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The Spirit That Drove Us to Civil War Is Back

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

It's like facial recognition technology: if the features match up, you conclude, "It's the same guy." So it is with the match between the force that drove us to Civil War more than a century and a half ago, and the force that has taken over the Republican Party in our times.

Power: The New Valium

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

High-power posture can change our physiology, psychology and behavior. It can make us more competitive while decreasing our stress levels. Thus far no troubling side effects have been reported. The price is right. Sounds good to me.

Three Ways to Be a Game Changer

Birute Regine | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Birute Regine

In day-to-day office politics, the domination game of seeking power and ego boosting is a great distractor from the real work that needs to be done.

What Is Real Power?

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

There is nothing more confusing in our contemporary society than the nature of real power. An ancient definition of the word power is to be able to. ...

We Need an Enlightened Version of Fatherhood for the New Age

Donna Henes | Posted 08.12.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Henes

The hand that rocks the cradle, has, from antiquity, ruled the world. Motherhood has been the only recognized blood kinship for the majority of people...

Meet D.C.'s Most Eligible Dominatrix

Posted 02.22.2013 | DC

Domina Vontana, one of D.C.'s premiere dominatrixes, enjoys cycling, organic farming and the three M's of domination. In a city of powerful and ric...

War and Climate Change

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
Robert Koehler

The problem isn't simply that we're failing to address climate change but that we're continuing to aggravate it, flaunt it, inflict it on others. War, you might say, is a pre-enactment of global warming, a sneak preview of what happens when the world we live in turns viciously inhospitable.

Missing From the Domination Fest: Men

Rick Newman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Rick Newman

Today's man has barely earned the right to massage his partner's feet when she gets home from her 12-hour workday at the investment bank or the ER or the particle accelerator.

50 Shades of Grey = A Message to Man Up!

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.12.2012 | Books
Paul LaRosa

The runaway bestseller 50 Shades of Grey written by an Australian woman named E.L. James, clearly has captured the hearts and hormones of women acros...

Communication: Struggles Between Poly Star-Crossed Lovers

Amy Shiner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I guess you could say that if two people communicate, share common bonds and emotions they are in a relationship. However, I don't consider my best friend from childhood to be in a poly relationship with me.

Are You Hiding From Life Inside an Abusive Relationship?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I stuck with the wrong guy because I felt the alternative was much worse.

Are You Mad at Me?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Anger was the typical response I got from my ex when I was honest with him about my feelings. His anger left me emotionally "hand shy," inwardly wincing before each anticipated strike.

From Amazon Woman to a Feminine Presence

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Birute Regine

Now that there are more women in the workplace, women and like-minded men can support each other and cultivate a feminine presence that benefits everyone. Let's shift the reward system.

Power, Politics, and Polarization

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Birute Regine

Fewer women in Congress is not just a woman's issue. It leaves the Congress comprised largely of men, and perfect conditions for even more posturing. Boys always behave better when girls are around.

The Power of Vulnerability

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Birute Regine

There is a silver lining in the current economic crisis; this crisis has actually created conditions for a new society to emerge, a society based on cooperation and collaboration.

Are You An "Alpha" Male?

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

The alpha is a guy who is loud and pushy and so aggressively ego-fueled that he always gets his way. I couldn't help but think, is there a way to be an alpha without being obnoxious?

Co-creation: Innovation can Come from Anywhere in the System

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arjuna Ardagh

For as long as we can remember, Iago-based business has used a dominator model. Decisions are made by the CEO and senior management, who are retained by investors to represent their interests.