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The Power of NO

Lauren Garcia | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Lauren Garcia

Last year someone approached me about giving a speech in front of my high school. In the spirit of trying new things, I decided to say YES!

How One Family Business Strengthened Its 'Core' -- and Saw Profits Take Flight

Verne Harnish | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Verne Harnish

Successful athletes work every day to build a strong core. Family-run growth firms must do so, too -- only their core is their culture. Building a strong culture depends on articulating their core values in a meaningful way, so these principles don't end up as just a Boy Scout-like, generic list posted on a wall.

What Every Entrepreneur Feels (At Some Point) but Rarely Ever Says

Maggie Rowe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Maggie Rowe

Dear Universe, I QUIT! I'm so tired of "trying" to figure it all out! I'm trying this... I'm trying that... I'm trying to "create clients" I'm tryin...

5 Ways to Turn Your Angst Into Creative Fuel

Ebonie Allard | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ebonie Allard

So here are five ways that I have found really beneficial in turning my angst into creative fuel.

A River Runs Through You: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

River: a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel. This can be you. You can be a river. It's time. Tim...

Meet the Coach Who Helped a Single Mother of 4 Launch a Million Dollar Clothing Business

Li Lin | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Li Lin

Usually when we hear about successful entrepreneurs, we focus on the entrepreneurs themselves.

7 Things I Want My Son to Know About Leadership

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Standing in a crowded gym I watched as my teenage son and several of his friends took to the basketball court. He's been playing sports since he was f...

Summer Movie List: Top 10 Movies on Leadership

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

As you watch these movies, you will also learn about different types of leadership, explore problem solving strategies, reflect upon your leadership style and gain new insights on how to lead effectively.

Integration: What Does It Look Like in Someone's Life?

Tim Ward | Posted 08.14.2015 | Impact
Tim Ward

We live in an age of fragmentation: fragmented communities, fragmented lives, fragmented attention. Our ADHD world seems to pull us in many directions all at once, and the strain of multitasking our entire lives can leave us feeling exhausted, alienated, and dissatisfied.

How Wishing for Abundance Prevents a Life of Freedom

Jaclyn Wallach | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jaclyn Wallach

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more? More of your favorite things, time, knowledge, resources, money? All of those things that represent fr...

Stopping the Should've, Could've, Would've

Thuy Sindell | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

How do you stop the "should" conversation and move it to one of commitment and change?

'I Do' vs. 'I Can': Marriage Equality and Youth Sports

Paul Caccamo | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Paul Caccamo

Sports programs must be inclusive of all youth, and coaches must be trained to value and promote diversity and inclusion. We simply cannot afford to have any child drop out of sports based on prejudice.

55 Essential Pieces Of Dating Advice

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.10.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Embrace serendipity -- As long as there are other humans, there is the potential for you to meet someone to date, or someone who might introduce you to someone to date. Get excited about the possibilities!

The One Funding Pitfall All Startup Founders Can Avoid

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

If you, as a founder, cannot take direction, especially direction from your potential investors, you shouldn't be founding a company.

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

Emily Cassel | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Cassel

We all have a tendency to feel like we've somehow lost touch with ourselves and our joy when we are in transition or taking a big leap into something new. It's actually a good place to be, because it means you've stepped out of your comfort zone, learned a lot, grown and transformed to a new and improved version of yourself!

Design Your Down Time

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laurie Gerber

Design Your Life If you didn't know any better, you might say that sounds hard, right? I use the word "design" to describe how a person can plan an...

Thriving at the Edge: A Conversation With Donna Stoneham

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.03.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

The Thriver's Edge by Donna Stoneham, PhD offers seven key pieces of advice on how to identify your life's vision and how to make it a reality. Through personal experience and research, Stoneham's book offers a road map to moving from a mindset of struggle to one of thriving. I spoke with Stoneham about her inspirations for the book, how to use social media for your benefit, and what it takes to keep thriving.

The NFL's First Female Coach Has An Important Message For Young Women

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

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Everything's Negotiable. Here's How to Create a Relationship Contract

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Start with the following assumption: There is no right way to have a relationship and the most successful relationships account for the beautifully unique needs of the people in them.

Curry Noodles and Cashew Salad

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 07.27.2015 | Taste
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

I discovered these about 5 years ago along with the raw community, searching for a pasta alternative with a bit more crunch and texture than spiralized squash.

Baseball From the Lower End of the Lineup

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Stoufis

A long time ago, I cheered for my adorable smiling preschooler as he hit the tee, and finally the ball after his fifth swing. The following year, I asked Nikolas if he'd like to play T-ball again and he replied, "No, baseball is a waste of my life." A few years passed and Nikolas announced he'd like to give the sport another try.

A Starting School Survival Guide for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Lee Lee | Posted 07.22.2015 | Parents
Lee Lee

Parents of kids with disabilities face all of the same anxieties that other parents face upon starting pre-school or kindergarten. There are also other concerns, many of which are more abstract and frightening. I've been there.

Lose the Drama, Take the Coaching

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

We want to improve, but our ego makes it difficult to accept honest accurate critique. Solicit and accept as much expert feedback as you can get. Expert advice has been a catalyst in my career, but only when I had the good sense to put my ego aside and listen.

5 Telltale Signs the Coach Is a Bully

Emily Cohen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Emily Cohen

It's a tragic thing indeed, but sometimes the biggest bully on the team is the coach. Both of my kids have experienced bully coaches, to varying degrees and with different outcomes. It's never any fun. Here are five signs that the coach is a bully:

How to Get Into Work You Love In 5 Easy Steps

Katy MacKinnon Hansell | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Katy MacKinnon Hansell

The first step is to get more clarity about what is your vision for your work. Even if you aren't sure exactly what you want to do, you can focus on identifying what types of experiences put you in flow, what are you attracted to and what more of, what are you resistant to and want less of.