them as the "night on call" conundrum, and the "wrinkle in time" fallacy.
You can't have death without life, and you can't pay taxes unless you're a part of something bigger than yourself.
1. Travel Writer The reality: "It's a difficult industry to get into and it can be a tough field to stay in because it's
With all the news of uprisings, I've been rocketed back in time and space to the Congo, to Vietnam, where I got some first-hand experiences of what it's like when people make such dramatic moves.
What did you come up with? You can share one of your peak moments with the rest of our group at the end of this post if you'd
- Do NOT follow your dreams. Doing so under any circumstances will only lead to wasted years and immeasurable heartache. You