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Adaptability

Veterans Adaptability Paramount in Building their Future

Dwayne Paro | Posted 11.23.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

As I was starting out in the Military, which was my very early adult life, I use to struggle with the fact that things rarely came out the way I inten...

Adaptability: The True Mark Of Genius

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 08.17.2016 | Science
Tomas Laurinavicius

What then, is the universal signature of genius? Rather than trying to define it through the narrow band of human uniqueness, it might be better to think of genius as a concept existing independently of humanity.

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs, Part I: Rita Ribeiro-Sales, Designing a Better World

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Our first interviewee, Rita, runs a successful architectural practice in Maputo, Mozambique.

Become More Adaptable to Change Today!

Susan Vernicek | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Vernicek

Every year we strive for forward shifts and growth within our personal and professional lives. Maybe this is the year that you can work on becoming a little more adaptable to change as you journey upward and onward.

Self-Management Trumps Passion in Design-Driven Startup Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Although all startup founders of design driven startups are passionate - still ninety-two percent of them will fail within three years, according to a...

The Four Pillars of Resilience You Need to Stay on Track in Life and Business

Lara Young | Posted 11.13.2016 | Business
Lara Young

Life throws all sorts of experiences our way.  Similarly, being a business owner means you'll have to tackle all sorts of tasks and situations,...

Little Boys and Big Shots

Jack Rothman | Posted 09.10.2016 | Politics
Jack Rothman

McNamara, Santorum, and Murdoch have all clutched tightly their battered truths, same as Dan did--reality checks be damned. In the end, there's a remarkable similarity in the foibles of renowned big shots and innocent little boys.

Turning a House Into a Home: 5 Ways to Mix Old and New

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

Eleven years ago, I took a lifeless fixer as my canvas and worked diligently to infuse it with vitality. Now, looking back, I can list five makeover strategies that helped turn a house into a home tuned for enjoyment.

Water Footprint Network

Peter Neill | Posted 07.07.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

As we consider water as the new paradigm, we probably should begin not at the top of the user pyramid, but at the bottom, with a better calculation of our own water footprint, a measure of the amount used to produce each of the goods and services we use, directly and indirectly.

4 Ways to Build Resilience in Business

Rosalind Cardinal | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Rosalind Cardinal

The pressures of modern business life are often draining. We juggle priorities -- work, family, friends, interests -- and often the pace feels overwhelming. Whether you are going through significant changes at work, or just in life in general, here are some tips to build your resilience.

Living in Pencil

Rachel Verlik | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Living in pencil has allowed me permission to be flexible and reminded me it's okay to readjust. I'm still working towards my goals, just not in the order I thought.

Recommitting to Your New Year's Resolutions

Rachel Verlik | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

We all take a step back backward now and again. Take a deep breath, regroup and be mindful about recommitting to your goals through building new habits.

The Externalities of Climate Change

Peter Neill | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

Mountaintop removal, hydraulic fracturing, open pit mining, dams, highways, filled wetlands -- these are just some of the many other examples of human-engineered intrusion into natural systems that are not typically planned or valued within the full context and cost of their use.

How I Got Into Techstars, Was Almost Kicked Out, and Fought to Stay in

Sherman Lee | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Sherman Lee

How are you different from your competitors? Investors tend to shy away if your market is crowded and if theres nothing that separates you from everyone else.

The One Trait You May Not Realize Will Make You Happier

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Adaptability, or the ability to adjust to a variety of different circumstances, isn't necessarily the sexiest of traits. But experts say it is essenti...

3 Ways to Prepare Future Generations for Careers in Tech That Don't Even Exist (Yet)

Alyssa Frank | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Frank

A few decades ago, a computer practically took up as much real estate as Versailles and the most complex machine used by the average Joe was a lawn mower.

Situationally Adaptive Organizations for 21st Century Transformation and Thriving

Mark Chasan | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Mark Chasan

Using a single form of organizational structure for all circumstances is like using a single tool for all situations. When presented with a tomato or a screw, we hit with our hammer. If only we had a knife for the tomato and a screwdriver for the screw, we would be more efficient and effective.

Joan Moran: 7 Business Skills That Make Your Personal Life Successful

Red Room | Posted 06.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Red Room

Do you ever wonder why some people are successful and accomplished in business but not very successful in their personal lives?

Seniors and Technology -- Bridging the Years and Miles

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
Jason P. Stadtlander

Many elders have a lot of time on their hands and would treasure being able to be the glue that can bind the family back together, but we as their children and grandchildren need to find ways to make it easier for them to do so.

Stress vs. Comfort? Can Stress Be Good For You?

Beth Kuhel | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Beth Kuhel

If I could develop a sense of humor and adapt it to a different culture, I surely had more confidence I could do this in college in a different state with generally the same culture.

How Turkey Day Flexibility Can Lead to Success in Life

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Maffett

As much as we look forward to sharing the bounty at our holiday tables with friends and family each year, some parts of the long weekend can be a little trying.

A New Breed of Humans?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

With all these changes in modern medicine, technology and our bodies' ability to adapt and change along with it, are we in essence creating a new breed of humans?

Who Went Home On 'The Glee Project'?

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

The theme of the week on "The Glee Project" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Oxygen) was adaptability, and it certainly kept the contestants on their toes. At the...

If Harry Potter Ran General Electric

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Morris

As I've watched Jeff Immelt, the CEO of GE over the years, I've been impressed that he has so many of Harry Potter's defining qualities.

What Is Work? Mastering the Art of Change

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Change Masters use their talents and tools to rule the day. Victims of change decry their fate. Now is an endless opportunity to be one, or the other. Which one will we choose?