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Principles

The Role of Innovation + Disruption in Progress

Jerri Chou | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Jerri Chou

Lots of entrepreneurs talk about disruption these days. Disrupting the music industry, disrupting education -- for anything there is, there is something to disrupt.

Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman on #AOLBUILD Moderated by @SHINGY

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD From digital ad agency R/GA, authors Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman take the #AOLBUILD stage to present their new book ...

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

30 Principles That Turn Good Kids Into Good Adults

John M. Simmons | Posted 09.22.2014 | Parents
John M. Simmons

It has been my desire to raise my children to be adults, not kids. Following are 30 principles we have tried to rely on in our family in our attempt to reach that goal.

Our Values Show the Way

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

The choice between saving lives and preserving our own careers may be clear enough. However, in many cases, the gap between competing values may not be as wide.

The People Factor by Van Moody Book Review

Suna Senman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

As there are certain laws of physics, like gravity, there are fundamental principles of relationships. This is the premise of The People Factor by Pastor Van Moody.

Bringing a Family Together: Nature's Blueprint Part 4, 'Parent with Principles'

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Joseph W. Gauld

Even the best parent will sometimes be inconsistent or wrong, which invites any child to challenge parental boundaries. But principles will be the same tomorrow as they are today, leaving children to question parental interpretation of principles, not parents themselves.

Standing on Political and Religious Principle -- That Doesn't Stand on Us

Robert Hall | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Robert Hall

It is high time to stand on the principle of relationship -- loving what unites us more than we hate what divides us.

Why Separate Church And State?

Benjamin Barer | Posted 08.04.2013 | Religion
Benjamin Barer

It is a basic, knee-jerk reaction in the Western world to rail against any politician who seeks to justify a position by referencing their faith. I wonder, however, how we have gotten away with perpetuating this misconception that somehow our religious traditions do not have anything constructive to contribute to our political realities.

Republicans Need to Examine Their Core Principles Before Its Too Late

Matt Jones | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Matt Jones

If we are unable or unwilling to look deeply at ourselves, it is possible that we will be relegated to watch from the sidelines as democrats enact their principles across the country.

5 Principles for Moral Leadership

John Paul Rollert | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
John Paul Rollert

Benjamin Franklin wasn't above a little "slick PR" but he believed that the appearance of integrity would inevitably be undone without the reality in support of it.

Draw a Line. Don't Cross It.

Gary Hart | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Gary Hart

Whether consciously or not, in deciding on a president we are really trying to decide who will protect our trust, the public trust, by standing on principle when the chips are down.

Be the Change!

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact
Valerie Berset-Price

I had an incredible weekend last week. I wish I would have been able to write about it sooner, but it took me a full week to digest my experience. It ...

Say Cheese! An Adventure With Fast Food

Janice Harper | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Janice Harper

I mean, really. I said four or five times I didn't want any cheeseburgers. Was throwing them in some kind of insult? Later that night, we smelled something awful.

Practicing the Power of Presence Makes the World a Better Place

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Mindfully living in the presence in the present moment can change our experience of life in a heartbeat. Living consciously, connected to the whole of life changes how we see ourselves and our world -- it makes the planet a better place because it makes us better people.

If I'm Wrong -- I'm Toast!

Irene Tanner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

After decades of exploring the human potential movement and studying many methods of its gurus, I now believe that I have garnered enough information, instruction and experience to edit it all down to some simple guidelines that have proven invaluable to me.

Spiritual Awakening & the Future of Our World

Asad Khan | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
Asad Khan

The Future does not equal the past, does it? Ever since man was created, the Angels questioned the Creator about the bloodshed and mischief that would...

Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tanya Schevitz

Bucking the trend of technology that allows people to tell everyone that they've checked into their local restaurant, café or bar, the creators of the National Day of Unplugging have developed a smartphone app that helps users "check out".

Obama's 'Humble Faith' On Display At National Prayer Breakfast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday (Feb. 3), President Obama made a compelling case for ...

American Leadership

Stanley Kober | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kober

We should follow Washington's advice, avoid permanent alliances, and concentrate on once again becoming a model worthy of imitation.

On the Issues from Abortion to War & Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...

Nine Principles of Leadership for Entrepreneurs

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Don't assume that success as an entrepreneur is only about having insanely great ideas. Behind the actions are a set of principles that all entrepreneurial leaders seem to have in common.

Whatever Happened to Principles

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

The news that Sens. Graham and McCain are joining with Mitch McConnell and Jon Kyl in support of repealing birthright citizenship, led me to conclude that the GOP has either taken leave either of its senses or of its principles.

Guiding Principles for Interesting Times: Transparency (Communication Plus Trust) Plus Inclusivity Plus Urgency Plus ?

Kim Cranston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kim Cranston

What principles might guide us in these increasingly interesting times in which we live, when the fate of our civilizations, if not our very species, may hang in the balance?

N.O.P.E.: National Organization of Pissed Off Elders

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

I want to create a new organization to stamp out stupidity and indifference and restore common decency and goodwill into society. I think I'll call it the National Organization of Pissed-Off Elders (N.O.P.E.).