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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.

Hillary's Peacock, Jeb's Crowd and Donald's Trump

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

This week offered a trifecta of plays in the game of presidential campaigning. Three personalities, each larger than life, made their candidacies and causes officially known.

When You Have a Chance to Influence the Universe

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.17.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You are living the stories and taking the pictures that others will talk about and see in the future; you are taking the pictures they will stare at some day. We will be those ghosts in the hallways 100 years from now.

Rand and Bernie: Running Plays on Patriot Acts and Plutocrats

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

In the plays for the presidency 2016, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is a Libertarian running as a Republican. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is a Socialist running as a Democrat. Each subscribes to an ideology that the American two-party system eschews.

Big Money, Big Names & Charity: An Unhealthy Mix?

Sue Veres Royal | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Sue Veres Royal

In essence, charity helps people who need help -- period. They are not -- and should never be -- the branding and marketing machine behind a celeb-du-jour, they should not be the playground on which the wealthy can hang out with the popular.

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

I'm Freddy Gray, Says Hillary. And You're Rich, Says Bernie

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

How might Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, reflect on Hillary's Baltimore-soaked bravado?

What Is High Performance?

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

We all want to be our best, but not just during short bursts or when we need to be at our "peak." We want to live and maintain our full potential,...

The Power Of Power

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 06.22.2015 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

I always suspected I had it, but I got definitive proof right before lunch on a sunny Friday in Miami in Mrs. Weprin's third grade classroom when I was all of 8 years old. In that moment, I realized how powerful I was, and I have never forgotten how that felt. Ever

6 Principles of Influence You Can Use For Your Cause [INFOGRAPHIC]

Brady Josephson | Posted 06.20.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Last week I attended one of my favourite conferences/events, The Art of Marketing, and was able to hear Dr. Robert Cialdini present on social influence (among other great speakers - more to come).

The Power of Your Words

Darren Hardy | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

You have a responsibility to the people you care about. Your words, your validation, your affirmation can change people's lives. This is as true for your children and your spouse as it is your clients.

Leaders: 5 Warning Signs You're Losing Your Influence

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

The truth is, leadership is about influence. After all, if you can't inspire and influence your team to accomplish your organization's purpose, then you won't get very far.

How to Override the Assumptions Others Make About You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When it comes to perceiving you, your colleagues are (without realizing it) relying heavily on assumptions, the miserly brain's favorite shortcut.

It Is a Matter of Trust

Christa Dowling | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Christa Dowling

These last years have eroded that feeling of trust. The erosion of the value system has increased the distrust in the sense of direction; trust has imploded. It is like bruising the wings of a butterfly, or the blossom of a flower; it cannot be repaired.

Are You Hooked: The Impact of Social Media on Our Lives

Marianna Glynska | Posted 05.17.2015 | Impact
Marianna Glynska

Overuse of social media might lead us to the future with almost no real conversations. It's in a way easier to talk while hiding behind our profiles as we can create our own personas, an image of ourselves that has nothing to do with the reality.

Out of Argentina

Anna Clark | Posted 05.17.2015 | Impact
Anna Clark

At 22, I thought a career in diplomacy would be my way to make a mark on the world. Propelled by vague dreams of joining the foreign service, I moved back in with my parents to save up and spent the next year planning my trip.

I'm Kinda Sorry: Hillary's Plays on Her Emailing Ways

Alan Kelly | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

Instead of running at the revelations of her private email service, she preferred to finesse the foment with signature testing, freezing and diverting strategies.

How to Become a Person of Influence

Catriona Pollard | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Whether you are looking for a new career challenge, growing your business or starting a new company, becoming a person of influence in your industry can be very rewarding -- both personally and professionally.

Best Smile in Portland, Oregon

Erin Donley | Posted 03.23.2015 | Good News
Erin Donley

A sincere smile, an overdue phone call, or a handwritten thank-you note can shift the mood of a day.

10 Keys to Turning Business Systems Into More Profit

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Successful entrepreneurs often start with a "random" idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a "system" to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities. Too many entrepreneur "wannabes" never get past the idea stage, or strike out randomly in many directions.