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Values

This Is Your Mother (Earth) Calling!

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.19.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Even though you can't define what the words beauty and love mean, if you'd only judge everything you do to me and to each other by first asking if what you're doing is beautiful, you'd have more to love and live longer to love it.

Lolly Daskal: Leave Your Values At The Door

Lolly Daskal | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Your values determine what is important and meaningful to you. They align with your purpose, and speak loudly and passionately to others -- and to yourself -- about who you are and what you're called to do in this world.

Respect Works

Sophie Kitson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Sophie Kitson

If I say 'respect' what comes to your mind? Maybe Aretha Franklin? If I say 'working mom' what comes to mind? Maybe the memories of your own mother working to put food on the table, or Marissa Mayer in the executive suite at Yahoo's HQ? a

Sophie Kitson: How Humane Is Work?

Sophie Kitson | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Sophie Kitson

More people today are interested in who they are, their values and making a difference than in making a promotion. More people today won't be loyal to a company; they will be loyal to an ideal.

We're All a Little Bit Country

Jane Pak | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Jane Pak

Nearly 20 years later, most of my iTunes is still country music, my extended family is all from Tennessee and I work for the most brilliant cowboy boot company on the planet, and yes, I still know every single word to "Sold."

What Millennials Really Want Out of Work

Adam Grant | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

The jury is still out on whether narcissism has in fact grown from one generation to the next. Frankly, it's hard to make any valid, reliable statements about what millions of people who happened to born in the same two decades have in common.

Caring Is the Future of Consumption

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

Millennials are driving change. Even if some of the big corporate players still hold the pole position, you can already feel a change in the way they communicate with us.

The Evolution of Freedom

Gerard Senehi | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Gerard Senehi

As has always been the case, the next measure of freedom rests in the hands of the people who recognize its potential.

5 Values That Celebrate Our Interdependence

William Horden | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Brightness is the quality of contentment and joy that the untroubled spirit radiates, while lightness is the quality of ease and buoyancy of the untroubled presence.

Sustainable Innovation: Put Your Values to Work

Cortney McDermott | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Cortney McDermott

Innovation is about creating a better or more efficient product or organization. When innovating from your values, the critical questions are: Who are you serving? Why and how are you serving them? What economic and social imperatives does your organization share with those you serve?

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

Immigration Reform -- Creating Prosperity While Holding True to Our Values

Marc R. Stanley | Posted 08.27.2013 | Religion
Marc R. Stanley

Through the history of the Diaspora, Jews have a unique understanding of the hardship of living in different countries without full civil rights.

Attentive Leadership Begins at the Top

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

A 2010 study conducted by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) introduced a concept called "attentive leadership." The study focused on student success and found that one key is a visible, action-oriented commitment to timely graduation by people at all levels of an institution.

My Hero, Stephen

Bill Marriott | Posted 08.25.2013 | DC
Bill Marriott

No parent should have to see their child die, and those who do are members of a club that no one wants to belong to. Donna and I lost our dear son, Stephen, this week at the age of 54.

So Damn Superior: Parsing Partisan Politics

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Do both extreme conservatives and extreme liberals act more superior than moderates, or are conservative views alone linked to dogmatism and belief superiority?

Children and Families Need to Be the Number One Priority in Our Society

Mark Baer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Children and families need to be the number one priority in our society. Currently, we only pay lip service to such things. Our children are our future. Isn't it time that we reflect on our true values as a society?

Are You a Social Media Narcissist? Good and Bad Ways to Love Yourself Online

Dov Seidman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Dov Seidman

We've traded up from conspicuous consumption to conspicuous expression. Rather than buying more cashmere sweaters or luxury cars than our neighbors, people are actually buying social media followers!

Rape and Winning

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Like suicide, sexual assault is skyrocketing in the military. Why? Could it be that the problem is deeply structural? Could it be that it's related to the domination culture the military embodies.

The Good Samaritan Within Us

Randy Hain | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

I am sharing this brief story with you as encouragement that we all have a good samaritan somewhere deep within us. It is easy to get lost in our own problems, but we have opportunities every day to reach out to people struggling all around us.

Our Unethical Republic

William E. White | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
William E. White

Obedience to the law is not enough. Americans demand legal and ethical behavior from themselves and their fellow citizens.

Transforming Young Lives in a Cynical Age

John Petillo | Posted 07.16.2013 | College
John Petillo

Amid all the hand-wringing and soul-searching that higher education is going through about the value and the cost of a liberal arts education, we lose sight of one fundamental truth - it changes lives. For the better.

Ritual One for a Healthier and More Sustainable Life

Merel Bakker | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Merel Bakker

I truly believe that in our hearts we want to be healthy, and we want our planet to live on for future generations, but reality shows that it's not that simple to achieve.

How We Measure Success

Randy Hain | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

My father comes from a generation that has much to teach us today. We can deceive ourselves all we want that today's world holds us to a different standard, but as I get older I recognize that we also have the ability to choose the lives we want to lead.

Got Purpose? Good Health Starts With Knowing Your Own Values

Stacy Lu | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacy Lu

Why don't we always do what's best for us? It's a question that has long vexed health educator and behavioral specialist Vic Strecher, but he thinks he may finally have the answer.

What I Believe (About You)

Susan Piver | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

A show of hands, please. What do you believe in? What are your values? What do you believe is at the heart of human nature? What kind of world do you want to live in?