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Unlock Brain Potential to Protect Against Decline

Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.

While our ability to improve brain health is becoming more widespread in the neuroscience community, the general public is still largely unaware of pivotal steps that can be taken to make the brain more resilient to decline or injury and regenerate after cognitive losses.

How Moral Reasoning in Business Can Provide You with the Best Course of Action - Part 2

Tom Garrubba | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Tom Garrubba

the hard lesson learned from this exercise is the ability to identify those people whom I can add to my short list of truly trusted advisors and add myself to my superior's list of truly trusted advisors.

It Takes a Village

Jen Cohen | Posted 09.14.2015 | Parents
Jen Cohen

Morning quickly flows into afternoon and the second shift is summoned to complete the previous tasks in reverse order. Tutoring, strength training and sport specific practice is added to the daily routine. On most week nights we are fortunate to be home by 9:00 pm.

How Moral Reasoning in Business Can Provide You with the Best Course of Action - Part 1

Tom Garrubba | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Tom Garrubba

Though I am not a psychologist, I have spent many years managing teams, leading projects, and advising people - experiences that have helped me realiz...

3 Keys for Building a Powerful Online Persona

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 08.21.2015 | 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.

The Business of Etiquette

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.17.2015 | 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.

If Something Goes Wrong, Fire the Leader?...Maybe Not

Terri Wallin | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Terri Wallin

Firing the leader seems to be a common solution when something in an organization fails. Our human tendency is to hunt for someone to blame. Yet iro...

Party Crashing for Political Access: Schwarzenegger and My Pantsuit

Charlotte Laws | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Charlotte Laws

Party crashing--or gate-crashing, as it is sometimes called--is an art form that I stumbled upon as a teen. I taught myself how to finagle into any event, anywhere, anytime.

5 Reasons Why I Went Laptop-Less With My Smartphone

David Drake | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
David Drake

Connectivity remains a huge challenge in dropping laptops and embracing smartphones. If I am boarding a flight and need some work done, planning ahead is essential. When you have a laptop, then it is less of a problem as you can continue working.

Understanding the Difference Between an Investment and an Expense

Mike Harden | Posted 06.30.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

What's the difference between an investment and an expense? The difference is simple: one will start paying you back, and the other is a drain on your resources.

Why Execs Are Ditching The Lunch Meeting For Soul Cycle

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business

(Reuters) - Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk, a run or a fitness class, is elbowing networking out of bars and restaurants and into boutique fitness studios.

Executive Decisions: Using the 'What' and 'How' Method to Lead

Terri Wallin | Posted 05.31.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Making decisions can be a vexing experience. It seems that no matter the enterprise, decisions ignite conflict, arguments, and hurt feelings. But often it is not what the decision is but how it is executed that causes problems.

8 Successful Tips to Keep Leaders Focused on 'The Majors'

Terri Wallin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Executives are under siege from countless disparate business priorities all claiming to be number one. The competing priorities are all persuasive. Priorities can come from you, your board or other boss, or from employees.

The Future Of Your Company Is Now

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 05.03.2015 | Small Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

Now comes the challenge: Success has brought you to a point where the old ways of doing things are no longer as reliable as they once were.

Get Bigger, Not Dumber: Tips to Grow Output instead of Bureaucracy

Edward Muzio | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Small organizations and startups proudly tout their size, they boast about how they're more nimble, and they decry the evils of their large, monolithic counterparts.

Why Successful CEOs Must Think Like the Janitor

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

Thinking like the janitor can have a profound impact on how you are viewed as a leader. This shift in perception can simultaneously increase morale and overall productivity, which leads to an increase in profits.

Stop Robbing Yourself and Others of Growth: The Art of Delegation

Terri Wallin | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Executives are often promoted without being equipped to take on the role. Overwhelmed by new responsibilities some abandon their mission and dive into the foxholes of familiar work. Meanwhile their subordinates wander aimlessly.

Faizolhardi Zubairy: Stretch Beyond Your Comfort Zone for Full Career Growth

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

What's the main formula for career growth and advancement? While there's no one-size-fits-all formula, Faizolhardi Zubairy, Head the Digital Media at PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad, shares his journey.

Company Owners Don't Know It All. Seek Out Renegades.

Robert Jordan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Robert Jordan

This weekend I was talking to my mother-in-law and looked up from where she was sitting to see our attic door dangling from its hinges ready to fall and clock her in the head (not a way to get bonus points with the in-laws).

To the Chief: Transformation Doesn't Have to be Difficult

Terri Wallin | Posted 02.08.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Transformation doesn't have to be difficult, but it does require leaders to embrace the efforts and to have the courage and patience to see the transformation through to completion.

4 Keys to a Productive and Profitable New Year

Mike Harden | Posted 02.05.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

here are four components to getting the year off to a good start. Unlike resolutions, if we neglect these, we might not get the opportunity to make up for them again next year. Here are four keys to a productive and profitable new year.

Manage Conflict Well or It Will Manage You

Terri Wallin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Terri Wallin

Most executives acknowledge difficulty in dealing with conflict. Conflict comes in many guises. It can be person to person or group to group. It can be an in-house clash with direct reports and attendant personnel.

Leadership in Real Life: Trade Form for Substance

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Sooner or later, they're going to catch you picking your nose. Well, maybe not. Maybe you'll be fishing your keys out of a storm drain, or talking t...

Occupation: Girl Boss

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
ZOOM interiors

Take that desk of yours and decorate the sh*t out of it until it magically transforms into that corner office. To create the ultimate workspace, start by making it homey and personal with a jolt of energy. Think ambient lighting, warm pops of color and personal touches like artwork.

The Influential In-box

Connie Dieken | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

It's time to think outside the in-box. Email is inefficient. It's bloated and broken.