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Margie Warrell on Making Courage a Habit

By ghughes | September 15, 2016

Where does strength come from, and how do we muster it when we need it most? Margie Warrell, best-selling author and international authority on courage, likens it to building a muscle —achieved through deliberate and repetitive action. As she explains in her books, Find Your Courage, Stop Playing Safe, and Brave, we’re wired to be on alert for potential…

Sophia Amoruso on Living Deliberately

By ghughes | September 8, 2016

Shortcuts rarely take us where we want to go. For Sophia Amoruso, founder and executive chairman of fashion retailer Nasty Gal and author of #GIRLBOSS and Nasty Galaxy, shortcuts led to dead-end jobs and dumpster diving. Through failure, she learned to take control of her life and live each day deliberately. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis…

Jim Kelly on the Four “F’s”

By ghughes | August 18, 2016

Growing up with five brothers requires a competitive nature only siblings know. NFL Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly battled 11 years on the field only to face his toughest competition—cancer—in 2013 and 2014. Kelly found strength in family, faith, friends and fans. Our Mariana Lenox asks Kelly about mental toughness,…

Tom Bilyeu on Mission-Based Business

By ghughes | August 11, 2016

Co-founder and president of Quest Nutrition, Tom Bilyeu has a mission: to end metabolic disease. In what he calls “a company born out of misery,” he and his Quest co-founders left their tech startups in search of more fulfilling careers. SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak and Bilyeu discuss the Quest Belief System, how to achieve a growth…

Gabby Douglas on Believing in Yourself

By ghughes | August 4, 2016

When 20-year-old Gabby Douglas isn’t busy training for her second Olympics, she’s riding roller coasters and watching movies. She is the first African-American woman to win the individual all-around gold and team events. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis and Douglas discuss the importance of breaking down big goals, focusing on incremental gains and maintaining a belief…

Adam Grant on Being an Original

By ghughes | July 21, 2016

What makes you unique? Simply your existence. SUCCESS Contributing Editor Mel Robbins says scientists conclude that your chances of being born were one in 400 trillion. But it goes further than that. In her conversation with Adam Grant, best-selling author of Give and Take and Originals, she discovers the difference between being unique versus being…

Gary Vaynerchuk on the YouEconomy

By ghughes | July 14, 2016

The noted tell-it-like-it-is-entrepreneur, author, speaker and investor Gary Vaynerchuk says the internet has opened the door for the self-starting businessperson. What sets some people apart is their willingness to work smarter and harder, despite the popular phrase. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis sits down with Vaynerchuk to discuss daily self-awareness, what determines entrepreneurial success and how…

Nely Galan on You as the Common Denominator

By ghughes | July 7, 2016

Emmy Award-winning producer and media mogul Nely Galan creates a new personal mantra every year. In the beginning: “Think like an immigrant.” Now: What do I need to learn this year?” As a first-generation Cuban immigrant, Galan began developing her mindset while watching her parents fight for her to come to the U.S. SUCCESS.com’s Shelby…

Scott Barry Kaufman on Living a Creative Lifestyle

By ghughes | June 9, 2016

Author and creativity expert Scott Barry Kaufman says creativity is fundamental to human nature. Contrary to popular belief, creativity “allows us to reconcile the seemingly incompatible parts of our lives and make meaning of the world around us,” Kaufman tells SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak. In this science-packed interview, discover the difference between genius and everyday creativity,…

Peter Diamandis on Creating Abundance

By ghughes | June 2, 2016

What could you accomplish if you had 700 years to live? Peter Diamandis, one of the world’s biggest dreamers (and doers), fundamentally believes there isn’t a problem that can’t be solved. For him, a longer, healthier lifespan is not only possible, but inevitable. He is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competition…