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Leader-as-Performer: Lead the Way to Maximum Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Performance is so vital because it is the foundation for two higher-order goals of personal and organizational success in the business world: productivity and profitability. The only way to maximize these two is to maximize performance.

More 'Fans in Stands' Help Boost University's Brand

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

You'd think with a student population of around 60,000 and more than 10,000 employees, UCF would have no problem filling a 45,000-seat football stadium or 10,000-seat basketball arena.

A Sad Clown Covers Sia's 'Chandelier,' And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

When you think of Sia's hit song "Chandelier," what comes to mind? If you happened to say a 7-foot tall sad clown with a golden voice... well, then yo...

In Delegation We Trust?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Delegation is a foreign concept for many who think that they need to hold all of the cards or to have their spoons in every pot. Those who are willing to share responsibility may not invest the time into doing so strategically or may not even know how to go about it.

Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through challenges, stayed committed to their goals, and remained united as a team.

Lessons From the Diamond

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Naphtali Hoff

Sometimes, we are forced to react, to await the pitch that is heaved our way and decide what to do with it. We can let an opportunity pass by with the hope of getting a better one, or we can jump on the first one that we see and make the best of it.

Polo: An Argentine Legacy (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

To some people, Polo might be all about fast-paced horse riding, beautiful women and sunny afternoons on the field with a glass of champagne. But lo...

Calling All Sherlocks! A New Game in Town

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

HintHunt is a new live escape game, the first of its kind in Paris, the city of medieval mystery and... baguettes. Exported from England after its imm...

The Sad Clown With The Golden Voice Is Back With A Cover Of Lorde's 'Team'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts

The last time we watched the "sad clown with the golden voice" Puddles Pity Party collaborate with Postmodern Jukebox, he managed to simultaneously ha...

The 5 Things Great Leaders Must Do Very Well

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

I don't believe in leadership styles. We certainly hear plenty from all sorts of business gurus that this style or that is ideal. I would argue, however, that talking about styles has little value because we are incapable of leading in a way that is inconsistent with who we are as people.

The Faithful Shopper: Mountain Magic

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Hard as it is for some of us water babies to believe, not everyone heads straight for a beach during the summer. Others prefer to spend their time exp...

Build a Positive and High-Performing Sports Team Culture

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Coaches, I encourage you to sit down with the rest of the coaching staff and your athletes to discuss the kind of culture your team wants to have.

Can I Trust You?

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

As long as we feel we are gaining, not losing, we play as WE. However, our fear is that someone else will get more. And the fear is always this: I'll ...

Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say....

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 06.15.2013 | Small Business
Judith E. Glaser

Our least developed skill is the ability to confront each other face to face, say what is in our hearts and minds, and at the same time build and strengthen our relationships. Confrontation is something we tend to avoid.

Collective Flow State: From the Who to Your Team

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 04.06.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Jeffrey Walker

In a world where collective problem-solving has been hampered by conflict, dissension, confusion, and mutual incomprehension, any experience that can enable people in groups to work, create, and achieve more effectively and joyfully together seems to be profoundly necessary--and important.

The TSA Leaves The Airport

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When the Minnesota Vikings faced off against the Green Bay Packers last weekend in Minneapolis, the big story wasn't that the Vikings defeated the Pack to secure a wildcard berth. It was, strangely, the TSA.

Your Start-Up Life: Break the Rules, but Do So Brilliantly (PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

David Stark, President and Creative Director of David Stark Design and Production breaks the rules nearly every day. He makes the point that if creativity is the core driver of his business, its solid foundations and discipline play just as great a role in its success.

American Paradigm: Felix Baumgartner's Jump -- Amazing Individual Accomplishment and an Amazing Team

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

One can be sure that both President Obama and Mitt Romney will reference Felix Baumgartner's historic leap from the edge of space.

Breastfeeding at Work, or Somebody Feed That Baby!

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Parents
Liz Ryan

Flexible programs don't do a lot of good unless people actually use them.

Dish Network the Country's Worst Employer? CEO: 'That's Ridiculous!'

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I wish Dish the best in their efforts to save a sinking cultural ship, but to be honest I'm not optimistic.

Next Up To Bat? Motivation -- Function 3 Of Management

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

The desire to win, the direction taken to make it so, comes from within and it is achievable.

Finding Meaning in a Deluge of Data

Eric Fegraus | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science
Eric Fegraus

Faced with a deluge of data emanating from traditional news outlets, advertising and our social media networks, we must constantly sift through this mountain of data and evaluate which information is the most accurate, important and relevant to our lives.

Jon Ward

Santorum Swings Hard At Romney, Says His Team Is 'All Democrats'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- As his lead in the polls slips ahead of Tuesday's crucial primary election in Michigan, Rick Santorum is ratcheting up his attacks on ...

A New Frame for Human Resources

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we can see the HR function through the frame "Those guys make sure the environment is healthy, so the best people come here and stay here" then we take HR out of the disciplinarian role, forever.

9 Steps To Being Happy In Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.06.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I'm letting you off the hook for New Year career resolutions and I give you permission to take small and purposeful steps towards a career that will bring you happiness.