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The Middle East: From Saddam to ISIL to Nation Building

Elza S. Maalouf | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Elza S. Maalouf

For the West to act surprised and plead ignorance about the quick rise of ISIL is like asking the reader to forget about the allies' actions that led to this moment in history.

Manifestation on Steroids for Entrepreneurs

Lloyd Burnett | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Burnett

You set your intentions. You made your vision board. You're using positive affirmations. You're trying to visualize and believe with all your h...

Being an Entrepreneur: What Your Kid Probably Won't Learn in School

David Garfinkel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
David Garfinkel

Today, entrepreneurship is hot. And everything points to it getting hotter still. Do you ever worry that maybe your kids won't be ready for the vastly different job and business world, when it's their time to start making a living?

Sex in your 50s?

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Do couples in their 50s really still have sex? Well hell yes! It's not just the realm of the young and beautiful, as the media and advertising would have us believe.

Do You Pass the SATs?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

What Is Sustainable, Authentic and True Is What Comes Easy To You When we effort, try and force our way into our lives, our jobs or even our relatio...

$20 Bill Experiment: The Final Results Are In

Craig Zamary | Posted 07.28.2014 | Education
Craig Zamary

In life, opportunities will come up and present themselves to you, and if you don't go after it, they will be GONE. The lesson is this, the next time an Opportunity presents itself, I want you all to GO AFTER IT."

What We CAN Do and What We Can't in the Realm of Health and Wellness to Combat Disease

Ann Fry | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

While I applaud all of the incredible offerings within corporations to help their employees get healthy, I'm flabbergasted by how many people don't take advantage.

9 Undeniable Warning Signs That Your Inner-Bitch Is Around

Leanne Ellington | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Leanne Ellington

We've all had run-ins with the internal naysayers, the limiting beliefs, or those inner-critics that keep us from showing up as our best selves. It's ...

Let me Help you in Your Online Home Based Business

David Ingham | Posted 08.31.2014 | Small Business
David Ingham

Increase your Sales in your Online Home Based Business I am sure if I ask you the question "Would you like to increase your sales and conversions i...

A Lesson About the Eastern Mindset

Stacey Cole | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Stacey Cole

Understand how your own thinking works and how those processes might be related to your own cultural background and upbringing. If you can see your own 'source code' you will have a much better chance of perceiving and understanding someone else's.

The 1% In My Head

Abraham Lateiner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Abraham Lateiner

The belief that money is a reliable measurement of a person's value is not true and causes deep suffering. Money is a wildly inaccurate gauge of character.

Why Are Women Really Struggling to Thrive in Our Workplaces?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

Seventy percent of American businesswomen are struggling to have well-being, with 40 percent confessing they're "hanging on by a thread" according to a new study. What's going wrong for so many women in our workplaces? Could improving your confidence help you flourish at work?

Challenges are the Fertilizer for Good Character

David Ingham | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
David Ingham

How do you continue going forward when you start to have doubts about your success? How do you keep thinking positive in times where you are getting desperate?

Get Busy Living or Busy Dying

John Brubaker | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
John Brubaker

I received this email from Ty*, a client of mine, on Thursday, the same day I learned one of my mentors, Coach Don Meyer, entered hospice care. Ty is ...

Recreate Yourself

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Shayna A. Pitre

While the consequence of being authentic and great will not likely lead to exile or death in a civilized society, it may lead to rejection. We must ask ourselves, "is being authentic and great worth this rejection?

The Teacher Called My Son a Dream Student, But I Refuse to Call Him Smart

Clint Edwards | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Clint Edwards

Being labeled smart has a lot of drawbacks. It places a person on a pedestal, and if they take risks, they might fail, and lose the their smart status. Plus, when someone is gifted, they shouldn't have to work hard... right? Stupid people have to put effort into something. Or at least that is what's commonly understood.

Mothers Exemplify the Third Metric

John Brubaker | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
John Brubaker

Both my outlook on life and my career direction have been a direct result of my mother's subtle influence. I'm one of the lucky ones this time of year, my mom's still alive. I talk to her almost every day, see her every week and she still shares her wisdom and subtle influence with me.

Stop Saying, 'You're So Smart!' 3 Better Ways to Praise Kids

Renee Jain | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

Here's the thing: Kids develop immunity to praise. They require higher and higher doses of it to be satiated. And as soon as parents and teachers remove the dangling carrot, children can lose interest in their activity.

5 Steps To Find Bliss When You're Busy

Emma Bathie | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

If you can understand the power of feeling good right now, and not wait until you've lost the weight, found the guy or girl, or got the job, you hold the key to always being able to feel fulfilled, satisfied and joyful.

5 Ways to Create a Miracle Mindset and Have Your Wishes Come True

Emma Bathie | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

I love this quote by Wayne Dyer: "Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find." While we don't have choice about absolutely...

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: On Being Teachable

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Stephanie Vanderslice

As teachers, we must work hard to cultivate the growth mindset in our students, to see their writing as continually "in-process," rather than finished products.

How You Prove Yourself Right

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Do you believe you can become more talented if you work at it, or are you stuck with "just" your innate abilities? This is vital to consider, because...

Women, Business & Money: Why We Are Not Getting Paid What We Deserve

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Women have a very strange relationship with money and I really wish we would start acting like men -- yes I said it -- I wish women would start acting...

"Cleaning House" For Startup Entrepreneurship: Outdated Mindsets To Toss in 2014

Penina Rybak | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

It's time to clean house within ourselves and toss out outdated, stagnant thinking.

Reversing Resolutions

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Each year I rethink New Year's resolutions. They never seem to result in real changes in my life for one reason for another. This year it occurred to ...