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Booting People Out of Your Life? Some Must Go -- Some Have Time Limits

Greg Frucci | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

The cool thing about this process is now you have a way to recognize the ones who truly are toxic and the ones who we just need to put a little distance between us and them. You can boot someone off forever.

Practicing Benedictine Values in a Modern World

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

Although Saint Benedict walked this earth more than 1,500 years ago, his teachings remain relevant in today's business world. This is especially true for higher education.

Asking Job Candidates the $50m Question

Alexander Saint-Amand | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Alexander Saint-Amand

Conversations about values and goals are important at every organization. At my company, they're essential. As a global professional learning platform, our success depends on each of our 1,000 employees exercising curiosity, courage, and a love of learning.

If a Dream Is Worth Dying for, Shouldn't It Be Worth Living for Too?

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

Most of us have dreams that do not require us to give our lives, they simply require our commitment and willingness to take action -- even if we have to take some hard knocks.

Know What You Want and Why So You Can Keep Your Promises and Reach Your Goals in 2015

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 03.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

Understanding what is driving you to make resolutions and other promises to yourself and the world, will help you to address the real issues and exponentially increase your chances of reaching any goal you choose.

How to Grow Your Business Without Compromising Your Values

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Kari Warberg Block

Getting in the door of a major retailer is a big enough goal in and of itself, but when I launched my company, I was working for a triple bottom line. At the end of the day, I didn't just want my ledger to be in the black and growing; I was focused on growing people, planet and profits.

Are You Just Taking Up Space? Five Steps to a Legacy-Life that Makes an Impact Now

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

It is natural and empowering to claim your space in the world, but if you are ready to do more and live a legacy-worthy life of impact, here are five steps that you can take today:

How to Ensure That Values Are Actually Lived in Your Organization

Matt Tenney | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Nearly every organization does a great job of measuring things like sales and quality and expenses. However, many organizations could do a much better job of measuring the alignment with the stated core values.

Don't Let Someone Else's Marketing Become Your Mantra

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Marketing messages are intended to be persuasive and to propel you into action, usually buying or subscribing to a product that you may or may not have a need for. The danger in this occurs when you enthusiastically adopt someone else's marketing as your mantra.

Own Your Purpose

Joanne Heyman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

To engage successfully in a single project or your role overall at an organization is to know your purpose and to own it. Identifying and embodying your unique set of values is necessary for sustainable happiness and success -- both on an individual and organizational level.

The Energy of Money

Leisa Peterson | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

To understand how we've gotten to where we are, it helps to understand we have built up a complex system of money beliefs in our subconscious.

Think Summer Hours Are Enough to Make People Happy?

Christine Fruechte | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Christine Fruechte

While you may think giving your staff a couple of extra hours of free time a week is feeding their souls, you're wrong. Time off is always welcomed, but employee happiness and productivity are driven by much more than free afternoons.

The Ten Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 06.07.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

10. Too many entrepreneurs are way too concerned about being liked and have a hard time being proactive when it comes to uncomfortable situations in their business.

How Stress Pros Deal With What's Worrying Them

Garance Clos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Garance Clos

The only way to make a real difference is to make every action count, be fully present and conscious of the consequences of all your actions. Focus on one task at a time, learn to prioritize and just go with the flow.

Military Core Values: They Don't Exist

Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff

Military personnel must understand values all Americans share, but recognize how their responsibilities change with their oath. Every military initiative in the area of morals and ethics must be grounded in the core values that flow from that oath.

The 10 Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 02.19.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things! Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money.

The Dos & Don'ts Every Startup Must Follow in Order to Prosper

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.27.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Startups operate differently from companies that have been around for decades. How they operate from the start can make or break the company. What may seem like a few harmless decisions can easily determine the organization's fate.

A Business Built by the People

Andrew Chau | Posted 11.12.2013 | Small Business
Andrew Chau

Our mission hadn't changed -- we still wanted to change the way people thought about boba and tea, but we did not know how to do it. We wanted to reach that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Brand Yourself As a 21st Century Leader

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

In reflecting upon my professional experiences, I inventoried ways in which my brand was created. These are tools that can be applied at any level in one's career.

First Nighter: Workplace Woes Scrutinized in Three Plays, One Musical

David Finkle | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Perhaps it's this reviewer's imagination, but it seems that more than the usual number of plays set in the workplace are cropping up. Take Mike Bartl...

Missing: Leadership and Core Values

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Is this the best we have to pass on to our children and grandchildren and the next generation of leaders the nation and world need today and tomorrow? Do corporate profits from dangerous products or harmful practices trump children's security and safety in our nation?

Overcoming Sustainability Challenges Requires Determination

John Friedman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
John Friedman

Regardless of size, the most successful companies will commit fully to sustainability when their efforts are based not on short-term market trends or a desire to 'look good' but rather based on the core and foundational values that have served them well for years.

Protecting and Projecting Your Personal Brand in 2013

Malcolm Levene | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Malcolm Levene

When we find an interest that adds meaning to our lives and to those around us, our life becomes more fulfilled. Our personal brand becomes glossier on the inside and on the outside. In essence, we are being the person we are most proud of.

Women Won Big On Election Day

Daniel Simon | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The Republicans took a shellacking on Tuesday and they know it. Whether or not they make the proper changes is something the future of their party dep...

The More Things Change

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 10.31.2012 | Education
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

In the face of ever-advancing technology and seemingly endless budget constraints, all special needs professionals must adhere to our core tenets.