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Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About Leadership!

Ian Sephton | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Ian Sephton

"Turnaround management" gets thrown around a lot and like most B-school buzzwords it has lost some of its meanings. What does it take to turnaround an organization?

Design Your Way Towards Success | Your Weekly Wake-up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

Anthony Silard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

Envision someone you consider successful. To become a world-class athlete, or to write a best seller, or to create a surprisingly useful new product, which question do you think they asked themselves more often: "Can I do this?" or "How can I do this?"

Debbi Dickinson: Why I Set Goals Instead of Making Resolutions

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Debbi Dickinson

What I realized is that my resolutions were focused more around what I should NOT be doing versus who I SHOULD strive to be. I usually found that by the second or third week of January, I had reverted back to my old habits and my resolutions were forgotten or at least ignored.

Tips for Travel and Life: Disappear

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Aaron Caleb Bardo

We plan years, marriages, trips, etc. We try to watch it with arbitrary numbers, letters and symbols for our own Western conscience. But life doesn't happen like that. Life happens in moments. Life happens now, passing in seconds, minutes and hours.

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

The Future of Detroit's Largest Park

Frank Nemecek | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Frank Nemecek

The Friends of Rouge Park, along with students and faculty from Lawrence Tech, unveiled the early drafts of their master plan for Rouge Park recently. Rouge Park is, in my opinion, incredibly important simply because it is largest park in Detroit.

Making Your New Year's Travel Resolution a Reality

Carolyn Scott | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Whether your idea of getting some R&R is lying on a tropical beach or hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, make it a point to make the plan and stick to it. You will be glad you did. Here's to the year of breaking free for some adventure!

3 Steps to Your Best Year Yet in 2013

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Here comes 2013. What changes do I want to make? How can I choose among all the possibilities? Which ones matter most?

Don't Rely on Your Boss to Advance Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.09.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Don't rely on your boss to grow your career. You alone have accountability for where you want to go.

Defining the Functions of Management

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Whether you run your own business, are starting a business, manage a department or just work hard, these four elements are imperative to ensure smooth operation and to meet your necessary operational goals.

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?

My 10-Year-Old's Jobs Program

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

We keep handing our money over to the rich, in the vain hope that they will give some of it back. That hasn't worked, and it won't work.

Is There Such A Thing As A 'Good Divorce'?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.18.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Are "good" and "divorce" in the same sentence an impossibility? I believe it is possible to have a good divorce. Following are some tips on how to h...

Obama's Deficit Plan May Mark Turning Point, Moody's Official Says

Bloomberg | John Detrixhe | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama's plan to cut $4 trillion in cumulative deficits within 12 years may be a "positive" for the nation's credit quality and mark a...

Resolve To Travel This Year

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

We need to strike a balance in our lives, as this way we can be much more content and present in our daily lives. Not only will we be more productive, we will be healthier.

To Get More Done Faster, Be Strategic

Mim Abbey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mim Abbey

My personal record that day was greatly the result of a piece of advice my coach had given me: "Shorten your stride."

Keep Your Head in the Clouds and Your Feet on the Ground

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Our ability to create an authentic sense of balance with our goals and actions (i.e. dreaming vs. doing), has a lot to do with not only how effective we are in making things happen in life.

The Internet's Love Affair with WebTV

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Information is a commodity. It's an article of trade that is valued above all other products and services. Information has always been coveted but con...

Single Payer Broadband? The Broadband Plan and The Movement for a People's Media

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

As we arrive at the end of the long health care reform battle with something less than nirvana, media activists are waiting with bated breath for the release of the National Broadband Plan from the FCC.

Haiti's Tomorrow May Be Rooted In Trees, Fertilizer

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

The task of restoring Haiti's countryside is extremely difficult and could even be impossible. But the restoration work for a healthy countryside would provide more food and jobs, and make flooding less severe.

Big Think Presents: What's Your Plan?

Sean McManus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean McManus

If the election of 2000 reminded us that every vote counts, 2008 has provoked a wholesale political awakening. Across the globe, US politics is, as Tina Brown might say, the big fat story.