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Transformation

Four Steps to Making Change an Opportunity Not a Threat

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

In a series of posts from a few years ago, I described the obstacles to and steps needed to produce positive and long-lasting change. This concern con...

Alignment Works for Tires. Does it Work for a Transformational Organization?

Terri Wallin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Why is it that often a decision gets attention during a meeting with leaders, but when everyone leaves, the decision or directive everyone supposedly bought into has degrees of follow-through?

Whistling Vessels Return the Sound and Experience of Transformation and Healing to Seattle

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 04.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
L. Steven Sieden

Last night, I met with six other adventurers for a session with the set of Peruvian Whistling Vessels that I have been stewarding since their creation...

Change Is Inevitable -- How to Flow With What Creates Your Fear

Greg Frucci | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Changes in course are inevitable. Time becomes meaningless as we travel the paths of us. You can change course in any moment you choose. Ask your soul what it wants. In your quiet moment as you breathe, you will receive a quiet answer immediately.

The 7 Ways Yoga Leads To A Better Body

Judi Freedman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

In January I started training to become a yoga instructor. I thought I would share my transformative journey as it unfolds. For fellow yogis -- my stories will remind you of why you practice. For non-yogis -- come along for the ride -- maybe I'll entice you to try a class or two.

Corporate Influence & Transforming From a World Created for the Non-Living

Mark Chasan | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Mark Chasan

There is hope that we can create a thriving, healthy and abundant world, but we have to do more than hope. We must take action to transform from the inside-out (personal change), ground-up (infrastructure, built environment and supply-chain) and top-down (government, corporations and regulatory environment).

'Black Scorpion': A Conversation with Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.07.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Land's latest thriller, Black Scorpion: The Tyrant Reborn, is the second book featuring the character, Michael Tiranno, a myth-worthy hero created by Fabrizio Boccardi with whom Jon collaborates in this series.

Sometimes You Just Have to Say F@#k It! and That's Okay

Angie Andrews | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Angie Andrews

Gifting myself those two weeks of radical self-care, gentleness and lack of judgment has given me a new, rejuvenated feeling of energy and flow. I feel more alive, more creative, more plugged in and ready to get sh*t done.

The Transformative Power Of Gratitude

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Randy Kamen

Our days rarely go according to plan or without unexpected challenges. Some of us can naturally appreciate the sweet moments as they happen throughout the day, while many of us need to cultivate this sense of appreciation.

The Future Is Now

Andrew Graff | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Andrew Graff

If you weren't able to make it to Austin earlier this week, here are the insights all marketers should take away from the industry's most important conference.

Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Metamorphosis -- Butterflies Earn Their Wings Through Great Effort

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

MS forced me to learn that accepting support when I need it isn't a sign of weakness, but can in fact be a real gift for me -- and a sign of strength, and an opportunity to authentically connect with others.

Content Performance Marketing - Transformation of the Digital Organization

Andy Betts | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Andy Betts

Transformation in any part of an organization is a task that very few manage with success. Managing change takes time and investment beyond the monetary.

How To Turn Your Inner Critic Into Your Biggest Cheerleader

Laura Munson | Posted 03.22.2015 | Fifty
Laura Munson

Most of us are not even aware of that voice that lives inside us, viciously so. Unfortunately, I have been in a long-term abusive relationship with my Inner Critter for years. My Inner Critter poses as an Ivy League tweed-clad professor, and I tend to assign immediate power to anyone boasting to have a "smart" bespectacled academic Joycean opinion, especially about writing.

The Perils of Positive Thinking

Natasha Dern | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

Managing our thoughts, both the negative and the positive is important work, but limitations have to be acknowledged as well, unless we choose otherwise. In light of that, may we all aspire to co-create a reality where each one of us is healthy, happy and wealthy.

Are You Ready For Change?

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Be encouraged. Pick yourself back up and get back on track. Demonstrate discipline. Surround yourself with supportive people, eliminate excuses and access to temptations that keep you stuck and frustrated and use rewards to sustain your motivation.

Will You Go Kicking and Screaming Down the Road to Transformation?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Sometimes it takes a major life crisis to make us realize we must change our ways. Here are frequently heard statements made by individuals prior to their transformation.

Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce: Can Marriages Bounce Back After Change?

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 04.29.2015 | Divorce
Beth Cone Kramer

The topic of transformation following divorce often leaves me wondering. Do we need attorneys, custody arrangements, and divorce parties to evolve or reconnect with our authentic selves? Can we change without imploding a relationship?

It's About Time to Speak Up

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women
Christa Dowling

After many years, it is shameful that the subject of pay or wages is not solved. No, we must not skulk in the background, but put the subject center-stage. We've had endless conversations, and over many years, and they have gone unheeded.

Can Brands Be Enlightened?

Nick Seneca Jankel | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Nick Seneca Jankel

Strategic brand management is a well-advised and profitable route. If a brand can capture the hearts and minds of its hard-to-please consumers and, even better, harness a 'spirit of the times', it will benefit from commitment, passion and even advocacy.

5 Barriers Standing In The Way Of Your Dreams (And How To Fix It)

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

Achieving your dreams takes courage. If you follow these simple strategies above, I believe you'll grow into the person you want to be while finding joy on the path. Isn't that what we all strive for?

Telling Our Medicine Story

Jesua | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

The older I get and longer I live, I notice that from my soul's perspective the essence of my life's lessons can be narrowed down to a sacred handful ...

Burn the Box

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.04.2015 | Small Business
Miriam Ava

There's nothing to hold back in a world living on innovation. Sure, some may laugh at you, say you're uncool, weird, difficult. But that doesn't matter.

Embrace Change: 5 Lessons to Help You Make the Leap

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

The idea of change can cause us to be mired in confusion and doubt, especially when the stakes are high. Even when you're clear about what you want, how do you avoid the potential negative consequences? If you're not fulfilled and want change, these five lessons can serve as a guide.

A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

Michele Hunt | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Joe Brodecki was the executive director of the Campaign to Remember, the fundraising initiative for the development of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.