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Work-Life Balance for Kids: No More Homework?! Why One Mom Says Her Kids Won’t Be Doing It Anymore

admin | May 15, 2017 | 3 mins 12 secs read

Last week a Facebook post from a mom who told her daughter’s school she wouldn’t be doing any more homework, went viral. (Read the full post here: http://www.boredpanda.com/homework-free-home-mother-letter/) Basically, after this mom’s 10-year-old daughter began experiencing very visible and worrisome signs of stress overload – such as chest pains – she emailed the school and […]

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Relationship Tips: When Life Isn’t Instagram Perfect

SIYP TEAM | February 15, 2017 | 4 mins 35 secs read

Relationships take work for both partners to be happy and thrive. Yet, many articles on relationship tips sometimes ignore how to bounce back when things get tough. The other day, Chris and I fought.  It was not our best moment, and certainly not our worst.  Stress was involved and frankly, we were on the cusp […]

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3 Simple Steps to Finding Work-Life Balance for Couples

admin | February 14, 2017 | 4 mins 13 secs read

Let’s start with the big question that seems to bounce around in the mind of many working couples… Is work life balance for couples even possible? Sure, it is! Work life balance for couples while a little more challenging, is just as attainable as it is for anyone. Although, it does take a tad more […]

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How Increasing Positivity Leads to Productivity

SIYP TEAM | January 18, 2017 | 4 mins 29 secs read

Is increasing positivity the key to happiness? What about increased productivity? Would you believe that just might be true?! I recently read Harvard researcher and TED Talk super guru, Shawn Achor, discovered a correlation between positivity and productivity.  In fact, his research concluded that people who are positive tend to be 31% more productive.  (Watch […]

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Why Resolutions Fail and What You Can Do About It! 3 Necessary Shifts to Achieve Your Goals

SIYP TEAM | January 4, 2017 | 3 mins 31 secs read

Our intentions may be great however the reality is that many people fail to live into their goals and often end up worse off at the end of the year than they were at the beginning of the year. According to research conducted, and published, by Statistics Brain, most people are destined to fail. Consider […]

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Preparing for Victory Part Two – Get Energized to Achieve Your Goals With These 5 Key Tips

SIYP TEAM | December 14, 2016 | 3 mins 46 secs read

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.”  – Thomas Jefferson I was training a group of entrepreneurs who professed to have very specific goals they want to achieve […]

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Preparing for Victory – 5 Key Habits That Support Achieving Your Goals

SIYP TEAM | December 8, 2016 | 6 mins 43 secs read

I read an article that chronicled how long the average Olympic athlete had prepared for the opportunity to represent their country at The Games. A study by the National Lottery in London found the following: * 11 years preparation. * 10,000 hours of training. * Training 6 days per week averaging 6 hours per day. […]

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Women of Extraordinary Greatness : Oprah Winfrey – Have It All Woman

SIYP TEAM | November 21, 2016 | 2 mins 34 secs read

Oprah is a true have it all woman… “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady Our series continues, Women of Extraordinary Greatness, from my book, The Have It All Woman. I believe we all can create the life we desire. You will face challenges and people who will […]

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Never Give Up On Your Dreams: Women of Exceptional Greatness

SIYP TEAM | October 24, 2016 | 2 mins 15 secs read

 “Like my mother, I was always saying, ‘I’ll fix my life one day.’ It became clear when I saw her die without fulfilling her dreams that my time was now or maybe never.” —Liz Murray, Speaker Every night before my children go to sleep I tell them this, “You can be, do and have anything […]

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Be More Successful | Value Your Time – If You Don’t No One Will

SIYP TEAM | June 14, 2016 | 4 mins 41 secs read

Be More Successful When You Value Your Time Time is the one thing we all have in common. From the moment we are born, the clock of our lives starts ticking. 86,400 seconds, or 288 X 5 minute blocks, or 1440 minutes, or 24 hours in a day; ultimately, the only thing that varies, from person […]

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Get Organized | The High Cost of Disorganization – 3 Areas to Clean Up NOW

admin | June 13, 2016 | 2 mins 2 secs read

Photo Credit:Flickr/Benjamin Thompson Why Get Organized? Why Organize Your Office? Why Organize Your House? Why Organize Your Life? Sometimes, people talk about being disorganized off-handedly – almost as if it’s just a “quirky” personality trait. Makes you wonder if they realize the high cost of disorganization at all? When you get organized, you get clear. And […]

