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Why Your Business Needs a Tennis Player

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We've all been part of a group or team where everything clicked. Everyone knows things a great team needs -- leadership, ownership of solving problems, camaraderie and integrity.

The Risk Is Worth the Reward

Vince Bertram | Posted 09.27.2014 | Education
Vince Bertram

Parents, teachers and educators have the opportunity to nurture the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs by reinforcing creative thinking and problem solving and creating safe environments where students feel comfortable taking risks.

Four True Things About Marriage, Divorce and Families

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 09.15.2014 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

No one can tell you whether you should stay together or get divorced (although they'll definitely try to). But knowing these four things can help you figure out where you are in the process, what's possible and give you some signposts to help you on the next leg of the journey.

The Best Ideas Come From Fixin' Things

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

In our problem-plagued world, nothing stands out more than problem solving. Global warming, pollution, severe income disparity, structurally high un...

This Simple Trick May Solve All Your Relationship Problems

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Divorce

Are you someone who gives stellar relationship advice to your best friends, but can never seem to fix your own love life? You're not alone. Resear...

Black and Brown America -- Here Comes the Memo

John Hope Bryant | Posted 08.03.2014 | Black Voices
John Hope Bryant

It's time for black and brown America to get their copy of what I call The Memo. It's so straight forward, you can decide to ignore this article ...

To Solve or to Dissolve

Rob White | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

After 70 years of trying to solve problems, it has become apparent to me that there's a better way to go: Rather than solve, learn to dissolve them. That is the key to taking yourself out of a world of frustration and placing yourself in a world of satisfaction.

High Sensitivity: Hidden Treasure for Organizations

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

The business world is still about higher, faster, better. Especially in leading positions, strong-willed and highly resilient individuals are required that can make quick decisions. This comes with a price for leaders, employees and organizations.

Strolling My Way to a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

A Stanford University study indicated that walking on a treadmill at "an easy, self-selected pace" while facing a blank wall helped generate 60 percent more innovative ideas when the subjects were tested psychologically for creative thinking.

Joan Moran: 7 Business Skills That Make Your Personal Life Successful

Red Room | Posted 06.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Red Room

Do you ever wonder why some people are successful and accomplished in business but not very successful in their personal lives?

Why Doing the Things You Don't Want to Do Will Make You a Better Person

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Daffnee Cohen

Since I know I've triggered your brain to think about that one thing you really don't want to do (you're welcome), I want to share with you how I successfully crossed my most recent dilemma off of my to-do list without pulling my hair out.

Don't Solve Your Problems, Transcend Them

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

We don't need to solve our problems as much as we need to transcend them and see the truth about them. Solving problems in the world gives us a momentary high and then an empty place for the next problem to fill; transcendence gives us freedom.

Problems Or Challenges: Which Do You Have?

Donna Labermeier | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

This is how I choose to see the bumps in life. Challenges are golden opportunities to uncover other layers of the self, shedding light on those areas that need healing. They take us to a higher level of our existence, allowing us to raise our consciousness and seek balance, remaining centered in the face of adversity.

The Pitfalls of Perfectionism in Entrepreneurship

Penina Rybak | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

Perfectionism actually impedes creativity and innovation, yet paradoxically, seems to thrive in today's workplace, especially in entrepreneurship. For some reason this behavioral trait is often perceived as a figurative olympic medal.

The American Curiosity Crisis

Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Education
Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D.

Everybody is scrambling for the quick answer, or wanting to know how to beat a test, which incidentally doesn't work.

Why I Wasn't Sure I Belonged In An Exit Row Seat

Tova Laiter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Fifty
Tova Laiter

On a recent trip to Mexico City, luck struck just when I least expected it. It was a crowded coach flight, but the busy agent at the United Airlines check-in desk suddenly smiled at me and said the magic words: 'I gave you the best seat in the house -- exit row'.

Generalists to the Rescue: The Emergence of the Sustainability Professional

Pablo Freund | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Pablo Freund

The current global system of energy production is a prime example of the intricacies of the puzzle. From electricity to transportation, current energy production is mostly based on polluting fossil fuels.

Problem Solvers Rock In This New Entrepreneur Era

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

The real question is whether problem solving is a skill you have to be born with, or is there any hope for the rest of us to become successful entrepreneurs. After some review of available resources, I'm convinced that problem solving is a learnable trait, rather than just a birthright.

Making Art? Getting Healthy? There Are Kids' Apps for That -- and More

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

There's a seemingly endless supply of apps for practicing math, vocabulary, grammar and other traditional school subjects. But you may be surprised to know what else kids can learn.

Phenomenology in the Real World: From Default Thinking to Sensemaking

Max Benavidez | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Max Benavidez

By taking the holistic nature of cultural context and its relationship to emotional resonance regarding products and how and why we make decisions, Madsbjerg and Rasmussen developed what they call the sensemaking method.

10 Ways To Uncover Your Truth

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Truth can be both objective and subjective; there are irrefutable and opinion-oriented truths. Being that truth is largely relevant to each of us, we often find ourselves asking: What is the right thing to do? And by "right," we refer to our truest decisions.

Creativity and Science: The Perfect Couple

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 04.20.2014 | Science
Jayme Cellitioci

Alongside a national agenda to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) literacy, there is a parallel track of growing attention being placed on creativity.

Shut Out? Here's How to Get Back Into Your Son and Daughter-in-Law's Lives

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

Regardless of how it happened, you haven't seen your son, grandchildren or your daughter-in-law in weeks, months, maybe even years. You've called, emailed, and texted. You've tried everything you can think of to turn things around, but nothing changes -- except that their anger towards you seems to be growing.

12 Reasons to Keep a Journal

Stacia Pierce | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Many times it's hard to admit, even to ourselves, our greatest desires. However you can allow your journal to be a sacred space to dream beyond your means and share your truest desires with yourself.

WATCH: This Crow Is The Smartest Bird You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Multi-step puzzles can be difficult for humans, but what if I told you there was a bird that could solve them on its own? In this BBC special, Dr....