Success v. fulfillment. (That has the ring of the famous Miller Lite commercials – Tastes Great, Less Filling). My question is if I can have both of those features in a single beer, why can’t I have both success and fulfillment in my life?This issue is prominent today among the younger generations. What do I have to give up to get it, and more to the point, how do I know when I got it? And so we turn to Harvard Professor Todd Rose who has written a book, “Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment.” His theme is that happiness is found in the road less traveled.This “can I have it all” puzzle is universal across all categories and ages and genders, but it is particularly virulent among our beloved entrepreneurs. If you set out on the road less traveled and your GPS fails and you run out of water, telling yourself you are happy, even though you turned down a job offer from Goldman Sachs or Google, will definitely test the limits … [Read more...] about Can I have both success and fulfillment in my life?
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'I came to Belfast from Scotland at a crossroads in my life and I haven't looked back since' BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A Scottish-born property developer has spoken of how his determination on the rugby field has helped him thrive in the world of Northern Ireland business. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/i-came-to-belfast-from-scotland-at-a-crossroads-in-my-life-and-i-havent-looked-back-since-37519512.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/article37519509.ece/84b5f/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-11-13_bus_45677404_I3.JPG Email A Scottish-born property developer has spoken of how his determination on the rugby field has helped him thrive in the world of Northern Ireland business. A permanent resident in Northern Ireland since 2005, Alastair Coulson spent the better part of a decade playing All Ireland first team rugby with Malone. At 39, he's still a very much sought after first team player for his current club CIYMS. But with a young … [Read more...] about ‘I came to Belfast from Scotland at a crossroads in my life and I haven’t looked back since’
caption Liz Wessel has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. source Photo: Courtesy of Liz Wessel/Graphic: Business Insider Liz Wessel traded her job at Google for the start-up world. In July 2014, she and her co-founder, JJ Fliegelman, began building a company to help students and young professionals find jobs and internships. On her first day as CEO of WayUp, Wessel arranged two meetings with prospective investors – the only problem was that half of her face was swollen from having her wisdom teeth removed. Wessel explains how, despite that setback, her pitches led to a seed round of almost $1 million. My first day as CEO ofWayUp(then called “The Campus Job”) was in July 2014. The day before, I had handed in my rainbow-colored badge to Google and said goodbye to the free lobster and my insanely smart colleagues. But I had no hesitations or fears. I knew leaving one amazing job would be worth it to build this … [Read more...] about On my first day as a CEO, half my face was swollen from getting my wisdom teeth out — but the 2 meetings I had with investors completely changed my life
PUBLISHED: 09:24 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:24 14 August 2018 Baby Josh. Picture: Emma Bishop Emma Bishop A Norfolk mother is hoping to inspire others to donate by sharing her story of how Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) saved her baby’s life. Baby Josh and Emma Bishop at the time of his surgery. Picture: Emma BishopEmma Bishop, a maths teacher at Wymondham College, has been fundraising for the children’s hospital since it saved baby Josh’s life 15 years ago.Josh was born on the May 30 2003, weighing 9lb 12.5ozs. Miss Bishop said: “After birth Josh constantly fed and seemed very tired and unhappy and despite going to my GP and health visitor I was told there was nothing wrong.“I persisted and in the end ended up taking him to A and E to be looked at where I was told he was okay and I was the one with the problem.”But Miss Bishop, 39, from Attleborough, still believed that something was not right.Josh Bishop now aged 15 with his mother Emma … [Read more...] about ‘It was the worse time in my life’
These are partisan times in THESE UNITED STATES. We'll be tracking some of the candidates and the issues throughout this election year, starting with a well-known dark horse our Erin Moriarty has been following: Cynthia Nixon's face is instantly recognizable thanks to that hit TV show "Sex and the City," and 40 years of appearing on stage and screen, but that may not help her win the role of a lifetime. The woman who once played Miranda, the career-driven lawyer on "Sex and The City," has now joined the ranks of more than three dozen women across the country who are running for their state's highest office. "Because, what are we waiting around for? What are we waiting around for? There's no cavalry coming!" she told Moriarty. "We have to be the cavalry ourselves. We have to lead the charge." It's a surprising change of career for a woman who didn't need one. Fifty-two-year-old Cynthia Nixon has won two Emmys, a Grammy, and two Tonys, one just last year for Best Featured Actress in … [Read more...] about Cynthia Nixon on running for office: “People can have a lot of careers in their life”