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Work-Life Balance – 10 Companies That Make It A Priority

SIYP TEAM | June 7, 2016 | 4 mins 16 secs read

Work-Life Balance is a Demand of Millennials – Here Are 10 Companies That Make it Happen Several of my close friends, and the majority of our students, have chosen an entrepreneurial path. There are great benefits in creating a balanced life, one where work, family, friends, and self all have their place. Today, this is […]

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Setting Boundaries to Improve Work Life Balance – 5 Ways To Back Out Of A Commitment Without Drama

SIYP TEAM | June 3, 2016 | 3 mins 15 secs read

Improve work life balance by setting boundaries For many achievers, filling a calendar is not a problem – it is done quite easily. On the other hand, many people will ask for our time, but the tough part is setting boundaries. Likewise, backing out of commitments when we have already given our word can be hard too. […]

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Sleeping Like A Baby: Will It Help You Get Paid More?

SIYP TEAM | May 18, 2016 | 1 min 58 secs read

What is an extra hour of sleep worth to you? Will it enable you to get paid more? Want to get paid more? What if I told you that you could increase your income by more than 15% by sleeping for another hour at night? A research study published in the WSJ suggests just that. Two […]

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Sleep More for Better Life Balance: Sleep Is The New Status Symbol for the Wealthy

SIYP TEAM | May 17, 2016 | 5 mins 49 secs read

Can getting more sleep lead to better life balance? Why more and more successful people are making a decision to get some Z’s by Susan Sly It seemed like a good idea at the time, as most such endeavors do. Perhaps that is why so many of us have trouble finding true life balance. I […]

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Relationship Hacks – Relationship ROI: Why You Should Think Of Relationships Like An Investment

SIYP TEAM | May 3, 2016 | 4 mins 11 secs read

Relationship hacks are ‘shortcuts’ that help us deepen our relationship with others as quickly as possible. Are Your Relationships An Investment? Think about all of the people in your life – your family, your friends, colleagues, social media connections and your local Starbucks Barista. Today, we have relationships with a great many people. Perhaps, that’s why a […]

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4 Life Hacks to Help You Be More Confident (Or At Least Appear That Way) When You Feel Like Falling Apart

admin | April 25, 2016 | 4 mins 26 secs read

Photo Credit:Flickr/Chris & Karen Highland Life hacks are shortcuts to achieving more of the things we want in our life. Some life hacks enable us to achieve more in less time, develop positive personal characteristics quicker, be more confident, and much more. Have you considered what life hacks might help you in your quest for […]

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Earth Day: Be Inspired By 15 Beautiful Examples of Man Working With Nature

SIYP TEAM | April 22, 2016 | 1 min 43 secs read

Ready to be inspired? On this Earth Day – Be Inspired by Man & Nature It is hard to believe, but the first Earth Day took place 46 years ago in an effort to increase awareness to the brilliance and also the fragility of our great planet. Earth Day Network’s mission is to broaden and diversify […]

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Improve Relationships: Could Your Job Lead to Divorce? 15 Jobs With The Highest Divorce Rates

SIYP TEAM | April 19, 2016 | 1 min 53 secs read

Change jobs to improve relationships? How much does your job impact your relationship? It could be more than you think. You have been with your significant other for a while now. You’d like to think that your relationship is like a rock and that nothing can shake it, but could your job eventually cost you […]

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If You Don’t Get Organized Now You Will Hate Yourself Later

SIYP TEAM | April 15, 2016 | 1 min 46 secs read

Why get organized now? Learning to get organized now can be the greatest skill in the arsenal of a busy, success-driven person. Simply not having to search for lost items will save time and headaches right away, but once you really become organized and time efficient, your world will be much more clear and much […]

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Increase Productivity With A 6 Hour Work Day? Who is With Me?

SIYP TEAM | April 12, 2016 | 3 mins 20 secs read

Is the secret way to increase productivity a 6 hour work day? “The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work.” – Andrew Carnegie Is there anything more maddening than sitting in traffic – inching down the street in the middle of a construction zone? The inconvenience of not being able […]

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Tips for Personal Development: 10 Ways To Become More Awesome

SIYP TEAM | April 8, 2016 | 2 mins 30 secs read

You are awesome!! 10 Tips for Personal Development We have all met that person… the one that can handle anything, who is never flustered, who is respected by all, who is kind, who seems to do everything right, and manages to do it all with a smile on their face. Wow – that person is […]

