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Can Delegation Kill?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

With input, you can delegate with your eyes wide open. Delegation won't blindly kill -- instead it will appropriately breathe new life into an organization and build morale, careers and a company.

Why Taking a Break Makes You a Better Leader

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolina Rogoll

Taking a break and returning back successfully makes others realize that it can be done. Sharing your reflections about your experience and how profoundly even a short break away has changed you, will show them how fruitful it can be for them as well.

Your Boss -- Seriously Successful or Downright Deluded?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

While your boss's positive beliefs about herself helped her become successful. These same beliefs can make it tough for her to change. The same beliefs that helped her get to her current level of success, can inhibit her from making the changes needed to stay there -- or move forward.

50 Essential Last-Minute Marathon Tips

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Congratulations on making it to the starting line after months of marathon training. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best race. Good luck and godspeed!

High School Football Deaths Stir Memories of Ugly Youth Football Moments

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

It was the waning moments of a damp September fourth quarter, and football, as it often does, had brought out the ugly side of one of its fans. In this case, the red-faced rooter was a 30-something dad.

We Don't Know What We Don't Know

Hans Hickler | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

Organizations go through change -- growth, market dynamics, Customer demands, stakeholder pressures. An organization's ability, and readiness, to face that change, and to create real sustainability is paramount. All too often, the unknown plays a crucial factor.

Why Your Boss Is a Lousy Coach

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So, what can you do about this? How do you get the help you need from your boss? How do you turn him or her into your coach?

What Ever Happened to the Good Old Clichés of Parenting?

Samaneh Kleopatra Zarabi | Posted 09.25.2014 | Parents
Samaneh Kleopatra Zarabi

I don't want to start a debate on success or happiness. Instead, I want to highlight an opportunity we have as parents: Let's help children everywhere in this world to experience less pain, misery and agony in life.

3 More Ways to Use Neuroscience to Improve Your Productivity

Amy Brann | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business
Amy Brann

Results are the product of behaviors. Nothing ground-breaking in that. However, we also know that people's internal and external environments cause behaviors. This is where things get interesting because most organizations are grossly under-utilizing the tools and approaches that will improve their results.

How to Challenge Your Team & Take It to the Next Level!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

This process works because it is highly focused, includes disciplined feedback and follow-up, doesn't waste time and causes participants to focus on self-improvement.

An Introduction To Soccer For 3 And 4-Year-Olds

Chris Cate | Posted 09.22.2014 | Parents
Chris Cate

You must want the ball like you want chocolate cake for breakfast and breakfast cereal for dinner. Sure, sitting down and picking grass might look like a great idea when a player on the other team does it. But that is your chance to kick the ball while the other team is down.

10 Things I Learned About Teaching From My Kids' Coaches

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 09.22.2014 | Education
Grete DeAngelo

As a teacher and a parent, I'm always looking for role models on how to do my job better, and some of the best examples I've seen have been my kids' coaches.

Football Needs to Reclaim Its Nostalgia

Steven Schlozman, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Steven Schlozman, M.D.

You know what's missing from this year's football? Football. There's plenty of football news, but that isn't of course the same thing. We've got head injuries and the latest spate of domestic violence. But what we don't have is the game itself.

Top 3 Behaviors Founders Need To Change To Be Better Leaders

Ellevate | Posted 09.19.2014 | Women
Ellevate

The need to control can stifle the space other leaders need to thrive. When you are tempted to interrupt and grab the reigns, or start speaking on behalf of your leaders, consider alternatives.

7 Learning Styles to Up Your Management Game

Anne Loehr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Anne Loehr

Whether they realize it or not, people have two to three preferred learning styles. Think about it; when you have to learn something new, do you prefer to hear it, read it or touch it physically? Do you naturally make up songs about things?

A Different Take on Integrity

Michael Neill | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

If you don't know what you're talking about, stop talking. In the silence that ensues, you just might hear something real, beautiful, and true.

Why Every Runner Needs a Coach

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Even if you think you know what you're doing, sometimes it helps to have an educated and unbiased opinion. You see, we tend to be too subjective when we coach ourselves. Sometimes we just need a little push in the right direction.

Music Turns Me on: A Conversation With the Hot Band Dopapod

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Listening to music is one way I thrive in this world and Dopapod songs find their way on to my playlists daily.

When Social Media Doesn't Matter: Four Reasons to Tune Out Feedback

Edward Muzio | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

My point here is that in many situations, feedback -- be it the useful and actionable kind, the social media kind, or both -- isn't actually productive at all.

Are You Good Friends With Time?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You don't realize you are in a relationship with time and right now you are allowing that relationship to be dysfunctional. Time is one of the most important relationships in your life. In fact, it is the currency of your life.

6 Tips to Help Parents Enjoy Youth Soccer Again

Cort Ruddy | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Cort Ruddy

As a father of four, a long-time soccer fan and a youth soccer coach, here are a few tips that can improve your enjoyment of the so-called beautiful game.

How One Woman Went From Executive Assistant to Executive Coach

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

Many performance artists, directors and writers have used life coaches to help them to better define their career and personal goals. Who knows? A life coach just might be the catalyst you're searching for that can help you tap into your unique genius.

Want To Be Invited Into You? A Pre-Labor Day Meditation

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Mostly, this time of the year is a liminal space between here and there, then and now and you and me. Want to rewire, recalibrate and reinvent the next unfolding moment of the Truth of You and your own breath, your way? This is your invitation to entrain to new weather, time, space and commitments.

Islands of Safety, Part 2: Libraries and Books

James M. Lynch | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

It might help to remind yourself in the middle of a crazy, life-in-your-face week that a trip to the library can change your whole mood and the hushed semi-silence and respectful calm it brings might offer you the change in perspective you need, the recharging of your batteries that you long for.

Why We Need Little League

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Sports
Helene Cohen Bludman

When this kid is a 13-year-old girl pitching her way into the history books in a field of dreams, we are euphoric. She is one of ours. Such is life this week in Philadelphia.