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10 Ways You Can Change the World

Changing the world may seem like a daunting task, but according to Admiral William H. McRaven, it’s a goal that is within reach. In his commencement speech to the University of Texas at Austin’s Class of 2014, McRaven references his grueling Navy SEAL training to give us 10 ways we can all change the world.

“It matters not your gender, your ethnic or religious background, your orientation or your social status,” McRaven says. “Our struggles in this world are similar and the lessons to overcome those struggles and to move forward, changing ourselves and changing the world around us, will apply equally to all.”

In honor of graduation season, we at SUCCESS will be sharing some of the most uplifting commencement addresses each week during the month of May. Prepare to be inspired—cap and gown not necessary.

Read about 6 of the most inspiring commencement speeches.

 

Why Positivity Is a Non-Negotiable

In this talk with Darren Hardy, author and leadership expert Eric Chester explains why having a positive attitude is a “non-negotiable” in business.

“A positive attitude is so important to success,” Chester says. “When you work around a team of people, nobody wants to work around somebody who’s constantly complaining, seeing the dark side, is moaning and groaning, regardless of the problems you’re confronted with.”

How do you stay positive at work? Share your secret below!

Listen to Eric Chester’s advice for dealing with problem employees.

This Is the Best Way to Motivate Your Staff

In this video, author Daniel Pink offers his take on the age-old question every manager faces: How do you motivate your workforce?

“For true success, for true growth, you don’t want a compliant workforce; you want an engaged work force. You want people to be engaged,” he says. “And the funny thing about human beings is they don’t engage by being managed.”

Keep watching for Pink’s tips on how to foster more engagement and autonomy in your workforce.

Watch Daniel Pink explain why entrepreneurs do what they do.

Steve Rizzo’s Secret to Staying Motivated

Are you having trouble staying motivated during the day? In this video, author and speaker Steve Rizzo divulges his one foolproof secret to staying driven.

“The problem is that people make motivation more difficult than it has to be,” Rizzo says. “The reason why they do that is they don’t understand the secret to getting and saying motivated throughout the day.”

How do you stay motivated?

Find out what separates positive people from everyone else.

Why Moderation Has Paid off for Warren Buffett

Tom Corley, author of Rich Habits - The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals, talks with Darren Hardy about Warren Buffett’s richest habit: moderation.

“Everybody knows Warren Buffett. He’s worth about $59 billion. He’s the second-richest person in America,” Corley says. “Despite that…he chooses to live in a house he bought in 1958 for $31,000.”

What luxuries are you willing to give up?

Read about 16 daily habits that can make you wealthy.

How Managers Fail at Feedback: What Millennial Employees Really Want

May 6, 2015 -- 5 ways to use feedback to make the very most of the new generation workforce more

How to Start a Freelance Writing Career

John C. Maxwell: 10 Actions to Help Your Team Accept Change

May 6, 2015 -- A guide for turning resistance into assistance—to keep everyone moving in the right direction more

7 Things Great Leaders Never Do Again

May 5, 2015 -- Have you taken your company from seedling to blooming business? Here’s what (not) to do now. more

9 Success Principles I Learned from My Single Mom

May 5, 2015 -- Celebrating Mother’s Day with life lessons from a tough-as-nails woman more