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Five Ways to Cope With Unexpected Setbacks in Business

Ute Wieczorek-King | Posted 05.08.2014 | Small Business
Ute Wieczorek-King

In business, small things that appear outside your control can happen all the time, such as the awkward customer who is never happy regardless of what you do, or the company that's not paying your invoice despite frequent reminders.

So Much Stuff

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Elissa Kravetz

If you've been consistently reading my blogs, you've been part of the intense and ever changing journey that has been my life for the past few years. ...

To Exist Is to Change

Faisal Hoque | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

Tomorrow is today. If we or our organization are waiting for things to get better, we're missing the point: It's up to us to make things better now.

How to Lose 10 Pounds Without Trying

Greg McKeown | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg McKeown

The second way to think about change is to go small to go big. This model means making absolutely tiny adjustments to our daily routine so that execution becomes almost effortless. It is a counterintuitive approach. But it is through incredibly small changes in our daily schedule that real and lasting change happens overtime.

The Gap: How to Unintentionally Destroy Value and Exhaust Yourself in the Process

Peter Fuda | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Peter Fuda

All of us must lead amid chaos, yet some succeed and others fail. That is because some leaders take this chaos and dance with it, learn from it, and adapt to it, but many of us take this chaos and unwittingly create more chaos.

Fitness Was My Game Changer... What Was Yours?

Tony DeSantis | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I've been training for years. Can't really count how many at this point, but it's been a while. It started out as torture! Well, let's put it this w...

Solving the Sustainability Crisis: Our Job and Technology's Job

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

We are addicted to energy and our economic system would crash without it. Technology must come up with an alternative to fossil fuels. When it comes, we must make certain that everyone's behavior changes and we transition to that new technology as quickly as possible.

Spare Some Changes?

Limor Tomer | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
Limor Tomer

As I began to orient the programming more toward the building itself, a wave of dread rippled out, first to colleagues in the classical music world, then to the audience. Change was coming, and the humans were not happy.

Baby Boomers 'Keep on Truckin!'

David Kanegis | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As you get older the tendency to perceive life through the lens of personal experiences becomes overpowering. One tends to develop a one dimensional self-view. Perceptions are often far from reality. Let's shake things up a bit!

Eleven Theorems on Leadership

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Filippouli

Our world needs inspiring leaders who will communicate openly to achieve engagement and create ecosystems of trust for progress and development.

3 Things We Learned From the Winter Olympics

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If you're like me, much of your free time in February was spent glued to the TV. I know, I know; I'm always a proponent of getting off the couch and g...

Sara Esther Crispe: How to Change Your Life in 30 Minutes a Day

Sara Esther Crispe | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Sara Esther Crispe

My children needed a more patient and focused mother. My husband needed a wife that was truly able to listen and connect. I needed to stop allowing endless distractions to keep me from my goals and what I so badly wanted to accomplish. But I just didn't know how to get there.

In Defense of Brainstorming

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

I'm all for people thinking on their own in their dorm room... or Starbucks... or the zoo. That's a good thing. But as a replacement for a well-run brainstorming session? Why the either/or syndrome? Why not both?

The Biggest (And Toughest) Shift in Corporate America

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We like to think these examples are as antiquated as an old rotary phone in our iPhone world, but unfortunately they are not.

The Way of Mindfulness With Paul McCartney, Richard Gere, Deepak Chopra and Jean Houston

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Mindfulness is a hot buzzword at the moment, furthered by Time magazine having "The Mindful Revolution" on its front cover. But what does mindfulness look like in practice? What difference does it make on a day-to-day basis? How does it change our lives?

Embrace Change, Enable Dialogue (Part 1)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 04.20.2014 | Impact
Menas C. Kafatos

Our old ways of strife, strife against our fellow human beings, against nature and the environment, against what we know deep inside to be true, will not yield anything except the likely outcome of global disaster. We are not isolated tribes anymore.

'The Chocolate Conversation' by Rose Fass - A Review

Nick Jefferson | Posted 04.20.2014 | Books
Nick Jefferson

The job of a leader is not just to communicate, but to translate -- to make the complex accessible, to each and every person, and in simple, straightforward language that moves people.

One Simple Way to Ensure that Your Team Becomes High Performing

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

If you are reading this, chances are good that you are currently a member of a team -- either at work, in your community, or as part of a volunteer organization. And if you aren't on a team now, chances are good that, at some time in your life, you were on a team. Yes? I thought so.

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, fr...

Changing an Organization

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

No matter the size of the space you see as shaping your reach -- a domestic violence shelter, an office, a classroom, a desk, or your own mind and body -- if you set out to create a culture of wellness you will come to know far greater balance.

Lost and Found

Irene Tanner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Now that my definition of "home" has a whole new landscape and mindset, I will take some time to reflect on feelings about the events that have transp...

Your Words Have Power

Valerie Alexander | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Valerie Alexander

I'm sure the writers of Gimme a Break had no idea that including the line, "Is that a Phi Beta Kappa pin?" might change someone's life, but it did, and that outcome should be on all our minds when we write, when we post, when we produce.

6 Keys to Success From an Olympic Champion

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

As Bode prepares for the 2014 Winter Olympics, he has stunned just about everyone -- except perhaps himself -- with a remarkable start to the race season. This path leading to Sochi not only provides a compelling narrative, but it also offers valuable insights on what it takes to find success in any walk of life.

Fall in Love With a Cause This Valentine's Day

Dina Khayal | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Dina Khayal

Think about it: The money you spend on flowers, chocolates and gifts you could be putting it right toward a cause, perhaps a special cause that is near and dear to your heart.

Connecting Habits to Change

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

In my experience, once you've zeroed in, focused, and conquered one bad habit, it's out of your life, and your brain has space to adjust something new.