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If Obama Was Tired of Waiting on Immigration, So Were We

Tom Ammiano | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Tom Ammiano

Now he knows how we felt. While I'm still digesting the details of President Obama's executive actions on immigration, one thing is abundantly clear: The President got sick of waiting for others to act. Now let's see what his changes can accomplish.

10 Trust Secrets You Need to Practice in Business

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

One of the first harsh realities that every entrepreneur has to learn is that most of the things that are critical to startup success are outside of their direct control. Just because you dream it and build it, doesn't mean they will come.

20 Qualities of the Generous Leader

Barbara Bonner | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Barbara Bonner

The subject of generosity in business is often dismissed as impractical, pie in the sky, impossibly idealistic. I argue quite the opposite. Generosity is most certainly a virtue. But it also makes life better, makes people happier, enhances outcomes and inspires.

Are You a Great Listener?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

To succeed in today's business world, leaders must be proactive, skilled listeners. Leaders who make themselves accessible for conversation and listen regularly are well informed of the goings on in their workplaces.

Trust Behind Nordic Success

Dagfinn Høybråten | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Dagfinn Høybråten

One important reason for the Nordic countries' success is often overlooked - the high level of trust among people in the Region.

Why It's Better to Trust Others

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

It would appear, based on Rotter's careful and peer-reviewed research, that it pays to be trusting: to believe that others can be taken at their word (unless you have proof to the contrary).

Trust Is a Weird Thing

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Trust is a weird thing. "It has to be deserved," I once said to a person I just met and got him really upset. He believed that t...

When Your Life Clicks Into Place

Linda Ford | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

To free fall through this life knowing that you'll be all right, and that you can actually be happy even if you don't get that thing you want -- now, that's a huge leap of faith, and it brings with it tremendous freedom.

Alena Hall

How 'Slow Travel' Transformed This Couple's Life | Alena Hall | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

When Mark and Betsy Blondin emerged from the 2008 economic crisis with huge financial losses, they did what some would consider the unthinkable. They ...

Childhood: Where Trust Is Born or Torn

Mark Coleman | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Coleman

Trust is a foundation of all individual and social relationships. Whether you ultimately trust yourself to be able to catch the ball, or put trust into others to guide your ongoing development, trust is an essential element of personal growth and success.

Unleash the Rebels!

Annicken R. Day | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Annicken R. Day

Sometimes people get the "rebels" and the "complainers" mixed up, but there is a big difference between the two. When rebels criticize, they follow up their criticism with a suggestion for a solution. The complainers, however, they just love complaining.

Sneaky Ways to Find Out If You Really Know Your Significant Other

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 11.06.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie D. Lewis

Every time I hear a couple's relationship has fallen apart because "she isn't the same person she was when we dated," I nod my head knowingly. She (or he) did NOT change. They simply couldn't keep the lovely sales presentation going forever.

Build Strong Relationships

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

The process of connecting with your professional team begins with becoming acquainted with them as individuals. Try to learn and understand their strengths and their goals, professional as well as personal.

Top 10 Scariest Things About Income Taxes

Mark Steber | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Even though many people feel taxes are scarier than speaking in public, for the majority of people, tax-time is the single largest cash windfall of the year. More than 75 percent of all taxpayers get an average tax refund of $3,000 -- nothing scary about that.

Close More Sales: Be a Servant

Matt Tenney | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

My first experience as a sales trainer and coach was with a privately held energy company with nearly 400 employees. I was so excited to have the opportunity to work with up-and-coming sales representatives to help them improve sales while also enjoying their work more.

Is Your Guy Ghosting You?

Debra Rogers | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

If all you're hearing is static, then it's probably time to delete his number, because he's finished. Don't be a fool; drop the ghoul. In this case, silence is golden, because you are free to strike up a conversation with a better guy.

Lights Go on Part XXIX: Teamwork

Thomas Bähler | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Right now I am in the midst of observing a philosophy turned formula being born to share with people everywhere. It is both daunting and exhilarating...

Are Bipartisan Lunches The Key To Congressional Compromise? These 2 Senators Think So.

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

As our political system grows increasingly polarized, two senators from opposing political parties believe one way to bring compromise to Congress is ...

Gotcha, Government!

Terry Newell | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Terry Newell

Why couldn't the CDC save lives instead of putting them at risk? Why couldn't the VA help patients instead of delaying their care? Then maybe we would have a little more trust in the feds.

Innovative Jams for the Internet Age: Crater Is the Next Band You Need to Know

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Seattle, a city that's been situated at the epicenter of music history on more than one occasion, is yet again home to one of the most remarkable new acts in America -- but don't expect a grunge or indie rock revival.

Lessons from Ebola - Trust: the Necessary Public Health Tool

Leslie E. Wolf | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Leslie E. Wolf

Without trust, public health efforts will fall short. Building trust during on on-going epidemic response is challenging, especially when mistakes may be made.

One Truth We Never dmit

Wayne Muller | Posted 10.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
Wayne Muller

Every day we face increasing demands on our time - in our work, our families and communities. A host of overwhelming expectations permeates all aspects of our lives. We require impossible things of ourselves.

Embrace Challenge to Grow

Zach Cutler | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Cutler

What if every challenge was not being done to you, but for you -- in order to facilitate a resurgence of energy and a spurt of growth. The truth is, the greatest light, the greatest moment of clarity, the greatest ascent, is always preceded by darkness and by challenge.

Can You Trust Your Child?

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Trust your child. Really, just try it. Trust that he or she is doing the very best they possibly can under the circumstances. They are calling none of the shots. They have few rights and zero power. Not to mention their still-developing brains and emotional instability.

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...