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Why Your Boss Is a Lousy Coach

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So, what can you do about this? How do you get the help you need from your boss? How do you turn him or her into your coach?

Why You Need to Brag More and 3 Ways to Do It

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Taking accountability for yourself and your work means accepting the good along with the bad. If you own up to your mistakes, why shouldn't you own up to your victories? Here's how to start getting over the fear of healthy self-promotion.

Why You Need to Be Seen

Craig Dowden | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

In our offices, we are so consumed with working through the seemingly never-ending volume of work that we can forget to even acknowledge people walking by.

Apple CEO Tim Cook and his Moment of Open Culture

Dan Pontefract | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Dan Pontefract

At Apple's most recent product launch in Cupertino -- where Apple Watch, Apple Pay and iPhone 6 (oh, and iPhone 6 Gigantic) were flaunted about like t...

Nickname Dilemma: To Name or Not to Name

Bushra Alvi | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Bushra Alvi

Why do we twist and turn and squeeze the name till we come up with our own version of a carefully thought about form of address? And this is a universal phenomenon, more in some countries than others.

Linda: Miami, Florida, July, 2014

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I pull up to the guard gate of the nursing home to visit my Mom, who is there recovering from three broken ribs incurred in a fall. I hand my drive...

From Peanuts to Making a Big Difference

J V Crum III | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Justin's has donated thousands of pounds of product and volunteered countless hours of time in support of Conscious Alliance efforts. For all of this, I would like to recognize Justin's founder, Justin Gold as a business (and entrepreneur) who is making a difference in the world!

Why Your 'Behind The Scenes' Job Is Just As Fulfilling

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

While it may seem that our society thrives on self-promotion and recognition, there are many people who achieve great success out of the spotlight -- ...

Defining Success from the Inside Out

Ariana Blossom | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ariana Blossom

What if our standard definitions of success -- recognition, wealth, health, marriage, kids -- are vehicles for our journey to wholeness? We've all l...

Robert Zuckerman and Judith Kraier: Dallas, Texas, March 1, 2011

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

In late 2010, after over seven years of extensive testing, I am diagnosed, at UCLA, with a rare genetic condition called Adult Polyglucosan Body Di...

Why Isn't This Straightforward Concept Happening More Often?

Rich Polt | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Through her organization, Magic Me, Susan is rekindling that inter-generational dynamic, enriching everyone who is touched by it.

Shannon Williams: Atlanta, November 6, 2011

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

All of which leads me to meeting Shannon, a young man of strong spirit and presence, who gives me wheelchair assistance from the landing gate to ground transportation at Atlanta Airport. On the long trek, which involves a train ride, we chat.

Quality of Conversations

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Did you ever notice that, during a meeting or brainstorming session, one comment from a powerful voice can stop the innovation process?

Why Malala Should Have Won

Ko Im | Posted 12.17.2013 | Impact
Ko Im

Sixteen-year-old Malala has inspired not only children in her own country, but adults all around the world. It would be hard for her to return to Pakistan -- where there's current controversy even surrounding naming a school after her.

Have You Hugged Your Postal Clerk Today?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Want to change the world? Start with the person in front of you.

The Detritus of Death

Jana Novak | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jana Novak

A friend died of cancer a few weeks ago. That, of course, in itself is unsettling, heartbreaking, emotional. But I knew almost immediately that it wa...

What Melts Your Employees' Butter? Understanding Their UMPs (Unique Motivational Profiles)

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

For every 10 articles you read on motivation, five will say that money is key and five will say that lifestyle is key. Today, people expect both.

Kids in the Hood: Los Angeles, Early 2001

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Usually on feature films, the mandate to the still photographer is to photograph only the actors and key filmmakers, but not extras and certainly n...

In the Age of Social Media, Why PR Should Matter to Businesses, Both Small and Large

Cari Shane | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Cari Shane

I tell my clients all the time that social media is Public Relations' BFF, or as I prefer to call it, BFFL -- "best friend for life."

Death Wish Recognized: A Case for Long-Term Treatment

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Do these words get us any closer to answering the interminable questions above, or do they simply attempt to soothe our desperate and restless desire to control the uncontrollable?

Simple Truth to Love, Security and Recognition

Jeff Cannon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

The simple truth is that happiness is not found in having all the love, security and recognition you can possibly have. It is found by balancing those three ideals based on who you are, based on your own needs.

An Old Barn, Like an Old Creature, Should Have Purpose

Katherine Dunn | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Dunn

"Dream deep," I heard a voice say warmly, like an old aunt sitting and knitting on the front porch.

7 Tips For Giving Praise

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Oh, I'm a gold star junkie. I always want to see those gold stars stuck to the top of my homework. I crave praise, appreciation, recognition. But it's not always easy to dole out those gold stars in an effective way. Here are seven tips.

Real But Not True

Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

When very strong emotions -- like fear, anger, or jealousy -- come up, it's very hard to resist giving up and giving into them.

How Blogging For HuffPost is Like College

Katherine von Jan | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
Katherine von Jan

Getting in isn't the end; it's the beginning. It's an accomplishment to get in, but that's just an invitation to be at the party. We've got to make the most of it while we're there.