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Lead by Serving

Rana Florida | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Leaders who inspire, mentor, and teach -- rather than dictate and order -- will have more productive, more engaged and more loyal teams.

The Eyes Have It

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

The first step towards sharing varying experiences of the world is the acknowledgement that your eyes are different from everyone else's. The truth as you experience it is no less true that someone else's.

sustainABILITY Simplicated Step 3: Find Your Sweet Spot

Cortney McDermott | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Cortney McDermott

Co-authored by Suzanne Pinckney Sustainability represents a multi-billion dollar revenue opportunity, along with a healthier and happier existence fo...

Feng Shui and Meditation

Debra Duneier | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Debra Duneier

To begin, I have my client visualize a warm, healing, glowing golden energy that turns into a ribbon of light. With feet firmly on the ground, this glowing ribbon of light enters our bodies through the earth and travels through our organs.

A Seemingly Insane Idea That Actually Struck Gold

Ben Thomas | Posted 07.26.2013 | Home
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgCould we create completely new senses unlike anything in human experience? What would it be like to experience such senses?

Meat Treat Study Offers New View Of How Dogs See The World

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

How do dogs see the world? A lot more colorfully than you might have imagined, new research suggests. Scientists have long known that dogs' eyes ar...

Attentive Leadership Begins at the Top

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

A 2010 study conducted by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) introduced a concept called "attentive leadership." The study focused on student success and found that one key is a visible, action-oriented commitment to timely graduation by people at all levels of an institution.

It's the Culture, Stupid!

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

Strategy and culture are the two pillars for business success and for far too long we only paid serious attention to strategy. Now is the time to manage your culture!

Building An Unlimited Identity

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 08.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

The false limits we have set up for ourselves can be shattered to reveal the core of our genuine being. You can use the following 10 principles for building the most authentic version of yourself.

The Vision Thing

Floyd Elliot | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

If second grade seems perhaps a bit young to start wearing glasses, I assure you that the profundity of my nearsightedness actually makes it a little surprising that no one had figured it out years before.

The Power of Having a Vision for Your Life

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Do you have a vision for your life and, if so, how big is it? Can you see yourself living that life now, even if the outer manifestation of it isn't yet visible? While many say you have to see it to believe it, others are saying, you have to believe it to see it. Which are you?

The Eternal Student: Margarethe von Trotta on Hannah Arendt

Dan Lybarger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

Von Trotta's film vividly captures the impact Arendt's work had in both the United States and Israel and how Arendt's stubborn beliefs could be both a weakness and a strength.

Where Should A New CEO Focus First?

George Bradt | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
George Bradt

Long-standing CEOs almost universally say their number one job is to own and drive vision and values. At the same time, their common regret is not mov...

5 Foods That Can Improve Your Vision

Posted 05.16.2013 | Fifty

Vision problems like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration affect millions of older adults. But these eye diseases can be slowed down or avoi...

How Business Schools Aren't Teaching What They Should

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

"Culture eats strategy over breakfast," said Peter Drucker, and it is only when you fully understand what this means, that you'll lead a successful company.

3 Steps To Turning Your Dreams Into Reality

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Do you have many dreams you'd like to make come true? If there's so much you want to do but in reality, so little time to do it, the feeling of overwhelm itself can actually hold you back from accomplishing any of your major goals.

Is Design the New Opiate for the Intelligentsia?

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Soren Petersen

Today, the use of design for personal propaganda has spread to such an extent that even ordinary people can produce their own virtual content, attracting thousands of viewers and gathering tens of thousands of devoted followers.

Leading With a Clear Vision

George Bradt | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
George Bradt

It is not remarkable that Hubert Sagnières' vision is clear. After all, he is CEO of Essilor, the world's largest producer of eyeglass lenses. What is remarkable is the discipline with which Sagnières keeps various societal, business, and individual efforts all focused on the mission of improved vision and in their own boxes at the same time.

Effective Change Management: The Five Critical Steps

Ray Gagnon | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Ray Gagnon

You wouldn't blink if someone told you they needed to do a better job managing their company's "budgeting" process or "manufacturing" process, would you? But managing a "change process"?

A New Look at Perception (Thank You, El Greco)

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.13.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

The El Greco fallacy is a peculiar kind of illogical thinking, which is highly intuitive but obviously wrong once it's illuminated. It may be keeping alive one of the most popular -- but questionable -- ideas now current in the field of human perception.

Leadership: The Killer App That Almost Everyone Overlooks

Landon Ray | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business
Landon Ray

Because a truly successful venture is rarely a one-person show, your ability to get the right people on your team -- and doing their best work -- is possibly the most critical, and often overlooked, skill an entrepreneur can have.

Bridging the Gap: Enrolling Employees Into Your Company Culture

Nick Friedman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

You've worked hard to create a solid company culture. But without incorporating, and even more importantly, enrolling your employees into this culture, its benefits to the success of your business are moot.

Into the Hole! Terror and Survival

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.

Vision for the Blind: New Technologies Offer 'Second Sight'

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.29.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Ever since the patient's stroke, she'd been living in impenetrable darkness; tormented by memories of shapes and faces and letters, but powerless to perceive them in the world around her.

Leading With Vision: The Importance of Painting the Picture to Success

Nick Friedman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

The key to effectively leading with vision is to be able to communicate your vision as effectively as possible in an inspirational manner.