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Russell Bishop

Russell Bishop’s 'Wake Up To Your Soul' Guide

Posted 05.23.2012 | GPS for the Soul

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

Looking Deeper -- Foreclosed Upon Property Sale

Donna Larner Lavery | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business
Donna Larner Lavery

I was contacted by a woman named Leslie this week, in hopes that I could assist her in resolving an issue she was experiencing in the purchase of a foreclosed upon property. This was an issue where transparency and authenticity really moved things along.

From Despair To Hope: How To Become An Optimistic Pessimist

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

If we could cross pollinate the optimist and the pessimist, we might get a working hybrid, one that the true optimist already embodies either consciously or unconsciously.

Would You Rather Live In Hope Or Die In Despair?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Too many people deny the possibilities of an optimistic view, rejecting the notion of taking a positive approach to life as "looking at life through rose-colored glasses."

Rethinking The Generation Gap: Should Boomers Listen Better?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Are we in fact dreaming, or finding ways to discount and distort what this younger set is saying over and over? They are clearly angry, and it might benefit us all if we took some time to just listen more carefully.

'Workarounds That Work' by Russell Bishop: A Must-Read for Workplace Mastery

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Ali Binazir

He's been an employee, he's been a boss, he's been a consultant to some of the biggest companies in the world, and he's seen it all.

Under Pressure? Workaround It, Says Russell Bishop

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

Overcoming obstacles on the job is no easy task. If it were everyone would have done it already.

When It's Work To Go To Work

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Ask yourself what your life might look like if going to work was the best and most empowering aspect of being alive.

The Keys To A Transformational New Year With Russell Bishop

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

As 2011 gets underway, Russell Bishop, Senior Editor at Large of The Huffington Post and author of "Workarounds That Work," draws on his own times of adversity as sources of strength, optimism and creativity.

The 5-Step System That Can Help Obama -- And You! -- Overcome Any Setback

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

When we hit obstacles in life, too often we are tempted to get angry or give up. The best and usually least used alternative is to "workaround" that obstacle.

How To Create A Successful Work Process

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

Though our daily lives are filled with work and work-related activities, we rarely contemplate our work process.

WATCH: Russell Bishop Reveals How To Work Around Any Problem

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

How you frame a problem is the problem, says Russell Bishop, Senior Editor at Large of The Huffington Post and author of "Workarounds That Work: How t...

Welcoming This Year With The Best Of Intentions

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

Led by gratitude and with spirit stronger than ever, I welcome this new year with only the best of intentions. I hope I will continue to see you along my path, no matter where I go or how I get there.

It's Time To Stop Griping And Start Doing

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

WE need to take responsibility for our lives. We need to band together and form communities of people helping each other, rather than expecting help to come from outside, because it's not coming, folks.

Are You Avoiding Your Life?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

It should also be clear that simply holding the positive thought that there's a good job out there for you won't be enough to land it either -- you still have to get off your "buts" and do something.

How To Rebuild Your Integrity

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

As you build a track record of making and keeping commitments, you will build a more substantial base of personal integrity from which to live your life. Even if no one else notices, you will!

How Much Does Your Word Mean These Days?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

"I'm a truthful, upstanding person of strong moral character. I just happen to lie sometimes." Could this be what you have to tell yourself in order to become a (politician, business person, etc) in today's world?

Is it Kosher to Monetize Your Blog?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

So what is good etiquette for promoting your own or other people's products through blogging while still respecting your reader's time and attention?

Why 'Good Enough' Never Is

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Pursuing perfection can lead to perfection paralysis. There will always be one more iteration, one more change that will help move things along. But moving things along is motion, not perfection.

Could Impeccability Be the Missing Key to Integrity?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Impeccable is taking integrity to a whole other level. I can't explain the mechanism involved, but when I put those words down on paper it created a powerful experience -- a profound consciousness shift.

Is There Any Integrity Or Honesty Out There?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Self interest seems to trump "doing what is right," dragging the world into more and more of the kind of "caveat emptor" thinking that helped created the economic crisis that seems to pervade life these days.

Are You Listening Or Just Reloading?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Listening to understand is quite different from listening to prove a point, pick a fight, or win an argument. The real point of listening has to do with what the underlying message or meaning is.

What We Need Are A Few Good Cynics

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

My limited understanding of Hellenistic philosophy suggests that cynicism originally developed as an approach to life intended to deliver happiness and freedom in an age of uncertainty.

Claiming Accountability for a Better World

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

This is no longer simply a conversation about "saving the planet." It is a conversation about our own survival and about having lives worth living. It is about creating a world that is habitable.

Are You Criticizing, Evaluating Or Judging?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

One of my mentors puts it this way: a negative situation is already sufficiently negative without having you add negativity to it.