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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?

Redefining What It Means To Grow

Birju Pandya | Posted 03.30.2012 | Impact
Birju Pandya

Why only 1 way to measure growth? If I get a 10 percent raise next year but eat less healthy food, spend less time with close and extended community, or do more self-serving work, did I really grow?

Public-Private Partnerships Are Key to U.S. Competitiveness

Bridget van Kralingen | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology
Bridget van Kralingen

Collaboration between the public and private sectors has long served as the model for addressing major challenges faced by the U.S. But in today's political and economic environment, is it a thing of the past?

Regulators: Listen to Workers

Will Marshall | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Will Marshall

AT&T is a big company, which perhaps explains why federal regulators are ganging up to block its proposed merger with T-Mobile. Big must be bad, right?

The Longing for Home

Karen Talavera | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

After your perspective of reality, who you are and what life is broadens there is no going back to illusions.

The EU 'Rescue Fund' -- Part Of The Problem, Not The Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

There is still much to be decided before EU leaders can claim to have provided a comprehensive and credible plan to end the sovereign debt crisis.

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.

Stagflation Risk and What This Means for Stocks

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As the outlook for growth continues to deteriorate, whilst the price for goods and services remain stubbornly high, the risk of stagflation returns. This would be a tough scenario, where policy options tackling one of these issues would only worsen the other.

Friday Talking Points -- I Am A 99 Percenter

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Occupy Wall Street protest continues. So far, its staying power has surprised and enthused a large swath of America, and surprised and bemused mu...

G20 'Committed To Strong And Coordinated' Effort To Fix Economy

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea -- The Group of 20 leading advanced and emerging economies are vowing to work together to boost the struggling global economy and f...

Jennifer Bendery

Question Remains Whether Congress Can Pass Any Major Jobs Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Congressional lawmakers were quick to offer boilerplate responses to President Barack Obama's jobs speech on Thursday night, but none wer...

British Chamber of Commerce Reduces Growth Prospects For UK GDP

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has published its quarterly economic forecast, downgrading its prediction for UK GDP growth in 2011 and 2012. ...