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Which CEO Character Traits Yield the Highest Returns?

Russ Warner | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Russ Warner

Machiavelli said, "It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both." And for that statement, as well as other views, he is famous, or rather... infamous.

Integrity? Please. The NFL Has About as Much Integrity as Tom Brady's Balls.

Brian Joyce | Posted 05.13.2015 | Sports
Brian Joyce

As laughable as these sanctions are -- and they are laughable, considering even the NFL admits "DeflateGate" had no impact on the outcome of the AFC Championship game -- what's even more ridiculous is the clueless nature with which the NFL hands down these sanctions.

A Sure Bet to Fix Sport

Chris Eaton | Posted 05.06.2015 | Sports
Chris Eaton

Saturday was a great night for sports bettors, but more importantly, it was a perfect example of how the international community should treat sports betting -- licensed, legitimate and legal.

Stealing From Yourself

Wendy Reese | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

When I was 6 years old, I was in the checkout lane at the grocery with my mom. She was busy loading groceries from the cart onto the conveyor belt while I was busy checking out all the tempting candy, all of which was at eye level for me. I wanted the gum.

Be Honest With Everyone

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 04.27.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Honesty is a facet of moral character, which connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as, integrity, truthfulness, straightforwardness, forthrightness of conduct, with the absence of lying, cheating and exaggerating.

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

Barb Abramson | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Self-evaluation is not easy. Making changes is even harder. The rewards for taking an honest look inward and upping your game is a sure formula for happiness.

Let's Get Real: 5 Traits of Authentic People

Irene Ross | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Being real or authentic is also a much sought-after managerial trait but, used unwisely, it can hurt your growth. In fact, the Harvard Business Review cites an example of a manager who derailed her career because she confused being authentic for lack of confidence.

Companies Led By Moral Bosses Are Actually More Profitable

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business

Good character is good for business.

John Whitehead: A Life of Integrity, Service and Kindness

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

One of America's great heroes and advocates for at-risk youth died a few weeks ago, on a Saturday afternoon in New York City. John C. Whitehead had lived a full life, passing away at 92 years old.

A Good Reporter's Death: Bob Simon RIP

Sherman Yellen | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Sherman Yellen

Saddened by the news of the death of Bob Simon of CBS's Sixty Minutes. Although he was 70 he died far too young. As a man who survived so much from reporting from the middle of war zones to captivity it was a cruel death on the West Side Highway in a limo accident.

10 Things More Important Than Being Liked

Gina DeLapa | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

Have you noticed lately how our culture all but worships likability? Often at the expense of higher values. If we're not careful, we can spend so much time making ourselves likable, we forget to ask if we like who we're becoming.

A Bold Plan to Revitalize Our Educational System

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 04.01.2015 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

Keep this system as it is, but build another educational system on top of it, one that addresses the deeper and unfulfilled needs of children, particularly the unprivileged.

You Can Say NO: 8 Ways to Refuse Gracefully

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

It is great to be open to life, experiences, people and things. And it is wonderful to throw open your arms and say YES. Sometimes, that is. There is ...

The Secret Medicine of Heartbroken Kindness

Jesua | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

It is easy to be kind when we are feeling wonderful about life, when we're feeling buoyantly inspired, or luminous in love, or poignantly connected to...

What the World Needs From You in 2015

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Here are my thoughts on what the world needs right now and how you can step up to make things better in 2015...

Consent of the Governed

Daniel Davis | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics
Daniel Davis

A key way to begin restoring trust in the government will be for men and women with character, moral courage, and discipline to run for elected office.

A Trustworthy Press Is the Immune System of Democracy

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.19.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

Do your best to get it right. If you do, great. If you don't, admit you got it wrong, fix it, even if hard, and try harder next time. And we should reward journalists and press outlets that are practicing good, honest journalism.

Do Sacrifice Your Integrity to Avoid Conflict

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People may choose a lack of integrity when they think that the outcome will be worth it. But is it worth any outcome -- emotional or financial -- to do harm to your own soul? We can get away with it only when we are not aware of the harm we are doing to ourselves.

Childhood: Where Trust Is Born or Torn

Mark Coleman | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Coleman

Trust is a foundation of all individual and social relationships. Whether you ultimately trust yourself to be able to catch the ball, or put trust into others to guide your ongoing development, trust is an essential element of personal growth and success.

Art & the Tyranny of the New

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Steven Crandell

I think it's time to create a market for art that deepens the spirit, not makes it shallower, a market to encourage art that taps into wisdom and truth that has lasted for generations, eons, as long as memory has served humanity.

The Table of Brotherhood Actually Happened at a Burger Joint

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

I was sitting at an upscale burger place in Atlanta a few months back with my daughter. An African-American family sat down at the table beside us -...

Standing Up For What We Believe in Is a Little Like Streaking

Hans Hickler | Posted 12.25.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

Courage has many faces. I'm speaking about personal courage, staring honesty in the face and the boldness to stand up for what we believe.

Brand Integrity: Where's the Beef

Liz Wainger | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

From The Washington Post to the Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Mass., newspapers and digital outlets have peppered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this week...

I Love My Husband, But Here's Why I Want to Cheat

Elloa Atkinson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Weddings
Elloa Atkinson

My commitment to honesty means that I share the secrets and dark thoughts that would otherwise quietly eat away at my sense of self-trust and integrity. Today, my secret is this: I love my husband, but I often want to cheat.

The Truth Is Not Out There: 7 Steps for Clearing Truthaches

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Tamika Schilbe

A truthache is something we hide or avoid that hurts us. The ache is the symptom we get from not being totally honest. Truth archaeology is the practice of digging into our truthaches to gain more clarity, confidence and purposefulness in our lives. It's about delving into dark places compassionately and purposefully.