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Don Draper and Steve Jobs Have Much in Common

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

What does Don Draper and Steve Jobs have in common and why does it matter? It should matter to you if you own or plan to purchase shares in Apple In...

WATCH: Gamers Help Vision Scientists Crack Long-Standing Mystery

natureheader | Mo Costandi | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

A vast project to map neural connections in the mouse retina may have answered the long-standing question of how the eyes detect motion. With the help...

How to Engage People Through Giving

Karin Volo | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Karin Volo

Ten years ago, entrepreneur Stefan Krook had a dream... to start a company that would give all the profits to charity. At the time, it was a crazy ide...

10 Essential Principles for Reaching Your Ultimate Potential

Faisal Hoque | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

James Allen famously wrote, "They themselves are makers of themselves." Who was James Allen? He was a British philosophical author known for his ins...

Do You Want to Be a World Changer?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Everyone seems to think that for change to occur, it has to be something outside of us that needs to happen. That only someone greater than yourself can really make a huge difference in the world.

The Ten Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 06.07.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

10. Too many entrepreneurs are way too concerned about being liked and have a hard time being proactive when it comes to uncomfortable situations in their business.

Organizational Culture Meets Porn

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

Create a sense of purpose. Which is the dream? It must be something that wakes up emotions, that makes us jump out of bed every morning and run to work -- and don't dare tell me the dream is to increase sales by 10 percent.

The Illusion of Logic

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Temember that when you are using airtight logic to get what you want, poke a few holes in it to allow this other force to breathe. Allow the magic of the universe to weave its way through the fluid foundation you have built. Remain flexible as to how things are "supposed to" happen. There's something bigger at play.

We Accept Mediocrity (Friction Source #3)

Peter Fuda | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Peter Fuda

How can we complain about the marketplace or head office when we score, on average, 6 or 7 across all of these levers? My provocation to you is that we are accepting mediocrity in our organizations.

We're Very Committed, But Are Not Quite Sure What We're Committed To (Friction Source #2)

Peter Fuda | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Peter Fuda

The real challenge is that we don't properly scrutinize our aspirations. Specifically, is every single person in your organization crystal clear on what success looks like? Do you actually have the capability to get there? Do you have the bandwidth?

Live Outside the Box

Tenille Livingston | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tenille Livingston

I have surrounded myself with the most amazing individuals and they inspire me to dream my biggest dreams while they also go after dreams of their own. We are all like a delicious pot of gumbo and each individual in our life add a little flavor to our journey.

Are You More Likely to Remember Stuff You See or Stuff You Hear?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

NOTE: At the end of this post, there are two experiments for you to test your own memory to determine which information you are better at recallin...

The Vision

Rashard Mendenhall | Posted 04.27.2014 | Sports
Rashard Mendenhall

A little more than two years ago, while sitting still on my couch in Pittsburgh, I saw something very clearly. Some people would call it a vision.

Strange Illusion That Stumped Galileo Is Finally Solved

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science

A light-colored object on a dark background appears larger than a dark object on a light background, but until recently, no one knew why. Now, a stu...

5 Ways We Lose the Life We Would Have Loved

Herina Ayot | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Herina Ayot

Most of us accept positions out of desperation instead of holding out for what we really want.

World-Class Performance: The Commitment. The Pursuit. The Achievement.

Michael G. Winston | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Michael G. Winston

The Olympics inspire us as do few other events in the world. The pageantry, the drama, the coming together of different people and cultures are a spectacle to behold. We also learn a lot from these premier athletes and from the games themselves.

Looking Through My Eyes -- Part I

Aaron Scheidies | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Aaron Scheidies

Living with Macular Degeneration is being trapped between rocks and knowing that there is a way out but no matter how hard you think, you are unable to find an escape. You are constantly in this world of uncertainty.

2014: A Year to Celebrate Imperfection

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

What are we achieving when we constantly strive for perfection? In some ways we actually create a loss of freedom; we have less time and make more excuses for why we are unable to reach certain goals or enjoy life at all. This is a one-way ticket to avoidance.

The 10 Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 02.19.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things! Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money.

The Leadership Legacy of Kennedy and Lincoln

Seth Moulton | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
Seth Moulton

Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy shared more than just being leaders during critical times and the misfortune of lives cut short. They shared a power of will to drive the nation, sometimes single-handedly, toward a destination that few but they realized was attainable.

Why José Saramago Was Right

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

José Saramago, one of Portugal's best writers ever, and the only one who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1998, anticipated in an in...

Visionary Grit

Miles Kimball | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Miles Kimball

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgGrit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. But that is not enough. Grit also comes from having a vision, a dream, a picture in the mind's eye.

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future. This process involves what you have done and what you need to do to ensure that it has the "legs" to sustain itself.

What Do You Stand For?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

'The idea is to die young as late as possible.' It might sound to some like a gimmick but I smiled. What a great challenge it is to keep the eyes of a beginner, the eternal enthusiasm of discovery when you grow up and old.

Cure Blindness

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

The local staff is critical as they are the ones, who before the doctor arrives, go to the villages and seek out the patients. The staff also organizes the place where the cataract surgery occurs. Often these places are primitive in nature.