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Work Life Balance Expert Susan Sly Releases New Episode on the Topic of Burnout on Her Step Into Your Power™ Podcast

admin | April 7, 2016 | 1 min 28 secs read

Speaker, Entrepreneur and Best-Selling Author Susan Sly has released a new podcast addressing the issue of burnout and how to overcome its effects. Scottsdale, AZ. — April 7, 2016— Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly tackles the topic of burnout in her latest podcast and shares with her audience 8 key strategies to deal […]

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4 Basic Success Principles of Success & Principles of Successful People

SIYP TEAM | March 22, 2016 | 4 mins 14 secs read

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” – Colin Powell We all have access to the same success principles and principles of successful people. We are all born with the same blank canvas; we all […]

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Follow This One Simple Tip To Overcome Challenges

SIYP TEAM | February 17, 2016 | 2 mins 11 secs read

We all need to know – at some point in our lives – that we can overcome challenges thrown at us and thrive. Think about a situation or time when you were really frustrated.  Or a time when you might have been afraid or anxious. Due to that state of mind, maybe the outcome wasn’t […]

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Life Hacks: 7 Life Rules for Greater Fulfillment

SIYP TEAM | February 11, 2016 | 44 secs read

Life Hacks: Greater fulfillment… we all seem to want it. Can we find it? In Susan’s first podcast back from hiatus she shares the emotional lessons garnered from a close friend who recently passed of stage four cancer. This friend – an entrepreneur, loving husband and father – chose to create several ‘rules’ to apply to […]

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Work Life Balance: Balancing Kids and Working from Home

Tisha Nolan | January 21, 2016 | 6 mins 18 secs read

9 Ways that Parents Can Improve Their Work Life Balance Working from Home You can have the best time management skills in the world and have done everything right to organize your business and organize your life, but working from home with kids around can still be challenging. “Mommy, Daddy, I want…,’ finish the sentence.  […]

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Healing Our Hearts—The Gratitude Process

admin | December 15, 2015 | 2 mins 34 secs read

The Gratitude Process Can Be Life-Changing “Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.” — Suzanne Somers, Actress and Author One of the things I have taught over the years is how to make peace with difficult people in our lives. Not only do we have toxins in our bodies, we can also have them in […]

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How to Bounce Back When Your Schedule Throws You a Curve – Just Roll With It

admin | December 1, 2015 | 4 mins 57 secs read

When Your Schedule Throws You A Curve, Bounce Back and Just Roll With It “You CAN have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” – Oprah Winfrey Our house is very much what you would expect with four children, two dogs and two fish — extremely productive. Those of you who have […]

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What To Do When You Have Nothing Left To Give

admin | November 24, 2015 | 4 mins 29 secs read

The Empty Well – When You Have Nothing Left to Give “You cannot give what you don’t have.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer Let us imagine that a thirsty traveler happens upon a remote homestead.  The woman who resides there, eager to help this poor soul, offers a large glass of water.  The stranger is so grateful; […]

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Overcoming Challenges: Are You Letting Others Label Your Life?

admin | November 10, 2015 | 4 mins 22 secs read

Overcoming challenges can be tough. Just be sure to not let your circumstances define YOU… On March 06, 1972, a baby boy was born to an estranged, drug addicted father and a mother with a bigger vision for her own life and that of her new baby. This boy was labeled early on as someone […]

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Life Lessons from Mark Victor Hansen

admin | November 2, 2015 | 2 mins 54 secs read

“Put your future in good hands – your own.“ — Mark Victor Hansen  Mark Victor Hansen is best known for creating what Time Magazine called “the publishing phenomenon of the decade,” with his series of Chicken Soup for the Soul books, created with co-author Jack Canfield. With more than 500 million books sold internationally and more than 100 licensed products, […]

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Stuck In A Rut? 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Get Out of a Rut

admin | October 29, 2015 | 2 mins 26 secs read

Ever wonder how to get out of a rut? As an entrepreneur, we all will have times where we can get stuck in a rut. We might have difficulty finishing a task. Maybe we temporarily lose vision of where we are headed in business. Or perhaps we are so stressed out we can’t focus. Whatever the […]

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Built on Faith – What Pope Francis Can Teach Us About Doing Business

admin | September 29, 2015 | 5 mins 22 secs read

“In a word, if we want security, let us give security; if we want life, let us give life; if we want opportunities, let us provide opportunities.” Pope Francis Let me start by saying that I am not Catholic; however, my fascination with Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States has been nothing short […]

