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An Epidemic of Spiritual Manipulation in Holistic Business ?

Tova Payne | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

It was a staff meeting at a yoga teacher training school: You would think that a meeting at a so-called spiritual enterprise would begin with a grounding meditation and everyone sharing their new ideas from a heart-centered place.

The Biggest Disability No One Talks About & How We Can Address It with Mindfulness - An Open Letter to Google

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Steven Crandell

Mindfulness training, spread digitally, is a very cost-effective option to help people on a massive scale. It's sustainable. It offers a low cost of entry to populations most in-need. It can help all of us with disabilities -- recognized or not -- to find well-being every single day.

Here's My Advice to College Professors Being Pressured to Change Student-Athletes' Grades

Galanty Miller | Posted 09.29.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Last month, the football coach at Rutgers University got into trouble following allegations that he tried to pressure a part-time faculty member into raising a player's grade. Which raises the question: Rutgers has a football team?

Leading Special Forces for Sustainability: How Peter Bakker and the WBCSD Isolate, Take Action, and Deliver Measurable Impacts on 9 Global Priorities, Part 2

Mark Coleman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Part 2 - Leading Special Forces for Sustainability, A Conversation with Mr. Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustaina...

Free Speech Isn't Always Free in Academia

Erin Sharaf | Posted 09.24.2015 | College
Erin Sharaf

Girl gets a job teaching at a university and is excited about the opportunity to help students. The girl is required to go to a meeting on "development." She quickly learns that this is a euphemism for their favorite topic: money.

Justice... Is This the New Normal?...Part Three

Michael G. Winston | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Michael G. Winston

To date, no executives have faced prosecution for the widespread mortgage fraud that fueled the bubble. People around the world crave justice.

Whose Truth Are You Living?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Believe nothing. No matter where you read it, Or who said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense." ~ Buddha I wonder h...

Are You Mentally Tough Enough?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When you're faced with a real, "not sure I have it in me," kind of challenge at work how do you respond? You know those moments when you feel like you've already given something your very best shot, but for one reason or another it just doesn't seem to be working.

The 7 Sustainables

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 09.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

We live in a time that calls for radical honesty about the nature of life and what it means to commit to a sustained relationship with our lived experience. The hope is that the seven sustainables offer a way to live more deeply while preparing the way for future generations.

Living With Integrity Is Living With Virtue

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Integrity, a facet of moral character, connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as, honesty, truthfulness, straightforwardness, and forth rightf...

What Is -- Being True to Yourself? 4 Quotes to Find Out

Michael Feeley | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Feeley

Here's what pops into my head when I think about being true to yourself -- integrity, beliefs, personal values, honesty, sincerity, unwavering prin...

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.

How Can You Be Authentic? A Fun and Easy Test!

Michael Feeley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Are you authentic? The same person wherever you are -- with your closest friends, at work and then with strangers? Maybe it doesn't matter to you b...

Marriage Preparation

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.18.2015 | Weddings
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There probably aren't many people who haven't heard the words "marriages take a lot of work." This is a good thing to be aware of prior to making a marital commitment. Knowing that that's the way it is, minimizes the likelihood of feeling surprised or broad-sided when the inevitable breakdowns occur.

Integrity Test

Ted Harro | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Ted Harro

This is an Integrity Test. Integrity is about being truthful and upright. It's about not fudging your expense report even when no one's looking. But it's deeper than that.

Misled Into Leadership

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

The concept of going with someone or someone going with us may be as simple as wanting to be understood or accepted, or as complex as guiding national policy. Ultimately, our capacity to lead under the most simple or complex situations will depend upon the depth of relationship we have with ourselves.

The Price of Speaking Up Against Inequality

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 08.06.2015 | Education
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Claiming there is no price to pay for speaking up against inequality is akin to colorblindness. It may be well intentioned, but it is a dangerous lie. When a kid says that they "don't see race" they may have the best of intentions.

A Surprising Definition of Success

Joe Polish | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Joe Polish

You can be sweeping floors for five years, doing everything right. No one notices. Yet one day, someone is going to notice. All of a sudden, you'll be going somewhere, because you gave it your best.

Is Love Really All You Need?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Love asks more of us than to simply feel a strong attraction to another person. It asks (or demands) that we put our own desires and preferences aside and replace them with a desire to serve the desires of our partner, not always, but probably more often than most of us would want to.

The 'Do Whatever It Takes' Attitude Gone Wrong

Russ Warner | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Russ Warner

In 2000, KPMG began conducting an annual integrity survey to highlight changes and attitudes in the workplace. Sadly, the survey continues to reveal that in spite of all the transparency demanded by society, it looks like there are many improvements to be made.

America's Short Circuit: Parenting and Schooling

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 07.14.2015 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

Enough has been said how the educational focus on academic achievement greatly favors the privileged class. I don't think enough has been explored on how much it discriminates against underprivileged students

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

Selling Souls for the Price of a Paper

Stephanie Mott | Posted 07.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

The print media's comfort with perpetuating the false, mutually exclusive dichotomy of LGBT and Christian is distinctly not journalism. Making choices that sell newspapers, but at the cost of human dignity, are not journalistic choices. It is the disgusting devaluation of human beings for the price of a paper.

The Art of Living With Integrity

Thai Nguyen | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

In a world bent toward instant gratification and "getting ahead," it's easy to forgo the commitment to act with integrity. But choosing to hold to your values and principles will bring you double-reward, adding the layer of meaning and inner-fulfillment to your external achievements.

Innamoratevi! Lessons on Ethical Leadership

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 06.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gaia Paradiso

I recently found in my bookshelf the script book of The Tiger and the Snow, one of Roberto Benigni's fairly recent movies (2005) where he plays the ro...