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Communications: Resolving the Trust Deficit

Liz Wainger | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Liz Wainger

Your claims about being the best thing since sliced bread might get someone to buy your product or support your cause, but the experience must live up to the hype. Ask yourself whether you company or organization really does deliver on its promises.

Focus, Contentment and How I'm Choosing to Be Here Now

Laura Aiisha | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

Here's the thing. I've been an overachiever all my life. Always trying to be the best, always trying to do several things at once partly because I'm super crazy creative and have so many ideas and so much energy channeling through me, and partly because I'm trying to 'get somewhere.'

In What We Can't Trust

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

I was born a cynic, and for me to admit to miss the feeling of trust is nutty. But I ache for the good-ol' days when news was news, when you trusted that journalists did the hard work to check the system of fact-checkers getting the facts factually.

3 Good Reasons to Allow 'Acting Out' at Home

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

When we shame, bribe, punish and lecture, we send the message that our children are wrong for acting in these normal, though undesirable, ways.

5 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Dream

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all have a dream. To do the very thing that we love to do that makes us feel fulfilled, vibrant, and more alive. The very thing that excites us every day and leaves us in a state of wonder over all of our opportunities for creation.

Public and Private in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
John Feffer

Poles are happier than they've been in years. More than 80 percent report that they are "very happy" or "quite happy," and that number has risen steadily since 2000. But happiness in Poland seems to derive largely from private life. There's not a lot of volunteering, and even the rates of Church attendance have been going down.

How Bono and U2 Can Save Us From Despair: Hint, "It's a Beautiful Day"

Margaret Hession | Posted 02.13.2015 | Divorce
Margaret Hession

Joseph Campbell, the American mythologist, writer and lecturer said, "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us."

In the Internet We Trust: Is There a Need for an Internet Social Contract?

Dr. Jovan Kurbalija | Posted 02.13.2015 | World
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija

Rationally speaking, there is a possibility of reaching a compromise around a new social contract for a trusted Internet. We should be cautiously optimistic, since politics (especially global politics), like trust (and global trust), are not necessarily rational.

Where Are You Walter Cronkite?

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 02.12.2015 | Media
Chris Komisarjevsky

It would seem that the fall of Brian Williams is a tragic tale of style over substance. Ego and the temptation to embellish for talk show chit-chat won out over the simple truth. And with really nothing to be gained by tales of RPGs and a floating body. But everything to be lost. Especially trust.

How Can Investors Find Advisors They Can Trust? A New Road Map To Follow

April Rudin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
April Rudin

Is there any issue more contentious than trust in the financial advice and wealth management business? No, probably not. But beyond a little gut instinct and a good referral, how do you really know who you can trust with your hard-earned dollars.

How Purpose Can Regain Trust

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Uschi Schreiber

For many of us who attended this year's World Economic Forum, the issue of trust dominated much of the discussion. Despite the improving global economy, trust in global institutions among the world's population is at an all-time low.

How I Learned to Trust Myself

Jessica Katz | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jessica Katz

Discovering more of who I am and trusting that gut feeling in my body is the best blessing I've been given. Getting back on that horse, exploring new and unknown territory in spite of the slips and fear, while always holding onto what I truly want for myself is the key to it all.

Passion Creates a Bonanza of Breakthrough Innovations

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

The combination of learning and testing though crowdsourcing and design science research builds strong team competencies such as, risk-attitude, adaptability, grit, and a useful social network.

Men Embrace the 'US' in Trust

Pamela Levin | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weddings
Pamela Levin

Most of my female friends have plenty of advice and suggestions when it comes to the topic of trust -- trusting their partner that is. But many guy...

Why We Can't (Always) Trust Ourselves

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Trusting ourselves and our feelings is a complicated matter that deserves lifelong attention. Like road signs, feelings guide us but are also capa...

Beyond the Development Plan: 5 No Cost Ways to Inspire Others to Greatness

Laura Berger | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?

Who Are We Going to Trust?

Michael Møller | Posted 01.30.2015 | World
Michael Møller

Many have lost trust in their leaders, in political systems, in religious institutions and in the very notion that we are all in this world together and share a common future. This is a problem, because trust is the essential element that allows us to build a world of agreed-upon rules, with a level playing field for all.

Trust Me... I've Got a Barometer

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

The answer to trust is to re-double a commitment to operational excellence, not communications. Attend to the business of the business by replacing expressions of trust with actions and follow-through.

Surf's Up: Five Leadership Lessons I Learned From Surfing

Anne Loehr | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

Not surprisingly, I also began to notice how all of the surfing lessons I learned also applied to leadership. Just like learning leadership lessons in the kitchen, it turns out I also learned leadership lessons in the ocean. Here are five of those lessons...

Je Suis Moi -- I Am Me

Stephanie Mott | Posted 01.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

I must strive to move beyond my fears, and experience life with open eyes, an open heart and an open mind. I am limited by my unwillingness to embrace the people who have intimate knowledge of the parts of me I have yet to discover; I have yet to embrace.

How to Restore Trust in News

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.23.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

It's hard to trust the news overall when many major stories are ignored by news outlets. It's hard to trust the news when the press does so little fact-checking.

Rx for Infidelity: When Infidelity Has Invaded Your Head, Heart and Sexual Health

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 01.16.2015 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There are many residual wounds that linger long after the affair for all couples but if the cheated-on person was given an STD this has many deeper layers of anger, hurt and betrayal, which further exacerbate the experience of infidelity.

Examining The Annual Exam

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In last week's New York Times, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel suggested that this year's resolution might be to abandon the ritual of your annual physical. The title of his column, perhaps chosen by an editor to maximize glibness and thus provocation was: "Skip your annual physical." But permit me to suggest you don't commit to that just yet. The annual physical exam warrants some more examination, a defense to follow its prosecution.

Are You Crazy in Love Yet Dread Losing It?

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Putting trust in someone can make us feel exposed. Some people even believe that the more they care about someone, the more at risk they are for being hurt.

How to Know When It's the Right Time to Do Your Next Big Thing

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Here's to the best year of your life, filled with lots of answers from your heart, trust and magic.