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Part I of 2: Boost Your Emotional Intelligence: Take The Five Day EQ Challenge

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Rachael O'Meara

We know that Emotional Intelligence can be learned, but like everything there's no quick fix. It takes time, commitment and dedication. So, how do we do it?

Cat and Mouse: Biden Bats Us Around

Alan Kelly | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

While the lion that is Donald Trump roars, there's a cat-and-mouse game that can't be discounted in the run-up to 2016. Vice President Joe Biden is sounding out allies and donors as he weighs a run for the presidency.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

6 Steps to Deleting the 'R' Word

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Impact
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

The next time you see a middle-schooler or even a peer use derogatory terms, make faces or inappropriate impressions or gestures related to disability, take that opportunity to talk about it. It all starts with a conversation. A conversation many won't have, unless you bring it up.

How Growing Up Poor Influenced Me to Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

If you ever see me on a plane, I'll be guaranteed to be dressed up, because to me, even flying coach with the cheapest ticket possible on a crappy airline is a huge privilege that I am grateful to have.

What Does It Take to Be Influential?

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

No, you can't make a difference by yourself, but everyone that you recruit can help you. If you want to succeed, you have to make people want to spread the word and just asking them to won't work. If you focus on all the tips above, you should be a long way down this road already.

Having 'Influence:' Top 10 Takeaways From the National Speakers Assn. Conference

Joan Michelson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Joan Michelson

The 2015 annual conference of the 42-year-old National Speakers Association focused on "influence," made me reflect on the fact that we are "influencing" people in every conversation no matter how small, and how important influence is to achieving our goals.

The Fifth Element of Influence Is You

Janine Garner | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

There are four key elements when it comes to life: water, earth, air and fire. But we often talk about a 'fifth element', that connecting point whic...

FOX Debate Prediction: Christie Will Trump

Alan Kelly | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Alan Kelly

While there's still time in your FOX fantasy debate draft, here are some plays from The Standard Table of Influence to consider for Thursday night's clamber in Cleveland. And, pssst, watch for Chris Christie to trump The Donald.

Ali Describes Her Life In One Word

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Who Was Ali's Biggest Influence In Her Life?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Why Does Ali Need Self-Improvement?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

How Does Ali Handle Bullying?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Does Ali Ever Mingle With Politics?

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

How Did Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopolous First Hook Up?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

What's a Transactional Marriage?

Posted 07.29.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

What Is The Key To a Successful Marriage?

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Can Oil and Water Personalities Work in Relationships?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Here's The Only Thing Ali's Not Allowed To Joke Around With George

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Love, Laughter, and Being Married to a "Sex Icon": Advice from Ali Wentworth (VIDEO)

Posted 07.21.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Steps to Taking Control of Your Thoughts

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Taking control of your thoughts is huge. Once you become aware that every thought you have the good, the bad and the ugly is a choice then you can take the steps to choose to only allow the good into your consciousness and therefore your reality.

While Hillary Conditions, Bernie Engages. Guess Who's Rising?

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

To understand the hows and whys of Bernie Sanders' spike and Hillary Clinton's stall, look no further than the plays they're running. Two recent CNN sit downs serve this purpose, beginning with Brianna Keilar's interview of Clinton.

How to Start Influencing

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
Marilyn O'Malley

I don't take my ability to influence others and outcomes to my actions for granted and I don't think you should either. We are influencing each other and have an impact on everything around us with our words, thoughts and actions.

How Mitt Romney and Retailers Dismantled Dixie

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

When the disillusioned 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black worshipers at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, the tragedy quickly focused on the legacy of the Confederate flag and its tacit endorsement of racism. For presidential candidates courting southern conservatives, this called for high-wire political acts.

6 Principles of Influence for Real Estate Pros

Irina Jordan | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Irina Jordan

As a real estate agent or broker, you have to persuade people to become your real estate clients and to trust you with the biggest purchase of their lives: their home. That is no small task, but if you know the principles of influence and understand how to apply them ethically, you can become the go-to agent in your area.