The 10 Commandments of Communication to Build Trust A Guest Post by Randy Conley

  The way we communicate with others is a primary way we build trust. Along with specific behaviors and actions, communication serves as the vehicle for building trust in relationships. What we say, how we say it, and how we respond to what others communicate can make or break trust. That’s why it’s important to…

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The Delicate Balance: Circle of Influence

Inspired by the ancient book of wisdom; The Tao Te Ching: Verse Twenty-Nine Those who wish to take the world and control it I see that they cannot succeed. The world is a sacred instrument One cannot control it. The one who controls it will fail The one who grasps it will lose. Because all…

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9 Signs of Passive Behavior. Are You Being Too Selfless? A Guest Post by Carthage Buckley

  Passive behavior is where you sacrifice your own preferences and needs, so that you can help others to meet their preferences and needs. There will be times in your life when you need to be passive, or, where being passive at that moment will allow you to build a positive relationship in the long…

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Gandhi’s 6 Rules of Leadership Needed Today A Guest Post by Cory Galbraith

  He was a poor public speaker and changed his mind often. Mahatma Gandhi knew he wasn’t perfect. But he practiced a series of leadership principles which remain valid to this day. If you’re a team leader, manager or running a project – learn how Gandhi would have handled things. 1. Let your team know…

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Ignite Your Personal Power: How to Kick Start Your Life’s Purpose A Guest Post by Deepak Chopra MD

  Every life has a purpose, and in fact many purposes. Every day each of us is motivated to do many kinds of things. But this is different than a life which is guided by a single purpose. Accumulating many different actions during the day isn’t the same as knowing and achieving your vision. When…

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9 Habits of Profoundly Influential People A Guest Post by Dr. Travis Bradberry

  Influential people have a profound impact on everyone they encounter. Yet, they achieve this only because they exert so much influence inside, on themselves. We see only their outside. We see them innovate, speak their mind, and propel themselves forward toward bigger and better things. And, yet, we’re missing the best part. The confidence…

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We Need to Do a Better Job Caring for 40 Million Family Caregivers A Guest Post by Howard Gleckman

  Family caregivers are invisible. Those children, spouses, or other relatives who provide personal assistance to loved ones with physical or cognitive limitations are often taken for granted or even ignored. But without them, our system of long-term supports and services would collapse. Frail elders and younger people with disabilities would get sicker. Hospitalizations would…

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