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But, That's Just The Way It Is. Right?

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

When you feel you are under the control of an unfriendly system, check your values, check your sense of personal power meter. Check your complicity levels. Compare the consistency of your values with the actions it takes to participate in the system and achieve your goals.. The ends never justify the means because they are inseparable.

It's Not Disneyland

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Taking responsibility does not mean casting blame upon yourself, or piling on the guilt for finding yourself in a particular circumstance- neither of those reactions are beneficial and they aren't accurate assessments of what it means to claim your power in any particular situation.

John Ermatinger: On Staying True to Self

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

You Think You Know... But You Have No Idea. Why We Are Not Always Meant To Know.

Jordyn Goodman | Posted 04.23.2017 | Women
Jordyn Goodman

I think that while it is ok to be passionately curious, we must always remember that if a person wants to let you in on something personal, they will tell you, so be patient and respectful. If you are meant to know, you soon will.

7 Lessons I'll Teach My Daughter Someday

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 12.29.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

I can't help but reflect on what life would be like if I had a little girl.

The Follower Revolt: What's Eating Leaders for Breakfast?

Robert Hall | Posted 11.17.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

While there is much talk about developing stronger leaders, what seems a more present reality is that followers have become much more empowered to actively - and sometimes passively - reject leaders they no longer are willing to follow.

Winsome Warriors -- Why Little Kids Love to Be Superheroes -- an Age of Healthy Narcissism

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

I look with joy and curiosity at a little four year old who struts in his red and blue Superman outfit that covers his skin head to toe or stands proudly in his ranger togs that include a cap, shirt, trousers and even polished leather boots! He's not even getting ready for Halloween.

Chloe the Mini Frenchie and Her Mom Loni Are Having the Time of Their Lives Sipping Champagne and Traveling the Globe

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 09.10.2016 | Style
Suzanne Donaldson

As it seems with all my new friends these days, I met this incredible woman and her dog on INSTAGRAM. Seeing that it has now become an Olympic sport ...

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

Big Boy (Girl) Pants for Leaders: Three Keys to Redirecting Our Victim Culture

Robert Hall | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Robert Hall

The flag came down in Charleston because former flag supporters changed their mind - powerful relational leaders can do that. Our growing Victim Class cries for relational leaders who work together to change minds and who bring the divided together.

3 Pathways on the Game of Life

Michael Neill | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

In the game of "Real Life," I've noticed that there are three pathways we can take, each one of which leads to a completely different experience of and relationship with our circumstances, dreams, and goals...

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

How the Stories From My Turbulent Twenties Have Left Me Ready to Thrive at Thirty

Jordyn Goodman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Jordyn Goodman

Once you accept that some relationships are temporary, you can learn to stop blaming yourself for what you see as relationship failures. Instead take them for what they are -- helpful life lessons. When you beat to your own drum, and you're comfortable in your own skin, love and life find you.

Sharing Our Knowledge. Taking More Action.

Vignetta Charles, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Vignetta Charles, Ph.D.

Women of color continue to be disproportionately affected. In 2010, Black women accounted for about two thirds (64 percent) of new infections among women in the U.S., while we are only 13 percent of the population.

What Is On Your Mind?

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

It is amazing to think about how much we are affected by our thoughts. Our thoughts create the world in which we live. As the Proverbs writer has proclaimed, thoughts run our lives.