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Maslows Hierarchy of Needs

Altruism: Better Late Than Never

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Paula Gardner "Altruism is innate, but it's not instinctual. Everybody's wired for it, but a switch has to be flipped." David Rakoff Apart fr...

Where Values Come From

Susan Fowler | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Susan Fowler

Have you thought about how you got your values? You need to investigate where your values come from for three important reasons.

My Transgender Life: Tipping Cows and Flipping Pyramids

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I think the sacred cow of lack of safety in the women's rooms, being violated needs to be tipped over. Personally, I have found these have been safer than so many of the rest rooms I used to use.

Second Time's a Charm

Melissa Sievers | Posted 12.01.2016 | Home
Melissa Sievers

Taking a chance in life is one of the most difficult things a person can do. Humans, inherently, are genetically wired to crave and pursue comfort in...

Against Solitary Confinement

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.22.2016 | Crime
Michael Shammas

Don't get me wrong: The most immoral prisoner has earned his government-sponsored home. Quite thoroughly. But by treating him in an inhumane manner that extends beyond confinement, we too become all too human. We too commit a moral wrong.

It's NOT the Economy, Stupid!

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

Liberals are sorely mistaken when they assume that Maslow's hierarchy of needs is universal and that programs primarily promoting economic redistribution are going to speak to what people most deeply care about.

Maslow: The 12 Characteristics of a Self-Actualized Person

David Sze | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Abraham Maslow is the leading figure in the tradition of humanistic psychology and the modern Positive Psychology movement owes a huge debt to his the...

How to Get From Here to There: Part II, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success'

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Mariotti

What accounts for the varied approaches individuals use in business, careers, and their own aspirations? In Part One of this piece, I described what one psychologist teaches us about individuals and their motivation to meet their various needs--and how this helps explain behavior and solve problems.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Success

Hope Perlman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Hope Perlman

I have wondered, from time to time -- OK, day to day -- if this quest for success is some kind of frivolity, some kind of navel-gazing exercise that I only engage in because I'm a privileged person, not scrounging around for my very subsistence.

Back to the Future?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.19.2015 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

It is my strong belief that if we, as an educational community, are to succeed in taking full advantage of our ever-evolving "21st century" tools, we first need to commit ourselves to sharpening our understanding and usage of some "20th century" (or older) educational staples.

Come As You Are

Robin Koerner | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Bizarrely, I found myself last weekend sharing a stage with Nirvana's bassist, Krist Novoselic, which, absent context, anyone who knew me when Nirvana was changing the musical world would say is just about the least likely thing that could ever happen to me.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: UPDATED

Charlie Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Charlie Kim

We use business as a platform to build people of higher character. It's profound how much we believe and LIVE this simple diagram at Next Jump. Ma...

CEOs: Phil Jackson Created a Dream Team -- You Can Too!

Debbie Robins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Debbie Robins

One of the people I have most mirrored my business-coaching career after is iconic basketball coach, Phil Jackson, aka The Zen Master. Phil Jackson is widely considered one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Corporate Needs

Abhishek Seth | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Abhishek Seth

If people self-actualize and achieve unconditional happiness, tapping into their fullest potential by personal growth, influence and charity: Companies self-actualize by tapping into their fullest potential with Corporate Social Responsibility.

Why Self-Actualization Is the Next Big Market

Francis Pedraza | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Francis Pedraza

Imagine if in our drive to understand where markets are going we stopped looking at data and instead focused in on ourselves, our needs and our aspirations. What kind of future would we see?

Started From the Bottom, Now We're Here: Maslow and Careers

Venture For America | Posted 06.09.2013 | Small Business
Venture For America

By Mike Tarullo, VP of Corporate Development at Venture for America When I was 22 and graduating from college, there were a couple paths to take. T...

Better Understanding Parents in Poverty: Meeting Basic Needs First

Carol J. Carter | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Children in poverty often come from less-educated and involved parents, lack supervision, don't have equal learning experiences to their more affluent counterparts, and are more likely to drop out of high school or land in prison.

Is Social-Actualization Replacing Self-Actualization?

Chip Conley | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Chip Conley

I propose we start imagining "social-actualization" at the top of the pyramid. We're moving from an era when "rugged individualism" was foundational to how we defined success to an era when collaboration is essential for both personal and societal success.

Progressives, Progress and Government: An Unholy Trinity?

Nick Jefferson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Nick Jefferson

'Progressive.' There's a word that's bandied about a fair amount in politics on both sides of the pond. But what does it actually mean?

Soul-Talk: Are You Self-Actualizing Or Just Self-Conceptualizing?

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Who you truly are requires nothing abstract, nothing conceived in your mind. Rather, who you truly are stems from your depth of being, from your soul.

How Giving Helps Meet Our Basic Needs

Forbes | Posted 06.01.2012 | Impact

Type “Why Giving is good for you” into Google and you’ll get a myriad of results, mainly articles and studies outlining everything from how givi...

Europe's Hidden Lesson for the US Presidential Candidates

Bill Bartmann | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Bill Bartmann

One campaign issue has the power to eclipse all others for a very large voting bloc: debt-collection abuse.

Identify Your Needs and NEEDS! for a Happier Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

The more needs you can identify and bring to the forefront, the more readily you'll be able to reduce the influence of your NEEDS!, allow your true needs to reassert themselves, and generate sufficient new force to shift your life inertia permanently.

Do You Have 'Complete Freedom' in Your Life?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Complete freedom involves knowing what you don't want, and liberating yourself from those obstacles that have propelled your life inertia down its current unsatisfying path.

Blame Your Parents for Your Problems!

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Blame your parents for the way you are; it is their fault and you shouldn't have to carry that burden of blame and shame. But then forgive them.