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Raise the Boombox: 6.5 Ways to Bring the 80s to Work

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

Movies from the 1980s have so many iconic moments; I'm a sucker and will gladly sit through the commercials just to watch them on cable. And the other night it hit me that we could learn a lot from movies made three decades ago.

3 Keys for Building a Powerful Online Persona

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 08.21.2016 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

As an executive living in the digital age, communicating your value is an essential task if you want to establish yourself as a credible authority and build trust with potential customers.

5 Little-Known Facts About Body Language That You May Not Know

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.20.2016 | Science
Carol Morgan

The only nonverbal behaviors that are universal throughout the world are facial expressions -- the expressions of anger, happiness, sadness, disgust, surprise and fear are basic to all humans. However, the rest of them are specific to certain cultures.

5 Signs Your Marriage Isn't Making You Happy

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 08.20.2016 | Women
Dr. Andra Brosh

Most women stay in unhappy marriages because of their children, even though as a whole they feel more empowered to support themselves and to create a new and better life. This would lead us to believe that there's an enormous amount of women out there who are living in an expired marriage, and this could very well include you.

The Reinvention of Telling the Truth

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.20.2016 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

In everyday communications, we prefer that someone tell us the truth. But why has it become so difficult in the digital age?

The Shocking Way A Mother And Daughter Communicate

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Beth, 22, claims she grew up in a "house of horrors" filled with unbelievable acts of abuse and neglect, allegedly at the hands of her mother, Cecilia...

Technically Speaking About Telephony

Tanya Williams | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Tanya Williams

VoIP stands for voice over Internet Protocol. Simply put, traditional VoIP phones let you make calls using the internet and are most often used within corporate business environments. Over the past 10 years, this technology has grown expansively.

Stop Communicating 24/7; Rejuvenate With Solitude

Dianna Booher | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Learn to welcome solitude as the primary avenue toward personal growth. Solitude allows you opportunity to think deep thoughts that affect your character, your relationships, and your career.

4 Steps to Transform Your Relationships

Scott Gornto | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Scott Gornto

Here are the four steps I encourage my clients to try when they find themselves interacting more with the people in their heads than with the people directly in front of them.

Introducing Your Child to Your Dating World

Jessica Denis | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Jessica Denis

The majority of planning comes down to communication. Communication with your child, your ex-spouse, and your new love interest. Communication that all focuses on what is best for the child involved.

4 Easy Ways You Can Overcome Communication Overload

Quiet Revolution | Meagan Francis | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Back in the “olden days”—pre-smartphones and constant Internet connection—my mornings were my own. I’d get out of bed, make a cup of tea, an...

The Psychology of Ghosting: Why People Do It and a Better Way to Break Up

Lantern | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Chances are you've been "ghosted" before. "Ghosting" is when someone you're dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we're not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OKCupid date, but receiving the ultimate silent treatment after several dates, or when you're in a committed relationship.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

The Business of Etiquette

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

It's more than just the practice of good manners and following respectful protocol when doing business with others -- it's the difference between a good businessman or businesswoman and a great one.

The High Price You Pay for This 'Lost' Skill

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 08.13.2016 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

As a business owner or entrepreneur, you can have an enviable product or service -- but if you are not actively listening to your clients, it won't be too long before you are disconnected from them and you will be out of business.

The Expletive Explosion

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

In the social media world, we communicate briefly without full sentences and offer quick letter combos (LOL) that further discourage open dialogue with any complexity. In a world chock full of anger and anxiety, this rapid fire practice of communication could lead to widespread misinterpretations and deeply hurt feelings.

48 Hours That Will Transform Your Relationship

Grace de Rond | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

A new kind of communication takes place, where people begin relating from their hearts instead of their heads. And it's a rare opportunity for both partners to understand who the other person truly is.

Babies And Bonobos Have Much More In Common Than You May Think

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.06.2015 | Science

Our high-pitched human baby talk may not be so unique after all. It turns out that bonobos -- a species of great ape most closely related to humans a...

How to Get Along With Your Adult Daughter (or Daughter-in-Law)

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.05.2016 | Fifty
Samantha Rodman PhD

Listening to grandma's advice for all matters related to a baby is increasingly a thing of the past. Parenting nowadays is high-intensity, and women base a great deal of their identity on the specific parenting choices that they make.

Embracing Transgender Communication

Kerri Allen | Posted 08.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Kerri Allen

Communications and the media are powerful vehicles, and as the conversation about the gender spectrum gets louder, communication pros need to hone their facility with talking -- and writing, producing and Snapchatting -- about it.

How Smart Leaders Arrive at Dumb Decisions

Dianna Booher | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Ever find yourself in an organization or on a team that's struggling because of a leader's poor decision? You sit back and reflect on the leader personally and wonder why a savvy, experienced, and ordinarily capable person could make such a dumb decision.

7 Ways to Be a Better Conversationalist

Quora | Posted 08.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Listening is a very difficult skill few master. Do not be thinking about what you're going to say while they are talking. Genuinely listen.

Stop Being So Boring! A Simple Way to Have Better Conversations and Relationships

Danielle Di-Masi | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Di-Masi

If you want to be heard, to be in the moment with someone, and connect with others then you must break out of slipstream conversations and interrupt expectations. That means ditch the boring and expected chitchat in favor of compelling relationship-building dialogues.

Would You Buy a Used Car From Hillary?

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Chris Komisarjevsky

Whether in our personal relationships or our business ones, there isn't anything more important than trust and reputation. When trust is lost, it's a long haul over a hard road to earn it back.

How to Trump Your Message and Be Heard!

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump sure knows how to steal the headlines. Nobody took him seriously when he entered the race for the Republican Presidential ticket -- and yet here we are incessantly talking about Donald Trump.