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Truth in Dating

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.22.2016 | Divorce
Jessica Denis

Everyone knows that the real and honest way to be in a relationship is to say what you feel, and mean what you say. But what if that comes at the cost of possibly losing someone who you enjoy more than any other person you have ever met?

4 Reasons to Choose Internet Fax Over Traditional Fax

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
NextAdvisor.com

Faxing important documents is still a vital and necessary part of many business practices, and with technology making almost everything available online, fax has not been excluded from that.

5 Steps to Stop Blaming Others in Your Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Blame. It's one of those things that seem to be a part of all kinds of relationships. It's in our relationships with family members, with our partners or spouse, with friends and it can even be with our co-workers.

Can You Hear a Flag Coming Down?

Michael Seo | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Michael Seo

In an instant Representative Horne asserted her legitimacy on terms defined by her colleagues in opposition, empathized with their position while neutralizing the defense of "you will never know because you aren't..." and brought back the discourse from "me" to "we".

The REAL Part You Play in Other People's Lives

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recognize that you are not the star of other people's shows. Stand up for yourself when you need to, but do it with less anger and resentment.

Mindful Assertiveness: 3 Simple Steps

Lara Fielding | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Effective assertiveness is a balance between your needs and maintaining the relationship with the other person. In any interpersonal interaction, the ...

Building a Brand of Influence

Alex Pirouz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

In today's world, starting and growing a business is becoming more and more challenging. With the increasing number of companies competing to provide similar offerings, if you want to thrive, having a great product or service is simply not enough.

That 'One Little Thing' You've Been Meaning to Say? Say It

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Sometimes, it's the smallest thing... the simplest sentence... one tiny expression of encouragement and love... or just a quick email out of the blue... that can really impact someone's day.

Are Your Emails Ruining Your Reputation?

Dianna Booher | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

World War II veterans heard the warning "Loose lips sink ships." Today's corollary is that loose lips and lengthy clips may limit risks with the SEC regarding disclosures about finances. But wordy emails will drive your coworkers nuts.

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Great leadership is indeed a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective.

Can Nicknames Be a Way of Treating People 'Less Than'?

Scott Gornto | Posted 07.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Scott Gornto

"Tracy, the last time you were in, you talked about your dating life. Is that where you'd like to start today? I know this has been an area of concern...

Facebook And The Afterlife

David Wygant | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
David Wygant

Last week was my mother's birthday. I woke up to a morning e-mail from Facebook. It said, "Helene Wygant is having a birthday today. Post on her timel...

Those Creatures Called Humans: 5 Steps to Being a 'Better' One

Paula Jane | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Jane

Sometimes, we cannot see our worth; may feel unworthy and do not value ourselves, our expertise and talents. If we do not value ourselves, we certainly cannot expect others to value us

15 Words and Phrases that Deserve to Die

Frederick W. Schmidt | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Frederick W. Schmidt

With spring cleaning behind us, it's time to reexamine the language we use and the real meaning of some of the expressions that have found their way into our vocabulary.

Communication Cures for People Who Avoid Conflict at All Cost

Dianna Booher | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Yet through the years, I've learned that I have to be willing to communicate directly to get an important point across. Not harshly, not arrogantly, not rudely. But directly -- and positively, if possible.

The Gift of Self-Awareness: A Secondary School's Realizing Potential Journey

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.03.2016 | Teen
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

How can we assist students in a secondary schools reach their fullest potential? As a part of the Realizing Potential Journey (RPJ) model, we encourage each educational entity to establish a foundation when it comes to developing students, parents and teachers.

My Son Went 'Off-Grid' 3 Years Ago

Jonni Gray | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jonni Gray

Three years ago, everything changed for my son and me when he was struck and killed in a pedestrian crosswalk by a distracted driver. Parents who hav...

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

Finding Recovery on Social Apps

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.09.2016 | Media
Joe Putignano

In my opinion, recovery programs can work in a similar way, because when some people stop participating in them, they relapse. This is why the majority of us in recovery have to create a strong support network.

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Friend?

SELF | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living
SELF

Despite my frayed feelings, my instinct was to forgive Sarah. Growing up, I'd been exposed to enough religion and pop psychology to believe that "to forgive is divine," and that dwelling on the past can only bring misery.

How to Build Your Personal Brand (Courtesy of a Dolly Parton T-Shirt)

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

And while every other guy at the bar wore pretty much the exact same button-up dress shirt, I wore goofy tees just to be a little different. One evening, I wore a Dolly Parton shirt (image above) to the bar, and this is where I learned the value of having a "brand."

5 Ways to Get Your Point Across Persuasively

Dianna Booher | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Whether selling carpet, consulting CEOs, or raising venture capital for your second career, consider how to structure and communicate your message so that rather than merely informing--or worse, paralyzing--it persuades.

Make Your Feedback Personal

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

I remember once sitting around the table with my faculty advisory committee. The committee consisted of four teachers from different grade levels and disciplines within the school and was designed to offer me feedback on various programs and change initiatives as well as be my ears on the ground.

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although it sounds a bit ridiculous, everyone behaves impulsively, gives into immediate gratification, or overlooks risk sometimes. Here are five statements we try to use to justify our poor choices.

The Grace Formula: How to Fight Nice

Laurie Gerber | Posted 07.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laurie Gerber

Often I teach a concept called "love is a verb." My definition of "love" is caring about the other person's experience as deeply as you care about you...