Graduates should proactively help those with less experience, even if they don't think of themselves as "traditional mentors:" accomplished, old people with invaluable wisdom pouring out of their ears.
Ocean Story came about from a madcap journey. The founder, Samantha Koshare Edouardes, her partner, bought their first boat and with her brother and a few adventurers decided to set sail across the Caribbean sea, through the Panama Canal and then across the Pacific.
When it comes to communication, life isn't always Oprah or Dr. Phil. Sometimes, less really is more.
When I became a parent, my joy couldn't be contained. The love I felt for my children made my mother's lack of interest in me even more obvious. One thing was certain: I would make sure my kids knew they mattered.
Pulling free of competition with all its highs and lows, risks and rewards, in favor of the more fluid model of coopetition is like pulling free from gravity. It takes a tremendous force of will.
On April 28, Collins was a respected journeyman backup center. On April 29, he found stardom in the hard and brave act of becoming a hero and role model for sexual minority youth. Lighting a path for others - few stars shine brighter than that.
I will be watching and cheering for him and I hope he is able to live up to the high standards that many heroes preceding him have constructed by building the pedestal on which he has been placed.
Living in Greece and watching the birth of a long-awaited technological revolution is fascinating in and of itself.
We need to expand the conception and reach of social security rather than continuously put it on the national chopping block.
Now that our leaders have given Dr. Yunus a gold medal, perhaps they might more truly honor him by considering why.
I remember growing up as a little girl in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, and having no access to books or magazines that portrayed and highlighted African beauty. Sadly, 46 years later, this is still the case.
Not only does Dr. Dorfman bring smiles to his Hollywood clientele, he also helps women in the community who are victims of domestic violence. Restoring their smiles gives them confidence to go back to work.
Girls are taught that motherhood is a desired natural state; a state which is a normal progression in our lives as females. Even today, the emphasis is on motherhood first, career second, and that is wrong. Motherhood doesn't define womanhood.
Women are leading the way in so many areas, both on a world-wide stage and as community leaders. Here is a short list of list of women who are accomplishing great things.
Money was always mysterious to me. As a child, the subject of money was only reserved for 'grown folks.' I knew that my father, a career officer in the United States Army, left home every day for some place called work. Still, I never knew how money was earned or how it affected my life.
America remains a land of second chances. We increasingly see politicians, like former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, who attempt comebacks in their public careers. We love comeback stories precisely because we can all relate to them. Indeed, the greatest sin of all, is the sin of hypocrisy.