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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 08.29.2014 | 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 08.28.2014 | 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 08.22.2014 | 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.

How Fartlek Training Can Help Make You a Better Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Fartlek is a term borrowed from the Swedish. The Swedish word Fart (speed) and lek (play) combine to form the word Fartlek (speedplay). Fartlek traini...

7 Guides for Parents to Help Their Children through Competitive Youth Football

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Though young athletes handle pressure differently, parents of youth football players often experience their own anxiety not knowing how to help their children navigate a stressful experience.

The Power of Coming Back to Joy and How it Can Help You at Work

Marina Illich, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Marina Illich, Ph.D.

Let's remind ourselves of a simple fact: Joy is our birthright. Joy is not an externality. It's not something we can afford to dip into when time or bandwidth permit. It is a cornerstone of our power as influencers, visionaries and creative agents of change.

9 Things De La Salle Football Taught Me About Life

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Kathleen Buckstaff

In 2011, my middle-school son came to me and said he wanted to attend a football summer camp at De La Salle. I asked what was De La Salle. I could see my son wanted to go with every ounce of his being. The school was an hour and a half drive from our house.

The Ray Rice Teachable Moment: Coaching Boys Into Men

M.L. Carr | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports
M.L. Carr

Some people are asking, "What kind of message is the NFL sending to women and girls about how they are valued in society?" We have another question: What kinds of messages are young boys receiving from the Ray Rice incident?

First Female Assistant Coach in the NBA

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A compelling spectacle, sports promotes the cherished American ideal of intense competition on a level playing field where race nor gender matter.

Parents of Young Athletes Need to Keep Everything in Perspective

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.07.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You should be your kid's biggest supporter. But for parents of high school athletes, in particular, it's important to maintain perspective. Don't lose sleep worrying about catering to every need of your athletic child.

Improve Your Odds of Change!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Change is simple, but it's not easy. It's hard. You have to do it. You have to put in the time and effort that it takes to change. That's one of the big reasons why I take what I do so seriously.

My Most Important Life Lesson From My (Fifth!) Business Trip to Beijing

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

I realize that among the many choices I have is choosing what I focus on and what perspective will serve me best. So instead of focusing on the burden of a fifth business trip to China, I will focus on the blessing of having paid work that makes a positive impact on others and makes me happy.

9 Reasons I Loved My First Boss

Josh Bersin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Josh Bersin

Early in your career this is all very stressful. Of course you want to succeed - but you're not always sure how. My advice is to be yourself (topic of another blog). But in the meantime, it often comes down to having a great boss.