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Co-Creating Conversations

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

What kind of leader are you? Unaware leaders blame others for what goes wrong. Self-aware leaders look inside and explore the impact they have on their culture. When you influence in positive ways, you create a culture that sustains commitment and enthusiasm to achieve audacious goals.

Sober Spring Detox Challenge

Terri Cole | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Since becoming a therapist, I inspire my clients (typically not to the severity that my therapist "inspired" me, unless it is necessary) to take a 21-day alcohol detox every year around this time.

Forming My Team

Dakota Meyer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

I truly believe the majority of people see the problems in America. We see what is hurting us, and I also truly believe most of us as Americans want to change it. So as you're reading and nodding your head in agreement with me, join me in taking action.

3 Things You Need To Fully Adjust To Change

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

Here's what I'm working on: making the "new normal" of life beyond cancer just plain normal. Whatever your struggle, I know it's possible to move beyond constant comparisons between what was and what now is with the right tools. Here's what it's going to take.

Draft Your Blueprint to Success! 8 Strategies for Setting Attainable Goals

R. Kay Green | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
R. Kay Green

Like most people, you have spent plenty of time thinking about and assessing your own ideas. Now it is time to take what you know about yourself and your aspirations and use that information to help formulate your Blueprint to success.

Women Who Will: Valerie Jarrett Announced as Wellesley College Commencement Speaker

Gabrielle Linnell | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Gabrielle Linnell

The room bubbled over with sounds of seniors (seniors!) chatting and drinking champagne as we waited for the announcement of the night: the speaker at the 135th commencement exercises at Wellesley College sending forth the class of 2013 into the world.

Are We Drinking Too Much?

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Alcohol is the one unregulated, accepted drug we have in our society, and I do believe it's being abused. But since drinking is so socially acceptable, and everyone's doing it -- including high-functioning and motivated movers and shakers -- no one's questioning it.

How 99 Days Can Transform Your Life

Menna van Praag | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Menna van Praag

Don't waste time lamenting the years that have passed when your dreams drifted by unfulfilled. It's a great waste of your creative spirit and won't effect anything except to make too depressed to take positive action.

The Yellow Wallpaper

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Barness

I am crazy (in the normal way). Let me just put it out there, it's true. I am insane (in the normal way). I know we are all a little psycho (in the normal way), but me more than others (not in the normal way), okay?

The Joy of Heckling

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

The person who is heckling you (at work, on the street, in your home) is most likely having a bad day, week, month, quarter, year, or life. If Jesus, himself, was to make a sudden appearance, your heckler would probably find fault with JC's hair, clothes, or accent.

Humankind's Greatest Innovation is the Power of Story

Pam Allyn | Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

There is just one innovation that has withstood the test of time, fought off wars and conflict, stood tall in the face of adversity and adapted itself to the different means by which it is conveyed. This is the power of story itself.

The New American English Language (A Conversation About Words)

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

The sounds which once were words communicate tonality solely as reflection of their once-inhabited relevance; i.e. "awesome" becomes an utterance of "okay." Words are stripped of specific meaning, now used as quick punctuation setting generic mood and tone.

Taking Back Control

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Bradley Foster

Anxious people worry a lot. It's our attempt to control more than we are able to that elevates our stress hormones and affects our ability to sleep well. So, just what do we control?

Change Our Story: From East to West

Peter Buffett | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Many of the Chinese people I speak to seem to be deeply concerned that China will lose something extremely rare and valuable in the rush towards a very confounding version of growth and happiness. And it's not just the older people.

Effective Change Management: The Five Critical Steps

Ray Gagnon | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Ray Gagnon

You wouldn't blink if someone told you they needed to do a better job managing their company's "budgeting" process or "manufacturing" process, would you? But managing a "change process"?

These Things You Can Change

Jon Wortmann | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We have more than we'’ve ever had and can do more than we ever thought. We can meet strangers across continents on devices in our pockets from the comfort of wherever we are. We can crowdsource with those same strangers to start a company or make a movie.

4 Questions Life Coaches Want You To Ask Yourself

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Ellie Gordon, a personal and executive life coach, helps us figure out what we really need to be thinking about when we’re lookin...

Something Inside

KidSpirit | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
KidSpirit

Some people have that sixth sense, knowing when change is around the corner. Others stumble blindly into it, like going through a pitch black tunnel, when one turn careens you into the light.

Ready for Progress

Walker Bragman | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Walker Bragman

Denying people the right to marry who they love denies them equal protection under the law because the court has already ruled that the right to marriage is a fundamental right. It's not a complicated issue.

The Times They Are A-Changin'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Certainly we can choose to hold onto the idols and ideas that give us meaning and a sense of awareness and place in the world. But we don't need to. And therein lies the great lesson for us all.

Change Your Life

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

Life is too short to spend your time being unhappy and adding to a long list of regrets. Put fear aside, really evaluate what you want out of life and how best to get it, and then go for it! You only get one go around, so why are you still at the starting gate?

Is it Time to Quit? When (and Why) to Surrender

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

Recently, I've come to a place of deep acceptance and surrender about a situation in my life that just isn't where I want it to be.

Change Our Story: When The Hallowed Become Hollow

Peter Buffett | Posted 05.19.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

It seems that institutions that once seemed paramount to a "civilized," prosperous and growing culture are crumbling -- or at least being brought into question -- like never before.

Humanizing the Workplace

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

People who work in corporations seem to be crankier than ever. Harried. Hassled. And in many ways, behaving more like human doings than human beings.

3 Ways To Tell If You're On The 'Right Track'

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

When we let go of our judgment about where we are and where we think we "should" be, we're able to appreciate our lives, the people around us, and ourselves in a genuine way.