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Partnership

Do Relationships Really Have to Be This Hard?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Recognizing the degree of difficulty in this task is nothing new, but that still doesn't answer the questions of why exactly it is so hard, and what the nature of the "work" is that we need to do in order to master this challenge.

Why Paul And John Needed Each Other To Create The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration, your best bet may be to brainstorm with a friend. Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two: F...

Getting Gritty: Local Partnerships Protect the Bay With Beer

Antonia Sohns | Posted 07.23.2014 | DC
Antonia Sohns

While the Bay still serves as critical habitat for fish, waterfowl, and many other species, and produces about 500 million pounds of seafood every year, the Bay is far less productive than it once was.

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

The Mysterious Makings of a Winning Team

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Linda Flanagan

What makes for a championship team? If you think you'll find the answer from the athletes themselves, you'll likely be disappointed. It's the rare a...

Thinking of Blogging With a Partner? Read This First

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Audrey van Petegem

I found out the hard way that a partnership is like a marriage. And like some marriages it ended in divorce. I realized how important it is to plan for the possibility of divorce before the honeymoon ends.

Starting Up or Already Have a Small Business? Watch Out for Flying Monkeys

Mark Steber | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Rules related to small businesses are complicated and can be scary. Deductions, and credits and other tax benefits -- OH MY. Where do you start? Firs...

The Completely Avoidable Way We Mess Things Up

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Promise that we will -- literally and figuratively -- take our foot off the gas pedal when we feel ourselves getting sloppy. Which will help us avoid hurting ourselves, our reputations, and our beloved modes of transportation.

When It's Time to Say Goodbye

Robin Korth | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

One morning I really looked in the mirror and understood that the relationship I was trying to save was quietly killing me. The reflected bounce-back of the "me" in this broken "we" was a sad, lost lady with only my name riding her face.

How Partnership Is Keeping This Couple's Marriage Vital After 65

John Tarnoff | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

When we think about mid-life career changes, I'm sure many of us have daydreamed about pursuing something that was lucrative, stimulating, and did some good in the process. If that dream isn't good enough, how about adding something that totally supports our health and fitness -- AND we can partner with our spouse?

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

The Business of Creativity: 3 Ways for the Client/Agency Relationship to Work

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

I asked a contractor doing some work on our house for an estimate. The first pass was a lump sum, and he was reticent to line item it. I explained that I too am in the service business, and that I had no issue with him making a fair profit. I'm sure my clients sometimes wonder the same.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Take This Self-Assessment

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

If your relationship were a fire, is it still burning strongly? Flickering? Smoldering? Does it need kindling or a log? Has the last spark of it burne...

When Your Relationship Is Rocky, Look Right at Your Expectations

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

One of the best ways to think of a relationship on the rocks is to reflect on your expectations for your relationship. What are they? What is it that you really want from your partner? What could your partner do now that would -- from your point of view -- make the relationship work again?

Partnership Trumps Power

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

The old hierarchy of Alpha and Beta, in which Alpha males run the show and get their pick of the women, has lost its relevance. For women ready for a serious relationship, setting their sights on the Beta male, who thinks more cooperatively, makes sense.

Think All The Good Men & Women Are Already Taken? Read This

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

But whether you live in Manhattan or in North Dakota, whether you're 19 or 90, whether you're a conservative or a liberal, whether you like country music or classical, there are people with whom it is possible to create true, lasting and loving partnerships.

Corporate America, Meet Corporate Africa: Effective Partnerships Create Profitable Opportunities

Rhonda I. Zygocki | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business
Rhonda I. Zygocki

Investment in Africa is on the rise as global companies are recognizing the vast opportunities that the continent has to offer.

Facing the Climate Crisis

Asoka Bandarage | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Asoka Bandarage

If we are seriously concerned about planetary survival, and thus human survival, we need to reflect more deeply on our uncritical internalization of dominant values and worldview.

Empowering Ourselves Through Others

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Faisal Hoque

We need to make sure our people are ready for any changes, including the most unexpected, even unprecedented challenges, which have become the norm in a rapidly changing global marketplace and society.

How Many Frogs Must You Kiss to Find Your Prince (or Princess) Charming?

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Divorce
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Realistically, finding the right relationship is a numbers game. The more stringent your requirements are for a partner, the fewer are the people who will be able to meet them.

A Trend That Could Change Everything, Collaborations Across Generations -- And What It Means for Causes, Nonprofits and Social Enterprises

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

Today's B-school students and recent graduates are eager to connect with experienced business people and work collaboratively on the big social issues of the day, from poverty and health care to education and the environment. These collaborations can be extraordinarily powerful.

10 Habits Of Happy Couples

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

If we keep the weeds from infiltrating the flower beds we can enjoy the uninterrupted beauty of our longed-for relationship and reduce the wear and tear that neglect can produce.

How To Make Your Next Relationship More Successful Than The Last

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2013 | Divorce
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

We, as humans, are creatures of habit. But while patterns and rituals are typically helpful in maximizing brain space, certain patterns in our relationships don't usually serve us.

Scaling Community Solutions: Reflecting on the Social Innovation Fund With Paul Carttar

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

In the face of continuing cutbacks from government austerity measures, many nonprofits and their grantmaker partners are exploring ways to increase their impact and most effectively invest their resources in communities.