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Livestrong CEO Stepping Down After 'Most Stressful Period Of My Life'

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 ...

Write the Story You Want to Live

Nancy Sharp | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Nancy Sharp

I used to believe that all stories had a beginning, middle and end. While in the most obvious of ways, Brett's death was a finite end; it would take years for me to realize not only that the three of us could make a pleasing new life but that doing so meant rewriting our story.

Livestrong Donations Dropped 34% After Armstrong Doping Scandal

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Livestrong cancer charity is reporting a sharp drop in donations and revenue after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking ...

Livestrong Makes Biggest Donation Since Lance Armstrong's Disgraced Exit

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of ...

I Have Stage IV Breast Cancer: Why Go to the Gym?

Lisa Masters | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

I've concluded that I can either sit at home and watch TV feeling sorry for myself or I can get my ass to the gym and feel good about myself.

Livestrong: 'It's Never Going To Be The Same'

www.inc.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact

Doug Ulman remembers the day that everything went south. It was a Wednesday in October 2012, and Ulman, CEO and president of the Livestrong Foundat...

Conquering Kili With Love

Marc Middleton | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

Yes, it was beautiful, but we weren't here to look. We were here to climb, and through that prism, it was a huge, foreboding, snow-covered monolith that seemed impossible to reach let alone climb and summit.

The Media's Subjective Portrayal of the LIVESTRONG Foundation

Katherine McLane | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Katherine McLane

This has been a year full of challenges for the LIVESTRONG Foundation, to be sure, but the recent press narrative surrounding the Foundation has me thinking of the old Mark Twain quote: "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated."

Revenue For Lance Armstrong's Former Charity Fell Big Time: Report

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, July 23 (Reuters) - Donations to the cancer charity founded by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong declined ...

Donors Planning To Sue Lance Armstrong's Former Charity: Report

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact

Some fed up donors are planning on filing a lawsuit against Livestrong to get their money back, but their complaints go far beyond Lance Armstrong’s...

I Want to Believe

James Koole | Posted 06.08.2013 | TED Weekends
James Koole

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf he says he held his breath underwater for 17 minutes and four seconds, and that he did it through intense training and a deep understanding of the physiology of his own body, then that should be good enough. I should take him at his word. I want to believe.

A Unique Playbook for Crisis

Katherine McLane | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Katherine McLane

A frequent question I get is, "How's everyone at the Foundation doing?" The truth is, it's been rough. None of us anticipated the rapid and radical changes that are now the new normal. But we're dusting ourselves off and keeping the focus where it should be: helping people with cancer today.

I Love LIVESTRONG... and So Should You

Evan Handler | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Evan Handler

I am tired to the bone of the baseless and uninformed criticisms people continue to hurl toward the Livestrong Foundation, based on crimes Lance committed as a cyclist.

Livestrong: Armstrong Wasn't Asked To Leave

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact

CHICAGO — An executive vice president of a cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong says the cyclist wasn't formally asked to resign after admi...

Livestrong: We Will Survive

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact

CHICAGO — Leaders of the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong struck a determined, sometimes defiant tone on Thursday as they declared the ...

Another Charity Drops Lance Armstrong

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact

Another charity has cut ties with Lance Armstrong. After the disgraced cyclist admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to doping, Athletes for ...

The One Thing I Hope Lance Armstrong Gets Right

Jim Higley | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

Livestrong will survive and thrive. The millions and millions of cancer survivors and caregivers globally will also thrive because thrive is what we do. But Armstrong's children deserve more than anyone in this entire story.

Lance Armstrong Has Done More Good Than Bad For Nonprofit Sector

Paul Clolery | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Paul Clolery

Lance Armstrong admitted that he might have cheated to win a few bicycle races. Meanwhile, the LIVESTRONG brand he created is being tarnished, the nam...

To Forgive Lance Armstrong

Andy Braner | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports
Andy Braner

So when we hear the world talking about what a low life Lance is, let's not forget; we're not that far away, each one of us, from dealing with the same stuff Lance is dealing with right now.

Lance Reveals Lowest Moment

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — Lance Armstrong finally cracked. Not while expressing deep remorse or regrets, though there was plenty of that in Friday night's seco...

Are You Ready to Speak Your Truth?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Look at your own life and remember times when you've cheated, lied or done something wrong on whatever level. How did it make you feel, regardless of how small the incident?

Livestrong: It's Time For Armstrong To Be 'Truthful'

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact

AUSTIN, Texas — The Livestrong charity Lance Armstrong founded says it expects the disgraced cyclist was "completely truthful and forthcoming" i...

How Lance Can Help Us Avoid Our Temptation to Lie

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Books
Kare Anderson

After nearly 15 years of vehement denials, Lance Armstrong may confess, it is widely rumored. Here are some very human deceit-avoidance lessons we can learn, from Lance's situation.

WATCH: Is Lance Armstrong Actually A Vampire? (Probably.)

Posted 01.15.2013 | Comedy

On Monday, Lance Armstrong filmed a two-part interview with Oprah Winfrey in which he's allegedly admits using performance-enhancing steroids througho...

Lance Armstrong's Last Scam

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

How is it possible that Lance Armstrong, who has professed his innocence more than any athlete in history, is suddenly reversing course and willing to admit guilt?