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Do You Know the Six People in Your Marriage?

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Have you ever noticed that you and your partner keep having essentially the same fight over and over again? No matter what the topic, whenever you get into an argument, does it always seems to follow the same trajectory and turn out the same way? That's usually because you are shadowboxing with the wrong person.

3 Things To Consider When Divvying Up The Holidays As Newlyweds

Kristen Rocco | Posted 11.20.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

On Christmas Day last year, I boarded a plane along with my husband. Not to either one of our family's locations. We had decided to take a trip of a lifetime instead. Destination: Zurich, Switzerland.

The Great Remix: Why Mergers Are Booming

Ben Gomes-Casseres | Posted 11.01.2015 | Business
Ben Gomes-Casseres

Another day, another merger. Telephone companies, drug companies, drugstores, airlines, hospitals, retail stores and beer. Why?

How to Build a Billion Dollar Company

Shawn Porat | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Shawn Porat

Building a billion dollar company takes a combination of ambition, hard work, talent, great timing and, yes, luck. It also takes time. You can't expect to build an empire over the course of a few months.

Powerful and Surprising Arts and Business Partnerships: Enriching Workplaces and Communities Nationwide

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 10.16.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts can help recruit talent, advance corporate objectives, develop a wider consumer-base, engage employees, and build stronger communities by contributing to the economy and quality of life.

How Can Effective Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships Help Us Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and End All Forms of Malnutrition by 2030?

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

People are at the heart of the new Global Goals. And if we are to achieve them, we must work together and where relevant use multi-stakeholder partnerships to engage, negotiate and deliver results with the communities suffering most from malnutrition.

What Does A Foolish 21 Year Old Know? Graduate With A Major First

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Don't know much about how traditional networking works. That sounds complex to me. For that, definitely seek out the right networking gurus. All I know and need to know is give, give, give and you shall get. A lot.

The Lobster's Version of Love: Why Similarity Fosters Connections

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

I tend now to be attracted to men who have succeeded in areas that I haven't but wanted to, and I find that men who are drawn to me tend to value the areas I'm accomplished in. This is both speaking to our differences as well as our similarities.

The Bus Ride to 'Belief'

Sister Jenna | Posted 10.01.2015 | OWN
Sister Jenna

As I stood there, I knew this soul was sincere, and she was being called to serve humanity through two efforts: by elevating humanity into a pure experience of God and by showcasing the importance of beautiful connections through the power of relationships.

It's 10 p.m., Do You Know Where Your Contacts Are?

John Fox, Jr. | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
John Fox, Jr.

Companies lose contracts. And therefore, lose revenue, product and future partnerships. Even though companies spend countless hours and money negotia...

What Happens When a Crack House Becomes an Early Childhood Learning Center?

Martin J. Blank | Posted 09.13.2015 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Oyler has become a beacon of what is possible when the community, city leaders, families, educators and partners work together.

You Married a Writer and I'm Sorry

Jennifer S. White | Posted 09.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer S. White

I crawl inside of myself and spin out a fine web of words that--I think--make you wonder where they were, as I was passionately arguing with you instead. I hear the children yelling--our daughter is, literally, shouting a song into my ear as I drip these words through my turquoise-covered fingers.

The Dyett Hunger Strikers and Julius Rosenwald

Martin J. Blank | Posted 09.02.2015 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Rosenwald was a corporate magnate at Sears Roebuck in Chicago. But his greatest contribution to American life was as a philanthropist. Rosenwald seeded the development of more than 5,300 schools in rural African-American communities throughout the South.

The 4 Make-or-Break Partnership Questions

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Eliot M. Wagonheim

How do you define success? Why are you bringing them into the business? Is it to dramatically increase revenue, for their back office expertise or perhaps to enable your company to expand into other areas?

3 Things Companies Want in Their Nonprofit Partnerships

Brady Josephson | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

It's a fundamental question when it comes to fundraising and marketing in general. If you know what _______ wants, then you just need to give 'it' to them.

The Ins and Outs of Project Partnerships

Paul Jarvis | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Paul Jarvis

Working for yourself doesn't necessarily mean you always got to work alone. You can collaborate on client work with other freelancers (like writers + web designers or even designers + developers).

5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

You probably have big goals for your company in 2015, but may yearn to approach them in a fresh way. Here are 5 ways CEOs and business leaders can shift themselves and their teams into the right mindset to make transformation happen.

Daily Habits of Passionate Female Entrepreneurs

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

I love connecting with fabulous, brilliant women, for great partnerships. It has been one of the most exciting parts of growing a business. There is nothing more exhilarating, than a conversation with a woman that is as passionate about her work as you are about life.

A Guide to Surviving Divorce in Your 20s

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce
Ayesha Vardag

There's a real conflict in the messages that go out to young girls: on the one hand it's study hard, become someone important, invest in your career and be independent, and on the other hand you have the wedding industry and the society magazines saying: get married, that will be the most important day of your life, that will define you and validate you.

7 Secrets of Successful Relationships

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

A happy, intimate and successful love relationship is based in each person being fully supported, loved and respected with forethought and consideration in all decisions individually and collectively.

Leading Together For Greater Impact

Vikki Spruill | Posted 06.15.2015 | Impact
Vikki Spruill

In order to make real progress, we must harness our own individual strengths for common purpose. Aligning funding strategies and sharing resources across sectors will ensure that philanthropy's transformative impact on society will approach its full potential.

The Heyday of America's Cross-Sector Partnerships

Jeremy M. Goldberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact
Jeremy M. Goldberg

Programs such as these give young people skills and experience that will last a lifetime, and even an opportunity to own the very homes they revive.

Many Men Still Fear Women With Public Power

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

If we learned that racism was not over with the election of Barack Obama as the first black president of the United States, we will learn that sexism is surely not over with the possible election of the first woman as president.

The Meaning of 'Practice' in the Age of Sustainable Development: Part II (from the MDGs to 2030)

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 06.01.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

The meaning of practice needs to be reinterpreted. The focus on cognitive thinking and technical skills underlying this problem-program-implementation-assessment action-framework needs to give space to a skill-set capable of actually building lasting trust and reciprocal altruism between key development actors.

Want a Lasting Relationship? Embrace This One Agreement

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Positive change brings new opportunities and enthusiasm, which can be contagious and inspiring. We all know how good it feels when we're in our flow. We are more alive, more present and more connected. Isn't that what we all want for ourselves and for our loved ones?