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Why Do My Eyes Tear Up When I Yawn?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 09.02.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

When you see someone yawn, you might yawn too and something else may also happen. You might shed a tear or two.

Envisioning a Better Future: The Importance of Dreaming

Ryan Herring | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion
Ryan Herring

In the Bible, dreams and visions were often used by God to communicate with people and to reveal God's plan. God utilized this method to create a bridge between the realm of the divine and the realm of flesh. Ultimately, though, Jesus stands in this gap as God made flesh.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

How to Get What You Deserve in Business and Life

Sarah Grear | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Sarah Grear

Large or small we all have a vision for our life, but how much do we really share it with the world? An essential part of stepping into your life's purpose is sharing your vision with others. When you courageously choose to take this step, that's when something magical starts to occur.

The Link Between Vision and Productivity

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

Often people don't know they have a vision issue because they only know what they see. The vision they have is normal to them, and they can only assume that everyone sees the same way they do. An accurate prescription for corrective lenses can open the world for someone who didn't know what they weren't seeing.

3 Leadership Lessons Learned From Jon Stewart

Alex Budak | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Alex Budak

As the world celebrates Jon Stewart's contributions to comedy, news and politics and mourns his departure from The Daily Show, many people are forgetting that Stewart is more than just a talented satirist. He's an outstanding leader.

Here's Why Your Upbringing Doesn't Dictate Your Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Moral of the story is that hard work will always prevail, and you should not downplay someone else's success just because they might have had a more privileged upbringing. That doesn't mean they didn't have to work hard to get to where they are today.

The Only Way You Can Create Brilliant Products

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

If you are a great technology leader or product manager -- you know a secret that others ignore. Managing relationships is essential to your job.

Five Things I Love About Having a Strategic Growth Plan for My Small Business

Helen Callier | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Helen Callier

A Leader that works on the business guiding a team to achieve an established vision versus working in the business i.e. hands on in producing a widget or doing the actual hammering. By working on your small business you are in a better position to lead your organization through its mission, goals and strategies.

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.

How Fast Can the Eyes See? Move?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 07.09.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

I know the eyes are fast. Our vision seems almost instant. But just how speedy are our eyes?

CEO Insight: Overcoming the Emotional Toll of Anger

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When we make the choices that allow us to preserve our inner peace, the reward is that the sweet savor of success isn't marred with the bitter aftertaste that comes with lingering anger. And isn't that why we began this journey of entrepreneurship in the first place?

8 Steps To Doing The Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Many people are starting to wake up to their passions and realize the importance of doing work that brings a sense of fulfillment; however, the transition phase to doing meaningful work, especially as an entrepreneur, can be a difficult one to navigate. These are the eight steps that worked for me in transitioning to doing the work I love.

Rods and Cones are Not Alone

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 07.01.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

There are approximately 120 million rods and 6 million cones in the retina which help us to see, but did you know there is another type of light sensitive cell there? Intrinsically photoreceptive retinal ganglion cells are a type of cell in our retina that has nothing to do with our vision.

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.

Why Do I See Patterns When I Close My Eyes?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

Even when we close our eyes, they are active. They are buzzing with the metabolism and regeneration of visual pigments. You can think of it as the TV not being shut off, but changed to a fuzzy picture.

How Do Night Vision Goggles Work?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

Ever wonder how night vision goggles work? Most work by detecting and amplifying infrared light. We can't see infrared light but it's there. Trees and buildings give off low levels of infrared light. Humans and animals emit more.

Why Do Car Wheels Appear to Spin Backwards in Movies?

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 06.15.2015 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

Ever notice how they sometimes seemingly spin backwards? What's up with that? Well, I did a little digging and found that the phenomenon of car wheels appearing to spin backwards in movies is dubbed "The Wagon Wheel Effect."

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 06.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100% responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility—it's com...

How to Manifest Your Vision

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The great visionary Charles Chaplin in his 1952 movie Limelight talks about the law of desire and tapping into the universal energy. He says, "Life ...

What a Hawaiian Rainforest Taught Me About the Power of Intention

Noah St. John | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

I'm on the island of Oahu taking the whole family on an epic Hawaiian vacation. Babette says she wants to visit a waterfall because she love...

Reading and Vision

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 05.14.2015 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

Vision is seen as a health problem, not the school's problem. Schools do not have resources for eyeglasses, so even though they are accountable for children's reading, and even though school leaders and teachers know full well that a lot of their kids just need glasses, they feel helpless in solving this simple problem.

How to Create Your One-of-a-Kind Business Vision

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Stephenie Zamora

My clients constantly ask me for a blueprint of how I run my business, structure my programs and packages, and plan my marketing. I always tell them the same thing: What works for me won't necessarily work for you, so it's better to start off with a model and offerings that really light you up!

To Create a Powerful Vision, Ask WHY

Alex Budak | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Alex Budak

Often entrepreneurs are tempted to create a vision statement which describes in detail what they are doing -- the program they offer, their target group, their service offering -- but completely forget to mention why they are doing it in the first place.

Vision Matters: Thought-Leadership Strategies for Success

Stedman Graham | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Stedman Graham

Walt Disney knew the power of vision. He created Walt Disney World in his mind and then led others to imagine and support his idea for a revolutionary theme-park experience. This is the essence of visionary thought leadership and the heart of what it takes to create a dream in this world.