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Beyond the Development Plan: 5 No Cost Ways to Inspire Others to Greatness

Laura Berger | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?

Five Practices That Promote Cheating in Sports

David Briggs | Posted 01.30.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

In building a profile of someone likely to cheat, you might start by imagining an individual full of hubris who is driven to succeed by any means possible. Would this description fit anyone within the New England Patriots organization?

Surf's Up: Five Leadership Lessons I Learned From Surfing

Anne Loehr | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

Not surprisingly, I also began to notice how all of the surfing lessons I learned also applied to leadership. Just like learning leadership lessons in the kitchen, it turns out I also learned leadership lessons in the ocean. Here are five of those lessons...

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.

How to Bet On Yourself and Win in 2015

Annette Saldana | Posted 01.16.2015 | Impact
Annette Saldana

Every New Year dreams are launched. Resolutions made. Goals are set. We spend time reflecting and wondering about what the future holds. Will we reach our goals? Will we know success? How can we improve and adjust?

The Internet's Dirty Secret: This Isn't Dialogue

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology
Edward Muzio

If you're in the habit of paying attention both to people who agree with you and people who disagree with you, you almost certainly know it too.

Tackling The Tough Issues Of Coaching Kids: The Let ‘Em Play vs. ‘Wussification' Debate

Bob Cook | Posted 01.22.2015 | Sports
Bob Cook

My favorite moment in televised youth sports fiction comes from the CBC series, "The Tournament." The TV series, imported from Canada to the Unite...

Making the Right Call When Faced With a Bad One

Gary Karton | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Gary Karton

We need to remember that our kids are playing in a youth rec league. They're going to get youth-rec-league-quality officiating. The bad calls are probably going to even themselves out and if these officials are not driven away, they'll continue to gain experience, they'll continue to get better, and there will be fewer bad calls.

Opinions Versus Opinionated

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

I have opinions, and if you read my weekly blogs regularly you know that I do not hesitate to voice those opinions. But I am not opinionated. I like to think that I base my opinions on "evidence and good reason."

30 Things I Accomplished Before Turning 30

Harper Spero | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

Many people don't want to talk about that "old age," but I'm feeling really good about my 30s. Age is just a number in my book and I'm ready to close the chapter on my 20s.

The Best of 2014

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we end the year, I thought it would be interesting to review your favorite blogs (and mine). I would love to hear your thoughts on these articles and videos and any others. If you liked one or two, why? If not, why not? What did you learn? Do you have questions?

Beware of People Who Love You!

Julia Harris | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women
Julia Harris

If you have a big vision for yourself and what you want to do in the world then it is absolutely vital that you surround yourself with other people like you who have a big vision of what they can achieve in the world.

Are You Successful?

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

I have just finished my coaching programs for the year and there is nothing more fulfilling than my clients looking back over our time together and reflect on what they have learnt and achieved.

The One Thing You Must Stop Doing This December: A Poem for Holiday Overwhelm

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

In December we do a little work And anticipate a lot of pleasure And December is the one month of the year Where I always change what I measure From ...

Why Women Stay Stuck (And How to Get Unstuck)

Mia Redrick | Posted 12.05.2014 | Women
Mia Redrick

Nothing changes in our lives until we make a decision to move in a different direction. But how do we move when life paralyzes us by fear, anxiety and feelings of being overwhelmed? What do we do to get unstuck? Here are eight reasons why we find ourselves "stuck" and how to get unstuck.

An Open Letter to My High School Cross-Country Coach

Paige Smith | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women
Paige Smith

I'm a far better person because I was a runner in high school. Because I was dedicated to a pursuit that valued and rewarded camaraderie, strength and willpower. Because I was part of a team that saw me at my best and my worst.

How to Live Your Light...

Alex Kip | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

In a world where we're constantly pushing happiness over the horizon, our views of what success means is often skewed. Pretty soon our batteries to our inner flashlight start to wear out. Then, all at once we can't seem to turn on the switch again.

The Business of a Sustainable Life

Janet M. Neal | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

Some people think of me as a coach, or a speaker, or an author. There are three persons who think of me as a mom. I have come to realize that while, ...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to 'Feel Ready' to Make Your Business Leap

Kate McCready | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

Are you waiting until you 'feel ready'? Ready to break out of your current career? Ready to go out on your own? Ready to start that business you've always wanted to start? Ready to shift the direction of your business to that thing that feels right in your gut? Ready to take a leap?

Do What You Want Them to Do: Management Lessons from the Toddler Trenches

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

If you want your employees to be output-focused, be output-focused with them. If you want them to be kind but firm, be kind but firm. If you want them to make clear decisions and stand by them, make clear decisions and stand by them.

My Bad Pregnancy Diagnosis

Laurie Gerber | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Let me take you through my latest trial/tribulation. They are always good for a lesson. I am about 26 weeks pregnant with my third kid. Surprise, fo...

Dear Kim Kardashian, You Are More Than a Great Ass

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

When I watch your show it makes me really sad sometimes. Your audience gets breakouts on their faces, gets bad hair cuts, looks bloated sometimes and some of them have wrinkles when they smile. It's all a part of having a whole, perfect and complete human body.

What Goes Round, Comes Round

David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T. | Posted 01.09.2015 | Good News
David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T.

I had a head injury at age fifteen on my way home from qualifying to sail to Canada to plan some real estate development for the church to which I bel...

What I Learned About Influence From Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Think of the years that you have spent "perfecting your craft." Think of all of the knowledge that you have accumulated. Think about how your knowledge can potentially benefit your organization. How much energy have you invested in acquiring all of this knowledge?

Leadership in Real Life: Trade Form for Substance

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Sooner or later, they're going to catch you picking your nose. Well, maybe not. Maybe you'll be fishing your keys out of a storm drain, or talking t...