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3 Common Sense Tips to Communicate Change That Aren't Common Practice

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

Communicating change in and of itself is difficult. Persuading someone to change their mind or take action based on that change is harder still. The goal in explaining that change should be like building software -- so intuitive that users no longer need a Help menu.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...

How To Turn "No Way" Into "Way to Go!"

Colleen Turner | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
Colleen Turner

Are you dealing with a major problem for which you can't imagine a solution and feel like giving up? It may be that you are looking at your crisis in a way that's preventing your opportunities from emerging.

Sometimes Change Is Exactly What You Need

Shelby Doherty | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

You know that quote "if you love something, set it free?" That's ridiculous. If you love something, hold onto it, cherish it and make sure it knows yo...

Purposeful Transformation: Davos Conversations Advance the Journey

Valerie Keller | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Valerie Keller

Listen carefully to the buzz during the World Economic Forum annual meeting this week and one thing is abundantly clear: Current global realities have changed the game for most firms. Today, corporate capacity for innovation and transformation is a critical imperative to survive and thrive.

Our Illusion of Connectivity

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara M. Gardner

Just like the teams that make families in catalogs look just a little too perfect. Just like Photoshop. It's all an illusion. I don't think we are better off. Not even close. It's lonelier. It's isolating. And without a major shift in the way our world works today, I have no idea how to change it.

The Secret Key to Navigating Change: Your Inner Compass

Laurie Seymour | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

There are moments in life where change is thrust upon you, pushing and stretching you beyond your known world. At other times, you decide to make a change because you want something different or because the status quo feels hollow and you know there is more.

Whose Business Are You In?

Michael Feeley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

Byron Katie -- the brilliant American speaker, author and founder of the method of self-inquiry called "The Work", says this about business: "I can only find three kinds of business in the world -- mine, yours and God's. Whose business are you in?"

Psychological Polishing

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

The same way we would 'spring clean' our homes, we should also take some time to spring clean our lives. Our minds can get cluttered with things we don't need, accumulated dust, disorganized dimensions, bad habits, and previously formed ideas and impressions that should be thrown away or at least reconsidered for accuracy and consistency.

The Most Important Thing You Can Do If You Really Want to Change

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Follow-up turns changing for the better into an ongoing process -- not only for you but for everyone involved. When you involve others in your continuing progress, you are virtually guaranteeing your continued success!

Change is not the goal

Peter Fuda | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda

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Pledge to Your Own Resolution

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're still rocking out your New Years resolution, congratulations -- you are in a select bunch. Most people who make resolutions quit by the middle of January. This gets me thinking not just about resolutions, but also about quitting in general.

Beyond Paris : What Now?

Karen Berg | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion
Karen Berg

Sunday's event in Paris in response to this reality was incredible and unprecedented: millions of people coming together in the name of unity. Perhaps its most important aspect was to show us that our world leaders can indeed walk hand-in-hand together in common cause.

Recommitting to Your New Year's Resolutions

Rachel Verlik | Posted 01.14.2015 | 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.

4 Survival Skills for Adapting to Change

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Shulkin

Every one of us has been betrayed or let down in the past. A mentor passes away, a trusted co-worker moves onto another career opportunity, friends go in their separate directions. The only constant in the mathematical equation of life is you. The only thing you can control (and sometimes not even this) is you -- your behavior, your decisions, your actions.

A Wild Answer to Climate Change

Vance G. Martin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
Vance G. Martin

It's the start of a new year and we need new ways to get the message out there. Climate change is a threat, wilderness is necessary as a solution, and we're all better off with more of wild nature intact.

Our Fellow Warriors, True Friends, Limited Supporters and Incapables

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Justine Brooks Froelker

Being completely understood by others needs to have nothing to do with who we are or our stories. We must honor ourselves, no matter what our loved ones' capabilities of understanding us are.

'American Higher Education in Crisis?' -- A Fact-Filled and Thought-Provoking Must-Read

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 01.13.2015 | College
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Goldie Blumenstyk's new book, American Higher Education in Crisis?, should be required reading for anyone interested in the future of higher education -- faculty, trustees, executives, and government officials, as well as analysts and pundits.

The Journey of Being Brave

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

For now, I am celebrating all the good, the pain, the laughter, and all the tears of yesterday. Tomorrow begins another beautiful day in my unique life. Here's to each day that calls upon us to be brave, courageous, and share love unconditionally.

How to Turn Competition Into Collaboration

Alex Kip | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.

7 Things Resilient Employees Do Differently

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The economy, the way people want to live and work, and a whole host of other factors are changing the way work gets done. Some companies are adapting right along with the changes, but many are having difficulties.

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

Adam Grant | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books
Adam Grant

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here's a sneak preview of 15 exciting books on business and behavior that will hit the shelves in the first half of the year.

7 Ways I've Changed For The Better In The 7 Years Since Turning 50

Judi Freedman | Posted 01.07.2015 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

This month marks seven years since the passing of my husband M. He left me two weeks shy of my 50th birthday. I often think about the words my bereavement coach S said during our class: 'The heart never mends after losing a spouse, the hole just gets smaller.'

This Year, Resolve To Find Out Who You Really Are

| Tim Askew | Posted 01.07.2015 | Small Business

Yogi Berra once said, "If you don't know where you're going, you might wind up someplace else." Well, Happy New Year all! It's resolution time. As ...

Corporations Must Cultivate Passion, Too

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

Companies that look to restrict employees to small boxes on organizational charts and narrowly defined advancement tracks are missing the boat. It's not just the job of educational institutions to help people find their passion. Companies that help employees find their passion find employee engagement a natural outcome.