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A Leader's Best Friend: the Chief Ego Deflator

Bill Treasurer | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

To be clear, people want to follow a leader who is confident, strong and resolved. A healthy ego is, in fact, necessary for leading effectively. But there's a difference between a healthy ego and an oversized one.

Virtual Reality: How Patients, Doctors and Athletes Will Be Educated

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2015 | Science
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Soon, nearly everyone will have a VR device, or use one regularly. The well of content is rising, and the cost is dropping; only the execution of the various applications is limiting exponential growth.

The Scent Your Dog Loves Most

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Here's a neat new scientific finding for dog lovers - did you know your scent activates the pleasure centers in your pet's brain? According to neuroec...

The Language of Fitness 101

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

If you've never had the opportunity to let "demarche" slip into social conversation, you should try it. Nobody ever knows what it means and you get ...

Has Your Doctor's Success Required More Competitiveness Than Compassion?

Matthew A. Weed PhD | Posted 09.22.2015 | Science
Matthew A. Weed PhD

Our physician training system currently increases suffering for patients like me and the millions of community caregivers who help us. It raises healthcare costs and adds significantly to physician burn-out because we neither select for empathy nor prepare future doctors to understand how patients work, live, and die.

5 Tips on How Your Bridge Job Can Benefit Your Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Kelly Lynn Adams

Even if you hate your job(s) and are working on an exit strategy to leave, you must shift your perception and turn around your thinking of your bridge job(s). Your job can be looked upon as your secret angel investor or your sugar daddy.

The Future of Business

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Disengaged workforces. Water shortages. Financial oligarchies. Climate change. Charismatic leadership. Mass migration. Wealth inequality.

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce and Not Go Totally Insane

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

Managers are forewarned not to ignore the differences of each generations' characteristics. Best practice is to conduct regular training sessions for all employees and to require supervisors to attend multigenerational management training.

Adorable Puppies Go to School And Have Classic First Day Jitters [VIDEO]

Posted 09.14.2015 | Good News

Can you smell the fresh pencil shavings and crisp apples? The leaves are changing, sweaters making a return to department store shelves and students a...

3 Reasons to Track Training Beyond Accountability

Mitch Causey | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

In the world of online training, we often hear the response, "I trust my employees... I don't need to track them." This response is completely valid, but there's a false underlying assumption about why you'd want to track your training program.

Why Your Spa Therapist Isn't Selling You Products

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

The last time that you visited a spa did the therapist recommend a retail product to you? If your spa's retail area is fairly extensive they probably should have. Even if you had a massage.

Training Boomers For Success in The New Economy

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.01.2015 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Our generation gets a bad rap for supposedly being behind the times and slow to learn. Experts, however, tell us that nothing can be further from the truth. Here is some advice and reassurance for boomers who may be wondering if the times have indeed passed them by.

Why Massage Therapists Don't Want to Sell

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

For many therapists in the spa industry, retail selling has negative connotations. Some massage therapists consider their vocation to have roots based in spirituality. They don't think that commerce should enter into the process.

Schools for Sustainability Inc. Praises Stanley and the Green Technology Team

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 08.29.2015 | Education
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Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.

I Don't Need Mindfulness, But the Guy Next to Me Sure as Hell Does

Joe Burton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Joe Burton

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Mainstream conference in Denver several weeks ago. Mainstream brings together the world's leaders in maintenance, reliability and safety in industries like oil, gas and power.

Going the Distance? Hydration and Exercise

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.

6 Mistakes Dog Owners Make

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Raising a good canine citizen doesn't come naturally to every dog guardian, which is one of the reasons so many unlucky pups are relinquished to anima...

7 Ways I Set Myself Up for Failure As an Athlete

Neha Uberoi | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Uberoi

Here are seven ways I set myself up for failure as a pro tennis player:

The Faithful Shopper: Designer Dogs: Pamper Your Pooch

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.30.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A brushed and shiny coat. Designer clothes. A downy bed. Chef-inspired treats. What pet pooch doesn't deserve to be pampered? As man's - or women's - ...

Time to Get Your Exercise Program Started

John Toomey | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
John Toomey

We all face that moment in time when we realize we need to get some exercise. Perhaps it is catching our sideways profile in the mirror, or nearly exp...

A Medical Intern Writes to His Future Self

Pranay Sinha | Posted 07.27.2015 | Education
Pranay Sinha

How far you have come from the fresh-faced, bow-tie-wearing, revoltingly cheerful fellow who stumbled anytime he had to introduce himself! The first few days in the hospital were so gruesome that they'd have been conducted off-stage in any respectable Greek tragedy.

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.

The Best Way To Train A 'Hyper' Dog, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 07.28.2015 | Science

Training a dog is seldom easy, but how can you teach a hyperkinetic canine to sit, stay, and come? New research from Duke Universi...

How to Stop Your Pet's Bad Habits

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you feel you've tried everything, but Fido or Fluffy's bad habits have become the norm, you may be giving the wrong signals and actually encouragin...

What You Don't Know About Overnight Success

Grant Cardone | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Grant Cardone

I've been fighting this thing for 32 years. "Overnight" success doesn't happen overnight for most people. The media delivers this bad news and perpetuates lies making you believe that you are a failure because you didn't see the same results from your efforts.