Cecilia Meis

Cecilia Meis
Cecilia Meis is the integrated content editor for SUCCESS magazine and SUCCESS.com. She recently earned a bachelor's degree from the Missouri School of Journalism. A Kansas City native, Cecilia enjoys sand volleyball, new stationery and a heaping plate of burnt ends.

5 Tips to Keep an Open Mind

By Cecilia Meis | November 2, 2020

Openness is not an inherent trait, but a learned one. Use these 5 tips to let go of preconceived notions and approach the world with an open mind.

How to Stay Productive Without Sacrificing Creativity

By Cecilia Meis | September 13, 2020

There are ways to hit your deadlines without the negative emotional, mental and physical effects of cramming.

How to Take Your Side Hustle From Idea to Profit

How to Take Your Side Hustle From Idea to Profit

By Cecilia Meis | July 27, 2020

Simplify your side hustle by following these guidelines to go from ‘maybe I should’ to ‘I’m glad I did.’

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How to Know When to Quit a Side Hustle

By Cecilia Meis | June 16, 2020

The answer of whether to end your side hustle is not an easy or straightforward one. There are many factors at play, but they can ultimately determine one thing: Is your side hustle still worth the investment? Consider these questions to gain clarity.

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5 Important Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Freelancing

By Cecilia Meis | May 12, 2020

Being self-employed and working from home, it’s easy to get carried away and work too much and too often. Use these tips to set boundaries with yourself and ensure that your goals are balanced.

The New Thought Leaders: 12 People Who Can Lead You to Your Brightest Future

By Jonny Auping, Scott Bedgood, Jamie Friedlander and Cecilia Meis | February 4, 2020

This eclectic mix of authors, speakers, podcasters and social media savants are using new methods to teach the timeless lessons that can guide you to a happier, more successful tomorrow.

New Thought Leader: Brendon Burchard

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Scott Bedgood and Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

“Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?” This phrase would eventually become part of his life motto and a key piece of everything he would do in the future.

Rachel Cruze

New Thought Leader: Rachel Cruze

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Rachel Cruze says that people fall into the trap of seeing financial troubles as hopeless, and she wants to reinsert hope back into their lives.

New Thought Leader: Prince Ea

By Jonny Auping, Scott Bedgood, Cecilia Meis and Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

His given name is Richard Williams, but you probably know the filmmaker, poet, motivational speaker and activist from St. Louis as Prince Ea. You’ve probably seen one of his videos circling social media without realizing it. His content goes viral frequently. His most-watched video on YouTube was uploaded five years ago. It’s a three-and-a-half minute…

New Thought Leader: Marie Forleo

By Jamie Friedlander, Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping and Cecilia Meis | February 4, 2020

Marie Forleo’s ultimate goal boils down to one simple concept: She wants to help people live extraordinary lives.