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Virtues Cooking: An Unconventional Recipe from Julia Child's Kitchen

Elinor Griffith | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Elinor Griffith

It's really quite fun and simple. You can see results right away: you just focus on a virtue (like courage, resourcefulness, friendliness or wonder), cook up an appropriate recipe that reinforces that virtue and make the idea sizzle and stick.

Christians Should Be Terrified

Randy Paul Oetinger | Posted 11.22.2015 | Religion
Randy Paul Oetinger

What is the difference, after all, between taking a sword and hacking the head off of children ... or shutting children out out by means of our governors, knowing they will freeze to death because they have no shelter from the bitter cold of winter?

Who Are You Really?

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

This is the first post celebrating 25 years of running my own business. I plan to do a series on things I have learned so stay tuned

The Only Answer to 'Where Will You Be in 5 Years?'

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We spend more time at work than anywhere else during our adult lives. So, it is important to be fulfilled by what you work on. That sounds preachy, right? But I know it's not easy to get there.

Oikos: The Origins of Economic Thought

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

I wonder, what are the structural issues that lead us to re-enact unhelpful patterns of the past? What is the underlying blind spot that, if illuminated, could help us to see the hidden structures below the waterline?

Indian Tolerance: The View from Outside

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 11.09.2015 | World
Kadira Pethiyagoda

The election loss in the heartland state came after a period of intense debate over tolerance and India's national identity. Attacks on minorities and rationalists, combined with communalist rhetoric and religion-based policies aggravated India's long simmering 'culture-wars.'

The Future of Leadership

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Developing the new global leaders will take a different type of leadership experience combined with leadership development programs, unlike most of today's corporate learning programs.

How to Identify and Neutralize Gossip

Nesrin Everett | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Gossip can be extremely negative, as it is rarely founded on the truth, it's intentions are seldom honorable and it has the potential to cause a great deal of harm.

5 Things I Wish I Knew in My 20s

Angela St. Cyril | Posted 10.28.2015 | College
Angela St. Cyril

It has been twenty years since I graduated college and I've found myself reflecting on choices and advice that I would have appreciated receiving as a young graduate.

I Expect the Highest Scores

Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn | Posted 10.27.2015 | Education
Cynthia Gibbs-Wilborn

A multiple choice test doesn't speak to overall emotional intelligence, or how conscientious he is as a student. It won't measure motivation or empathy for others, nor will it tell you if a student is typically open to new ideas or one who bounces back quickly from disappointment.

How Your Core Values Are Essential to Sustainable Success in Business

Noelle Bloom | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Noelle Bloom

Have you ever found yourself doing things out of character, second guessing your decisions or sacrificing what's most important to you in the name of creating success?

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Do you ever feel like in the picture? I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding ...

The Surprising Difference Between Careerism and Leadership

Bill George | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Bill George

Before you take on a leadership role, ask yourself: "What motivates me to lead this organization?" If the honest answers are simply power, prestige and money, you are at risk of being trapped by external gratification as your source of fulfillment.

What Do Lady Gaga, Rihanna and a Story Expert Contribute to Branding You? (Part 3)

Maureen P. Price | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Maureen P. Price

Jonah Sachs recommends seeing members of your target audience as heroes in the making and the stars of your stories. This is where you need to inspire and empower rather than promote messages of inadequacy or "not having or being enough."

6 Vital Steps To Change Your Career

Elyse Santilli | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Keep this list close at hand and read it whenever you have a wobbly moment of fear or doubt. Stay strong, beautiful soul. You've got this.

Money Talks and That Starts With Your Vote

Kallen Diggs | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Kallen Diggs

Election season is something that often comes for most citizens around the world. Some people vote in some or all elections while others may only focus on the presidential elections. It is something that people do quite often because they believe that their vote makes a difference.

Creating a 'Contagious' Corporate Culture

Matt Gantz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Matt Gantz

The recent New York Times article on Amazon's "bruising workplace" sparked a firestorm of reaction. While I admire the giant retailer's singular accom...

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

The Lessons I Learned From Being Stabbed

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 09.22.2015 | Good News
Eliot M. Wagonheim

To this day, I don't even remember what it was about. I didn't have a knife, but that didn't seem to matter. I was stabbed just the same. Twice. Once through my shoulder and once in the abdomen. I lay down in the street until my sister was able to help me home.

Finding Our National Values in Pope Francis' Message

Rudy López | Posted 09.21.2015 | Religion
Rudy López

Having a Pope who is as outspoken against inequality and systemic greed as Francis has been, you can only imagine the level of excitement that any individual who cares about social and economic justice is feeling right now.

5 Secrets to Build Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Sanity

Noelle Bloom | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Noelle Bloom

Have you ever dreamed of building your business to the level you want without going crazy? Don't think you can have your cake and eat it too? I get it, it's one of those dreams where you think to yourself, there's got to be a trap!

The Future of Business

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Disengaged workforces. Water shortages. Financial oligarchies. Climate change. Charismatic leadership. Mass migration. Wealth inequality.

What Should Andrew Do?

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Andrew got into the office and fired up his laptop. He made himself a coffee and took a deep breath, as he prepared for the day ahead. Andrew joine...

Grow Your Relationship Capital

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Start embracing the value of building relationships with everyone and anyone even though you do not see how they might help you right now. There is always something that you learn distinctly from every connection you nurture.

The Keys to Setting Great Goals This Season

Leona deVinne | Posted 09.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

September is the new January... Summer has a much different pace to it than September... As some of you may still be trying to catch your breath from...