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Paradigm Shift

Spiritual Life in Education: The New Ivy League

Suza Scalora | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

During an interview with the world-renowned spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, we spoke about the intentional focus the news media gives to violen...

Earth Day 2015: Inspiring Evidence of a Paradigm Shift

Rosaly Byrd | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green
Rosaly Byrd

Instead of resorting to a cynical stance towards Earth Day this year, look around to see the movement that is sneaking up on us and transitioning not only our attitudes, but also our global economy, towards a more holistic system.

Rethink Fear!

Elisa C. Martinez Salazar | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Elisa C. Martinez Salazar

I know that many of us allow fear to mark our souls and determine our future. What I intend to propose here is that instead of using those marks as arguments to justify not growing, they should serve the purpose of helping us embrace vulnerability as a valuable tool for resilience, courage and happiness.

3 Myths That Stop Success

Mary Morrissey | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

I have found that there are generally three myths that affect almost everyone from time to time in the quest for their version of "success." These myths are simple but powerful and have held many people back from living the lives they truly want to live.

Changing the World From Within: An Interview with Eckhart Tolle

Suza Scalora | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In Changing the World From Within, Eckhart Tolle speaks to Suza about the violence in our world -- and how human beings can lose their sense of humanity and empathy, inflicting suffering on one another.

Will Your Company Survive the Paradigm Shift?

Karin Volo | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Karin Volo

The purpose driven companies with high levels of employee engagement are the ones that will survive and thrive. They are the ones that will get the best talent and stay ahead with innovation, creativity, execution, customer service, time to market, and be the most sustainable, the most profitable, and making the biggest positive impact.

Why Sustainable Engagement Is Built on Purpose

Karin Volo | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Karin Volo

Engagement seems to be the latest corporate "buzz word" -- but is it really? Or have we come to understand the significance of having employees that truly love their jobs?

Most Advanced, Yet Profitable Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.07.2015 | Arts
Soren Petersen

Pure incremental and breakthrough innovation is unsustainable so how does one balance managements' risk-attitude with users' taste preferences when designing innovative offerings?

5 Signs You're Playing the Victim

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

Everyone has a victim archetype. It helps you to improve your self-esteem, honesty, integrity, courage, endurance, and self-respect. How do you know w...

Jane Wurwand – On Beauty As An Agent Of Change

Renata M. Black | Posted 01.03.2015 | Impact
Renata M. Black

There's no day that's completely perfect, but I think that we each learn our way of coping. I think you need to figure that out, because there will be days when things aren't going great. What are your tools, what's helpful to you? And be disciplined about going to that place to help yourself.

On Cultural Cockroaches, True Greatness and Eating the Apple

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

The world's upside down. We're already great. We're already intelligent and beautiful and rich. The world keeps telling us we aren't because it kee...

4 Practical Steps for Changing Mental Habits

Michael J. Formica | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Formica

At times we can find these patterns to be somewhat unproductive and, at others, wholly destructive. When confronted with either circumstance, we are also provided with an invitation to change.

Engage Students: Textbooks Not Required

Philip Kovacs | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
Philip Kovacs

We no longer need textbooks. Nor do we need the simple, outdated, standardized-tests used to weigh how much content that students have consumed.

Toward a Post-Materialistic Science

Dave Pruett | Posted 12.01.2014 | Religion
Dave Pruett

The newest frontier of science is the study of consciousness, for which a materialistic bias is particularly prejudicial.

Are We Living in 'Biblical Times'?

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 11.11.2014 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

I hear this phrase frequently, and think, are these times inherently different? Larger than life? Miraculous? Or like the great flood, globally destructive? Whether you're religious or not, 'Biblical' evokes images of a strategic shift.

Getting Real About Brain Science: A Challenge to the Current Model

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.01.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

It's time to make up our minds about the brain.  Every day, it seems, neuroscience announces new findings that uncover more and more of the brain's secrets. The day cannot be far off, we are told, when the deepest mystery of all -- how the brain produces consciousness -- will be solved.

The Post Contemporary Paradigm

Brandon Kralik | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The word Contemporary, as it is applied to Art is a confusing one. Contemporary Art is defined as Art which owes its foundation to post-modernism, and whose concepts focus primarily on transient issues of the present moment as opposed to simply art being created within our lifetime.

Who Wants to Be Good for Nothing?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

With success being often defined as "making it," through the acquisition of money, recognition and power, it has been difficult for me to fit the journey of my migrating interests into this definition.

Design Driven Breakthrough Innovation - Realizing & Resolving Contradictions

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

One is never wrong until one comes to the realization of that fact. All of us operate with a certain amount of unexamined and unquestioned assumptio...

What Causes Obesity? Top Cardiology Journal Spreads Confusion

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

There doesn't seem to be any way around the latest inconvenient truth. Sugar kills. We need to drastically decrease consumption.

Sugar Kills! How Do We Decrease Consumption?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our advice could be simple: "Eat real food. If they advertise it, don't buy it." The explanation simple as well: They advertise food and beverages because they want you to eat and drink products that are unhealthy."

Paradigm Shifts, the New and the Old

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

A system proves it's in the decay stage when small changes no longer move our economy forward. In worse cases, old remedies only add toxicity to the current mess.

Why Giving Matters in Business

Karin Volo | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

So what's happening to make such radical changes in the way we do business? People want a bigger purpose now -- for themselves and for what they choose to support.

The Biggest (And Toughest) Shift in Corporate America

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We like to think these examples are as antiquated as an old rotary phone in our iPhone world, but unfortunately they are not.

System Overload: Mind of a Creative Black Girl Recalibrating

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

There is something to be said about being a representative, an ambassador of culture, if you will, to those who don't look like you, have the access that you do or have the life experiences that you have, especially when so many "yous" don't have the opportunity to speak for themselves.