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Robust Design Compliance as a strong competitive advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Anna Lykke Lundholm-Andersen Compliance with various standards in product development often amounts to intense requirements within ...

Try Leaving Your Comfort Zone -- You Might Learn Something About Yourself

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
The University of Central Florida Forum

The world, my world, is pretty much constructed for my benefit and convenience, as a white straight male. You know it's true - most people in power look like me and talk like me. If I didn't actually make the effort, I could make my way through life dealing with the myriad tasks and challenges I have, but without ever really having to think about myself in the midst of that.

Six Simple Routines For Back To School Sanity

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych. | Posted 08.29.2016 | Parents
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

We are creatures of habit - whether we like it or not. As the long, lazy, unstructured days of summer come to a close, many of us feel an unbidden craving for the cozy, comfortable, structured routines of fall.

Scalia: The Passing of a Liberal Provocateur, a Moment for Pragmatism

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics
Adam Sulkowski

Now is the time for traditional American pragmatism, not ideology, from whomever is nominated and confirmed as a replacement. The new SCOTUS justice will help decide the safety of the air we breathe, among other weighty cases affecting generations to come.

Stocks With Higher Aggressive HFT Are More Volatile

Irene Aldridge | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

New research from AbleMarkets shows that stocks with higher participation of aggressive High-Frequency Traders (HFT) experience higher intraday volatility.

The Incredibly Boring Trait That All Great Leaders Need

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business

Leader is a pretty grandiose word We apply it to some of history's greatest humans from Martin Luther King Jr. to Abraham Lincoln and honor these l...

Has Your Sex Life Got You Down?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Knowing the nature of our sexual desire at any given time and being willing to express that preference without strong attachment or coercion is an essential element in the process of being responsible and proactive in the fulfillment of our sexual needs.

Do You Believe in Luck?

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

Luck. Definition: "a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable force that shapes events favorably or unfavorably for an individual, group or cause...

The Power of Prediction

John F. Schwaller | Posted 09.08.2013 | College
John F. Schwaller

Our lives are so wholly predictable that we sometimes yearn for excitement or actively seek it. How dull music is when it is predictable. Composers set up patterns, only to break them. Artists make rules, and then violate them.

Why the Oscars Hate Comedy (Unless They Don't)

Mark Juddery | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

As we move closer to the Oscars, I've had the usual feeling of deja vu. Almost without fail, entertainment writers write the same articles during awards season, all leading up to "Hollywood's night of nights".

You're So #$%&ing Predictable

James M. Lynch | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I challenge you to take on change for the next couple of weeks. Little changes, safe changes if you want, but take on something. Try walking an extra couple of blocks to get on the train or bus at a different stop. Try a restaurant you've never been in.

Goosey Events and Trees That Smile

Nancy Sharp | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Sharp

Let yourself go the next time you stumble across the improbable or the unforeseen. Be wildly silly and curious about everything that you see, paying attention to all that is quirky because you never know what meaning lies behind.

Being Predictable -- the Relationship Kiss of Death

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Being predictable does two things none of us should want: (1) Makes us easily managed by others who know how we'll react, and (2) Makes us boring. Neither is good for relationships, personal or professional.