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What Principles Allow Coffman To Be Who He Is?

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo's string of attacks against U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman raise questions again about what underlying principles motivate Coffman.

All Republican Patriots Must Choose: Party or Principle

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece is running in newspapers in my conservative congressional district in Virginia (VA-06). ******* Winston Churchill said: "Some men change ...

Thought-Provoking Questions

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 08.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Often, when I am booked for lectures or radio and television interviews, I am provided questions in advance to help me prepare. Some of the questions ...

The Writing Life: Should There be Principles in Journalism?

Pranay Gupte | Posted 08.06.2016 | Media
Pranay Gupte

I was asked by students at a journalism school to offer counsel about some of the lessons I've picked up during my career as a journalist. This is wha...

Howard Behar: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Carolyn Ossorio

Meet Howard Behar...former Starbucks International President. The quote above represents his mission statement, something he repeats to himself daily as a reminder of his life's purpose: then and now.

Rules Based or Principles Based

Robert Rubinstein | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Robert Rubinstein

Didn't anyone hear about common sense. Principles based approach is values driven and sensible. What will work in the most effective way in avoiding problems. being cost effective, dealing with needs and avoiding litigation. Don't worry, Donald Game of Thrones Trump will build the wall.

Opposing Sides -- Rights vs. Needs

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Are you an "adherence-to-the-law" person? Do you believe that law and order is to be respected and followed always and in all circumstances? Or are yo...

Character and Integrity at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.

Parenting Through Principles and Perspective

Christine Carter | Posted 09.30.2016 | Parents
Christine Carter

"Mom, is that wrong?" I weigh her question heavily on my heart, knowing full well that my answer will be her truth. I think through exactly what I want to instill in her perspective, her vision of this new concept that revealed itself right before her innocent eyes.

Guiding Principles for Success in Life and Business

Andrea Goertz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Andrea Goertz

Although society seems to be shifting to accommodate the professional woman who also has a family, we still have a ways to go in engendering workplace cultures that value work-life balance.

What Do You Stand For?

Hans Hickler | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

Thomas Jefferson wrote this recommendation of Meriwether Lewis on his qualifications for what was to become the Lewis & Clark expedition: "Of courage...

The Role of Innovation + Disruption in Progress

Jerri Chou | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Jerri Chou

Lots of entrepreneurs talk about disruption these days. Disrupting the music industry, disrupting education -- for anything there is, there is something to disrupt.

Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman on #AOLBUILD Moderated by @SHINGY

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD From digital ad agency R/GA, authors Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman take the #AOLBUILD stage to present their new book "...

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

30 Principles That Turn Good Kids Into Good Adults

John M. Simmons | Posted 09.22.2014 | Parents
John M. Simmons

It has been my desire to raise my children to be adults, not kids. Following are 30 principles we have tried to rely on in our family in our attempt to reach that goal.

Our Values Show the Way

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

The choice between saving lives and preserving our own careers may be clear enough. However, in many cases, the gap between competing values may not be as wide.

The People Factor by Van Moody Book Review

Suna Senman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

As there are certain laws of physics, like gravity, there are fundamental principles of relationships. This is the premise of The People Factor by Pastor Van Moody.

Bringing a Family Together: Nature's Blueprint Part 4, 'Parent with Principles'

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Joseph W. Gauld

Even the best parent will sometimes be inconsistent or wrong, which invites any child to challenge parental boundaries. But principles will be the same tomorrow as they are today, leaving children to question parental interpretation of principles, not parents themselves.

Standing on Political and Religious Principle -- That Doesn't Stand on Us

Robert Hall | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Robert Hall

It is high time to stand on the principle of relationship -- loving what unites us more than we hate what divides us.

Why Separate Church And State?

Benjamin Barer | Posted 08.04.2013 | Religion
Benjamin Barer

It is a basic, knee-jerk reaction in the Western world to rail against any politician who seeks to justify a position by referencing their faith. I wonder, however, how we have gotten away with perpetuating this misconception that somehow our religious traditions do not have anything constructive to contribute to our political realities.

Republicans Need to Examine Their Core Principles Before Its Too Late

Matt Jones | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Matt Jones

If we are unable or unwilling to look deeply at ourselves, it is possible that we will be relegated to watch from the sidelines as democrats enact their principles across the country.

5 Principles for Moral Leadership

John Paul Rollert | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
John Paul Rollert

Benjamin Franklin wasn't above a little "slick PR" but he believed that the appearance of integrity would inevitably be undone without the reality in support of it.

Draw a Line. Don't Cross It.

Gary Hart | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

Whether consciously or not, in deciding on a president we are really trying to decide who will protect our trust, the public trust, by standing on principle when the chips are down.

Be the Change!

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact
Valerie Berset-Price

I had an incredible weekend last week. I wish I would have been able to write about it sooner, but it took me a full week to digest my experience. It ...

Say Cheese! An Adventure With Fast Food

Janice Harper | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Janice Harper

I mean, really. I said four or five times I didn't want any cheeseburgers. Was throwing them in some kind of insult? Later that night, we smelled something awful.