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2016 Was The Year

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 12.24.2016 | Impact
Michelle Dempsey

Let's just call it what it was. 2016 was a sh*t show of a year. The politics. The media. The terrorism. My personal life. Yes, on the most personal...

A Letter To My Former (Broken) Self On My 33rd Birthday

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

But you need to start believing you deserve it. You need to stop hating yourself, putting yourself down, thinking you are less than worthy.

Traffic Obstacles Often Reflect Area's Growth - So I Try To Face Them With a Smile

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Jim Smith UCF Forum columnist What comes to mind when you hear the term "obstacle course"? Most of us might think of a rope wall, water pit or mon...

To Californians: The Hours You Spend in Traffic May Soon Be Used to Generate Electricity

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.19.2016 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

LOS ANGELES, CA - If you're a Los Angeles native, resident or even visitor, you will probably cringe at the combination of "LA" and "rush hour." Sitti...

Companies Battle For Digital Marketing Landscape (Localization Is The New Frontier)

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
H. Caleb Simmons

The New York City (.nyc) is new on the scene, and is one of the most popular domains out there, since New York's top industries -- finance, media, telecom, advertising, real estate, and tech -- ascribe value, define culture, and drive popularity.

How A Puppy Can Teach You How To Stay In The Present

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

As we, like the puppy, practice the art of stepping into our fears and repeatedly standing in the fire of challenges and opportunities that we might prefer to avoid, our capacity to face into the unfaceable grows and deepens.

Growing and Refining Your Business

David B. Nast | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

The economy is up and so is job-hopping. How can you attract superior talent to grow and improve your business while holding onto your top performers to refine your business?

Green Partnership for Growth and Sustainability

Thomas Bustrup | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Thomas Bustrup

Pressure mounts on the world's resources as population and wealth grows. Ensuring a sufficient supply of energy and water is crucial to enable further...

A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand

Stacey Cohen | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Stacey Cohen

In 1999, CEO and co-founder Tom Villante started YapStone with an ambitious goal: Converting pesky paper bills into online payments. Shortly after, YapStone debuted RentPayment -- the first payment solution for the apartment rental industry -- and changed the way payments are processed.

Reasons Why Your Startup Is Plateauing

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

Starting something new is almost always exciting, and this certainly includes starting a new business. Whether it's that first big yes, breaking a new record or connecting with that one thought leader you've always looked up to, startup life begins with a lot of excitement and movement.

To Boost Growth: Employ More Women

Christine Lagarde | Posted 09.14.2016 | World
Christine Lagarde

Since the global financial crisis, countries around the world have been trying to grow their economies more quickly. Women are part of the solution. To be sure, Canada has already made impressive strides in boosting female labor participation over the past several decades.

Fintech Beyond Payments: The Wall Street Invasion

Nikolai Kuznetsov | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Nikolai Kuznetsov

When the results of the 2016 Extel survey, which names the best of the European financial community in various different categories, were announced in...

We Need Forceful Policies To Avoid The Low-Growth Trap

Christine Lagarde | Posted 09.02.2016 | World
Christine Lagarde

2016 will be the fifth consecutive year with global GDP growth below its long-term average of 3.7 percent (1990-2007), and 2017 may well be the sixth.

Adversity: An Opportunity to Choose Growth

Camille Preston, Ph.D., PCC | Posted 08.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Camille Preston, Ph.D., PCC

Adversity will happen It's guaranteed. The more important and interesting question is how will you choose to engage with it. What will you do to turn adversity into a learning opportunity?

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

The Olympian Attitude

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 08.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

All eyes have been on Rio for a few weeks now. Most people who are glued to the TV during the Olympics may not be avid sports fans. Yet we spend hours...

Why I Don't Want to Grow My Business

Anna Sabino | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Anna Sabino

Yes, that's right, you read it correctly. I stopped caring how arrogant or controversial I sound. This is what I want, or rather what I don't want. I'm a woman entrepreneur and since the start of my jewelry brand Lucid New York in 2004, I've been constantly offered unasked for advice on how I can grow my business.

MTBF, MTTR, And The System Of You

Hemant Bhanoo | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hemant Bhanoo

I've failed many times. I failed recently and it feels awful. How about you? When was the last time you failed? When we're very young we fail a lot. ...

Why We Don't Need More Environmental Organizations

Charles Orgbon III | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
Charles Orgbon III

With the threat of environmental degradation coming from all corners of the globe, we all must work together to ensure that our efforts are efficient, meaningful, and worthwhile. Now is the time to rise to these challenges that will define our movement.

Finance, Renewable Energy And Social Inclusion Are Key To A Sustainable Future

Yvo de Boer | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Yvo de Boer

When opening the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, I quote one of my favorite Guyanese creole sayings: wan wan dutty build dam. Put differently, every house must sit on solid foundations and we build it one brick at a time.

Be Careful Not To Confuse That Toxic Personality For A 'Strong' One

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Abby Rosmarin

"It's not like I agree with everything he says or anything," one friend defended. "But... I like how he presents himself. He has a very strong person...

How To Actually Do The Thing That Scares The Bejesus Out Of You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So those of you who regularly read this blog will know that I can be a bit of a joke-cracker. It seems there are some days when I can't get a sentenc...

Filling In The Spaces Between Who I Am And Who I Want To Be

Aleichia Williams | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aleichia Williams

I am considering once again who I truly am and how I would like to live and impact the world around me. I am not the person I want to be, but I am glad because realizing this means I have a desire for growth and this could never be a bad thing.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.