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The Complaint Department is Closed!

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain." ~ ...

What Change Is Imminent in Your Life?

Amy Crumpton | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo by Ryan McGuire at stocksnap.io I walked two blocks from my office door to the cafe. I ordered some oatmeal and a latte "to go" from the bari...

5 Questions to Ask When Leaving a Secure Job for a Fresh Challenge: Thanks UMass, Hello Babson!

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 08.28.2015 | Education
Adam Sulkowski

Many thanks to all those at UMass for support and inspiration during the past decade, and looking forward with much excitement to a new chapter with those of you at Babson!

Taking My Own Advice

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Winterstern

How we nourish ourselves in terms of what we consume and the kind of attention we give our bodies has a huge impact on our health. Self-love is essential in this equation.

The Gift of Happiness

Martín Llorens | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

Happiness is the result of all of your impressions, your experiences, and your actions from the moment you wake up, to the moment you go to sleep. Happiness is a boomerang effect of your lifestyle, where your thoughts, your energy and your actions are all synchronized and act as one.

Do You Feed the Good Wolf or the Bad?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

Do something that inspires you. Do something that makes you feel relaxed and content. Do something that makes you feel challenged and just a bit scared, in a thrilling sort of way.

Are You a Dodo or a Coyote? Your Answer Changes Everything

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

Your long-term success will quite possibly come down to how you answer one question.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

How Can You Be Authentic? A Fun and Easy Test!

Michael Feeley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Are you authentic? The same person wherever you are -- with your closest friends, at work and then with strangers? Maybe it doesn't matter to you b...

Plan Before You Buy EdTech

Eric Sheninger | Posted 08.25.2015 | Education
Eric Sheninger

The importance of getting instructional design right cannot be stressed enough. Don't fall victim to the cart before the horse scenario. If you or your school has the ability and funds to purchase technology, don't rush to get it into the hands of staff and students.

How Do You Know When to Walk Away?

Carissa Lada | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carissa Lada

If you know me, or if you've read my previous posts, then you know that my life has changed a lot in the last few years. Some of these changes have in...

Unpacking the Briefcase for a New Presidency

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

I'm encountering much that is familiar, much that is new, much that will require the best in my new campus family and me. It makes the season of moving in all the more exciting, demanding, and maybe a little disconcerting.

The Crucial Factor in Making Real Change in Your Life

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

In addition to creating an agreement with our partner, collaboration with others can give us new ideas of regarding specific practices that may support the changes we wish to bring about. This kind of support can help us to trust that real change is an actual possibility.

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

5 Ways To Create Lasting Change In Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Society has conditioned us against stepping out and claiming the kind of life we want to live. Life is short and time can never be recovered. Each moment is precious and should be lived to the fullest. Here are five ways to create lasting change that leads to an amazing life.

The Path from Personal Transformation to Societal Change

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 08.19.2015 | Impact
Matthieu Ricard

I myself am deeply convinced that love and compassion--the two faces of altruism--are the cardinal virtues of human existence and the heart of the spiritual path. Loving kindness is the wish that all beings experience happiness, while compassion focuses on eradicating their suffering.

Will Fear and Comfort Kill Your Business?

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

What if there was a way to make a 100 percent improvement in one of the most prevalent complaints customers have about your product and service? You would implement it in a heartbeat, right?

Want A New Approach To Racism?

Tina Lifford | Posted 08.18.2015 | Black Voices
Tina Lifford

Looking through the lens of systematic oppression, hundreds of years in the making, it is easy to surmise that there is no end in sight to our historical predicament. However, this is not the lens through which I see.

How Introverts Thrive While Flowing Quietly Within Intense Moments

Greg Frucci | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

When we introverts do travel out beyond our quiet worlds... sometimes magic happens. In our quiet, we absolutely love life. At least I do, I don't talk much with other people, so I do not know for sure.

ReInventing at a Ripe Old Age -- Fun and Challenging

Ann Fry | Posted 08.18.2015 | Fifty
Ann Fry

Lesson: Don't ever assume that any people handle leaving and separating the same way. Be open to however each person deals with it -- by avoidance, pulling away or wanting to see you a lot. Allow for each to express themselves as they do.

Young People, the Change Makers!

Marsida Bandilli | Posted 08.17.2015 | Impact
Marsida Bandilli

Just a few days ago, The UN International Youth Day was celebrated, everywhere. This year's theme of International Youth Day was: "Youth Civic Engagement." This is a crucial moment, for reflecting upon a few issues that concern young people all over the world.

Dance Dance Evolution

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I will dance in my next life, I declare to my friend and future dance teacher, Tracey. I have just exited by story, my marriage and I want a space to...

Changing the Unchangeable

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

But then that despondency turns to gratitude. I am grateful. Grateful for the life I am living, the people I know and love, and the incredible experiences I've embodied. It's because of this very unchangeable component in my life it is so very beautiful and incredible.

What Do You Believe In?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.12.2015 | OWN
Sister Jenna

I would like to briefly share with you the moment that I was introduced to Belief, and the journey I have been on since.

Jack Be Nimble: Why Thriving Today Takes More than Nursery Rhymes

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

Jack be Nimble is great advice. It is even better when you understand that advice is important and how to do something about it.