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I Will Be Happy When…

admin | July 15, 2015 | 47 secs read

“You can begin to be great to-day in your own home, in your store or office, on the street, everywhere; you can begin to make yourself known as great; and you can do this by doing everything you do in a great way”  – Wallace D Wattles I will be happy when… I lose 10 pounds. […]

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The Delicate Art of Uncommitting: 5 Tips for Success

admin | July 8, 2015 | 1 min 59 secs read

The Delicate Art of Uncommitting… Tips for Success …an excerpt from Organize Your Life – a new book by bestselling author, Susan Sly. Graciously uncommiting is simple.  I have done it time and again in my life and guess what?  The world didn’t end.  People who genuinely wanted to do business with me continued to […]

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Creating Happiness: 3 Actions to Achieve A Happy Life

admin | July 7, 2015 | 3 mins 22 secs read

3 Actions For Creating Happiness and a Happy Life Hi, my name is Matthew Ferry and I want to tell you about three actions that I guarantee will help you get into happiness.  Creating happiness isn’t easy necessarily. So, how did I come to these conclusions? Since 1993, I have coached more than 8,000 people to […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth? Strategies For a Better Family Vacation Experience

admin | June 10, 2015 | 6 mins 40 secs read

“Adventures are to the adventurous.”  Benjamin Disrael What is the Secret to Better Family Vacations? On a recent trip to Disney World™ in Orlando, navigating the crowds, waiting in hour long lines to jump on a 90 second ride, I observed an interesting phenomenon – the happiest place on Earth was filled with miserable people. […]

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Strategies for Entrepreneurs with Kids for Staying Sane During the Summer

Susan | May 21, 2015 | 3 mins 43 secs read

One of the things that many parents find challenging is embracing new routines when the kids get out of school. After the excitement of anticipating the fun holidays and adventures, many parents approach the end of the summer with equal enthusiasm; eager for their children to return to school. The question is this – can we have it both ways? Can we enjoy the summer holidays and also remain sane?

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Create An Extraordinary Life in 7 Steps

Susan | March 31, 2015 | 1 min 14 secs read

Do you want to create an extraordinary life? Learn how with leader among women entrepreneurs, Susan Sly. Susan guides you through 7 Steps to Take to Create An Extraordinary Life in this amazing podcast. Get your pen and paper ready. This podcast will transform your thoughts and make creating an extraordinary life simple and easy! […]

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Are Your Hormones Out of Balance?: A Special Hormones & Relationships Power Call

Susan | March 31, 2015 | 23 secs read

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” Oscar Wilde Okay – so you created a schedule, you wrote it all out, you felt good, empowered even, because you had a plan. Then, suddenly, you received a call that you had to pick up your. What seems to us as bitter […]

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7 Steps to Create an Extraordinary Life

Susan | March 12, 2015 | 40 secs read

Join Susan Sly as she takes you through 7 Steps to Create An Extraordinary Life.

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Overcome Life Challenges

Susan | February 27, 2015 | 46 secs read

Everyone goes through life events that rock their world, whether it’s a job layoff, illness, bankruptcy, divorce, massive debt, etc. In this blogcast, Jeffery Boyle interviews Susan Sly, a Balanced Living Strategist, and discusses the steps we can take to overcoming life’s challenges.

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Positive Thinking Affirmations – Negative Thoughts? Affirmations Shift Your Perspective

Susan | February 20, 2015 | 46 secs read

We have the power to change our thoughts. Inherently, when we change our thoughts we change our lives. Affirmations are an effective tool to shift you from negative to calm, positive and productive thoughts.
Affirmations have been proven to transform our thoughts. When we begin to shift our thinking toward the positive, we become powerful magnets for improved health, finances, self-esteem, relationships and more.

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Being Happy & Life Balance: Do You Require Some Breathing Space?

Susan | October 30, 2014 | 3 mins 53 secs read

Breathing space, the ability to step away if only for an hour, is a powerful tool to re-gain energy, perspective and lower stress. A balanced life requires times of production and times of recuperation and when we are ‘in it’ it is tough to carve out that space.

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Being Happy & Personal Development: What Will It Take For You To Set a New Course?

Susan | June 27, 2014 | 3 mins 43 secs read

Being happy… that elusive goal we all seek, yet seem to chase more than find. What will it take for you to be happy? Personal development requires you to move forward with passion toward your goals. The question is not how to gain confidence but how to prevent yourself from blocking what you need to […]

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