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5 Essentials to Achieving Something More Than Happiness

Tor Constantino | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Tor Constantino

But contentment does require intentional choice and directed effort. Here are five steps that anyone can take toward that goal.

You Only See a Different Africa if You Want to

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.24.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

In a world, where many people continue to struggle with the geography of Africa, Hanna Tetteh puts Ghana firmly on the map. As Minister of Foreign Aff...

From Growth-Centrism to Development-Centrism

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.23.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Wodzislaw Kicinski, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Since 1991 Japanese annual GDP rose on average by a ...

How to Find Peace

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

It's easy to be at peace when everything is going great. When we have the money, people, time, and everything we want in life is exactly the way we want, peace is easily attainable. But that's rare.

Will Denmark Win The Global Race Against Food Waste?

Selina Juul | Posted 07.22.2016 | Green
Selina Juul

If Carlsberg is known as probably the best beer in the world, then Denmark can soon be known as probably the world leading country in the fight agains...

The time dilemma between satisfied and hungry professionals

Miguel Marshall | Posted 04.17.2016 | Technology
Miguel Marshall

Time is the most valuable treasure we have because it's unlimited, said Alexander the Great at his death bed. I believe that Alexander was wrong, time...

The Magic of Self-Renewal

Tom Morris | Posted 04.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

How good are you at self-renewal? How good are the people on your team, or the members of your family? It's something worth thinking about, and cultivating.

How John Eldredge Taught Me, I Have "A Story Worth Living" too

Dominique N. Mack | Posted 04.14.2016 | Religion
Dominique N. Mack

"A Story Worth Living" is a film that anyone can identify with. I found comfort in knowing that the story I have has meaning, we're never truly alone in our life's course, and that there is always redemption if we are willing to find it.

Understanding the Core Mechanisms Behind Growth: A Shift in Emphasis

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Tim Robert Schleicher, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community In debating growth, we usually focus on its desir...

What Is Your 'Vietnam'?

Angela N. Holton | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela N. Holton

When bad things happen weigh them fairly against your deepest anguish and upheaval that you not only survived, but also lived to perhaps share your story and inspire others.

People in Need: Eating Disorder Treatment vs. Access to Care

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

As I continue my work in the ever-growing eating disorders field, I welcome any discussion like this that gives us the opportunity to help those who still suffer. We need to talk. We need to ask the tough questions.

How We Measure Progress is a Question of Evolution

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.03.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Lise Pretorius, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community We are in an age of extreme risk and incredible opportu...

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Pay For Friendship

Keith Griffis | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Keith Griffis

As an entrepreneur your network is the lifeblood of your business. I had an amazing product and understood the market, but there were gaps in my business. When I look back on the things that made a difference, it was almost exclusively due to a relationship I had with other entrepreneurs.

Embracing a Healthy Sense of Pride

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 03.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Barbara A. Bernard

Celebrating ourselves and our becoming is a part of our evolution as human beings. Our tendency is to compare ourselves and our efforts to others. This level of comparison often gets in the way of trying something new and stepping outside our comfort zone.

A Sober Look at Ourselves and our Economic Growth Models

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 03.24.2017 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Lodewikus Lombaard, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Humanity is cunningly brave, lucidly paranoid and s...

7 Entrepreneurs Share Their Most Valuable Lessons

Rana Florida | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business
Rana Florida

The risks of being an entrepreneur are all too real. From cash flow issues and product differentiation to scaling the business -- 8 out of 10 start-ups fail within 18 months. I asked a group of new entrepreneurs the same questions about their challenges and lessons learned, and here's what they shared.

25 Journaling Prompts to Boost Your Success

Dr. Christi Hegstad | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christi Hegstad

As an adult, my journaling takes on a different form and, often surprising to others, has supported my professional life as much as my personal life.

GDP Not Good Enough: The Need for a New Metric for Growth in a Changing World

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 03.19.2017 | Home
St. Gallen Symposium

By Pallavi Roy, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Growth is intrinsic to nature and humans. However, as we c...

It's not the Economic Growth model, it's you

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 03.11.2017 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Märtha Rehnberg & Emil Stigsgaard Fuglsang, members of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community The economic growth model...

Are You Ready for Big Growth?

Amy Steinberg | Posted 03.05.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

Do you feel a bit stuck? Do you want to grow more? Are you ready to see what's next for you? What amazingness is about to bloom in your life? A seed ...

Political Induced Uncertainty and the Quest for Growth

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 03.04.2017 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

By Wolf von Laer, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Every form of government, regardless of it being social-...

Living Without a Mask -- 5 Days to Uncover Your Authentic Self

Maru Iabichela | Posted 03.04.2017 | Women
Maru Iabichela

It takes a lot of energy to live with a mask on, trying to be all things to all people, or trying to please everyone. Not to mention it's impossible to and trying will only cause you to burn out.

The Magnitude of Grief

Ellen Frankel | Posted 02.26.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Ellen Frankel

Whether the death of our loved one is sudden or expected, it is shocking and we shake with the disbelief that the line between life and death has been crossed.

Is Growth Desirable? Address the Fundamentals First

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
St. Gallen Symposium

By Chang Yee KWAN, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Economic growth is measured by the change in the value ...

Invest In Who You Know -- Part 1

John Katovich | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
John Katovich

There's an old saying that you should "invest in what you know," but what's far more valuable is when you can "invest in who you know" as well.