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How Do We Teach Our Children to Be Kind?

Diana Grycan | Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents
Diana Grycan

Every time I pick a paper or magazine to read lately, I seem to find someone who appears to want to tell us about the issue of raising kind children. As much as I believe in teaching values such as kindness to our children, there are a few points that I feel are important to add to this debate.

Life Lessons From Sports

Blayne Davis | Posted 03.16.2015 | Sports
Blayne Davis

Our kids don't have to hit the game winning shot to be heroes, but rather by showing up, working hard and being accountable, they become heroes. And sometimes that isn't reflected in the final score.

8 Ways to Increase Your Value As an Employee

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.20.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

One of the best ways to make your way up on the business ladder is to increase your value as an employee within your company. In order to do just that, let's look at the traits of a valuable employee and ways that you can take to show your employee worth.

Asking Job Candidates the $50m Question

Alexander Saint-Amand | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Alexander Saint-Amand

Conversations about values and goals are important at every organization. At my company, they're essential. As a global professional learning platform, our success depends on each of our 1,000 employees exercising curiosity, courage, and a love of learning.

Culture Can Help Align Values With Actions: Interview with Tom David

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

In any organization, culture can help align values with actions. It can provide a shared sense of coherence. It helps establish and maintain appropriate standards of behavior and productivity across the organization and may simplify the task of integrating new staff into their jobs.

Why Sports Mean So Much To Families Today: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dr. Patrick J. Cohn | Posted 03.10.2015 | Sports
Dr. Patrick J. Cohn

When parents place their kids in organized sports early on, they start with the right reasons. They hope their kids become more physically fit. They often want their kids to meet friends or learn to be part of a team. But eventually their kids' participation in sports morphs into other motives.

Dollars and No Sense

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 03.06.2015 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

What I really have trouble getting my head around is how little our society and our country seems to value artists. Is it because we assume that anyone who would do anything for the love of it should believe that is compensation enough?

Business. Success. Partnership.

Julie Cohen, PCC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
Julie Cohen, PCC

I am now clear on my goals for this year, what I want my business to look like at the end of the year, and in a few years, and about how I want to take better care of myself and spend my time when I'm not working.

The Future of Work: Creating Purpose-Driven Organizations

Anne Loehr | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

It's time to change the way we work.I don't mean a revolutionary time management system, or a productivity breakthrough. I'm talking about integrating purpose into the workplace.

To Buy In or Not to Buy In

Susan Linn | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Susan Linn

It is increasingly difficult to shield children from commercialism, even for families making a concerted effort.

What Nobody Asks When They Set Goals or Write a Business Plan

Judy Robinett | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Judy Robinett

Most entrepreneurs and small business owners know the power of setting goals, and the necessity of doing strategic planning each year to make sure their businesses stay on track.

6 Ways to Live Your Entrepreneurial Dream Life

John Bowen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

We can break through the barriers and start living our lives based on our deepest values. So says Mary Morrissey. Her expert insights on the spiritual side of success have given her audiences with The United Nations, The Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela as well as numerous corporations and entrepreneurs.

The Fountain of Youth: A Childhood Lesson in Healthy Competition

Katy Blevins | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Katy Blevins

I'm a big fan of reality tv. There, I said it. Shame on me. I love nothing more than to be sucked into the relentless drama of the human race, captured in minute, ridiculously over-the-top egotistical fashion. Me, me, me. I, I, I. Everyone for themselves. Survival of the fittest. Kill or be killed. I love it.

What's More Important Than the Ten Commandments?

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

Our wise ancestors who wrote the Bible immediately followed the giving of the 10 Commandments with an even more powerful ethically demanding portion called, Mishpatim in Hebrew.

Make 2015 About Shaping a Productive Culture

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

The start of a new year is always a moment for reflection. As you look to the year ahead, this is a great time to think about your organization's culture. By looking for ways to both codify and improve it, you can better support the people and communities you care about most.

Chai = Love

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Almost every morning for 48 years, my dad has made bed tea for my mom and any of us lucky enough to be home. I would awaken to the gentle pounding of my father using the mortar and pestle to crush fresh pods of cardamom.

Too Many Options? Four Questions Every Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur Should Ask Themselves

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

Too many options are apparently the kryptonite of the multi-passionate entrepreneur, because life really can be tough when you have so many choices.

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.

Who's in Control?

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Some Davos participants described the atmosphere this year as "gloomy" and "fearful." Those who control the world seemed to feel, and be, out of control and unsure how to deal with growing and frightening global instabilities and the violence that keeps emerging.

In the Bully Pulpit: 'It's the Right Thing to Do.'

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.28.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Strangely, given the importance of public opinion to successful governing, there has been little work done on the impact of how leaders frame and justify their decisions. Two psychological scientists at Berkeley's Haas School of Business are trying to change that.

Do You Have Decision-Fatigue?

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Sure, there are areas of your life where you feel confident. And at other times, you find yourself stuck in a figure eight loop of uncertainty. Have you missed key opportunities because you couldn't make up your mind?

Now You Can Live Your Dream

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.28.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

He paused, reached over for his checkbook, and filled out one of the checks. "Here, take this. Now you can live your dream." It was enough money to buy 50 acres of some of Britain's most beautiful land.

Why I'm Not Watching the Super Bowl This Year

Will Wilkinson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Sports
Will Wilkinson

I'm not watching the Super Bowl this year. Not just because of Deflategate, although that's probably what pushed me over the edge. Mainly, I've realized it's a complete and utter waste of time. I have better things to do.

Welcome to the Values Revolution

Noa Gafni | Posted 01.15.2015 | Impact
Noa Gafni

This post has been adapted from Global Tolerance's Values Revolution report. Evidence shows that more and more, people expect all aspects of their li...

In Tragedy, Putting Sports in Perspective

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.09.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

When young people lose their lives in sports, it is a bracing slap in the face about why we are involved in sports and a reminder about what is really important (and it's not the results!).