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I Am, I Feel -- A Tale Of Compassion And A Longing For A Kinder Society

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 08.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nicola Arnold CPCC

I can either let this temporary interaction steer me into a path of negativity where my gremlin will have a party and constantly whine and repeat phrases such as 'I am not enough', or I can ask myself 'whether there's any truth in what's been said?'

You Are What You Do. Live.

David Sable | Posted 04.19.2017 | Business
David Sable

I will buy better thanks to technology, and I will have cool and amazing experiences in virtual places and I will share more of my own experience in the moment pulling in ever more people to enjoy and experience.

How to Merge in NYC

Heather Kasdan | Posted 01.14.2017 | New York
Heather Kasdan

At JumpStart, we've spent more than ten years focused on accelerating the growth of startup companies in Northeast Ohio. Our goal has been to increase entrepreneurs' odds of success, so they can transform our region's economy and make it a nationally significant center of innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Lamp Is Lit in Both of You, for One Another

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 12.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

Every human interaction is an opportunity for giving love. All of us are either offering love or expressing our big need to be loved. There's nothing else. Both situations give us the opportunity to share love with the other.

Stop Being So Boring! A Simple Way to Have Better Conversations and Relationships

Danielle Di-Masi | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Di-Masi

If you want to be heard, to be in the moment with someone, and connect with others then you must break out of slipstream conversations and interrupt expectations. That means ditch the boring and expected chitchat in favor of compelling relationship-building dialogues.

If I Were a Robot

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Vanessa Van Edwards

How can we manage people and robots working together? Robots are going to become more and more integrated into our workspace and our lives. How can we as people and companies prepare for the issues of living and working in an artificially intelligent world?

10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

Zach Dean | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your right to obnoxiously use your smartphone the same way you obnoxiously do anything else. This is a piece on etiquette.

Millennials: The Anti-Social Socialites

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicolas B. Aziz

In the commercial above, an exuberant little girl gives her jumbled explanation of why "more" is better than "less." Following this, telecommunication...

In Defense of Internet Navel-Gazing and the #Nomakeupselfie

Jason King | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media
Jason King

The Internet has provided a dojo in which to train, make mistakes, learn and become an effective communicator. So let kids share, make embarrassing mistakes, and misspell words until the cows come home.


David Sable | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
David Sable

How do we bring real meaning to even perfunctory encounters and make those little annoying thumbs really powerful?

Nine Reasons to Hope

Ellen Moyer, Ph.D. | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Ellen Moyer, Ph.D.

It is easy to become discouraged in the face of what the media reports all around us. Hope or despair is a choice we make as we interpret what we notice in the world. Here are nine reasons to choose hope.

2012: Flight from Relationship -- the Year 'Not' Became the New Normal

Robert Hall | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Robert Hall

A series of wonderful advancements have delivered unintended consequences... The worry that computers would start to act like humans has been replaced with concern that humans are now acting too much like computers.

The 2012 Election: 'It's the Relationship, Stupid'

Robert Hall | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Robert Hall

Politics aside, one of the defining stories of the 2012 presidential election was how sales and marketing relationship-building efforts delivered unexpected, targeted voter turnout.

Surviving Thanksgiving and the Relational Cliff: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Robert Hall | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Robert Hall

As we share the table this Thanksgiving with family and friends -- including those hard to stomach -- we must decide to love what unites us more than we hate what divides us.

Quit Screwing Up The Internet: Three Behaviors to Stop Right Now

Edward Muzio | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Edward Muzio

You're a complex, intelligent individual who stands at the forefront of an extraordinary change in our civilization. You're in position as one of the constructors of our culture of the future. Congratulations, you're amazing. Now, please quit screwing it up.

Is Talking to Strangers Good for the Soul (and for America)?

Matthew Ross Smith | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Ross Smith

Were Americans ever really more connected and trusting? Or is that just nostalgia? This summer and fall, I'm trying my best to find out. For the past two weeks I've been slowly driving across America, town by town, state by state, trying to meet 100 strangers per day, every day.

What To Expect At Samsung's Galaxy Event

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology

Apple's not the only tech company that can throw a much-anticipated smartphone unveiling. On Thursday at 7 P.M. in London (2 P.M. EST), Samsung wil...

The Fabric of Our Lives

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

Our emotions are the windows through which we perceive the world abroad. Those emotions come to fruition and are delivered to us by way of our experiences with those around us.

Are Words Appreciated Anymore?

Richard Laermer | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Richard Laermer

These days people communicate in funny ways. I often wonder if anyone is paying attention to the words they write down (forget what they say -- we eit...

Raising Our Children To Be Whole, Not Just Successful

Joyce McFadden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joyce McFadden

Neither a person nor a society can be a success without valuing all the component parts of human nature.

What If Christmas Means More Than Easter

Walter Beebe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Walter Beebe

What if Jesus' birth, not the resurrection, heralded humanity's rebirth at a whole new level?

Everyone Is of Value

Jimmy Demers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jimmy Demers

We're moving into an age where personal contact is becoming a lost art. Even the check-in at the airport is now done by a computer.