As you set goals and begin working towards them, it is critical that you establish benchmarks you can use to evaluate your progress. The more specific your measures are, the faster you'll reach your goals because you'll reduce wasted time.


Going back to the example of the...


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The Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure has become the largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors, advocates for prevention and initiatives for funding breast cancer research. Founded in 1982 and named after her sister, who lost the battle with cancer, Nancy Brinker fought to grow...


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Rocky Bleier, former NFL Pittsburgh Steelers half back was severely wounded by a rifle bullet in his left thigh & shrapnel from a stray granade in his right leg while drafted in the Vietnam War. Barely able to walk following his injury, he was told that he would never play football again....


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#NOMOREweek: Brooke Axtell

By Shruthi Lapp, Posted March 11th 2015

Domestic abuse/sex trafficking survivor, R.A.I.N.N. advocate, author & speaker Brooke Axtell shared her powerful and moving testimony at the Grammys recently. In honor of NOMORE.org's #NOMOREweek social campaign, we'd like to share her honest, encouraging words on the importance of...


Every language has a word for “thanks.” It’s one of the few concepts that works in a hut in Bali, a London skyscraper or a mini-mart in Peoria. In North America, we have an actual day of thanks in March—Employee Appreciation Day. It’s a chance to thank the...


Dear Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,


My name is Rebekah Gregory. We don't really know each other and never will. But over the last two years, I have seen your face not only in pictures, but in almost every one of my nightmares. Moments before the first blast, your stupid backpack even brushed up against my...


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Developing Your Vision to Succeed

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted February 26th 2015

All great leaders have two main qualities: guts and vision. Today we'll focus on vision.


You become what you think about all the time. Leaders think about the future most of the time. They think about where they are going and about what they can do to get there.


Non-leaders...


 


John Ratzenberger has been the voice and soul of numerous beloved Pixar movie characters, creator of Cliff Clavin from Cheers, speaker, and producer of ‘Made in America.’ He recently donated $1,000,000 to the State of Georgia in order to push the National...


 


"Astroturf is a perversion of grass roots, as in fake grass roots...when political corporate or other special interests disguise themselves and publish blogs, start Facebook and Twitter accounts, publish ads and letters to the editor or simply post comments online to try to fool you into...


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Leadership, whether in a family, in a little league team, or in an organization, requires the same factors.


First of all, you have to have the mindset that you want to help people reach their full potential.


The leader constantly teaches the people in his team how they can become more successful...