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Don't Let Your Business Dreams Die Full Of Potential

Marty Zwilling | Posted 01.31.2017 | Business
Marty Zwilling

As an advisor to early-stage entrepreneurs, I see a lot of dreams, but not so many business results. I'm always excited by the dream, and disappointed...

Creating a better future through great literature

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.24.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

When I was in college, I heard John Logan read "Poem, Slow to Come, on the Death of Cummings," an elegy that recounts Logan's grief over the death of his mentor, E. E. Cummings. In the poem, in verses of great musicality, Logan works through his sadness by remembering moments he shared with Cummings, by celebrating his mentor's profound influence as an artist and teacher.

Passionate About Potential

Andy Bryant | Posted 11.08.2016 | Impact
Andy Bryant

Barry Segal, the founder of Segal Family Foundation, always says you can't be "all over the lot." Or to borrow from this guest blog by Hannah McCandle...

Why many companies are failing to unlock their future leaders' potential

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

Leadership is a major driver of organizational performance. The quality of a company's leaders determines employee engagement and productivity levels,...

How to Help Children Unleash Their Potential

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.01.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Diana Divecha Today, many parents and educators work vigilantly to guide children along the "right" path, hoping it will lead to a bright future...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

Why Potential Won't Get You Far Without Direction

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 10.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Celinne Da Costa

"Wasted potential." That simple yet damning phrase is one that I often associate with my home country, Italy. Italy is, and in many ways always has ...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

...But He's Got Potential!

Diana Lang | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Diana Lang

We can fool ourselves out of our need or desperation and develop a fantasy about our man that seems, and feels true, but is not actually realizing. We may gloss over what we hope our partner can be, rather than what he actually is. We can even fall in love with his potential.

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: Teaching Your Children All About Potential

Byron Garrett | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

I've been thinking a lot lately about how we can maximize children's potential. I was recently meeting with a group of parents and one mentioned that they were struggling with how to teach them about how to reach their potential.

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

What Happens When You Believe in Yourself

Zach Mercurio | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Zach Mercurio

By simply eliminating should from your self-talk vocabulary today, you start thinking of your potential self that, when cultivated, will help you become who you were always meant to be.

Inspiration Releases Untapped Potential

David Bennett | Posted 05.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David Bennett

With awareness in tune, we find clues to our purpose in our daydreams, our sleeping dreams, and intuitive knowings.

Allow These Mantras To Inspire You To Live To Your Full Potential

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the...

How to Manifest Your Greatest Human Potential in Four Easy Steps

Lisa Scott | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Scott

Allow me to share with you in four easy steps, some of what I have come to know for myself about your ability to manifest your greatest human potential.

The 4 Keys to Unlocking the Life of Your Dreams

Shawn Doyle | Posted 02.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Shawn Doyle

It's all up to you, at the end of your days, when you're sitting on the porch in the sun, I want you to be able to say that yes -- you have no regrets, you truly lived the life of your dreams.

Lose the Labels: Step One to Unlocking Your Potential

Dan Mason | Posted 02.02.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Mason

Photo by: Canva When I ask you who you are, how would you answer? "An English Teacher." "A Husband/Wife." "Manager." "Parent." While all of thes...

A Simple Formula for Growth

Tarif Shraim | Posted 01.31.2017 | Religion
Tarif Shraim

We are a month into the New Year and, perhaps, it would be useful to dedicate this moment to taking stock of our nascent resolutions and intentions. ...

Soul-Centered Coaching: Opening Doors to Possibility and Living Into Potential

Rohini Ross | Posted 02.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

Traditional coaching focuses on working hard and achieving goals through determination and accountability. It emphasizes the importance of individual...

Undercover Influence: How to Succeed When You Don't Like the Limelight

Rye Taylor | Posted 01.28.2017 | Business
Rye Taylor

You fight to make a living everyday or die trying. So how do you make an impact on this world without having your name in lights?

2 Lists Worth Making This Year

Hannah Pirnie | Posted 01.26.2017 | HuffPost Home
Hannah Pirnie

Since motherhood I have become quite the fan of a list. It helped to provide a daily routine and structure. If anything all those sleepless nights and years of breast feeding gives one time to think and to dream.

Ten Years of Christmas as a Transgender Woman

Stephanie Mott | Posted 12.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

What a difference a decade makes. From the most lonely of places, from the darkest of moments, from an abundance of hopelessness, the miracle of Christmas has a particular meaning to me.

Good Riddance: The Power of Letting Go and Letting God

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 12.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

Know that what happens is exactly what needs to be happening right now and let yourself evolve past certain situations or people. So, push forward to 2016 and keep your dream traveling forward. And if something is not adding to your life anymore, simply subtract that from it.

60% of Sub-Saharan Africa's Population Is Under 25!

Trevor Waldock | Posted 12.17.2016 | Impact
Trevor Waldock

What do the youth of a continent all have in common? Potential. Not just some vague sort of ideal that we call "potential." There is a story inside of each one of them waiting to be written and it's big and it is hard-wired into their brains to write it.