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Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Deaf Protestors in DC Demand the Opportunity to Work

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.16.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Deaf people want to work and they deserve to feel successful. They are tired of enduring the same oppressive practices that the ADA was supposed to protect against.

Horizons of Opportunity for Young People

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.14.2015 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

While there is no need for everyone in America to be a doctor or lawyer, and there is a real need for many people to do different, perhaps less intellectual things, it is crucial for our schools to enable as many young people as possible to know and understand about higher horizons.

Hooray for ADA! 25 Years of Disability Rights

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 07.22.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Young people today might not remember that there was a time when disabled children were quietly forgotten in schools, and disabled adults only dreamed of basic access to jobs, medical care, and popular culture. One piece of landmark legislation changed all that.

Business Networking: How to Meet The Right People

Lirone Glikman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Lirone Glikman

Some places are more likely to be a ground for opportunities than others. Big cities have more workplaces and more networking events going on than smaller towns. Golf courses might have more business people than your local café, and so on.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Social-Impact Startup Soceana Founder Tess Michaels -- Your Not-So-Ordinary 21-Year Old CEO

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world. By sharing t...

WATCH: Being Open to Opportunities

Brad Yates | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Thomas A. Edison said, "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." In many instances, opportunity m...

Being Grateful for What Followed My Miscarriage

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Robin Cassady

Losing a child during pregnancy or after birth at any time can change your life. I chose to allow it to strengthen me and teach me what to appreciate and be thankful for.

How to Make It In America

Luna Atamian | Posted 05.12.2015 | College
Luna Atamian

Eventually I found my feet, started working on my practical skills and basically realized that opportunities were not going magically appear. I needed to create them for myself. Here are some things I learned along the way that I think are vital parts of any practical skillset when job-hunting.

Want Success? Get Over Yourself to Seize the Opportunity

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.03.2015 | Small Business
Lisa Abeyta

No one else is going to pave the way for you to reach your dreams, and even when one dream slips away, there are still opportunities to reinvent yourself.

7 Surefire Tips for Attracting True Love!

Joy Weston | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Joy Weston

View image | "How do you spell Love? You don't spell it...You feel it."Winnie the Pooh -- A. Milne Love, Love, Love, Love, LOVE....

8 Startup Tips from Student Entrepreneur and Investor Christopher Gray

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

I recently got to interview Drexel University Senior, former Dorm Room Fund partner and Scholly Founder Christopher Gray who has been featured in mult...

Climb Our Inner Mountains

John Murphy | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
John Murphy

Just finished reading an extraordinary short book Mount Analogue, written by Rene Daumal. It is ostensibly about mountain climbing but it is about far more than that.

Why Europe Is Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge With a Glass of Water

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.06.2014 | World
Gemma Godfrey

ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Humility and Growing Old

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Have you gotten tired yet hearing how broken down and dysfunctional we have all become in our advancing years? If we are smart, we except our shortcomings, find a way to overcome them and move on with living our lives to the fullest.

Making Inclusive Space: Bringing the 'Peoples' into the UN

Bonian Golmohammadi | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Bonian Golmohammadi

Over the years, the relationship between the UN and "the people," or civil society, has eroded, and hasn't kept up with the changing dynamics of global governance.

Why You Should Question the Status Quo

Dave Gill | Posted 12.15.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

If you could do anything, what would you do? If you could create something, what would you create? If you could live the good life, what would it look like? What are you waiting for?

5 Ways to Chase Your Passions in High School

Shoham Geva | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Shoham Geva

When it comes to applying to college, it's no longer just about the 4.0. Now it's about what you've done outside the classroom. Here's a sampler of some popular organizations that give students the chance to follow their passions in a big way.

Cancer Makes Strange Bedfellows

Dan Duffy | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Dan Duffy

I've come to realize over the past few years that real opportunities are few and far between. No matter what the situation, they all require one simple thing: you need to see them when they come.

Why Age Bias Laws Might Not Help Older Workers

U.S. News and World Report | Philip Moeller | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty

Age discrimination laws provided no meaningful protection to older employees during and after the recession, according to a study released this month ...

Cockroaches, Compassion, and Better Business Results

Matt Tenney | Posted 09.07.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

Compassion can be a very powerful tool for creating capital as a result of our own innovations. The heart of the entrepreneurial spirit is to help others solve problems.

Clemantine Wamariya: Growing Forward in the Face of Challenge

Clemantine Wamariya | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Clemantine Wamariya

Just a few years ago, my sister and I were homeless refugees, moving from country to country, and today, I am a Yale graduate. Never allow other people to classify you based on your past and current circumstances, where you were born, your experiences, your gender or your race.

The Simple Truth to Waiting for Perfect

Jeff Cannon | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

There is a tremendous difference between waiting for a 100 percent perfect moment, and making 100 percent of the opportunity given to you. That difference starts well before any opportunity comes along. It starts with you believing in yourself.

Who Do You Think You Are? A 2013 Guide From Soul

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

It may not look like it, but this moment is the most powerful time to shift your story. This month, the planet celebrates a new beginning. Summing up the past, we're given the opportunity to witness who we really are beneath the charade, writing a fresh, preferred chapter.