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Seth Godin's Advice for Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to See What Makes People Tick

Harry Red | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Ahead of his time. Yes -- Seth Godin tells us to try things that might not work. Do work that matters, as he calls it. Best part? Do this and you automatically up your game as an entrepreneur.

Think on These Things: What Is School for?

Mark W. Guay | Posted 09.21.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

Incredible teachers and school leaders struggle to motivate children and help them live extraordinary lives in a school system that worked well for the factory-based industrial economy, but falls flat to help our children thrive in our current economy.


Austin Schneider | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

I reflected on countless situations where I was making up obstacles in my head. It is time to get to doing. He left us with this: "I don't know what the question is. But I know the answer is yes."

Is it Time to Reignite Your Personal Brand?

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

You may have worked really hard in one career for a long time. You're well established, have a great reputation. Perhaps you're feeling it's time to switch things up. Or maybe you're earlier in your career and not liking how your brand is feeling. You need to reinvent yourself.

altMBA Is Like a Tough Sailing Adventure

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Brigitte Cutshall

Admit it - how many online courses or programs have you signed up for, paid money for, yet actually completed?

Lessons From the Gym for the Over-50 Crowd

Tira Harpaz | Posted 07.28.2015 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

What I have gained from my gym experience is the feeling that I'm always in training. Training my body to achieve a new level of fitness, training myself to set goals and training my mind to be welcoming to new ideas and people.

8 Ways to Bust Your Creative Blocks at Work

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 07.26.2015 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Are you in a creative rut? When was the last time you really made something new? So many of us find ourselves in that rut a good chunk of the time -- even those who's job it is to create. Here are eight things to think about to get your creative juices flowing.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

Confessions of a Teacher Who Doesn't Believe In Education

Amber Kane | Posted 05.29.2015 | Education
Amber Kane

I was one of those people that always knew what I wanted to be when I "grew up". I wanted to teach. Asking children, and teenagers what they want to be when they grow up , or what they want to major in when they graduate high school, is a pretty common question.

The Secret's a Lie

Mark W. Guay | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

If I think "I am building muscle and cutting fat to 12 percent" yet I'm sitting on a couch and eating chips and guacamole (which are totally delicious), then this positive affirmation will be as substantial as a cloud. It will wisp away with the very next bite.

Marketing and PR's Reality Check: We're Not That Wonderful

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

There is nothing inherently noble about marketing and PR. Each is a competitive function and each owes its existence to the employers and clients whose organizations exist to advance their positions in contested markets.

'Oh, The Places You'll Godin' -- Seth Godin on Pushing Beyond Fear to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Mark W. Guay

It's often easy to look at the past and see how leaders pushed through fear. But, in the present, it can be painfully difficult to push through fear when it's so much easier to sit comfortably. Not take a leap of faith. Not start an idea. Not question a boss.

Three Ways the Internet Is Good for the Religious

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

The internet is being used as a tool to do good in religious communities all over the world trending under the hashtag #ReligionDoingGood. For every nasty attack uttered online, somewhere there is a person of faith turning their cheek in an act of mercy.

What's Your Meeting Brand?

Shani Harmon | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Shani Harmon

Many leaders operate as if their meeting brand doesn't directly affect their professional brand. We're here to argue that they're one in the same. Most professionals spend the majority of their work day in meetings; their perceptions of one another are based on what they see during these.

A Cover Girl's Confession

Maaretta Tukiainen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maaretta Tukiainen

Many people dream of being on a magazine's cover. I never did. For me being in public has always been just part of the job, nothing more. Of course ...

The Unexpected Way This New Site Helps You Give To Charity

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

Product review sites are a staple of our online landscape. You can review hotels, electronics, and even mattresses, and a persuasive review can drive ...

Trends in Fitness: 2014 IHRSA Show Review

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Metcalf

The International Health Racquet Sports Association, know as IHRSA, hosted it's annual international convention at the San Diego Convention Center thi...

Reinventing You: 15 Minutes with Dorie Clark

Phil Simon | Posted 05.10.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with author and smart cookie Dorie Clark to talk about her book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future. Quest...

Why Proprietary Property Is Dangerous for Your Business

Ian Altman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Creative businesses would figure out a better way to solve a similar issue, without infringing on our patents. The problem is that by resting on the false-security of a patent, it is easy to get blindsided by innovation, service or creative alternatives.

Why I Don't Blog Every Day

Phil Simon | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

Look around the web and you'll find no shortage of advice on blogging. Long gone are the days in which blogging or journaling can be called a new p...

5 Ways to Energize Your Brand and Fuel Innovation

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Advice for the employee; leave the negative attitude at home. Come to work and bring inspiration with you. Cultivate fresh new ideas and share them with your co-workers.

Seth Godin: How to Be Indispensible

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Best-selling author, and the godfather of modern marketing Seth Godin suggests -- no, exhorts -- that people everywhere become linchpins in their personal and professional lives.

Seth Godin: Why the Person Who Fails the Most Wins

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

If you're an entrepreneur, you've got your game face on. Every hour of every day is invested in your business and you're doing all you can to make it work. So why does Seth Godin, the godfather of modern marketing, believe that "the person who fails the most wins"?

Playing It Safe No Longer Works for Today's Business

Catherine Mandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Catherine Mandler

People aren't looking for the next mass produced item. Mass produced items are easily replaceable. You need to bring value! What's unique about what you bring to the table?

This Marketing Principle Explains the Sad State of Politics Today

Chad Pollitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chad Pollitt

As Big Data gets bigger the political outliers will have a greater share of voice and the normal middle will continue to shrink.