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5 Ways to Overcome Overachievement Disorder

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

We all have a unique purpose to unfold in this lifetime and the sooner we stop trying to one up one another, the sooner we'll find the path to that which will truly bring us joy.

Rats!

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The World Has Problems? Ask Your Kids to Solve Them!

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Fifty
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

What happens when 2,000 kids from around the world show up in Ames, Iowa to solve world problems? They get solved, and by some of the brightest kid's who are between 10 - 18 years old!

The Case Against Straight A's

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I have seen too many kids get stressed out, anxious and even depressed in their mission to get straight A's. Let me tell you why I dislike the pursuit of straight A's.

Must a Business Tell Consumers About Competitors?

Brad Reid | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Regulating false and deceptive advertising generally comes under a rational basis standard. Courts, however, consistently write of protecting consumers and not competitors. Hence, generally a business has no legal obligation to tell consumers about competitors.

Verizon's Fiber Optic Networks Are 'Title II' -- Here's What the FCC Should Do

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

To be blunt, Verizon has gamed the entire regulatory process via "Title Shopping" in the Open Internet docket and in many other ongoing proceedings that impact all of America's communications.

PayPal Co-Founder: 'Monopolies Are Great Companies. Super Competitive Ones Are Not'

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

Peter Thiel, an entrepreneur and investor, co-founded PayPal and the data analytics firm Palantir Technologies. He made the first outside Facebook inv...

Healthy Brands Answer These Five Tough Questions

Scott MacFarland | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

These are not the only questions you need to ask your marketing team. However, they are a great place to start if you are questioning your brand identity. Start here and you will be well on your way to discovering the elusive answer to, is my company a healthy brand?

FTC to Begin Patent Troll Study

Edward J. Black | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Edward J. Black

It's time for the FTC to begin using its authority to subpoena troll companies and gather more data on exactly how this parasitic industry is draining the economy.

What If Governments Were More Like Tech Startups? How to Grow a City in Honduras

Zach Weissmueller | Posted 08.25.2014 | World
Zach Weissmueller

How do you fix a system that's so broken and corrupt that the citizens living under it go to lengths such as jumping aboard a freight train nicknamed "The Beast" with their children just to escape it?

The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

Sport Psychology Still Doesn't Get the Respect It Deserves

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?

FDA Delays Costing Money and Lives

Steve Pociask | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Pociask

If the public interest is at the core of the FDA's mission, it needs to move quickly and promulgate rules that will facilitate market entry, heighten industry price competition, save consumers money, and produce better patient outcomes.

Why I Am Illiterate in Math & How Public Education Can Fix It

Elizabeth Evans | Posted 08.01.2014 | Education
Elizabeth Evans

I read the New York Times Magazine cover story about Americans' struggle with math, with special appreciation: I stink at math. I always thought my pr...

Can Smiles and Laughter Change the World?

Jamie Masada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

I have a dream, perhaps naïve, of bringing the world together through smiles and laughter. Religion, diplomacy and democracy haven't succeeded so maybe it's time to focus on something more universal. And that is why I launched the first annual Funniest Person in the World Competition.

Down Kitty! The Evolution of Female Competition

Katie Tandy | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

When it comes to the intricacies of fashion, we women dress for each other. Of course we want the boys to like (lust, adore, pine for) us, but there are very few men out there who know something fabulous when they see it. And when they do, we start feeling a little suspicious.

Spotlight Deservedly on Rory but Don't Forget About the Tiger

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.20.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

The golfing spotlight is back on Rory McIlroy and rightfully so. The 25-year-old Irish lad put on a stellar performance that left him holding the coveted Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon, and put to rest any doubts that he has emerged from his recent slump.

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

For Athletic Success, You Pay Now or Pay Later

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Focus on your long-term goals. To be your best, you have to put a lot of time and effort into your athletic preparations. But, as I noted above, there are going to be times when you don't feel that motivated.

How I Decide Who To Root For During The World Cup

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I won't pretend I'm a true soccer fan, but I love the World Cup. It has to do with country versus country, and how much it means to the players and fans of those countries. Having been fortunate enough to have visited several foreign countries, my method of choosing who to root for is quite simple.

Winning the Wireless World Cup

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 08.30.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Last week the highest court in the land recognized the centrality of mobile when Chief Justice Roberts wrote in an opinion, "modern cell phones...a...

What the 2014 World Cup Teaches About Winning Business

Ian Altman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

The group stage match between USA and Portugal was a roller coaster. Naturally, I started seeing parallels between World Cup soccer and the challenges that companies face in growing their businesses.

How to View Your Competitors as Inspiration

Michelle Shemilt | Posted 08.16.2014 | Small Business
Michelle Shemilt

Leaders, innovators and creators change the world by inspiring and looking to the world around them for inspiration, not by putting down, wishing ill and trying to prevent improvement.

How Mindfulness Keeps Athletes' Heads In The Game

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

The World Cup is officially in full swing, and needless to say, the competition is fierce. Tonight the United States squares off against Ghana, the ne...

How the Psychology of Performance Really Works

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

A fundamental question I have been exploring in the 30 years that I have been working in the field of performance psychology is: What does it take to ...