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A Leader's Best Friend: the Chief Ego Deflator

Bill Treasurer | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

To be clear, people want to follow a leader who is confident, strong and resolved. A healthy ego is, in fact, necessary for leading effectively. But there's a difference between a healthy ego and an oversized one.

Why Looking Bad Can Be Good

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Starting now, we need to get over ourselves. We need to know that, sometimes, looking bad is actually a good thing...because it means we're trying something new, we're stretching ourselves, we're taking on a new adventure.

Azealia Banks Is the Donald Trump of Rap

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ms. Banks thinks that she is somehow advancing the cause for women of color and bisexual women, so I wanted to be as kind and respectful as possible. But it is difficult to maintain positive thoughts toward someone so mean-spirited.

Spirituality in Action--A Call to Inner Revolution!

Beth Green | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact
Beth Green

We can no longer pretend that spirituality is just an inner experience. It is our sacred trust to be agents of higher consciousness in the world. We cannot focus just on ourselves.

Pope Francis and an Appeal to Our Higher Angels

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 09.16.2015 | Religion
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

If you want to work for peace, you must have your own inner peace. That is what Pope Francis teaches us in his humility. He draws his strength not by jeering at "losers." He lifts the "losers" in a way that strengthens the entire community.

Why Can Love Be So Painful? 6 Ways to Heal and Move On!

Pragito Dove | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Here are six keys to help you face this challenge and keep your heart open, so that you can have the abundance of love that you want and deserve.

The One Soul-Crushing Habit You Should Quit Right Now

Ashley Navarro | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

Hey Friend, Do you ever get caught up caring about what other people think about you? I know I can. It can be hard detecting our approval seeking be...

Mining Your Magnificence

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Vaughn

There are a lot of events happening within our nation and the world that are bringing up questions -- why the hostility, pain, grief, devastation and ...

Does Knowledge Create Ego in Humans?

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Gurdeep Pandher

In the end, with universal education attainment being indisputably an important goal to achieve in order to achieve equality and eliminate poverty, it all comes down to the individual and what they choose to do with the powers they are given.

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

Wheelchair Wisdom: To Thine Own Self Be True

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Noble Topf

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to laugh at himself. -- Charles...

The Powerful Allure of Sports

Ken Reed | Posted 08.23.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

When sport is driven by the soul instead of the ego, it can be good, very good. Besides forging lifelong bonds between family members and friends, there are many other reasons -- egoless reasons -- why we're drawn to sports. Consider just a few:

The Battle of the Low Self Esteem and the Enlarged Ego

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

"Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty." -- John Lennon A few years ago I felt like my heart was b...

Is a Big Ego Always an Ugly Thing?

Elliot Begoun | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You don't have to dig too deep to find an example of the damage that can be done by a run away ego. You need look no further than the current presidential campaign. Ego is frequently vilified and usually justifiably so, but is an ego always ugly? For years that has been my belief.

The Need to Matter

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

This past week has been strangely satisfying. I am visiting my brother's family and spending time with his three little ones. They are all under the age of 10, and the youngest who is 3, follows me around like my shadow and insists that I am a part of everything she does.

Street Photography Has No Clothes

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Image (c) John Holcroft, Courtesy of John Holcroft Street photography has become such an ambiguous umbrella term in the photography world that it re...

5 Reasons People With A Lot of Money Lose it All

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

They say history has a way of repeating itself, and that certainly seems to be the case when it comes to big name celebrities losing substantial amounts of wealth.

Lose the Drama, Take the Coaching

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

We want to improve, but our ego makes it difficult to accept honest accurate critique. Solicit and accept as much expert feedback as you can get. Expert advice has been a catalyst in my career, but only when I had the good sense to put my ego aside and listen.

Spiritual Beings on a Human Journey: How to Remember Our Stardust

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Colier

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." Most of us have heard these words from the...

How to Leave a Narcissist

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Narcissists can make you fall in love with them so hard that it feels like you're giving up a part of your heart to leave them. And they use every man...

Sharing Love: The Very Best Feeling in the World!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The feeling of love is the very best feeling in the world, even better than sex or ice cream! The Bible states in 1 John 4:16 that "God is love." When...

Can Being Humble Ironically Make You a Powerful Leader?

Donna Labermeier | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Can being humble make you a powerful leader? I believe the answer to this question is a resounding, "Yes!" However, most people in positions of pow...

Is Your Ego Limiting Your Ability To Succeed?

Entrepreneur | Jeremy Bloom | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

A strong desire to win is a necessary ingredient in anyone’s formula of success. The only way to accomplish your biggest goal is to completely attac...

Ego Is Good

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

There are a few common ways to control large groups of people, they include nationalism, promise of economic prosperity, spirituality and religion...

3 Familiar Symptoms of Not Being Good Enough

Amanda Johnson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Johnson

Launching a new business really brings up a bunch of sh*t. The amount of self-doubt and insecurity this brings up for me is pretty incredible. My in...