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5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

You probably have big goals for your company in 2015, but may yearn to approach them in a fresh way. Here are 5 ways CEOs and business leaders can shift themselves and their teams into the right mindset to make transformation happen.

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Finding your purpose takes some effort, but it gives you in return such important awareness and insight into yourself. When you think about the rest of your life, investing a bit of time to discover yourself is well worth that effort.

Everyone Should Be Required to See "Inside Out"

Mark Baer | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Baer

I want to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in the production and development of Disney•Pixar's film "Inside Out." The film is named "Inside Out" because it is about the inner workings of the mind, which controls how people behave.

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

Daydream Believer

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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We Cannot Destroy ISIS, So We Should Build Ourselves

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 06.24.2015 | World
Dr. Michael Laitman

The crux of the matter is that today's youngsters have neither identity nor belonging. This is what all of us, all over the Western world, should focus on, because the problem is not endemic to the UK but manifests globally. The heart of the Western world's problems is social alienation.

Civilization & Values

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Good News
Paula Gordon

One of the pleasures of having lived for several decades is that old friends drop by now and again. In an email sent to a few friends and colleagues, Stuart Kauffman passed along a piece he and his co-authors have written for the United Nations about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

3 Steps to Activate Your Company's Culture

Elliot Begoun | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You cannot just talk about your company's culture or value. You must demonstrate them through action, making certain they manifest outwardly. Far too often, it is just talk.

6 Steps to Ending the Copy Cat in Business

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

The unoriginal, uninspired, and lacking of confidence in the phenomenon of a person who steals your ideas, words, and work is an eye roll to every business owner.

Modern Religious Liberty: Brought to Us by Our Migrant Ancestors

Rev. Ryan M. Eller | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion
Rev. Ryan M. Eller

Where were all the Americans on United flight 3504, where Muslim chaplain Tahera Ahmad, who was wearing a headscarf, was refused an unopened soda over concerns she may "use it as a weapon"? Moments later, her neighbor was served an unopened beer.

Inexpensive Wine Accessories That Will Make Any Bottle Better

GoGirl Finance | Posted 06.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
GoGirl Finance

Wine and summer go hand in hand -- there's nothing better than a cool glass of rosé or white on a hot day. With all those summer parties you're planning, it's important to be prepared.

Morality, Religion and Experimenting on You

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2015 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

To improve the process of ethical oversight of research, we need to change our attitudes, and recognize far more fully that complicated moral issues, strains and vagaries are involved.

Legacy Writing: A Tool to Discover and Communicate Values

Rachael Freed | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

This winter I invited the women who were in legacy facilitator training with me to do a short writing exercise, not for the purpose of discerning values, but to provide a sense of generations, an appreciation of life and our mortality, and to address two of our universal needs: wanting to be known and remembered.

What We're Really Fighting For

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

This weekend, I'm thinking about the real value of the "cheap" gas we're burning, the real value of a small plastic bottle of clean water, the real value of an American soldier.

Is Saving Money More Important Than Saving Lives for Automakers?

John Foley | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
John Foley

Having global safety standards is not altruistic. It's simply the right thing to do. It's telling your customers that their lives matter, no matter where they are and who is watching.

For Good Grantmaking, It All Comes Back to Good Governance

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Kathleen P. Enright

Before I came to Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, I spent more than five years at BoardSource, a national organization focused on improving nonprofit governance. I have to admit, at the time I fancied myself a bit of a governance expert. I was wrong.

Mapping a New Marketplace On-Purpose

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

Millennials are less interested in owning a house or a car than they are in living, working and consuming according to their values. This group is shaping not only the possibilities for what we do at work, but more importantly how we work.

The 5 Rules Of Self-Confidence

Silvano Lieger | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Silvano Lieger

What you say and do has value. Even on the slight chance that there might be this stupid social thing we call awkwardness -- who cares? Don't waste your life wondering what other people think. Because they are wondering the same.

Build a Career (and Life!) That's Aligned With Your Values

Leisa Peterson | Posted 05.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

We live in a world where it's easy to feel pushed into job duties that are not in alignment with our sense of right and wrong. Perhaps you've been ask...

Stealing From Yourself

Wendy Reese | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

When I was 6 years old, I was in the checkout lane at the grocery with my mom. She was busy loading groceries from the cart onto the conveyor belt while I was busy checking out all the tempting candy, all of which was at eye level for me. I wanted the gum.

The Incredible Value Of Gratitude At Work

Noelle Nelson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

When you're the boss or in a supervisory position at work, gratitude for your employees can make a real impact -- not only to your workers, but also t...

Redefining Balance

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

The problem is that we see balance as doing it all to perfection with a smile on our face the whole time. We fool ourselves into thinking that we can make everyone happy and never let anyone else down, except when we do try to be everything to everyone we are letting ourselves down.

Gracious Touches to Make Your Wedding Unique

Anne Naylor | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

The more I work with people, the more I appreciate how different we all are. No two couples are the same. So each ceremony can be tailored to the unique love you share, your individuality and how you express your love.

Practicing Benedictine Values in a Modern World

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

Although Saint Benedict walked this earth more than 1,500 years ago, his teachings remain relevant in today's business world. This is especially true for higher education.