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Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

The moral of the story -- sometimes it pays to say no and walk away from the things that are not serving you. And when you do walk away -- reflect back, learn and take that knowledge forward with you for the rest of your journey.

Get Bigger, Not Dumber: Tips to Grow Output instead of Bureaucracy

Edward Muzio | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Small organizations and startups proudly tout their size, they boast about how they're more nimble, and they decry the evils of their large, monolithic counterparts.

A Thank-You to the College Athletes Who Welcomed My Son

Michael Plansky | Posted 04.20.2015 | Parents
Michael Plansky

Like every new dad, as I held my newborn son, I dreamed of teaching him to play catch, shoot a basketball, and ride his first bicycle. But Max was different. A premature twin, I couldn't hold him for months, and when I did, he fit in my two hands. A few months later, I found out Max had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

Life Lessons for a Hockey Mom (From Squirt Hockey)

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 04.19.2015 | Parents
Dr. Logan Levkoff

What I am trying to say is that I never expected to love this hockey mom job. And more importantly, I never realized how much these kids -- and their coaches -- would teach me.

The Mental Abuse Of Young Athletes

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

A bruise or slap will heal. A young athlete hearing that he is "selfish and not good enough" will last much longer. I can still hear the terrible things my high school coach told me, and I've been out of high school for years.

Crack Your Heart Wide Open

Carolyn Messere, MD | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Messere, MD

For 18 years, I met people on what was arguably the worst day of their lives. You have cancer. You have a bowel obstruction and need emergency surgery. You need to have your entire colon removed and poop in a bag for the rest of your life.

10 Theater Concepts That Will Help Your Business Thrive

James M. Lynch | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
James M. Lynch

Imagine your efforts as heading for an "opening night"; creating not just applause, but a standing ovation. Cast the right people, give them the right tools and give them constant feedback and you're sure to have a "hit".

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

Laura Berger | Posted 03.31.2015 | 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 04.01.2015 | 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 03.31.2015 | 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 03.29.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | 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 03.17.2015 | 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 06.05.2015 | 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 03.15.2015 | 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 03.12.2015 | 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 03.08.2015 | 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 02.22.2015 | 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 02.17.2015 | 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 02.17.2015 | 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 02.16.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | 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 02.01.2015 | 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, ...