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Teens Making a Difference: Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011

At the age of 17, most girls spend their time preparing for school and filling out college applications, but in 2011, Teresa Scanlan was...
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As the plane angled away from the runway and my head pressed back into the seat, I peered at the ground as it fell...
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Attract Abundance (Even When You Are Broke)

Most of us have a hard time feeling abun­dant when in reality we actually are strug­gling to make ends meet. Now, this is a...
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The Power of One: That Was Your Defining Moment?

When this investigative crime reporter was given an anonymous tip about a newborn’s body found among the trash in an alley dumpster, her life...
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Online Success for $25 or Less

I started my online boutique with less than $25 and my laptop. Yes, you read that correctly…just $25 and my laptop. Now, six years...
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Stop Trying to Fit into Places That Are Too Small

Stop trying to fit into spaces and plac­es too small for your greatness. Your playing small is not serving you. It’s time to get...
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Create Something Fierce

Pittsburgh artist J.G. Boccella uses a variety of materials to create the faces of his masterpiec­es—a little bit of permanent marker, a shade or...
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Find Your Thing and Rock It!

Writing is many things to many people. For some, it’s a hobby, an outlet, a passion. For others, it’s a bore, a snooze, or...
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Everyone Has a Story

Have you ever noticed how differently artists see the world? The joy that a musician finds in the sound of raindrops on a tin...
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Proven Strategies to Close the Deal

What is rapport? Let’s start with a definition: Rapport is the ability to connect to another person intimately for the purpose of establishing either...
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America’s Next Top Role Model

You may have seen model Farah Zulaikha’s face in VOGUE, Elle, or Seventeen, but the breadth of her interests extend beyond fashion. She is...
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The Mean Streets of Sales

The once simple and mundane task of cold-calling potential consumers has evolved into countless opportunities for salesmen and -women to market their products and...
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Social Media Expert

Entrepreneur Batya Maman, CEO, and founder of Social Connect enables business owners to garner real results for more profits through social media. As Distinctive...
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