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8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

Sustainable Wealth Management

Paul Pizzala | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Paul Pizzala

A simple question what is sustainability for a wealth manager deserves a simple answer.

Five Mental Obstacles That Prevent Sport Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my last post, I introduced you to my Prime Performance System that is comprised of the five essential mental areas that most influence athletic per...

Flow, Presence and Live Puppet Film -- Nufonia Must Fall

Marianne Messina | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Marianne Messina

The quality of presence is something you take away from this show, glimpsing not the fact of artifice, but the vision of it.

Follow the Protagonist: Trans Woman and Visual Artist J. Jackie Baier on Committed Collaborations

Eliza Steinbock | Posted 03.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliza Steinbock

Jackie says, "Follow the protagonist, always." That is her method. This is not portraiture that rehabilitates the outsider, conferring dignity. Her practice explores the possibilities for capturing individuation on the brink of dissolve.

5 Tips to Stop Driving People Crazy

Susan Fowler | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Susan Fowler

Do yourself and the people you lead a favor. Stop thinking you can drive people. You can drive cattle, drive a car, or drive a golf ball. But driving people for results, performance, or motivation, only drives them crazy.

When Values Create Value

Javier Saade | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

Shareholder value is the ultimate yardstick in capitalism, no doubt. But what happens when a company's value creation mechanism is directly aligned with a mission that resonates and that is rooted with a greater social aspiration?

Don't Engage, Elevate

Dov Seidman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Dov Seidman

Inspirational leaders extend trust and allow others to live up or fail to meet their example and expectations on their own merits. This extension of trust is the key enabler that inspires others to take the risks that are so essential to spurring innovation.

Be warned, Samie, everyone got their letters yesterday

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

I was recently preparing to deliver a large culture change event and a senior manager from the business approached me and said, "I want to warn you, S...

5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Mind for Optimal Performance

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Siebold

So how exactly does one take on a spring cleaning of the mind and get mentally organized? Here are some ways to do it.

Experience Siachen's chills

Mariam Khan | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Mariam Khan

When a playwright's quill strikes against sheets of paper, a theatrical piece is what surfaces. Give that same dramatist's tool in the hands of Anwar ...

Want to Crush Your Next Presentation? Think Like a Juggler

Rob Jolles | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Rob Jolles

Almost forty years ago, I decided to enter a talent show at the University of Maryland. With shaky legs and my juggling balls in hand, I juggled my way to a win! Little did I know that my approach to putting that show together was one of the key reasons why I won that talent show.

Meet the #1 Sleight of Hand Artist in the World

Outspeak | Posted 03.02.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Shin Lim's journey to the top of the magic world is one that would not have been possible in the days of David Copperfield. Lim is nearly completely self-taught, which is pretty rare in the magic community, because his family did not have the means to support his passion for magic.

Understanding Is More Important Than Motivation When It Comes to Performance

Rohini Ross | Posted 02.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

Most of the obstacles we think we need to overcome to improve our performance don't exist. The main obstacle we all come up against is wasting energy trying to manage or change our experience.

The Secret Behind Optimal Performance That Doesn't Require Effort

Rohini Ross | Posted 02.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

As performance and results become more and more crucial for financial viability, individuals and companies who are committed to excelling would benefit from developing an experiential understanding of the relationship between performance and state of mind.

Political Performance: It Didn't Start With Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé

Sara Warner | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Sara Warner

Zaps are highly theatrical, non-violent displays of civil disobedience that typically involve skits, costumes, and props. Infusing social protest with guerrilla theater, zaps are symbolic actions designed to shock spectators and attract media attention.

What It Took To ‘Make The Cut' As A Professional Dancer

Genise Ruidiaz | Posted 02.18.2016 | Women
Genise Ruidiaz

Do you have what it takes to make the cut? Are you tough enough to outshine a room full of amazing performers? Every professional dancer has t...

Adidas, Art Comes First & Federico Curradi Highlight Pitti Uomo 89

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.03.2016 | Style
Sissi Johnson

How does a fashion brand stand out in the current oversaturated marketplace ? It goes above and beyond the norm. This season at Pitti Uomo 89 editi...

This Talented Teen’s Impromptu Piano Performance Will Blow You Away

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

Eighteen-year-old Monntel West was waiting for his friend at the mall when he casually decided to blow everyone's minds. The high school senior was ju...

3 Steps to Boost Your Leadership Development in 2016

Great Work Cultures | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Great Work Cultures

As a leader addressing 500 people whose opinions mattered to me, I started to clam up. Many of you are familiar with that peculiarly palms-sweating, heart-thumping, throat-choking form of social anxiety: the fear of public speaking.

The Secret of Getting Noticed by a Recruiter: 6 Networking and Resume Tips for Introverted Job-Hunters

Davis Truyen | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Davis Truyen

One of the best tools is LinkedIn. With your professional, interactive and impressive profile, it will let you create relationships with potential employers. But how do you use LinkedIn properly?

Life Lesson From My Broken Toothbrush: How to Look Out for Small Signs of Life

Davis Truyen | Posted 01.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Davis Truyen

One day, while I was brushing my teeth in the bathroom, my toothbrush was suddenly broken into two pieces. Holding the broken piece in my hand, I real...

Are You Setting the Right Goals?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Carter, PhD

Could you be setting better ones? I've always found the idea of setting goals appealing. But -- and I hate to admit this -- it has been years since I...

Reflecting On Your Results

Randy Pennington | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

The end of the year is always hectic. You are wrapping up last minute obligations, projects, and probably gifts. Spending time with family and friends is, no doubt, on your To Do list. And, you may be thinking about and planning for all that you want to achieve in the coming year.

Art Review: "Kenya Eats a (Big) Cracker"

Illya Szilak | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts
Illya Szilak

Installed in a partially finished white box room with one wall of exposed and distressed brick, the sculptures did indeed invoke the simplicity, seriality and materiality of conventional minimalist art. Then, Kenya arrived.