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Education Famine: A Drama in Three Acts

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 11.17.2015 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

Current educational trends force us to be so focused on picturing what children one day might be that we overlook who they are right now, expecting developmentally inappropriate skills and behavior that are unrealistic and harmful to children.

Learning From Your Mistakes

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

Here's what I like to remind myself of when I'm seeking out the necessary balance between using my knowledge gained through experience and stopping my past from creeping into my present.

We Rise in the East, We Set in the West...

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

As the sun rises and sets, it keeps burning, regardless of what we, anyone or anything says. It does what it does without an apology because really, what does it have to apologize for?

The Unlikely Love That Opened My Broken Heart

K.C. Wilder | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
K.C. Wilder

Last winter, with my heart still broken from divorce, I fell in love. And no, I wasn't trying online dating, though it was a match made through socia...

Creating Change in Your Life Isn't Always About 'Doing'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Twardowski

We're all unique, so we all have our own individual journey and life path. We just need to be sure to remember this and keep this in mind in order to allow our own unique healing and soul growth to occur.

China and the One-Two Punch

Edward Goldberg | Posted 10.26.2015 | World
Edward Goldberg

This is a radically new concept in political culture; power in a country is no longer solely derived from the king, the dictator, the elites, the party or even the direct electoral consent of the governed, but from the economic well being of the governed.

5 Tips to Successfully Lead a Rapid Growth Company

David Finkel | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Klayton owns a very successful rapid growth company called The Fireplace Place in Atlanta. For several years now he's been growing at over 50 perce...

Collaborative Innovation: You Can't Do It Alone and Win

Brian Kennell | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Fail, fail and fail again. No executive wants to hear these words, let alone report them to his or her boards, or worse, shareholders. But when yo...

Three Deceptively Simple Steps to Exponential Mobile Growth

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | Posted 10.20.2015 | Technology
Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

In the mobile revolution, user behaviors and technology change at rapid pace. Every few weeks, people become more proficient with their mobile products. Every 18 to 24 month, they upgrade to a new one.

When Films Change Over Time: The Double Life of Veronique

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment
Maria X. Liu

"All my life I've felt like I was here and somewhere else at the same time," says Weronika in Kryzysztof Kieslowski's film, The Double Life of Veronique. 10 years ago when I first watched this film, I didn't have enough life experience to truly understand the depth of her statement.

Diving Into Vulnerability

Homaira Kabir | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

Maternal instincts in the 21st century need a makeover. Our children no longer need the protective urges that evolved in the vast savannas of our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

What Does A Foolish 21 Year Old Know? Graduate With A Major First

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Don't know much about how traditional networking works. That sounds complex to me. For that, definitely seek out the right networking gurus. All I know and need to know is give, give, give and you shall get. A lot.

The Endless Awe and Awesome Endlessness of Self-Discovery

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Corinda Lubin-Katz

Like any journey, self-discovery requires enduring the tougher times -- but in reflecting back on those difficult moments, we will often find they ultimately prove to have given far more than they took.

Ensuring That the Sustainable Development Goals Are Not a Missed Opportunity

Douglas Beal | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact
Douglas Beal

As world leaders return to their respective countries following the UN Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the context for implementation provides a depressing background.

Feel Like Giving Up? Here's Why You Can't Quit

Kali Hawlk | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Insecurity cripples us from doing our best creative work. We've all experienced the sudden jolt of uncertainty that leaves us feeling wary about what we're making or doing.

Why We Quit Our Jobs In Advertising To Scrub Toilets

How Far From Home | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
How Far From Home

It seems like we're having the time of our lives. And don't get me wrong: we are. But it's not all ice-creams and pretty landscapes. So far, I think we've tallied 135 toilets scrubbed, 250 kilos of cow dung spread, two tons of rocks shoveled and 60 meters of pathway laid, for starters.

Are You Ready to Receive Love's Message?

Ashley Navarro | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

There was a time when I believed Love to be scary or something to stay away from. I thought Love hurt and that it was painful. I actually thought Love did me more harm than good. Every time I messed around with Love, eventually I got hurt. So, I gave up on Love. I gave up on being hurt.

Questions to Ask During Difficult Moments

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

One way to energize and take great care yourself as you live through a heartbreaking experience, is to resist the human urge to ask why, and instead, ask what and how.

Growth Can Be a Killer

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

Growth is good and should be the ultimate goal of just about every company. "Build it and they will come" to your corporate field of dreams. Just be careful that you know how to keep the weeds out.

The 10 Lessons To Learn From Traveling

College Tourist | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The real world means packing up and leaving your comfort zone, the familiar, your safe place, and experiencing unknown things - a new place, new people who may not understand you, unfamiliar customs, the list goes on. Traveling is being in the real world, and here are 10 vital lessons that it will teach you.

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...

Do You Feed the Good Wolf or the Bad?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

Do something that inspires you. Do something that makes you feel relaxed and content. Do something that makes you feel challenged and just a bit scared, in a thrilling sort of way.

Startup Insider: How aCommerce CEO Paul Srivorakul Plans to Automate eCommerce in Asia

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The core team of aCommerce is battle-tested, having built three other startups from the ground and successfully exiting all three, their last one being Ensogo, the daily deals site that got acquired by LivingSocial. I got the opportunity to sit down and go behind the scenes with them.

The Wild Ride Gets Wilder - Only Government Spending Can Fix This

Dave Johnson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Dave Johnson

This is inequality: a ton of money at the top, everyone else hunkered down just trying to get by (or not getting by), forced to spend very little. Companies are afraid to expand if no one is spending. The result is poor demand to guide the way to safe investment.

Wild Berries: A Lesson in Ripening

Mel Sellick | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

When did we last consider wild berries? On a visit to a new trail I've never been before, I begin seeing them stretch and grow, exploding with pote...