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Transformation

Hairballs, Happiness and Mantras

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Empowering also entails a responsibility to others to permit them the space to become who they are meant to be, not who I want them to be. And finally, "opening" creates a channel of connection to the people in my life. Where I once built walls, I now build bridges to hope.

Is This Your Year to Be Superman or Superwoman?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

When you think of what this radical change looks like, imagine Clark Kent changing into Superman, David Bannister turning into the Incredible Hulk, Eliza Dolittle becoming My Fair Lady; or, even the fictional person who meta-morphs into the Wolfman!

Transformational Leaders Lead With Courage

Terri Wallin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

The more time goes by leading people or helping organizations with leadership issues the more convinced I am that the organization's outcomes are "all about the leader." Today's leader needs to be transformational.

Sam Harris, Waking Up, and What I've Learned about Spirituality

Steve McSwain | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The longer I live, the more convinced I become that there is a religious experience which, if you have yet to figure this out, goes by many names.

What We Do When We Don't Know What to Do

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

Maybe in our time of not-knowing, we who are white can realize that we should not try to be in charge for a change, that we should support the leadership of people of color, the experts in this movement. Maybe we can try to take a few steps forward together.

Escape From Silicon Valley

Alison Parks | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Alison Parks

I've entered a virtual incubator of my own making, while I ponder and work and remember what it means to listen to my heart, my soul. And I wait to realize that I'm on the other side, transformed into the new thing.

8 Admirable People Who Transformed Tragedy Into Something Positive

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living

"All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming." -- Helen Keller What makes some people more resilient than others? According t...

It's Story Time: Corporate Storytelling Brings Results

Anne Loehr | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Anne Loehr

The power of storytellers sharing their lives with the audience cannot be underestimated. The same power can be brought to your business with corporate storytelling.

My Pit Bull Turned Me into a Superhero

Imelda Suriato | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
Imelda Suriato

Our pet came to us by accident. He was a skinny, ten-month old pit bull who was punched, kicked and dragged by his previous owner in the industrial part of Brooklyn, NY. As soon as the owner walked into the bodega, he was ours. That was our first rescue.

How A Cancer Diagnosis Helped This Baker Transform Her Career -- And Perspective On Life

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Struggles can be transformed into something positive with the right perspective. And that was certainly the case for Kimberly Bailey, whose breast can...

Symphony of Strength

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Velvet, brushing against august morning air, bearing our core, Our light, inscribed in pure dunes of first soil Emerging today as you and me, us and us

Wallowing Through the Muck: Discovering Joy and Meaning After Loss

Dave Roberts | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dave Roberts

There are still moments of sadness, moments when I yearn for the physical presence of my daughter. I have learned that joy and sadness will be part of my experience for the remainder of my life. However, I have also found my peace in a forever-changed world; that has been empowering.

Why Most Men Prefer the Shallow End of the Spiritual Pool

David Scott Clegg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
David Scott Clegg

At the risk of turning upside down my own awareness, and in the process exposing myself as a member of the male species, I am fascinated by the grea...

Strategies for Executives to Ignite Organizational Transformation

Terri Wallin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Change seems to be the only constant in the world -- in every industry. Today's leaders constantly have to adjust to the world swirling around them. I...

Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8...

Why Your Value Isn't Based on the Past, the Things You Do, or How People Treat You

Rachel M. Martin | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Rachel M. Martin

I began to think my value was based on being the best all the time. I stopped resting or doing things that were fun. I became afraid to speak my mind in fear that others would be mad at me.

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Perfection of Imperfection

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

Most humans tend to integrate these two distinct actions and view them as one, which, going back to Buddhist philosophy, causes them to suffer. But suffering is not necessary. New possibilities can be created when we separate these phenomena.

Being a Woman Is a Privilege

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

We create worlds. We inspire communities. We ignite transformations. And yet and because of this, the divine feminine has been repressed for mill...

Girl Power!

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 09.16.2014 | Education
Ann V. Klotz

As the Head of a school that encourages girls to Dream, Dare, Do; that promotes growth mindset and risk-taking; that knows how girls learn, think and feel; that uses research to inform best practice, I struggle with how not to insist that men and women with the same qualifications be paid equally for the same work.

Changes Ahead: How to Create a Personal Transformation

Linda Durnell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

We can accomplish transformation in any number of ways, but I favor using our intent -- our purpose, ambition or desire -- as a force that makes us succeed when our negative thoughts or others tell us that we cannot.

You Are the Chief Executive, But... Are You Coachable?

Terri Wallin | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Remember many of us are great at noticing weaknesses, particularly in others. But we are less capable of noticing when someone has changed and flipped a weakness into strength. It might take time for others to notice the difference, but over time, they will.

How to Get Good at Changing Your Life

Linda Ford | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

It's takes restraint to resist a book that convinces you there is actually a way to attract more abundance, become powerful at work, or finally get the love you've been searching for your whole life.

Why We Benefit From Eating Humble Pie

Craig Dowden | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

Although this may seem like a reasonable assumption, both research and case studies highlighting the benefits of humility and vulnerability have emerged in recent years. One of my favorite real-life examples comes from Domino's Pizza.

12 Strategies To Embrace Change And Ignite Transformation In Your Organization

Terri Wallin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

First of all we must learn not to be afraid of transformational change or to change transformationally. Sometimes fear stops us in our tracks -- the old adage "what if I fail" prevails if we let it.

The Emotional Side of Transformations

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you started and stopped a transformational journey you were on? How many times have you started a diet on a Monday only to have given up by the...