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Thought Leaders

Should Virtual Reality Come With A Warning Label?

Imriel Morgan | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Imriel Morgan

Virtual reality may have been around for a while, but the content available has never been this diverse. Gaming companies, film directors and even tech startups are pushing the boundaries and creating content that may have lasting psychological effects.

Future Shock: My Personal Tribute to Alvin Toffler

James Canton | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
James Canton

All futurists, the professionals that forecast, analyze trends and attempt to predict what's coming owe a colossal debt to Alvin Toffler who died at 8...

'I Want It All'

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

People often ask me about my Strap Line aka my mantra: Live. Learn. Lead. For me it sums up my philosophy of life in three simple words. I use these as a review of every day... I give it my all.

8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

Low Emotional Intelligence v. High Emotional Intelligence and National Politics

Phil Andrews | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics
Phil Andrews

America needs leaders who possess a high degree of leadership skills through study and application combined with the core principles of emotional intelligence.

The LinkedIn Groups Have Become Ghost Towns

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

As the site has evolved, the LinkedIn groups seem to have lost their luster, almost as if they have been forgotten. Many have dried up altogether.

Get the Hell Out(side)

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

In addition to their health benefits, the common theme of these activities is that they demand dedication over time to achieve real growth.

WARNING: Cases Of BLAME-ITIS On The Rise

Janine Garner | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
Janine Garner

It wasn't me - it was him/her... I tried but they wouldn't let me... It's too hard to do that... I didn't make it because (insert relevant excuse) got...

Marketing for Renaissance Types

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Conventional marketing wisdom has it that if you wear multiple hats, you have to choose one of them and focus on it exclusively, so as to run an effective marketing campaign. I disagree.

There Is No Reality, Only Perception With Your Career Brand

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As a career development and executive coach, I often work with people that brand products or services for an organization but have no real awareness of their unique professional brand and why it matters. It's time to take stock of your own brand and use it to achieve your career goals and tell your authentic professional story.

Deep Work, Mastery and Becoming an Expert Instead of Watching Game of Thrones

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Chantelle Zakariasen

Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Game of Thrones. I devoured 5 seasons in 3 months this past summer and I wait with baited breath for the new ones....

3 Tips for Landing an Interview With a Podcaster

Catriona Pollard | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

The media world is becoming increasingly fragmented. While journalists still hold sway in mainstream media, podcasts are becoming a popular way for ni...

Hack Your Image: Become a Thought Leader Without All the Sweat

Michael Schein | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Michael Schein

Figure out what success metrics help you achieve your biggest goals, focus all your attention there, and forget about all the rest. Because when you pay attention to how to get the most exposure and impact from the smallest expenditure of time and resources, you get the image you want while holding onto the energy you need.

Global Wellness Summit Mexico City Day One

John Toomey | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
John Toomey

Today the Global Wellness Summit kicked off in Mexico City. 450 Wellness Thought Leaders from around the globe gathered to share ideas, learn new info...

The Power of Laughter in the Workplace

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

When was the last time you laughed out loud at work? I'm not talking about using "LOL" on social media posts. I mean a deep laugh in the office or at a meeting? I'll bet you can't remember.

Word Evolution: 11 Words that Mean Something Different to Entrepreneurs

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Have you ever really thought about how terms take on new meaning over time? When I was a kid, the word "sick" actually meant sick. Today "sick" can also mean "amazing." Words and phrases evolve over time -- especially in the business world.

#ExpressYurSelf

Michael Mauldin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Mauldin

To young people, it's vital to broaden your knowledge and understanding of life, and to embrace your distinctiveness, your individuality, your uniqueness. To my older generation, the world still wants to hear your thoughts, your dreams, and your inspirations.

The Whispers From Children's Hearts Foundation

Ira Israel | Posted 10.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

Leaving a legacy is a vital archetype in our culture. When we think of the men and woman who have changed the course of history by living their highest purposes, it is their legacies that we are recalling.

Your Value Is Something You Are Born With

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 09.23.2015 | Impact
Danielle Sabrina

A couple of days ago I kicked off a 30-day challenge to post daily one minute video tips to help inspire others whether it be in their life or business.

How to Become a Thought Leader People Will Actually Pay Attention To

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on FrontPageIt Thought leader. Influencer. Expert. Have you ever heard these terms and rolled your e...

Don't Be One of the 7 Types of Failed Thought Leaders

Quora | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Quora

Among the most unfortunate side effects of the modern education system is that it conditions many of us to avoid the possibility of mistakes at all costs.

Florence Nightingale Still Gets It Right: A Healthy Home Equals Healthy Kids

Patrick Corvington | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick Corvington

The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) will soon launch a new app that will allow families to conduct healthy home audits. Why? Because right now there are roughly 6 million substandard housing units nationwide, and low income persons are much more likely to live in them than their middle income peers.

Personal Branding: A Must for the College-Bound, CEO and Everyone in Between

Stacey Cohen | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Stacey Cohen

Our individual brands define who we are in the workforce -- they guide our career paths and have an indelible impact on our financial future. In short, they're one of the most important aspects of professional life.

5 Gifts Every Leader Should Give the Team

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Holidays don't have to be the only time we give, share, and shower others with appreciation. Leaders should always be looking for meaningful ways to give back to the team.

What Challenges Can Do For You

Estelle Williams | Posted 07.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Estelle Williams

When you drop the interpretations about personal challenges and instead examine your thoughts around what has happened you then are on the road to self-understanding and a more peaceful and happier life.