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Why People Don't Say What Needs to Be Said

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Last year I was working with the CEO of a pharmaceutical firm that specialized in allergy medicine. He'd just joined the company and was preparing for his first big town hall. As the new CEO, he recognized that people would want to know his plans. He prepared several slides about their position in the market, and their opportunities.

Everything You Need To Know About Moving Past Regret

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Mason Martineau

And let's remember: We can't always choose what happens to us. We don't always make the right choices. But we do have a choice in this present moment about how we respond to our past and make way for our future.

Jack London Mystery Goes On and On

Jonah Raskin | Posted 05.04.2015 | Books
Jonah Raskin

Writers, those lovers of ambiguity and paradox, live nuanced lives. Their biographies ought to be nuanced, too, and should reflect the complexities of their art and their personalities.

These Are the People in Your Neighborhood

Katherine Fritz | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Fritz

In truth, our neighborhoods are vastly more sprawling and interconnected than we frequently choose to acknowledge.

6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone ...

On the Journey Towards Sincerity

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

While working on our own sincerity, we have to realize that the reality is, we will rarely meet sincere people. We will rarely meet people who will genuinely step out of themselves to attempt to see things from our perspective and act accordingly.

Sincerity and Authenticity in Social Media

John G. Taft | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

Being authentically sincere -- connecting with others out of a corporate mission and sense of purpose that is all about helping others -- that's how to differentiate in social media channels.

The 10 Most Profitable Business Secrets

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Building strong relationships is one of the most important business tools you can master. When you have good relationships, running your business is so much easier. People respond to you faster and are willing to go that extra mile for you.

Exposing Ourselves to Vulnerability Is the True Measure of Our Strength

Raymond Torres | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

Far from being a vulnerable trait, if used wisely, a humble attitude clears the way for one to fully appreciate more of life.

'Remorse' for Crime: Must It Be Sincere?

Joel Cohen | Posted 02.18.2013 | Crime
Joel Cohen

Sincere remorse is usually about the personal benefit one gains from giving voice, usually internally, to one's expression of it. However, in the justice system, I'm sorry to say, it's rather about what the remorse accomplishes strategically.

Screw Irony: What Jonathan Franzen Learned From David Foster Wallace

Charlie Alderman | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books
Charlie Alderman

James Woods describes Jonathan Franzen, as a "cultural ironist, always a twisted adjective ahead of his characters." I'd argue that this gloss of Franzen misrepresents his two most well-known novels.

Prayer: An Expression Of The Heart

Scott Perlo | Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion
Scott Perlo

I offer this thought as a guide: whatever your worship, ask yourself, "did my heart express itself today?" If so, you have truly prayed.

Giving 'Love' Some Respect

Rob Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Sachs

The more I thought about it, the more I realized I was debasing the most precious of words by using them as a lazy stand-in for more specific sentiments, such as, "That's super!" or, "I have a preference for this."

Public Mycasting System

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marian Salzman

From mommies' to men's blogs, from food diaries to fanzines, the universal-access realm of online is a new storytellers' paradise with handy short installments as the universal language.

Wolfish Words in Sheep's Clothing

Melanie Billings-Yun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melanie Billings-Yun

Some people just don't get it. Respect, politeness and relationship-building are not about using nice words. To be effective, those words have to be ...

With Apologies To Maureen Dowd

Ellyn Spragins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ellyn Spragins

The first useful trick I learned as an aspiring journalist was cynicism. No, that's not quite right. Off-handed, world-weary cynicism. That was the ticket.