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Tips to get linked in by Steven Burda

  Steven Burda’s claim to fame is being the most connected person on LinkedIn. With over 50,000 connections, the business-networking site is a large part of his life. Here he gives us some tips on how to get the most out of LinkedIn.   LinkedIn is great, but it’s also hard work. You need to […]

John Rzeznik – creativity triumphs adversity

Raised in upstate New York, John Rzeznik had four older sisters whom he would eventually depend on for everything. After their parents passed away within two years of each other, the Rzeznik children were on their own. Rzeznik was mostly brought up by his four sisters until he turned 17 and moved out on his […]

Always Best, and Getting Bigger

  Changing who you are and the results you attain is achievable. The effects cascade through families, communities, networks. It’s time for the next step. To harness the power of digital media and boost the reach of The Best You. And we’d love you to be involved. Join us, on a crowdfunding adventure to discover […]

Mind the avalanche by Bernardo Moya

  I came across a report by Institute for Public Policy Research that was brought to my attention by a friend, Ami Shapiro.  In the report they state: ‘Our belief is that deep, radical and urgent transformation is required in higher education as much as it is in school systems. Our fear is that, perhaps […]

How can we tackle depression amongst children? by Francis Burrows

  The last year has seen an increasing awareness around mental health, with national anti-stigma campaigns, new services and talk of the promotion of mental health services However, Francis Burrows, Director of Operations at MindFull, says the way that mental health issues affect children and young people remains a taboo subject for too many people. […]

Everyone is a teacher by Jack Canfield

  There’s an old adage that says “those who can’t do, teach.” We whole heartedly disagree and feel that teachers are upstanding member of society. And as bestselling author Jack Canfield points out, some of the most successful people are teachers too.   It’s rarely a surprise to learn that successful people are lifelong learners. […]

We Support: Great Ormond Street Hospital

  Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare.   Together with our research partner, the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH), we form the UK’s only academic biomedical research centre specialising in paediatrics. Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children’s healthcare and to […]

The Good News February 2014

  The news we read in the newspapers and see on the television is so negative that it can often feel like the media are conspiring to get you down in the dumps. That’s why The Best You is bringing you snippets of good news.   Giving you a jumpstart For those of us who […]

Gates of Success

  The Best You discovers the character traits of the world’s wealthiest man, computer genius, and philanthropist Bill Gates. When William Henry Gates III was born in 1955, the Computer Age was just sparking into life. Back then, a few huge computers were confined to university campuses and big businesses. Their future as a tool […]

Les Brown: Inspirational Figure

The Best You catches up with motivational speaker and achievement guru Les Brown, to find out who inspires him – and what he sees as the ingredients of success.   Les Brown is one of the world’s most renowned motivational speakers, a dynamic personality and highly-sought-after resource in business and professional circles. For three decades […]

Inspire a legacy in 2014 by Kristen White

  Most of us don’t realise that we have the ability to inspire and help others through our own unique experiences. Ann McIndoo, a professional author coach, has helped nearly 1,000 people find the book within their own personal life experience. Kristen White asks her how we do the same.   “I had always been […]

The genius within by Robin Sharma

  Inspiration can come from many things – a story, a hike in the mountains, a conversation with a friend. But a lot of the time inspiration comes in the form of people – people who have made their mark with their genius. Robin Sharma lists a few.   I have huge respect for those […]

Queen Latifah – A Royal Tale

  A moniker truly befitting of someone who has turned herself into American royalty, Queen Latifah was born as Dana Elaine Owens. Latifah’s work ethic and moral compass was fortified from a very young age. A natural choice for her tall stature, she played basketball in high school; from there she stepped onto the theatre […]

Percy Fawcett: A Life Of Adventure

  Percy Fawcett was ensconced in adventure and intrigue his entire life. Fawcett drew on the inspirations of his family to become one of the most enigmatic explorers of the modern age. Fawcett’s studies drew him to the field of mapmaking. Driven by a desire to make the unknown known, he began to explore. Fawcett […]

Ludo Lefebvre: A Taste for All

  Ludo Lefebvre was raised in Burgundy, France. Taken early on by the desire to craft and cook specialty cuisines, his father got him his first job at a local restaurant. The hope was that his son would be discouraged from the profession, but to the contrary, it was where Ludo began his love affair […]

Billie Jean King: An Ace Life

  A champion on and off of the tennis court, Billie Jean King was born in Long Beach, California. She attended Longbeach Polytechnic High School, an institution noted to this day for churning out sports stars of multiple varieties. Throughout high school and college, King moonlighted at a professional tennis career. She entered her first […]

SEO is dead, long live SEO by Damon Segal

  The way we search on Google is going through changes with the introduction of Google Hummingbird. Damon Segal, SEO expert from Emotio, explains how you can make your website make the most of this metamorphosis.   I have been driving traffic to websites for almost 20 years. And this year is no different from […]