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Thought Leaders

Do You Pass the SATs?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

What Is Sustainable, Authentic and True Is What Comes Easy To You When we effort, try and force our way into our lives, our jobs or even our relatio...

Who'll Come First, Internet Jesus or Cyber Adolf?

Jim Treacy | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Conditions are rife for a global revolution, with channels to drive one ever strengthening. All that's missing is a charismatic leader to pull the strings. History imparts that person will arrive. Pray for goodness because it could be evil.

So Watch the Thought and Its Ways With Care

Hans Hickler | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Hans Hickler

How we think leads us to the actions we take. The actions we take define us -- our character is defined by our actions. We control our character!

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

To Err Is Human, to Make Mistakes Is Divine

Kathleen Long | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

I'd connect with people, prove my character and have meaningful conversations around what I did wrong. I make mistakes a lot, and not all of them are funny, but they are all incredible opportunities. My goal is to create a layer of transparency and openness about them with others.

Mommy Is Going to Camp: No Cell, No Email, Curated Workshops and Dance Parties

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 08.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Stacie Krajchir

In less than 24 hours I'm going to CAMP. I will be getting on a bus with a bunch of strangers to attend The Unique Camp http://theuniquecamp.com/ a 4...

5 Steps to Becoming a Recognized Thought Leader

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

To position yourself a recognized thought leader, you need not only to be an expert in your field but also to proactively establish yourself as one.

Art and Culture Thought Leaders Converge in Dallas

John M. Eger | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

Next month, Dallas, Texas hosts The New Cities Foundation (June 17-19), and launches the Foundation's Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN). In the...

100 Questions Every Great Business Leader Should Ask

: Inc. | Leigh Buchanan | Posted 04.11.2014 | Small Business

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, ques...

Information in the Fast Lane

Danny Chan | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Danny Chan

This access to information will help bring our world to a new and unique opportunity to share and innovate. It's going to be an exciting time in our lives.

The Top Three Things Leaders Do To Differentiate Themselves

Tom Morris | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

You don't have to be J.K. Rowling or John Grisham to tell good stories. But you do have to be convinced that what you're doing is important. And you have to want to motivate the people around you to join in with your vision.

Start Your Engines: A Roadmap for Female Entrepreneurs in 2014

Penina Rybak | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

What's in store for us in 2014? What business, cultural and educational trends will contribute to the care and feeding of a female entrepreneur? The blogsphere is full of chatter about predictions for the coming year...

The American Dream, Compared

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

Compared with the European and Chinese dreams, the American Dream is alive, evolving, and shining. However, we must honor all its four components: reducing it to only economic prosperity and thus presenting US-Americans as primitive fame-and-fortune hunters is unfair.

From Prophet to Profit: A Woman's Business Weapon

Caryn Chow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business
Caryn Chow

My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.

Gabrielle Bernstein: A Dose of Wisdom, Tips, And Spirituality

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 01.26.2014 | Women
Victoria Oldridge

In a world where we are fortunate to have instantaneous information access at our fingertips, we're also more inundated than ever. To compound our surreal pace, even in a strained economy we're consuming more than ever and looking toward external variables to fulfill us.

At Clinton Forum, Western Union Highlights 'NGO GlobalPay'

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

I was delighted to breakfast with my friends at Western Union (WU) at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this week, including its President and CEO H...

In Search of Thoughtful People: Educating for Thoughtfulness

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

As we face the challenges of the future and work to ensure the continued and increasing success of future generations, we must carefully consider what the fundamental role of a university is.

Starting Out: Hope for a New Generation

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

The first day of school is hardly the last time I will be reminded of what I want most for my sons. But it is an important milestone that helps me also reflect on what I want most for our world.

Innovation Earth: The World As It Could Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For three years, I wrote the green advice column for this page. As a lifelong environmentalist, penning my previous column, Eco Etiquette, was cathart...

Our Opinions Are Dumbing Us Down

Edward Muzio | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Edward Muzio

I have friends and acquaintances who for years I've known to be rational, intelligent and competent. Most have careers doing complex sophisticated wor...

Money Stories: Remove the Veils and Use Insight of Mindsight

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Resolution of a money story is resolution of a life story. Our relationship with money mimics our relationship with life itself. As Einstein said, "Yo...

Cosmo: My Unorthodox Dog and His Lessons of Love and Second Chances

Nancy Sherr | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Sherr

I've learned a lot about love from both of my dogs. It's a magical and unique experience to cherish our pets; they can teach us a great deal.

History Comes to Chicago

Clemantine Wamariya | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago
Clemantine Wamariya

Many of us might feel removed from the Holocaust of 60 years ago and the Rwandan genocide of 19 years ago. But what is not so distant from us, and anyone can still feel, is that terrible hatred continues to surround us.

EVR1, the Kai Zen Master & the Long March of Human Progress

MeiMei Fox | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

"We strive to have our products embody what the brand stands for: Connecting all of humanity to the present moment and the long march of human progress at the same time."

The Habit of High Performance

Dominic Irvine | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Dominic Irvine

I travel a lot with work. In fact I'm drafting this in a coffee shop in Washington, D.C., killing some time before a meeting. Hours are spent at airpo...