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Paradigm Shift

Sugar Kills! How Do We Decrease Consumption?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our advice could be simple: "Eat real food. If they advertise it, don't buy it." The explanation simple as well: They advertise food and beverages because they want you to eat and drink products that are unhealthy."

Paradigm Shifts, the New and the Old

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

A system proves it's in the decay stage when small changes no longer move our economy forward. In worse cases, old remedies only add toxicity to the current mess.

Why Giving Matters in Business

Karin Volo | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

So what's happening to make such radical changes in the way we do business? People want a bigger purpose now -- for themselves and for what they choose to support.

The Biggest (And Toughest) Shift in Corporate America

Amanda Schneider | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We like to think these examples are as antiquated as an old rotary phone in our iPhone world, but unfortunately they are not.

System Overload: Mind of a Creative Black Girl Recalibrating

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

There is something to be said about being a representative, an ambassador of culture, if you will, to those who don't look like you, have the access that you do or have the life experiences that you have, especially when so many "yous" don't have the opportunity to speak for themselves.

How Words Shape Design Perception

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

Organizations outfit "war rooms" where strategies are developed for how to beat their competitors and conquer new markets. However, few have "peace ro...

Parking on Solid Ground

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

As I was pondering this reality shift -- what appeared to be good and functional yesterday looked quite silly and inept today -- I was struck by the lesson that it offers. Life emerges from a certain context.

Brighter View... Bigger World... Better Year

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Unfortunately, many people today choose to view God as distant, observable and manageable. To them, he is close enough to consider, yet distant enough never to impose nor interfere.

Restoring the Playground

Gwen Gordon | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Gwen Gordon

My dog Macy is normally a pretty happy-go-lucky mutt. On our daily walks she greets every stranger like they're her long lost buddy -- all wags and ki...

Real Parents in Adoption: A Paradigm Shift

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents
Frank Ligtvoet

Of course that scary remark will come sooner or later: 'You are not even my real dad.' A child that is denied something 'utterly' important, or is 'unfairly' disciplined tries to find hurting words and comes up with the ones she or he thinks are the worst.

800-Pound Gorillas and Paradigms

David Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Rosen

Someone not working in that paradigm most often brings about the paradigm shift. Of course, the role of cross-disciplinary collaboration has helped reshape this a bit and promises greater potency in time.

YOU, the REAL "Miss America," "Miss World," Are the ONE

Luann Robinson Hull | Posted 12.08.2013 | Women
Luann Robinson Hull

Do we really, truly have to fit into the child-sized evening gown -- the ridiculous standard of our culture's idea of "perfect" -- in order to be loved?

The Parable of the Talents

David Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Rosen

Every "talent" has a more modest beginning. Talent development is about leveraging the assets of individual students, starting from where they are and using what they already have.

Can the Truth Come Back With a Capital 'T' ? (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.21.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

If you propose that Truth with a capital T might return into our lives, like a speck on the horizon that gets bigger and bigger, many would prefer to swat the speck away. For one thing, Truth veers uncomfortably close to God.

The Many Shades of 'Out'

Lynn Conway | Posted 09.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Lynn Conway

Freedom isn't just an external concept, framed by our laws. It's a gift of the spirit that we must give ourselves, in this case by going towards brighter shades of 'out.'

Can the Truth Come Back With a Capital "T"?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.07.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University, P. Murali Dorais...

How the 'Me, Me, Me' Generation Has Freed Purpose

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Simone N. Sneed

In many of the recent articles on millennials, there is a critical narrative that has emerged and has lead to what I believe is the beginning of a cultural zeitgeist, and that narrative is about purpose.

The Dentist and the Immigration Lawyer: In Praise of "Commodity" Work

Frank H. Wu | Posted 06.15.2013 | College
Frank H. Wu

Last week, I went to the dentist. I enjoy having my teeth cleaned. I have an hour of calm in the most comfortable chair, and I'm the focus of attentio...

How Did We Learn to Love Gay People So Quickly?

Derek Penwell | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion
Derek Penwell

The number of Americans now in favor of legalizing same gender marriage has risen to 58 percent with 36 percent against -- a stunning reversal of attitude over the past nine years.

The Digital Revolution Is Over... Or Not

Oren Frank | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Oren Frank

Enough with your "Digital revolution, ever-changing technology world." There's nothing new under our digital skies.

The End of Fear

Suza Scalora | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

I know why people journey from around the globe to be in Eckhart Tolle's presence; he personifies the awareness and stillness of which he writes. Sitting with a human being who is absent of compulsive thinking, judgments and mental commenting is a remarkable and unique experience.

How Can We Remember What Really Matters in Life?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Today I'm reminded that one of my biggest challenges is to do first what really matters -- and to do it before I respond to the siren call of getting as much done as I possibly can. And I know in my heart I'm not alone.

Why Can't You Have Your Best Year Yet?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Other than letting go of our reasons why it's not possible, there is nothing more useful we can do to make this a great year. Doing so is the heart of your personal transformation.

Your Start-Up Life: Don't Manage, Lead

Rana Florida | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Some might know Don Tapscott as a management guru, a much sought after speaker at global forums and the author of bestselling books. I know him as a talented musician, an all-around creative thinker, and great friend.

Shift Your Paradigms to Restore and Recapture Your Dreams

Constance Arnold | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Constance Arnold

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness seem like an elusive, fleeting dream for many people globally. There has been a tremendous shift for many people financially, and they need to rethink how they can begin the process of recapturing and restoring their dreams.