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Grit Defines Achievement in Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Grit is defined as firmness of mind or spirit - an unyielding courage in the face of hardship. The career world is changing so fast that grit has also...

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...

Ben Carson: Should We Take Him at His Word?

Frank Islam | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics
Frank Islam

Dr. Carson is the Sarah Palin of this presidential cycle (although we are not certain whether he can see Alaska from his front porch) making statements intentionally designed to evoke Pavlovian responses from his intended audience.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

The Ick of No

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn't feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so when the time came to renew it, I decided not to. But there was one problem.

The Truth Behind Your Guts

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sure, people show their guts in amazingly grand ways every day... by persevering through big challenges and climbing to new heights. But all of us show our guts in smaller, different ways every day.

Greg Van Voorhis, Bronx Teacher, Suspended For Assigning Chuck Palahniuk Story

Runnin' Scared | By Camille Dodero (4:43PM 09/21) | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We recall that when we worked as a tutor in Brooklyn in the 90s, many of our students carried a copy of Sapphire's Push with their schoolbooks. We won...