Category: Inspiration

Find your passion by taking this test

Neil Pasricha

Be you, be yourself, be authentic. Have you heard this before? We’re always telling our friends and our kids to follow their hearts. Chase your dreams! Do what you love! Just love what you’re doing and the money will follow!

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21 Juicy Ideas for Creating Fascinating Content

Sally Hogshead

Creativity is a fickle mistress. Especially when creating content. Sometimes, the words flow as fast as the coffee. Other times, well, not so much. It’s easy to create boring content. (Many people do it quite effortlessly.) But if you don’t have a

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7 Ways Leaders Can Inspire Commitment to Goals

Dr. Nido Qubein

How to build your dream team and lead them to victory How do great leaders inspire others to commit themselves to their goals? It’s not just that they have charismatic personalities, or that they give a lot of high-energy motivational

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4 Steps to Forgiveness at Work and in Life

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Recently, I was lucky enough to see the mega-smash Broadway musical Hamilton, the powerful tale of Alexander Hamilton’s short and controversial life. As one of the largest musical theater geeks of all time, the excitement I felt for this absolutely cannot be overstated — and in case

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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone for Peak Performance

Dr. Tasha Eurich

My husband and I recently spent a week in Hong Kong visiting my little sister, who spent the summer teaching there at a local university. Upon our arrival, we consulted with a friend of hers to plan our first day

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3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Industry Meetings

Rowdy McLean

If you are a business leader or business owner you had better check out when your next industry conference, meeting or event is on and you had better buy a ticket, and you had better get a seat in the

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5 Ways HPU President Nido Qubein Mentors Students

Dr. Nido Qubein

It’s National Mentoring Month. However, High Point University celebrates and fosters mentorship year-round. One of HPU’s most prolific advocates for mentorship is university President Nido Qubein. Through one-on-one meetings, course offerings and more, Dr. Qubein guides students to become the

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Dr. Tony Alessandra Interview on The Legacy Project

Dr. Tony Alessandra

This interview of Dr. Tony Alessandra was originally published on The Legacy Project. The Legacy Project is an initiative that hopes to inspire you through providing you with unlimited access to extraordinary individuals, each of whom have achieved Greatness in

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6 Invaluable Lessons My Clients Taught Me in 2015

Dr. Tasha Eurich

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is over. I had so many incredible opportunities to help companies large and small build more “bankable” leaders and therefore more bankable businesses. As is always the case, my clients taught me some powerful lessons that haven’t

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Consistency vs Innovation for Better Results

Rowdy McLean

So you want better results? Whether you’re a business, leader, team or individual you had better be looking for better results. If you’re not making progress– you’re getting left behind. What worked 10 years ago doesn’t cut it anymore. What

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Reaching Success and Significance: An Interview with Dr. Nido Qubein

Dr. Nido Qubein

This podcast interview with Dr. Nido Qubein was conducted by Misti Burmeister and was first published on mistiburmeister.com. Beyond being one of the most articulate communicators on the planet, Dr. Nido Qubein is a humble leader, with a waiting line

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Why Humble Leaders Inspire Loyal Teams

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Last week, my mom told me a gem of a story. She was 23 and had just started her first year as a high school English teacher. One day, she got out the record player as part of a lesson,

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Nido Qubein: Believe you can be extraordinary

Dr. Nido Qubein

I left my home some 7,000 miles away with little money in my pocket. I was eager – and just 17. My father had died when I was 6, and I came to America for college with the words of

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Do these exercises for two minutes a day to feel happier, researchers say

Shawn Achor

This interview with Shawn Achor by Brigid Schulte was featured on The Washington Post To those who think of happiness as a “nice to have” luxury or something that comes after a lifetime of sacrifice of single-mindedly driving to achieve a

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When the Time to Perform Arrives, the Time to Prepare Has Passed

Howard Putnam

“When the time to perform arrives, the time to prepare has passed.” Fellow SpeakersOffice speaker and Olympic Pommel Horse Gold Medalist with a perfect 10 in 1984, Peter Vidmar, used that line a few years ago.  I asked for his

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Simple Ways to Play a Bigger Game

Rowdy McLean

Rowdy McLean absolutely loves the game of business and the game of life! The author of Play a Bigger Game, Rowdy has a no nonsense approach to motivation, leadership and business in a way that people “get.” In this podcast interview on Small Business-Big

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The Science Behind Baby Steps: How to Tackle Goals Big and Small

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Last weekend, on a beautiful Colorado spring day, I went for my first bike ride of the season. I was huffing and puffing up an especially endless hill, gazing longingly at the top — it felt miles away. I’ll never make it, I groaned. I’m

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Broadcasting Happiness with Michelle Gielan on Live Happy

Michelle Gielan

March 20 was the International Day of Happiness – a time to reflect on how our emotional and social connections are more valuable to our happiness than any material goods we could buy. Live Happy produced a 24 hour live stream of interviews on the International Day of

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Onward with Faithful Courage – HPU Commencement

Dr. Nido Qubein

High Point University’s Class of 2015 celebrated commencement weekend with broadcast legend Tom Brokaw – named one of the nation’s top commencement speakers by the Huffington Post.  More than 10,000 family and friends attended HPU Commencement Weekend, while thousands more watched

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Teach Yourself to See Opportunities

Jim Cathcart

Contagious Optimism LIVE is a suite of uplifting and motivational talks by real people from around the world along with coauthors from the Contagious Optimism bestselling book series. These LIVE events also include powerful music and entertainment throughout the day. The

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