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Getting High... With a Little Help From Our Friends

Ed Gerwin | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Interestingly, Antares' initial cargo will include small satellites built by NASA from globally sourced smartphones. But Antares should also remind us that, when it comes to America's role in the connected global economy, we also need to act on some weighty issues here on Earth.

Are You Formalizing, Capturing, and Leveraging Knowledge To Create Higher Value Assets?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the next five years and beyond, organizations worldwide will create amazing new economic value by converting data and information into knowledge and wisdom, sharing that knowledge and wisdom internally to increase its value, and then selling selected areas of it in non-competing industries to a global client base.

Outgrow to Grow

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina M. Martínez

Many people have entered my life and have served as a vehicle for the universe to provide me with abundance. It's wasn't the person who sought me out to provide it -- I asked for it. They were the right vehicle and the right time. And they too were looking for an outlet to share.

Mounting the Dragon

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Aerial skiers are all apprehensive every time we make our way down the unstable plastic material launching us into the summer training pool.

Zach Carter

Jack Welch Invents '2009 Recession' And New Economic Metric To Criticize Barack Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch rewrote economic history during a Saturday appearance on Fox News, criticizing President Barack O...

Déjà vu All Over Again?

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Though seasons are pretty consistent and recognizable when they cycle back through, there is one thing that is different -- sometimes dramatically different: us.

Students, Universities Must Engage With the World, Then Change It

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

Our young people are called to change the world. How can you change the world without engaging the world? To engage the world, we must prepare students for what they will encounter outside the safety net of the university.

How I Overcame The Darkest Post-Divorce Days

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

Grief overcame me like a dark cloud. I felt so much sadness that I thought I'd drown.

Five Guiding Questions for Living Life to the Fullest

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

We've all heard the clichés -- life is fleeting. Time flies. As I write this, the year is already two-thirds over and it feels like it just started. Some years are like that, and 2012 is one.

On Friendship

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

Friendship continues to take so many forms that I cannot describe it in general. What I do know is that "friendship" with both men and women in my life has some essential qualities.

How Firstborns and Secondborns Compare

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

People have long been fascinated with birth order and how it shapes our lives; and recent research indicates that first- and secondborns do indeed see the world differently in ways that impact their motivation and likelihood of career and personal success.

7 Ways to Pick Up, Practice or Perfect a New Skill

Women & Co | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Here are seven of the best ways to pick up, practice or perfect a new skill and increase your visibility -- and network -- while doing it.

How to Keep Moving Forward Despite the Messiness

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

We humans have a tendency to grow and progress throughout our lives, some perhaps more than others. I am not the person I was in my teens, my 20s or even my 30s. I continue to progress just as my autistic daughter and my non-autistic son do.

Embracing Ourselves At 50

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night jolted by the fact that I am now 50 years old. For a brief moment, I think it's all just a big mistake, a cosmic joke, and that I am really still only 35.

A Letter To The Past Me

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.13.2012 | College

Dear 17-year-old Sahaj, Congratulations! You just graduated from high school at the top of your class, as VP of the student body, captain of the so...

You Do Have The Power!

Anne Naylor | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

My experience is that too many of us under-value, or fail to recognize, our true worth. We do not take good enough care of ourselves, or we sell ourselves short when it comes to being true to ourselves and going for what we really want in our heart of hearts.

9 Ways to Practice Being a Humble Leader

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Pontish Yeramyan

It is one thing to talk about humility and entirely another to practice it. How do you bring humility to your interactions with your people? What about with your boss? Your customers? These 9 practices can bring out the strength in humility and open pathways to connection and growth.

A Mindfulness Practice For Weeding The Garden Of Your Mind

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When you stop and consider how many thought-seeds are blown, dropped, or purposefully planted in your mind on a daily basis, it may cause you to tend to your mental garden with a bit more regularity.

Rio+20: A Momentum for Resource Economics

Peter Bjerregaard | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Peter Bjerregaard

Growth. It's not about plant growth, hair growth or growth in quality of life, it's about economic growth. And the kind that is measured in GDP. However, Rio+20 might mark a paradigm shift in the way we measure growth and wealth.

Jon Ward

Romney Embraces Growth, Leaving Austerity To Europe

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Austerity is out. Growth is in. And Mitt Romney's campaign has taken notice. Politicians in Europe and in President Barack Obama's...

Study: High Government Debt Leads To 'Panic And Contradictory Policies'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

It might not be government debt itself that's a danger to the U.S. economy. That's because government debt does not necessarily lead to lower econ...

Grow Deep and You'll Stand Tall

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

We need to remember that infinite intelligence is the soil, the essential foundation upon which we grow our lives. Then we can view the challenges in our lives as blessings. It is that contrast that develops our character and deepens our spiritual roots in the rich soil of being.

Harmony Hijacked My Chaos

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I understand challenges and obstacles are lessons, and difficult people are gifts in that they teach me patience and boundaries. I know times of doubt ask for clarification before moving forward.

Growth With Resilience: An Opportunity for African Agriculture

Professor Sir Gordon Conway | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Professor Sir Gordon Conway

Many African countries are growing fast. African GDP is growing at about 6% per year and over the past decade, 6 of the world's 10 fastest grow¬ing countries were African. But this growth remains fragile.

Motivation -- It's Overrated!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.07.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

We are all trying to get something done -- big or small, mental or physical, emotional or spiritual. Something's on our reinvention list that we want to tackle so how do we get ourselves to the DO IT phase vs the I-really-wish-I-had-the-motivation-to-do-it phase?