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Look Who's Taking On The Small Screen

www.tvguide.com | Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Starz has ordered Power, a new drama series from executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, the network announced Friday....

The Two Centers of Unaccountable Power in America, and Their Consequences

Robert Reich | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

There are two great centers of unaccountable power in the American political-economic system today -- places where decisions that significantly affect large numbers of Americans are made in secret, and are unchecked either by effective democratic oversight or by market competition.

Redefining Success

Hope Perlman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Women
Hope Perlman

Everyone needs to feel like an agent in his or her own life. Everyone needs to feel he or she has some say, some choices, some ability to effect change. That's power. It's not Power, but it's power.

We Need an Enlightened Version of Fatherhood for the New Age

Donna Henes | Posted 08.12.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Henes

The hand that rocks the cradle, has, from antiquity, ruled the world. Motherhood has been the only recognized blood kinship for the majority of people...

Change Our Story: How Much Is Enough?

Peter Buffett | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Peter Buffett

I keep coming back to the question, "how much is enough?" Now you may think that's a pretty ironic question coming from the son of one of the richest people in the world. But actually, it might just make me an expert on the subject.

Power and Influence

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Power and leadership are being redefined. No longer are we comfortable equating leadership with force, and power with dominance. In forward-thinking corporations, power is shifting from I-centric to We-centric, and this shift requires a commitment and a plan of action.

'Wellthy': Possessing the Resources and Resourcefulness to Thrive in All Life Domains

Ulrick Graham | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ulrick Graham

Being "wellthy" is a holistic approach to being, thinking, feeling and doing. It is a revolutionary model with implications for all our cultural systems.

Fish Discover Water Last

Iram Ganju | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Iram Ganju

Part One The boundary between what is custom and what is law, differs from culture to culture. The lines can become blurred without our knowledge and...

Dr. Jane Aronson: Defining Success

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Women
Dr. Jane Aronson

I have two teenage boys who need more of me and I have friends and family I love who would be happier if I looked less tired and troubled.

It's Time to Invest in a 21st-century Power System

Craig Lewis | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Craig Lewis

To even maintain our antiquated power system, massive investments estimated at $673 billion are needed by 2020. Why not invest this money into the creation of a modern power system that is actually capable of meeting the full set of America's energy needs?

Change Our Story: Poison the River, Part 3

Peter Buffett | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

You want progress? I'll give you progress --- human beings in respectful relation to themselves and the world they inhabit -- living as a part of an ecosystem. Forget tolerance. Respect.

NPR's 'Weakened Edition' -- and What We Can Do Anyway

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media
Steve Bhaerman

Now is the time to remember Margaret Mead's classic quote: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Job Search Power Games

Roger Wright | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Roger Wright

You might be hiring. You might be part of a larger system that hires. Or you might be looking for work. Is there a way that the sharing of power could work for you? Is that even possible?

The Civilization Genome Project

Bruce Fein | Posted 07.21.2013 | Home
Bruce Fein

A civilized society honors virtue, wisdom, self-restraint, and a search for truth without ulterior motives. It is not preoccupied or awed by technological wizardry, scientific discoveries, limitless wealth, athletic marvels, or weapons of mass destruction.

It's Time for Outrage: Sexual Violence and the Church

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Violence against women is the most prevalent and the most hidden injustice in our world today. It's time for all people of faith to be outraged. It's time for our Christian leaders to stand up and say that women, made in the very image of God, deserve better.

Change Our Story: Poison the River, Part 2

Peter Buffett | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

For many thousands of years, most of life was a mystery. Still today it can feel pretty mysterious walking on an unlit country road. We created many (many, many) stories to account for the things we didn't understand.

Limits of American Power, a Historical Perspective

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

Americans today debate possible new interventions, withdrawals, disputes over what does and does not constitute a "red line," and other applications of power abroad in light of enormous geopolitical changes and challenges. Let the debate consider the long history of cautious realism.

Listen: Thomas Jefferson's 'Art of Power'

Bill Marriott | Posted 07.07.2013 | Home
Bill Marriott

Anyone who has studied American history knows that Thomas Jefferson was a brilliant thinker who wrote the Declaration of Independence and was our third president, and also founded the University of Virginia.

It's About Winning

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Lara M. Gardner

I am increasingly dismayed to discover that most of the people I consider my friends willingly accept the killing and destruction of others if it is done by the person they perceive to be on the side they have chosen. They want to win.

Yes, Power Corrupts, But Power Also Reveals

Adam Grant | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

Perhaps gaining power doesn't cause people to act like takers. It simply creates the opportunity for people who think like takers to express themselves.

Detecting Power Theft by Sensors and the Cloud: Awesense Smart System for the Grid

James Grundvig | Posted 06.15.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

With commercial customers on six of the seven continents of the world, Awesense appears to be leading the charge of delivery ROI to its customers by means of recouping the "cheapest watt" of power.

Powerful People Are Happy

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

If you consistently do things in your life that help you and others achieve goals, then your journey is a happy one. And over time, you will find that you rise to a position of power within your network. And that makes you happy as well.

What Does Having Power in Your Organization Do to You?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Several new research studies have examined the impact of power and authority upon the behavior and emotional attitudes of people in their career and leadership roles. Much of this research yields useful findings for companies. But some contains significant limitations -- and distortions.

Stop Underestimating How Powerful You Really Are

Dana Clark | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana Clark

The energy we put into obsessing over food, alcohol, unhealthy relationships, and money is the same abundant energy available for us to engage in a life that is truly fulfilling and unattached to societal validation and the crippling worry of outcome.

Fear Kills

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

We see fear's face everywhere, whether in a Congress debating assault weapons or in schools introducing lock-down drills. And for most species fear i...