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Mel Robbins on the 5 Second Rule

By cmeis | February 16, 2017

What would you give to end self-doubt, fear and indecisiveness in just five seconds? Mel Robbins, SUCCESS contributing editor, CNN commentator and author of The Five Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work and Confidence with Everyday Courage, says it’s possible. In this interview with SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak, Robbins reveals the low point in her life that helped her discover the 5-second rule and how you can build up the courage to change your life—in just five seconds.

Terri Sjodin on What It Means to Be Scrappy

By cmeis | February 9, 2017

Being scrappy isn’t just about persistence. For Terri Sjodin, author of Scrappy: The Little Book About Choosing How to Play Big, scrappiness requires initiative, a bit of heart and a willingness to work hard and take risks. Our own scrappy Director of Digital Content Shelby Skrhak sits down with Sjodin to define scrappiness and how…

Brian Tracy on Building Confidence

By cmeis | February 2, 2017

Without self-confidence, you will not take action.

Jen Sincero on Being a Badass in Life

By cmeis | January 26, 2017

What does it take to become a badass? Jen Sincero, author of the best-selling book You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, says it starts with being authentically and unapologetically our most real selves. Sincero dishes on how she transformed her life from broke and unhappy…

SUCCESS Talks Collection March 2017

By cmeis | January 26, 2017

The SUCCESS Talks Collection is a monthly compilation of in-depth interviews found in every issue of SUCCESS magazine. Subscribe to SUCCESS magazine to download the entire episode, or hear these interviews as individual weekly episodes on the new SUCCESS Talks podcast, available on iTunes, Stitcher or your favorite podcast app.  In this month’s edition, SUCCESS talks with best-selling author Jen Sincero…

From the Archives: Jack Canfield on Overcoming Personal Challenges

By cmeis | January 19, 2017

Each new day brings new challenges and struggles. It’s a natural part of life to understand that much of that is out of our control. But we can control how we respond to those challenges, using best-selling author Jack Canfield’s approach: E + R = O (event plus response equals outcome). For many years, Canfield…

Jim Rohn on How Happiness Is an Art

By cmeis | January 12, 2017

For more than 40 years, Jim Rohn honed his craft like a skilled artist-helping people the world over sculpt life strategies that have expanded their imagination of what is possible. Those who had the privilege of hearing him speak can attest to the elegance and common sense of his material. In this clip from one of his most popular audio programs, Challenge to Succeed, Rohn describes his belief that happiness is an art. “Happiness must be carefully woven on its own,” says Rohn. Fortunately, however he describes how anyone can learn and practice it as long as they don’t leave it to chance.

Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan on Cultivating Long-Term Joy

Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan on Cultivating Long-Term Joy

By cmeis | January 5, 2017

Are you content with your life, or are you consistently striving to grow? SUCCESS Happiness Guy Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan, a happiness researcher and author of Broadcasting Happiness, say that pockets of joy in life are the ones you find while aspiring to become better than you were yesterday. In this husband-and-wife interview, Achor and Gielan answer readers’ questions including how to spark happiness in relationships and maintain joy amid the struggles of parenthood, and how men and women pursue happiness different. In the workplace, listen why Achor and Gielan say you should save every positive feedback email for the days when negativity surrounds you—because happiness and joy are found in life’s smallest moments.

Gretchen Rubin on Finding Your Joy

By cmeis | December 29, 2016

Happiness is an elusive and subjective concept. Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author, co-host of the popular podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin and one of the leading experts on habits and happiness, says rather than trying to define or imagine what it looks like, we should focus on building it in our individual lives. After all, studies who 40 percent of happiness is in our control, in our conscious thoughts and actions. In this interview with SUCCESS contributing editor Mel Robbins, Rubin stresses how important relationships are to building happiness. Plus, learn Rubin’s four habit tendency types—Upholder, Obliger, Questioner and Rebel—and learn the ways your type affects how you react to inner and outer expectations.

SUCCESS Talks Collection February 2017

By cmeis | December 29, 2016

The SUCCESS Talks Collection is a monthly compilation of in-depth interviews found in every issue of SUCCESS magazine. Subscribe to SUCCESS magazine to download the entire episode, or hear these interviews as individual weekly episodes on the new SUCCESS Talks podcast, available on iTunes, Stitcher or your favorite podcast app.    In this month’s edition, SUCCESS talks with The Happiness Project’s…