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In-Control vs. Under-Control Leadership

Alex Budak | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Budak

And if you are a leader who is currently "in control" but wants to instead be "under control," know that many fellow leaders have made this transition. Think of it as your final, yet finest, act of being in control -- showing the agency and control to let go.

32 Ways To Be A Changemaker

Alex Budak | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

My birthday wish is that you try at least one of these out and make this the year that you become (or deepen your work as) a changemaker.

Entrepreneurship at Fordham University

Lisa Chau | Posted 04.19.2016 | College
Lisa Chau

I've attended several entrepreneurship events at Fordham University, the most recent in February. Featured speakers included former Huffington Post CTO and current Rebel Mouse Founder and CEO, Paul Berry, as well as Chopt Founder and CEO, Tony Shure.

The Makers Movement - What is a Changemaker?

Erin McElroy | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

There are infinite possibilities of where we can go when we choose to actively consider and participate in the changes that are happening all around us. Let's make something meaningful.

The 5 Books Every Changemaker Should Read

Alex Budak | Posted 06.23.2015 | Books
Alex Budak

There's no way you can find the time to sit down and read, right? Think again -- it can be one of the best investments you make in yourself both as a leader and for your organization.

Should Hugging be Part of Your Corporate Culture?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.

Why Progress Is the Sweetest Thing

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Many leaders are concerned about how to motivate their employees. They know that engaged workers produce better results, are more creative, and care more for their work. However, which factors that actually motivate and engage their teams have long been discussed.

4 Things to Do to Make You a Better You

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Today many in our part of the world agree that personal development is important and that we live in a time where we must be adaptive and open to change.

Climbing the Corporate Ladder... and Falling Down

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

There have been a few moments in my life, beautiful moments, where someone I've met tells me that what we talked about once, totally transformed their...

Goldman Environmental Prize: Change the World, Change Your Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alvaro Fernandez

I just came back from an inspiring Goldman Prize Award ceremony, where seven grassroots environmental change-makers were recognized for their work and resiliency.