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Are You The Best Kind Of Parent?

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 08.03.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

If you're a parent and self-reflect at all, you've undoubtedly wondered whether you're a good parent. Perhaps you've wondered whether you're the best kind of parent.

A leadership conversation with @DanielPink & @PeterAceto [VIDEO]

Peter Aceto | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

I am inspired by Daniel's thought process and his views on the changing world of work. Throughout much of his writings, you'll find a common theme tha...

'The Dip' and My 9-Month Quest to Interview Seth Godin

Ryan Hawk | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Ryan Hawk

On February 20th, 2015, I sent a compelling cold e-mail asking Seth Godin to be a guest on my podcast, "The Learning Leader Show." He wrote back: "Thanks Ryan. Check back in nine months when you've got a huge following, okay? Good luck."

When Your Career Becomes a Job

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Laura Berman Fortgang

A certain amount of accountability proves to help performance, while being micromanaged or needing approval for every move grossly reduces one's creativity and life force. Like being chained to the floor, a lack of autonomy will quickly frustrate you.

Bribes and Threats Work, But...

Rae Pica | Posted 10.11.2014 | Education
Rae Pica

Instant gratification, "easy," and "it's always been done this way" aren't appropriate reasons to keep bribing or punishing kids if we're truly concerned about their future and the kind of human beings we're helping to mold.

Motivational Psychology and Leadership in Higher Education

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Benjamin Knoll

Motivational psychology has been a popular topic recently as private-sector employers have been turning to social science for ideas on how to better motivate employees, improve performance, and increase their bottom lines.

How to Persuade Anyone: Four Timeless Strategies

Dan Roitman | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Dan Roitman

Whether you're negotiating an acquisition, recruiting new talent, trying to ink an elusive client, or even just asking for a raise, you need to be well versed in the powers of persuasion.

10 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Workforce

Rana Florida | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

You're already paying them to do a job. Why not educate them so they can do it better? It doesn't have to cost you a lot of money -- and the dividends you'll gain are incalculable.

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Bryan Elliott | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Dan Pink isn't someone you would think is a traditional sales guy, he's a best-selling author and former speech writer for Vice President Al Gore. But Pink says that he is in sales now -- and so is everyone else on the planet, we just might not realize this fact.

How To Actually Have Influence

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

If you want to become good at influencing others, then you simply need to learn how. It's not magic, and it's certainly not innate. It may sometimes feel innate, but that's because people are often able to pick up on effective strategies implicitly, through experience and observation.

Attunement Can Help Your Business Stand Out From the Competition

Ian Altman | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

Every viable competitor gets the big stuff right. You stand out when it comes to the little things. Are you overlooking the small details that can make a difference?

2012: Your Best Year Yet -- Are You Ready?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Every year you get a brand new year to play with, a clean slate and a great big opportunity to make change. But too often the resolutions don't make it past the first month -- or the first donut!

What New Technology Firms Can Learn from Detroit Rock and Roll

Jason Schmitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jason Schmitt


Bestselling Author Speaks Out About America's 'Comply or Defy' School System

Shawna Vercher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Shawna Vercher

Though the New York Times bestseller is catalogued in the Business genre, the Motivational 3.0 theories he outlines in Drive could play a key role in reforming education.

Are You Making The Most Of Your Career? (VIDEO)

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

As an employee, you can be fulfilling your own objectives within such an organization -- not just financially but also your personal ethos and values -- the natural drive to make the most of your life.