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Neil Seligman

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Top 10 Characteristics of Resilient Professionals

Neil Seligman | September 30, 2014 | Business
Attempting to control the world is always going to be futile. Yet there is one common factor within the ever-changing Universe that you can rely upon. You.
Laura Dunn

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Women in Business: Sarah Hoit CEO and Co-Founder, ConnectedLiving

Laura Dunn | September 30, 2014 | Business
Sarah Hoit is a career social entrepreneur focused on companies that impact larger social issues. She co-founded ConnectedLiving in 2007 to bring digital inclusion to the 60 million underserved Americans who do not have easy access to digital technology. Sarah was previously Founder, Chairman and CEO of Explore,...
Dean Baker

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Eric Holder: The Reason Robert Rubin Isn't Behind Bars

Dean Baker | September 29, 2014 | Business
Undoubtedly there are positives to Holder's tenure as attorney general, but one really big minus is his decision not to prosecute any of the Wall Street crew whose actions helped to prop up the housing bubble.
Jeffrey Hayzlett

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4 Things You Can Do to Brand Yourself Like a Big C-Suite Executive

Jeffrey Hayzlett | September 29, 2014 | Business
Did you know that it's harder to get a seat in the c-suite than it is to become a professional sports player? The c-suite is such an elusive club that the leaders in it seem to be elusive themselves. Even the headliners like Richard Branson and Bill Gates still have an air of elusive
Brian Horn

How to Build Your Brand Through Storytelling

Brian Horn | September 29, 2014 | Small Business
Garnering increased sales, adding new clients and achieving a higher level of success is what brand building is all about, and building a brand is done a bit differently today that it was in yesteryear.
Matthew Collis

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6 Powerful Tips to Effective Content Curation

Matthew Collis | September 29, 2014 | Business
Content marketing is hot, with businesses everywhere implementing content marketing strategies. As a result, content curation has emerged and is becoming increasingly more popular.
Lodro Rinzler

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3 Tips for Practicing Meditation in the Office

Lodro Rinzler | September 29, 2014 | Religion
When it comes to work, we always have a choice. We can schlep through our day-to-day existence, considering those hours we are working to be a waste of time, constantly looking ahead to our time off, or we can engage it in a way that makes us feel like we are participating in a life worth living.
Matthew Dowd

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Why Americans View a Growing Economy With Growing Unrest

Matthew Dowd | September 29, 2014 | Politics
If we really want to help the middle class, and most Americans, we need a set of policies that are new and truly address the systemic problem. It's time to let go of the partisan talking points, and get to work.
Markus Giesler

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Just Why Is Ello So Naive?

Markus Giesler | September 29, 2014 | Business
As a sociological game, social media is not about being an authentic person. It is about trying to become an authentic person in the eyes of your audience -- a moral protagonist.
Derek Lampert

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The Litmus Test for Leadership

Derek Lampert | September 29, 2014 | Business
The best advice in the world is useless if it's not "practically actionable." Meaning that if it's too difficult or lengthy to remember and implement, regardless of how incredible it is, it will quickly become "some good points" that we do very little with.
Diane Gottsman

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7 Tips for Remembering Someone's Name

Diane Gottsman | September 29, 2014 | Business
Not everyone is equipped with the ability to remember someone's name; however, remembering another person's name, when being introduced or reconnecting, can make a tremendous impact.
Andrew Wilkes

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Towards a Socialist America

Andrew Wilkes | September 29, 2014 | Religion
I, too, dream America. I do not, however, believe that capitalism delivers on the promises rehearsed every November.
Nathan Gardels

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California Tames Its Direct Democracy

Nathan Gardels | September 29, 2014 | World
Addressing concerns about the growing influence of special interests on California's initiative process and the decline of voter participation, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation that strengthens legislative and public oversight of ballot measures and increases transparency within a century-old process that has been stubbornly resistant to change.
Joyce Franklin

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Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman: A Bluegrass Hero and Civic Patron

Joyce Franklin | September 29, 2014 | Business
For inspiration on how to manage the flexibility that accompanies Phase 4 of the Four Phases of Startup Life -- the What's Next? stage that comes after a liquidity event -- look to Warren Hellman.
Dominique Moisi

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Can China and America Create a '100 Year Peace' Out of Today's Global Chaos?

Dominique Moisi | September 29, 2014 | World
Something like the "bipolar hegemony" of Great Britain and Russia after 1815 (though other players like Austria, Prussia, and France mattered) could be reconstituted, with the US and China substituting for Great Britain and Russia. This seems to be Henry Kissinger's ultimate dream - a dream that one can glimpse in his latest book, Germanically entitled World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History.
Judith Ward

What Was Your Back-to-School Shopping List Missing? Chances Are You Forgot the College Savings Plan

Judith Ward | September 29, 2014 | College
The best way for parents to bypass the stress about paying for college is to save for it in advance. Our research shows that every dollar saved ahead of time can equate to almost $2 that won't have to be paid in debt later.
Wendell Potter

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Improving the 'Patient Experience' By Eliminating the Big Insurance Company

Wendell Potter | September 29, 2014 | Business
Employers are starting to realize that insurers might not be, as they have claimed, "part of the solution" to achieving a more patient-centered health care system. In fact, in some ways they have been part of the problem.
Mark Manson

10 Life Lessons for Excelling in Your 30s

Mark Manson | September 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Recently I turned 30 and sent an email to my subscribers asking readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The result was spectacular.
Dianna Booher

Mediating When Communication Breaks Down Between Coworkers

Dianna Booher | September 29, 2014 | Business
When coworkers are caught in conflict, do you know how to re-open the lines of communication without getting trapped in the fallout? Do you care--or do you just stay clear? As a leader, here's what you can do to help minimize the grumbling, reduce the stress, and resolve the issue:
Michelle McQuaid

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Is Self-Doubt Sabotaging Your Success?

Michelle McQuaid | September 29, 2014 | Business
Ever find yourself hesitating, holding yourself back or even dimming yourself down at work for fear that you'll be discovered as the impostor you really are?
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