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Veterans are Life Long Learners

Dwayne Paro | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Lifelong learning, can't say it enough, is extremely important. No matter where you are in life it's one of the strategies that will keep you competi...

Veterans Succeed with Formal Education

Dwayne Paro | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Formal education is a must in today's world, especially the corporate world. The hiring managers are writing job requirements where these are part of ...

The Opportunity In Transition

Dakota Meyer | Posted 01.26.2017 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

The new year is a time of change, resolutions, trying new things, and building good new habits (as well as casting off the less desirable old ones). S...

Veterans Excel at Planning

Dwayne Paro | Posted 01.19.2017 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Every successful mission in the Military starts with a Plan. Being able to properly lay out all the areas that are important and what needs to be add...

Veteran Resources from Fire Hose to Garden Hose

Dwayne Paro | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Fire Hose Effect...that's how most Veterans feel when they are trying to start preparation for leaving the military. There is so much information avai...

What Will the Theme of Your Life Be in 2017?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman If your life were a movie, where would the plot be headed right now? You may not be immortalized in film anytime soon, but your l...

Veterans Preparing for Transition Series

Dwayne Paro | Posted 12.31.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

No matter where you are in your journey know that it's never too late to prepare for and create a future that honors your military service and sacrifice to a grateful nation.

Veterans Poised to be Immediate Contributors

Dwayne Paro | Posted 12.15.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

When someone in the Military arrives at a new duty station they find themselves thrown amongst others that have been there for any amount of time. As...

Veterans Emody the Need for Lifelong Learning

Dwayne Paro | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

As we grow up most of us don't exactly enjoy going to school and learning. Why is that?

A Focus on Young Adults Will Help Create Safer Communities and Reduce the Use of Incarceration

Marc Schindler | Posted 12.07.2016 | Crime
Marc Schindler

We are a nation founded on laws and justice, where we believe everyone deserves a second chance.

Veterans Exemplify The Benefits Of Honing Communication Skills

Dwayne Paro | Posted 12.06.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Communication can be your friend or your foe depending on how well you develop the core strength. There are many types of communication; written, verb...

Musings - Change

Sharon Eakes | Posted 12.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sharon Eakes

If you change the way you look at things,The things you look at change. ―Wayne Dyer Yesterday I looked out my upstairs window and saw that enough ...

Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Parents
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.

We are wired for connection, and particularly in times of stress, danger, or upset we long for it and seek it with intensity. This longing for connection is primal - a basic instinctual need that our psyche drives at relentlessly.

Veterans Have the Skills to Manage Stress

Dwayne Paro | Posted 12.01.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

There are very few professions that will put you in a life and death situation and expect you to perform as flawless as possible.

Veterans Adaptability Paramount in Building their Future

Dwayne Paro | Posted 11.23.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

As I was starting out in the Military, which was my very early adult life, I use to struggle with the fact that things rarely came out the way I inten...

Trump Is Handling The Transition Exactly Like He Campaigned

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump is first and foremost a showman, and he loves nothing more than a good cliffhanger. “I’ll keep you in suspense,” he...

Barack Obama To Donald Trump: Governing Is A Whole New Ballgame

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.17.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he has advised his successor, President-elect Donald Trump, to shift gears from a raucous campaign trail and...

Veterans Skilled In Emotional Intelligence

Dwayne Paro | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Emotional Intelligence is a key core strength that can serve Veterans well in many situations during and after transition.

THE WILDCATTERS: Three Models of Governing for a Trump Presidency

Kirby Goidel | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

“Marvin ... What do we do now?” These words are spoken by Robert Redford in The Candidate (1972) after his character, Bill McKay, won a surprising...

Change is a Process

Ellie Newman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Change is a process. It takes time. It takes focus and effort. Especially when we are talking about changing an established behavior. On the rare bles...

Veterans Master The Power Of Influence

Dwayne Paro | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Dwayne Paro

Influence, what a powerful concept. History has shown that this can have both a negative and positive implication depending on how it's used. Our nation has played a large role in always shaping how the world operates.

Veterans Instinctively Know When to Lead or Follow

Dwayne Paro | Posted 10.14.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Taking care of those that we are fortunate enough to lead is a core strength of those in the military. Our people are our number one resource that will make or break a task, mission or organization.

The Top 10 Things To Know If You're Transitioning

Sandra McDonald | Posted 10.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Sandra McDonald

Transition isn't just a big change -- like a move to a new city, or taking a different job. It is the start of a brand new life.

Insatiable Thirst for Knowledge Key Strength for Veterans!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Obtaining a formal education beyond high school has become a must for those who are looking to build a solid career in the civilian sector. There was ...

A Letter To The Parents Of Transgender Kids

Cameron Russo | Posted 09.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Cameron Russo

Parental support in any child's life is key. But what do you do when your parents turn their backs on you, all because you want to be happy?