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Truth Is Always an Inside Job

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"There is no truth except the truth that exists within you. Everything else is what someone is telling you." ~ Neale Donald Walsch Do you ever take...

It's Time to Connect

Dawn Burnett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Burnett

So until we find what makes us whole as an individual -- why we were born, what in life supplies us with unstoppable joy and acceptance for why we were created -- then we can't connect in a loving open way with another person.

How to Bounce Back After Failure Smacks You in the Face

Leona deVinne | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

This past week I messed up, ROYALLY. I was horrified when after arriving home from being out of town for my dad's funeral, I glanced at a paper calen...

Why Not Just Be Yourself This Year and... Forever

Michael Feeley | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Feeley

The New Year just started and it's a perfect time to commit to living your life as you choose. It's the most important personal development you can w...

The Flipside of Leadership: Followership

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

For more than a decade now, the call from the workplace, government, and social settings has been for leaders to step forward. All hands on deck. Engage the rest of the troops to accomplish the mission. Either develop or demonstrate the expertise that leads to success. All well and good.

Can Trump Actually Lead America?

Bill Treasurer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Bill Treasurer

There's a huge difference between being a famous celebrity and being a great leader. As comprehensive as the coverage surrounding Trump has been, it is striking how little attention has been given to one key question: Can Donald Trump actually lead America?

"Who's Your Daddy?"

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

I'm a Start-Up Survivor. At least that's how I look at it. Being co-founder of a company was hard, ruthless, filled with deceit and bad behavior,...

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember About You

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.08.2016 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we're creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away. We all have regrets. It's never too late to make an unforgettable impact.

10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Becoming a more likable leader is completely under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence (EQ). Unlike innate, fixed characteristics, such as your intelligence (IQ), EQ is a flexible skill that you can improve with effort.

How to Stand Up for Your Beliefs (and Keep Your Job)

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You understand how the behavior code is supposed to operate at work. You keep it professional, steering clear of politics, religion, and other potentially divisive subjects. That is why you feel mortified when someone goes after something you deeply believe -- without warning or apology.

Speaking Your Truth to Your Partner

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People often believe that they are withholding their truth to spare their partner pain, but their real intent is to protect themselves from the respon...

YOWO: You Only Write Once

Phil Fragasso | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Phil Fragasso

As a writer I've been fascinated by the controversy regarding the discrepancies and potential falsehoods in Ben Carson's biographical writings and speeches. Dr. Carson is hardly the first politician to embellish, misrepresent or fabricate the "truth." What fascinates me is the increasingly common and truly shameless audacity of denying what one has previously stated -- regardless of whether it was in writing, presented orally, or captured on video.

Generous Souls Fundraise Better

Cat Moore | Posted 11.20.2015 | Religion
Cat Moore

Written in conjunction with Nicholas Warnes* Unlike professional fundraisers, non-profit founders like Cissy Brady-Rogers are rarely excited (or skil...

Who Do You Want to Be in the World?

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

On Friday, I skirted the edges of an internet scuffle. I'm going to tell the story. I'm not sure if I have a point, or if I'm the jerk of the story. You can let me know.

Leadership Lessons From a Badass Leader

Bill Treasurer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

Havlik isn't some well-manicured leadership author. He's a rough-and-tumble guy who has actually led... often in do-or-die situations. He's got a bullet hole in his right forearm. Like I said, badass.

How to Identify and Neutralize Gossip

Nesrin Everett | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Gossip can be extremely negative, as it is rarely founded on the truth, it's intentions are seldom honorable and it has the potential to cause a great deal of harm.

The One Character Strength Great Leaders Have in Common

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

As a human, it is natural to yearn for a sense of success. It is normal to want to contribute our gifts in a beneficial way. It is healthy to seek accomplishment.

Why Do We Lie? Being Good and the Penguin That Faces West

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Ah, no I didn't take the last slice. No, I did not cheat on that Psych 101 test. Yes, I walked the dog. No, I did not masturbate, all of the time. Y...

Restoring Banking Integrity - 10 Reform Proposals

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Frank Vogl

Public trust in the biggest banks is low. I have 10 specific recommendations to cure the banks of their evil ways. Bankers will not like most of my proposals, but the time has come for radical reform.

Five Signs that You've Lost Yourself (and Your Integrity) in Your Relationship

Jenni Bevill | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women
Jenni Bevill

That's why I've put together this short list of signs to watch out for. If you answer yes to one or more of these questions, then you may be losing yourself in your relationship.

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.