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Parsing HB-2's Bathroom Babble

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The toothless babble of HB-2 "protects" no one other than perhaps employers whose employees have more restricted rights as a result. Let's repeal this political mess that backfired on McCrory and will backfire on Berger and Moore as well if we don't move on.

Neil Gorsuch? Originalism and the Fall of Icarus

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

Well, here we go again. With Neil Gorsuch as the current Supreme Court nominee, once more we hear praises of "originalism" as a judicial interpretive...

The Modern Fragmentation of Lives & Identities

David Sze | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
David Sze

I have two groups of friends, and they don't intersect. The first group are my fellow Amherst College alumni--intellectual, career-oriented, hard-wor...

Celebrations, Rituals, and Constructing Meaning in Life

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.23.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. Series: Find Your Purpose This article first appeared on the blog o...

How Motherhood Changed The Way I See My Body

Kathleen Shumate | Posted 01.18.2017 | Women
Kathleen Shumate

Having a baby stretches you in more ways than one.

It's The Faith Talking: How Religion May Reduce Alcohol Abuse

David Briggs | Posted 01.06.2017 | Religion
David Briggs

A new wave of studies provides insights into the myriad ways religion appears to protect against alcohol abuse.

Meaning and Purpose: Quantified and Customized!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 12.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Series: Find Your Purpose Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. Graphics by Cerina Gillilan This article fi...

How to Find Your True Calling

Andrew Merle | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life. And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing y...


Julie Greenbaum | Posted 12.05.2016 | Women
Julie Greenbaum

For 6 years I have struggled trying to turn the incredibly painful experience of losing my mother to Ovarian Cancer into something positive and worthw...

Sandcastles vs. Taj Mahals

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 10.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

I have recently been preoccupied with the meaning of life and expressed my fear that maybe all my life was spent building what amounts to a sandcastle...

Beyond Words Alone: Poets as Artists of the Intentional

Harold Lloyd | Posted 09.25.2016 | Books
Harold Lloyd

In his wonderful The New Book of Forms, Lewis Turco tells us that poets "focus on mode, on language itself." Focusing on language, a poet in Turco's ...

Meaningful Corporations? Business Schools Can Help Us Get There

Jonas Haertle | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Jonas Haertle

The recent international conference of the Academy of Management posed a challenge to scholars and educators from around the world, just by choice of ...

The Search for Meaning in Business

Andrew Winston | Posted 09.19.2016 | Impact
Andrew Winston

Last month, 10,000 academics attended the annual Academy of Management meeting in California. These b-school educators came from all over the world to...

Business 101: AIM2Flourish

Roberta Baskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Roberta Baskin

Parachuting into my first Academy of Management conference in Anaheim, California last month was exhilarating; much like the first time I blasted off ...

Management, Spirituality, Gen Z

Chris Laszlo | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Chris Laszlo

Photo: I.Rimanoczy In 2016, the annual meeting of the Academy of Management brought together close to 10,000 scholars on the theme, "Making Organizat...

Labor Day's 4 "Work" Steps for Love

Joy A. Dryer, Ph.D. | Posted 09.05.2016 | Education
Joy A. Dryer, Ph.D.

These steps do take work. Effort. From you both. Try to keep these objectives on a low simmer in the back of your brain so you can use them as needed and often. Do add some smiles and a sense of humor to the ways you know, and look at, and speak with one another.

Making Corporations Meaningful

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Between August 5 and 9 in Anaheim, California, close to 10,000 people from 88 countries gathered to live out a different Disneylan...

Happiness Through Service

KidSpirit | Posted 08.29.2016 | Religion

By contributing writer Jung Woo Bae for KidSpirit's Happiness issue. There is a widespread view that happiness is obtained through reciprocity. In ...

Is Reality Trying To Tell You Something?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

One of the greatest puzzles facing each of us is whether the events in our lives form a pattern, and if so, what does the pattern mean. We've all hear...

Why Becoming Purpose Driven Is The Path To Success in the 21st Century

Karin Volo | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Karin Volo

The bigger purpose is a clear definition of why the company exists. When we explore this with companies, we always find a deeper reason that very often is not communicated out into the organization or the market.

Do Not Give Up On Life. You Have A Reason.

Christina Laughlin | Posted 08.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Christina Laughlin

So, be brave, and reinvent. Dream, and move toward that reality. Do not give up on who you are, why you are here, and what this life has to offer you. There is always another step forward. There is always another second of life to be lived. There is always an opportunity to lend your hand to another who needs it.

How To Define Your Life's Purpose -- At Any Age

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.16.2016 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

When I approached age 50, I finally had a wake up call that, with several decades of empty nesting ahead of me, it wasn't too late: I could still craft a more 'conscious' life for myself.

What Truly Keeps Us Stuck?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

It's this perfection in ourselves that throws us out of balance. And often we're totally oblivious of it. Until certain triggers, relationships, or experiences in life bring us to a place of stuck-ness and we're forced to take a deep look.

Secular Political Engagement And Meaning And Purpose In Life

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

Brexit Reflects EU's Failure To Create A European Identity - And Israel Should Take Heed

Carlo Strenger | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Carlo Strenger

And indeed I think that Israel's lack of vision is already creating the analogue of Brexit: As Peter Beinart has been arguing for years, the younger generation of American Jews, who are overwhelmingly liberal and cosmopolitan in outlook, are progressively disengaging from an Israel, with which they cannot identify, and whose values they do not share.