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The Emperor Writes Bad Code: A Response to "Engineers Should Be Taught to Fight"

Michael S Solomon | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

We all know the children's story "The Emperor Wears No Clothes." In case you don't, the gist is that a small child is the only person in the Kingdom w...

Weeding the Garden of Relationship

Padma Gordon | Posted 05.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

You may even find yourself saying, " Did this incredible meal come from our garden? Wow!" At times your back may ache from being bent over pulling weeds and somehow it will be worth it as you harvest the fruits of love.

Aha Moments and Nukes - Peace Breaks Out!

Living Room Conversations | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Living Room Conversations

Armed with research and feeling a healthy amount of fear, I dove into the conversation with my colleagues, not knowing quite what to expect. I know I did not expect it to be one of the most satisfying conversations I'd had in some time. In fact, I walked away with several "aha's."

Are You Failing at Other Minds?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Our gut reactions tend to perceive "the public" as a whole as sharing our perspective. This problem is especially problematic when it causes us to overrate substantially the extent to which others will agree with our political opinions.

The Hidden Value of Communication

Ali Wisch | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Ali Wisch

I'll never forget when I was still somewhat new at my last waitressing job. It was an upscale restaurant that was a level above other places I'd worke...

What Do We Do With Trump's Supporters?

Sanjeev K. Sriram | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Sanjeev K. Sriram

In our interactions with Trump's supporters, pushing back against cynicism and cruelty to make room for civility is a tough endeavor. Approaches will vary by necessity.

The Science Behind Donald Trump's Body Language

Katrina Razavi | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Katrina Razavi

Did you ever think Donald Trump would get this far?! I sure didn't, but regardless of how you feel about Trump and his funny looking hair, one thing I have to admit is that he has body language down.

6 Mistakes Managers Make That Drive Employees Crazy

Dianna Booher | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

If you haven't worked for these managers, you've heard about them. Employees buzz about these bosses over lunch, complain about them around the water cooler, and chew them up at the dinner table with their spouse. And if these leaders don't get some feedback or training from their superiors, they'll soon cost their organization big bucks because of employee turnover.

Communication: Your Child's Key to a Bright Future

Byron Garrett | Posted 05.09.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

Our world is drastically different than when I was growing up. It seems to me that we're always in touch with each other. That's a good thing for peop...

Why words and numbers must go hand-in-hand

Sarah Cannata | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Sarah Cannata

"Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success." - Paul J. Meyer Take it from me, a Communications/PR person who i...

How Withholding Can Lead to Divorce

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 05.09.2016 | Divorce
Tiffany Beverlin

Withholding, what is it? Well it is a defined as an emotionally abusive behavior or tactic, a form of denying, refusing to communicate or do something...

How Understanding the Universal Law of Correspondence Will Change Your Life

Donna Labermeier | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Labermeier

There are several Universal Laws, and I'm sure you've heard of certain ones like the Law of Attraction and the Law of Cause and Effect, but have you h...

7 Practical Tips for Increasing Empathy

Anne Loehr | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

We have something in common with rats that may surprise you. Those scurrying little (sometimes large) rodents ruling garbage cans across the world are actually capable of empathy, just like humans.

Fomenting a Political Evolution

Living Room Conversations | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Living Room Conversations

Having witnessed many revolutions via media, my preference is for an evolution. For me, it is the difference between war and peace. The difference between the French Revolution and the reunification of Germany.

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Gleb Tsipursky

Imagine you're really excited about a new idea for a collaborative project. You send an e-mail about it to a friend who you just know is going to be as excited as you. You're waiting on pins and needles for a response, checking your inbox every hour.

Can Men and Women Work Together in Harmony?

Megan Tull | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Megan Tull

Women have fought for equality in the workplace for many decades now. As much as we hope that this problem is being addressed it is still prevalent within many companies. Men are told to think like a woman and women are told to act like a man.

Why Don't We Have One Global Emergency Number?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weird News

Why don't we have one global emergency number? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to the Successful Implementation of Your Innovation

Robert F. Brands | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Mastering CEO-speak is one element that can help innovators see their new ideas that they've researched and proposed actually acted upon by their company's top management and most senior leaders -- the C-suite.

How to Defend Your Relationships From Communication Troubles

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

Scam Communicates Hiccups in Family Relationships

Dianna Booher | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

The scam goes like this: The con artist dials a household within a zip code of older homes, hoping to reach the voice of an elderly person. Elderly: ...

How to Discuss Your Sexual History with a New Partner

Em & Lo | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

We're not going to candy-coat it: The talk will be awkward as hell. Though not as awkward as a surprise case of herpes. Just don't make us pull out the cliche that if you're comfortable enough to get naked and grind with a new partner then you should be comfortable enough to talk with them.

2 Feet From Stardom

Valerie Alexander | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Valerie Alexander

Only rarely have I seen a fan ask the star anything about the star's life, or even about their work, and if they do, it is often just a pretext to then start talking about what the fan really wants to talk about -- themselves.

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

Warren Buffett's 10 Inspiring Tips for Young People

Adam Davis | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Davis

Advice from One of the World's Wealthiest Men... and Wisest I know the article title mentions these tips are for "young people," however, I did not r...

6 Reasons Why Complainers Are the Most Miserable People

Adam Davis | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Davis

When dealing with a complainer, know they are miserable, first and foremost. Understand there may be some underlying issues leading up to their constant complaining. Your attitude is contagious. Have a good attitude, display gratitude, and be positive!