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Life Is Measured in Memories. Take Time to Make Some

Farsh Askari | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

So now, instead of futile reluctance to acknowledge that life is racing by or being regretful of the many, many days spent doing routine things I don't remember because they're mundane and not spiritually exalting, I plan things that will lift me up emotionally.

This One Is for the Teachers

Lindsay Henry | Posted 06.11.2015 | Education
Lindsay Henry

A time where we focus our eyes and spotlights and applause on the students who successfully pushed through the exams, the essays, the sports games, the drama, to walk across a stage and receive that diploma. To graduate.

Payment Doesn't Always Look Like Money

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

When we attempt to reduce our value and worth at all times to mere dollars and cents we will always come up short. I have always found that I am usually rewarded for my work in direct resonance to my own sense of value.

Good Grief, Charlie Brown

Tom Morris | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Recently, I asked readers for some topics they'd like to see me blog on. I got lots of suggestions. I've written on two of them already. Today, I'll t...

Overwhelmed By Your Life? Perhaps It Is Time to Simplify

Melissa Heisler | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

If you had millions of dollars, what would you do? Buy an expensive house and car? How about a used van and park it by the ocean? That is exactly what...

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.

The Value of Partnership

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 03.28.2015 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

It's the beginning of a new year, which means desks are organized, inboxes are empty, and the gym is full. Many of us are trying new things -- or at least will for another week or so -- but come February we will be back to our old ways and finding the same results as 2014.

I Can't Wait to Be Average

Bob Tufts | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Bob Tufts

We patients are not averages, we are human beings. We respond differently to diseases, treatment and their aftereffects, including possible relapses.

Top 5 Things Home Sellers Need to Know About Price

Dean Graziosi | Posted 03.17.2015 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Every potential buyer will have their own unique situation and a top price they'll pay for your home. It's a mistake to assume you'll stumble into the perfect prospect who will fall in love with the home and pay over market.

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Hans Hickler | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

It's not about changing your life, your job. It's about making space by un-cluttering your schedules; it's about accumulating less and focusing on the quality of your time and concentrating on doing a little more of the things you really enjoy; the things that matter.

Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 02.15.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

Two Ways Entrepreneurs and CEOs Mistake Growth for Value

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

Whether in a small or mid-size entrepreneurial business or a major corporation, the CEO sets the vision and direction for the company. But is there real value in the vision? Is the entire company focused on creating that value? Does the company culture support adding value?

High Maintenance? Your Days Might Be Numbered!

Hans Hickler | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

We have an obligation, a business plan to deliver. We hire people to achieve and lead certain pieces of that plan. It is the only reason we hire people -- to help us achieve the goals to which we have committed.

WATCH: Your True Value

Brad Yates | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of my favorite pieces from the great Zig Ziglar goes like this: How many of you have a million dollar race horse, may I see your hands please? N...

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.

If You're Trying To Prove It, You Don't Believe It

Mike Robbins | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

My counselor Eleanor recently said to me, "Mike, if you're trying to prove something, it means you don't actually believe it yet." Her words hit me right between the eyes, as they often do.

The Four Core Needs of Every Employee

Tony Schwartz | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Tony Schwartz

What we discovered is that people feel better and perform better and more sustainably when four basic needs are met: renewal (physical); value (emotional), focus (mental) and purpose (spiritual).

Relational Leadership: Where Relationships Lead and Capital Follows

Robert Hall | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Robert Hall

We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.

The Value of Love

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

Was it the winding roads, the sound of crickets in the night or the hush of the river below that made me fall in love with the trips to my grandma's h...

The Business of Creativity: 3 Ways for the Client/Agency Relationship to Work

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

I asked a contractor doing some work on our house for an estimate. The first pass was a lump sum, and he was reticent to line item it. I explained that I too am in the service business, and that I had no issue with him making a fair profit. I'm sure my clients sometimes wonder the same.

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

My Cup Runneth Over With Just Enough

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

While we do this deep dive and soul search, we also hold onto the love and support we receive, the wonderful and healing love and support of family, friends and community and, ultimately, the sweet love of our child. We learn that as we keep our hearts open, our hearts receive all of this love.

Proposed Food Label Changes a Win With Physician

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

The impetus for change is to make nutritional information easier to understand, so that consumers can pick up products on the grocery shelf and easily determine if it's a good choice for themselves and their family. However, nutrition labeling is tricky for a variety of reasons.

Know Your Worth

Amy Oraefo | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

What do you want your legacy to be? Loaded question... I know. What mark have you left on your family or within your community? What beneficial relationships -- personal or professional -- have you established? What do you have to offer this world?

Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.