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Design -- The Peacock Effect of Healthy Ventures

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Design-centric corporations can create an extra six and a half percent of value annually and design leaders create up to thirteen percent. So, they al...

Are You Missing Opportunities To Communicate Your Value?

Liz Wainger | Posted 11.04.2016 | Business
Liz Wainger

You have an opportunity to share in just a few words, why your company is so successful. Would you miss the opportunity to get across your value?

Why Do Students Value College?

David Steele-Figueredo | Posted 10.20.2016 | College
David Steele-Figueredo

Most of the discussion on the value of a college degree is based on its economic value. The popular media emphasizes that a college graduate earns hun...

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.18.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Don't believe everything you think, and absolutely don't believe everything other people think. What is true for someone else may or may not be true for you.

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

The 4-Part Formula to Build a Social Media Community Around Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
John Bowen

Social media has become a proven path to building a community of followers around your business. Marketing via YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets can be a huge driver of new customers as well as referrals from "marketing apostles" who identify with you and who feel personally invested in your future success.

Know Your Worth

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 07.05.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I have an absolutely amazing older son. When my ex-husband left, Eli was there to help pick up the pieces. When I had my emotional collapse, again Eli came to the hospital everyday and even now continues to keep a close eye on me.

Who Gets To Define Value?

Kim Thiboldeaux | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Kim Thiboldeaux

I always look forward to attending the ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Annual Meeting. This was my 20th consecutive year attending the m...

The Secret to Making Memories: Stop Trying to Make Memories

Pam Bauer | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Pam Bauer

There is an irony about trying to make memories: that we will not really know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

Rising Prescription Pricing Has Dire Consequences

Lisa Chau | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Chau

The relentless hyperinflation of drug prices needs to end, but it won't happen without major changes in policy. Some actions or proposals have included (but are definitely not limited to):

Adding Value: At What Cost?

David S. Bunton | Posted 05.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
David S. Bunton

Regardless of whether your home might benefit from anything as simple as a paint touch-up to a total renovation, one question many homeowners ask is, "How much will this increase my home's value?"

Break Through Indecision: 9 Questions to Ask Before It's too Late

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

In 2015, news of the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal shocked the world. Over 9,000 innocent lives were taken away too soon. My heart ached when I saw phot...

3 Simple Ways to Take Your Business From Irrelevant to Dominant

Tyler Leslie | Posted 02.29.2016 | Business
Tyler Leslie

Every single business is looking to grow and gain an advantage over their competition. Some succeed and others fail miserably.

Give Without Giving In

Maria Ploumaki | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Maria Ploumaki

Last week I attended an event of the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Zurich where Guy Spier, head of the Aquamarine Fund, gave a talk at Bloomberg. Guy ...

Study Shows How These 2 Important Values Affect Your Happiness

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Meet Maggie and Tina. Maggie is willing to work longer hours in exchange for a fatter paycheck. Tina is willing to take a smaller paycheck so she can ...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2017 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

4 Ways to Tell Clients Why You Are Valuable

Liz Wainger | Posted 01.02.2017 | Business
Liz Wainger

Communicating value isn't about a list of things you do or products you offer. It isn't even enough to share stories about people who have used your product or service or become involved in your cause.

Social Workers: Stop Asking for Money! Do This Instead.

Anneke Krakers | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Anneke Krakers

Charity doesn't evoke change. Research shows that for lasting change to take effect people have to be invested in their own transformation. So consistent charity or free services can actually harm service users, encouraging dependance and defeating the purpose of the help intended. As role models for their clients, social workers can't afford to set such poor examples.

College: An Investment That Repays in Income as Well as in Humanity

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 11.17.2016 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

Does any question loom as large over higher education today as whether the value of a college degree is worth what a student and their family invests ...

Collaborative Innovation: You Can't Do It Alone and Win

Brian Kennell | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Fail, fail and fail again. No executive wants to hear these words, let alone report them to his or her boards, or worse, shareholders. But when yo...

What Do Lady Gaga, Rihanna and a Story Expert Contribute to Branding You? (Part 2)

Maureen P. Price | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Maureen P. Price

When you have identified and defined your target audience, you need to provide something of value for them and clearly articulate that value.

Is Education Bigotry a Thing?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 09.09.2016 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

I've come to the troubling realization that people have found yet another bias that only serves to divide us. This bias lies in a new form of exclusionary bias or soft bigotry -- education bigotry.

Unions Are Still a Vital Force in the American Economy

Sean McGarvey | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Sean McGarvey

Today, pundits of all political stripes are bound to repeat a familiar refrain about the decline of American labor unions. Young workers, they say, no longer see the value in membership. And the public views them as a relic of America's industrial past. But it's this perception that is dated.

Startup Insider: How aCommerce CEO Paul Srivorakul Plans to Automate eCommerce in Asia

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

The core team of aCommerce is battle-tested, having built three other startups from the ground and successfully exiting all three, their last one being Ensogo, the daily deals site that got acquired by LivingSocial. I got the opportunity to sit down and go behind the scenes with them.

How College Changed The Way I Saw Myself

Unwritten | Posted 08.16.2016 | College
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Allie Braun. I'll admit it; I was a pretty typical high school student. I went to class, took notes, and spoke w...