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The Power of the Purse: An Untapped Opportunity

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 06.18.2014 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Women wield a big purse -- and it's getting bigger. Around the globe, women create, control and influence about a quarter of the world's wealth -- upwards of $20 trillion.

What Are You Projecting Onto the Movie Screen of Your Mind?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

This world that we live in is really the movie screen of your mind. Whatever it is that you think and feel will be projected onto the vision of your m...

Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power

Sibusiso Sgwane | Posted 06.11.2014 | Money
Sibusiso Sgwane

Most people, especially in the past, did not embark on certain initiatives or projects with a goal of becoming rich with money or power; instead, they were concerned about the well-being or empowerment of other people's lives.

The Power of My Palsy: What It Means to Be a Token of 'Inspiration' to a Person With a Disability

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

What we need to start doing as persons with disabilities is embracing this difference and realizing that (despite our knee jerk reactions to do otherwise) when someone calls us an inspiration, or told us how courageous we are, we need to start thanking them, because they are also reminding us just how powerful we in fact are.

God and History Won't Help Us in Ukraine

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Patrick Stephenson

If you can't formulate a geopolitical strategy without using God or history as a fail-safe, then you don't have a strategy. You have wishful thinking masquerading as one.

Our Answer to Vladimir Putin Is... Stephen Colbert

András Simonyi | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
András Simonyi

When we contemplate the tactical and strategic decisions on Russia, we need to keep in mind the conflict we have always had of how to push back on an illiberal regime, while at the same time send a message of friendship and even love to the Russian people.

The Women Who Listen

Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng | Posted 05.25.2014 | Books
Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng

When you learn to listen to your own song, you will also become better at hearing and respecting the unique songs of others.

Women at Work: The Language of War and the Invisible Codes of Honor

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

If a businesswoman doesn't command this language, men think she doesn't "get it." If she does, people say she's not a "real" woman. To make matters even more complicated, what men say and how they strut, huff and puff may have very little to do with how they act in reality, away from the battlefield.

WATCH: Feel Powerful Everywhere!

Brad Yates | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

While we may have certain places where we feel pretty comfortable in our own skin and are in our personal power, there may be other places where we fe...

Be a Superhero: Help Bring the Epidemic of Obamacare Fear to an End

Bridget Fonger | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

There are only 10 more days left in the open enrollment. This is a call to action to reach out to people you know who are not covered and encourage them to at least check it out. Most likely they too will be surprised by how easy and affordable it is.

Power, Money vs. Happiness.

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.14.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

What's your ultimate goal in life? Do you want to become president of the United States and be the most powerful person on the planet? Or is your aim in life to join the billionaires club and become part of the wealthiest elite in the world?

Back to the Future: Africa's Mobile Revolution Should Inspire Rural Energy Solutions

Darius Mans | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Darius Mans

Access to power is a principal bottleneck to growth in Africa. Six hundred million Africans lack access to a power grid.

Why Girls Get Called Bossy, and How to Avoid It

Adam Grant | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Adam Grant

If we want girls to receive positive reinforcement for early acts of leadership, let's discourage bossy behavior along with banning bossy labels. That means teaching girls to engage in behaviors that earn admiration before they assert their authority.

Be Here Now: Where Does Your Mind Go When Things Appear to Be Going Wrong?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

I had caught myself red-handed, not practicing what I preach, and it was a delicious moment to be reminded of where my true peace and power lie -- within, not on the 405 freeway only when the conditions are just as I think they "should be."

How the 'SHEconomy' Will Reshape the Private Sector

Carolyn Buck Luce | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Carolyn Buck Luce

At a time when country boundaries are hardening, creating challenges for multilateral and civil society organizations to fulfill their missions, there is good news. The private sector is growing in consciousness as it goes global in a shrinking world.

"People Are Empowered by Their Lack of Power."

The European Magazine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
The European Magazine

Malcolm Gladwell has written a book about power and the people who challenge it. He sat down with Lars Mensel to discuss if the world is ultimately fair.

A Plea to Stop Underestimating Purim: The Most Modern Jewish Holiday

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

Though we don't often speak of ourselves this way, we as American Jews live in the diaspora. We live outside the land of Israel. Though we may have risen to great heights outside of the Land of Israel, we are always, in some sense, strangers in a strange land.

God, Kiev and House of Cards

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 05.10.2014 | Religion
W. Hunter Roberts

I don't pretend to understand the many political forces at play in the Ukraine, but I would like to comment on the gnarly questions it raises about oppression, liberation, power, and God. When oppression is on the march, good people ask, "Where is God?"

What Is Real Power?

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

There is nothing more confusing in our contemporary society than the nature of real power. An ancient definition of the word power is to be able to. ...

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.08.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March 13...

Love Yourself First

Lauren Galley | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

As I travel the U.S. giving speeches and "girl talks", one of the top points of discussion is the pressure to look and be perfect. I tell these girls "There is no such thing as perfect, but there is such a thing as being confident."

2 Ways to Beat an Addiction to Power

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Learning to change your relationship to power and trying on new types of power will open up your heart, which allows you to start feeling at ease. The world will go on. Things will get done. You'll make an impact. But you'll feel good while you're doing it.

The Price of Success

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

As you probably know, J. Paul Getty was one of the wealthiest and most successful American industrialists in history. Fiercely ambitious from an early...

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, fr...

Does Being Hurt Ignite a Desire in Us to Hurt Others?

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

After meeting a Syrian man who defected from Syria at the airport, I wrote these thoughts from 30,000 feet above on my way to Washington, D.C. from In...