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B Corporations: Being the Best for the World

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Marmalade Fish was established in 2015 to help companies align their values and transform their culture, and offers leadership skills training, team effectiveness sessions, off-sites, values and culture programmes, and executive coaching services.

Connections: An Interview Series with Entrepreneurs

Andi Wickman | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Andi Wickman

Rahma Siddiqui is a doctor turned intuitive wellness and habit coach for women. She helps women get intuitively aligned with their bodies through self...

Should You Become a Coach?

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.22.2016 | Women
Crystal Marsh

Coaching is one of the fastest growing fields out there. Many people who are in 9-5s have dreams of becoming a coach themselves. Here's a couple of points worth considering to help decide if coaching might be the right path for you!

The Biggest Work Regret I Carry With Me

Samuel Mandell | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Samuel Mandell

Of the seven years I spent in my first job, the last one-and-a-half were brutal. I remember coming home every evening frustrated with the work, partic...

Change Management

David B. Nast | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Change happens. New products, markets, technologies, and trends emerge. Mergers, acquisitions, new regimes, and new directions take over. We've discussed mastering change and how best to respond and prepare as an individual. But how can we prepare an entire organization to respond?

Mom Shaming Hurts Only When You Let It

Eirene Heidelberger | Posted 09.12.2016 | Parents
Eirene Heidelberger

Always remember my fellow moms, someone who is a bitch even one time is not worth staying friends with or even spending five minutes in conversation together. We really all just need to mind our own business and children.

Are You Ready For Coaching?

Lisa Larter | Posted 09.09.2016 | Business
Lisa Larter

It sounds silly to "not be ready" to work with a coach, doesn't it? They're supposed to help you when you need it, right? Well, the thing is that yo...

Diary of a School Leader :: Don't Move the Coffee Pot

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 09.09.2016 | Education
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

A few years ago a school's doors were opened up to us in Equilibria by a highly proactive, full on, dedicated principal of Southwest Middle and High S...

Mastering Change

David B. Nast | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Change is constant, inevitable, and can be relentless. You can choose to be a victim of change or you can use it to your advantage and become a maste...

College Audition Coaching: A New Cottage Industry?

Mary Anna Dennard | Posted 09.06.2016 | Education
Mary Anna Dennard

By Mary Anna Dennard Parents hire all kinds of coaches for their kiddos. Coaches for young athletes and coaches for SAT Prep, even teen life coache...

USA Field Hockey Aims To Score By Growing The Game

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.30.2016 | Sports
Louis Bolling

If USA Field Hockey wants to be inclusive and truly grow the game, there are "millions" of youth ready to be introduced.

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

How To Neutralize Your Parenting Kryptonite

Meytal Markman | Posted 08.29.2016 | Parents
Meytal Markman

Reading things like this gives me great pause. I'm alarmed by what's going on in our society. What is happening to parents? Haven't we read all the books? Aren't we full of good intentions?

5 Reasons Why You're Not Achieving Your Top Goals

Consuela Dezso | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women
Consuela Dezso

Do you have any important goals that you'd REALLY like to achieve this year but you keep delaying taking action on them? I mean, you put them on your list for a reason, right? So why is it that you can't seem to get them ticked off your list?

Ambition, Gratitude And Taste Of Enough

Anna Sabino | Posted 08.23.2016 | Women
Anna Sabino

I can describe the taste of enough. It's like a cloud -- beautiful and airy, it feels fresh and comfortable. This taste is fulfilling and relaxing.

Athletes Use Twitter Platform To Powerfully, Pithily Profess

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.

32 Pearls of Wisdom To Start The Week From Benjamin Franklin

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

As I was looking for a quote for an article I was writing I was amazed at the volume of wisdom that came from Benjamin Franklin and I thought I would share 32 of the best of them. Although he lived in the 1700's much of the wisdom is just as relevant today as was back then.

What You Need to Know About Running a Profitable and Engaging Membership Site - What This Membership Site Expert Learned on His Journey

Vicky Law | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Membership sites make it possible for you to build your own community and make money of it as well. The best part of that is it's your own platform.

When Self-Help Becomes Self Hell -- 6 Tips To Stay Focused

Melanie Young | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Many of us want to improve our lives. That's a good thing. Whether you want to change your body, your career, your financial situation or your love li...

7 Obstacles That Plague Aspiring Coaches

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

In years past, being a "coach" meant you trained a sports team . . . and nothing else. Nowadays, however, the job description has expanded drastically. From business coaches to life coaches to fitness coaches to mindset coaches, the list goes on and on.

Healthy Inspiration: Being Pumped And Practical

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Inspiration. Motivation. Optimism. While all three can be essential to moving forward, especially for those that are entrepreneurial-minded, it's equally or more important to be aware that inspiration overload without a solid foundation, i.e., an actual plan for success, can be dangerous.

The Olympian Attitude

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 08.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

All eyes have been on Rio for a few weeks now. Most people who are glued to the TV during the Olympics may not be avid sports fans. Yet we spend hours...

Is it Coaching, or a Critique? Perspective Changes Everything.

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

The way you interpret and respond to "suggestions" can be the difference between a life of inner turmoil, and mediocrity, or a life of happiness and success. It sounds dramatic, but it's true.

The 25 Lessons That Took Me Over Six Figures My First Year In Business

Lacey Craig | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Lacey Craig

I recently celebrated one year of owning my own life and business coaching practice, and surpassed that illusive six-figure mark that most entrepreneurs strive for in their first year. Many of my friends, colleagues and clients have asked me what the secret was and my answer has always been, "There is no secret."

Organizations Are Serious About The 'No Jerks' Policy When Hiring

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.