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If You Don't Have Something Nice to Say... Is Honesty Really the Best Policy?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we embrace the challenge of using our relationship as a means of self-development we open the possibility of shifting the trajectory not only of our relationship, but also of our life itself. And that is a big deal!

What Really Happens When Two or More Agree?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

For me, it is imperative to take the extra time and listen with your heart before agreeing any opinion expressed, and to express myself only with words of love for everyone and everything, since this will become our truth in the end.

Top 3 Mistakes Newbie Entrepreneurs Make and Their Solutions

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

In the current entrepreneurship boom we are experiencing nowadays, it is quite common that novice business owners -- as well as those with more experience -- make very frequent mistakes due to a lack of legal counseling and experience.

World Vision: The Poor, the Gay, and the Wisdom of Solomon

Robert Hall | Posted 06.03.2014 | Religion
Robert Hall

When we draw lines in the sand to separate us from other believers and from the poor we purport to serve, we are like two people on the side of a swimming pool fighting over doctrine while a child goes under for the third time.

How to Get Out of a Bad Lease

Jack Garson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Leases and labor are two of the biggest costs for many businesses. In these cost-conscious times, companies have already made painful cuts in staff, but often view their leases as inescapable handcuffs. Wrong.

The Iran Accord -- Profoundly, and Primarily, Symbolic

William O. Beeman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
William O. Beeman

The profound symbolism of the moment more than outweighs the lighter substantive elements of the temporary agreement. The United States and its partners appeared tough and got very little. Iran appeared tough and gave up very little. Both sides saved face.

Your Safety Zone or Mine? A Collaboration Story

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

When we receive communication from other people that does not support our safety zone, most of us will either fight or flight. The challenge is every person's safety zone has been developed by unique experiences, beliefs, values and knowledge.

When the Law Is Involved, Do Notions Of Fairness Matter?

Mark Baer | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

When attorneys, mediators and others are involved in the process, their concepts of fairness may well differ from those of one or both of the parties and from those of the other professionals involved.

Are We in Violent Agreement?

Terry Newell | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Perhaps like arguing friends or couples, we should step back and take note of what we agree upon.

On Resignation

Jim Selman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Resignation leaves us in a kind of unthinking stupor living day-to-day as if not much matters -- totally unconscious of the fact our point of view and conversations are "closed" and creating a predictable and circumstantially determined future.

How to Kick Yeahbut

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

A business narrative, like a theater performance, consists of a series of scenes. These scenes can often go on for extended periods of time, and take...

RNC Refuses DNC's Joint 'Civility' Statement, Politico Reports

Politico | ANDY BARR | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has rejected a proposal from its Democratic counterpart to sign a joint "civility" statement, POLITICO has learned. ...

Preventing Misunderstandings in Key Relationships: Create 'Agreements'

Mim Abbey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mim Abbey

The trouble is, we rarely set up these agreements verbally. We simply work together or live together, go along, and are then surprised and upset when we find that we're operating differently. KB

A Close Look At The Iraq Status Of Forces Agreement [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

What I found is that the Iraqis got almost everything they had pushed for, and the Bush administration got almost nothing of what they wanted.

War Is Over (If Maliki Wants It)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without a microscopic examination of the seething cauldron of Iraqi partisan politics, it's safe to say that Maliki knows which way the wind is blowing. The Iraqi people want to know -- "when is the U.S. leaving?"