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How Confident Leaders Silence the Office Screamer

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

When someone starts screaming, your first impulse may be to scream right back. Because you are the boss. That response will not work, and it puts you right in the middle of the argument -- the last place you want to be.

Why Dr. Oz Is So Popular

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

In early 2015, the National Health Policy Conference was held in Washington D.C., Dr. Stephen Berkshire, member of the American College of Health Ca...

One Thing That Always Improves My Parenting

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

You know that skittish, trapped feeling you get when your children are uncooperative and you're running late? That's certainly worthy of our attention. Recognizing our emotional state requires that we tune in and notice.

What Is the Best Coaching Advice you Will Ever Get?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

This is a great question, and the answer is going to come from an unexpected source. But, I think you'll agree this is the best coaching advice you will ever get. It's not going to come from me -- it's going to come from you. Ready?

Asking Questions Is Really Hard

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

So please understand that the next time I ask you a question, it is because I need your help. I don't ask questions about things for which I already have an answer. And if I ask you a question that doesn't make sense to you, please know that I am doing my best to inquire about something that I obviously don't have enough information to even ask the proper questions, so help me out.

A Radical New Approach to Employee Engagement!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In my new book Triggers, I propose a radical new approach to employee engagement. To me, this new approach is the "other half of the equation", the missing piece, the thing that we've been overlooking that could change the business landscape for good!

Herding Cats...er Kids

Lynda Freeman | Posted 04.06.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

As a retired elementary school teacher I sometimes do substitute teaching. I do this because I like being with kids and also enjoy the extra spending money I earn that takes me on trips.

Where Have Good Manners Gone?

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Christa Dowling

"You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream." -- C.S. Lewis (Irish Novelist 1898-1963) Out the door... it seems. An American frie...

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

How can we forecast our environment so that we are aware of its influence over us and how we can use what we learn to our success? There are three interconnected stages of importance here: anticipation, avoidance, and adjustment.

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we journey through life, we are creating our world and our world is simultaneously creating us. Much of who we are and what we will become is deter...

3 Tricks for Making Your Good Habits Stick

Amy Morin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you're struggling with self-discipline doesn't mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you'll stick to your healthier habits -- even when you don't feel like it.

Are You Being Played?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Because some things are outside of our control, we may feel like victims of circumstance. Victims of fate. I don't accept that. What would life be like if we just accepted the hand of cards we were dealt and lived the rest of our lives in homeostasis?

3 (Healthy) Behaviors for Working Moms

Kenda Mullert | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kenda Mullert

Our work of choosing healthy behavior combines together to form a creation of life and wellness. There isn't a choice too small to add to this creation of the healthy life we want for ourselves and our family.

6 Common Divorce Frenemies To Watch Out For

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.11.2015 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

During your divorce there are six specific frenemies to watch out for. Chances are you're on a first name basis with some (or all) of them. You may have even run into a little trouble with them. But just in case your danger detector is malfunctioning, allow me to alert you to the obvious.

Our Employer-Employee Marriages Need Counseling

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dov Seidman

The quality of our employer-employee relationships is downright dysfunctional. The primary reason for this is that we're doing too much shifting and not enough elevating.

Laziness Is More Complex Than You Think: How a More Nuanced Approach Can Help Us Overcome Laziness When Needed

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jon Jachimowicz

We also need to recognize that sometimes, being lazy is far from a sin. After all, isn't getting to take a deserved break why we expend effort in the first place?

Wolf's Powers of Observation May Have Aided Dog Domestication

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that the ability of humans to domesticate dogs may have its origins in the innate social skills of wolves.

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.

10 Belief Triggers That Sabotage Your Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

I'm sure you've met him, or her. That person who says he'll finish the project tomorrow, but tomorrow never comes. Or the person who promises to call as soon as she gets home, but you never hear from her.

12 Truths About 'Good Girls'

Bustle | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Bustle

I was being judged for being who I was by people who didn't have a damn clue who I really was. Thus the plight of the Grown-Up Good Girl.

Scientific Findings Can Help Get Your Resolutions Back on Track

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

Occasional slip-ups do not mean you are incapable of self-control, but rather that you either didn't manage your fuel well or are taking on something too big too soon... also, that you are human.

The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Say Anything

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Conflict is an unavoidable part of our lives, whether we're CEOs, entrepreneurs, parents, spouses, engineers or ditch diggers. In some cases, conflict stimulates us to accomplish great things.

The Secret to Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Seeing our frailties in the face of behavioral change what do we do?

People of Craigslist, Please Stop Being Terrible

Zach Dean | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

People of Craigslist, can we please try a little harder to respect each other?

In Business, Women Rule

Chelsea Berler | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Chelsea Berler

Surrounded by so many accomplished women, I've noticed that they see and process things differently than men, which helps them excel in situations that men may not.