Tyler Gage’s world changed when, following a course at Brown University on the languages and cultures of the Amazon, he decided to move to the rainforest. He became immersed in the culture and ancient traditions of the Kichwa people. One daily ritual in particular stood out: boiling guayusa...


In a recent Fast Company article on the latest update on Zappo’s and its foray into holacracy it was stated that 14% of its staff are leaving. The article itself begins to sound alarmist until you read on and recognize that once again CEO Tony Hsieh has shown...


Jon Acuff is no stranger to how unpredictable and difficult carving out a career path or following a dream can be. He's spent years sharing his wisdom through his best selling books, meet ups around the country and career goal encouragement communities like 30 Days Of Hustle and Dreamers and...


There is so much to say about the amazing work Ron Clark, Kim Bearden and the whole team at the Ron Clark Academy has done and is continuing to do. Since its opening in 2007, the school has seen a double digit increase in test scores, and its first four graduating classes received over...


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Did you know that exercise and diet don’t stop you from dying at your desk?

We all know there have been countless articles about how we are dying at our desk from Harvard to WebMD, NBC, Time, Huffington Post, and the list goes on…

CNN just posted an article a couple of months ago...


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And the Phony Speaker Is...

By Shruthi Lapp, Posted May 1st 2015

Marcus Markam!

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 A reader of many NYT’s best-selling books. Mr. Markam’s hit reality show “How Tall Are You?” garnered response from critics in two cities and was glowingly described as “mind-numbing” by one TV executive. Although limited by his fear of...


It is the year 2025 and it seems like a miracle reminiscent of John F. Kennedy’s moonshot. A multi-modality cure for Alzheimer’s disease was recently discovered, fast-tracked and approved by the FDA. Not just a prevention (although that came first, back in 2020), but breakthroughs in...


Boston Marathon bombing survivor, mom, speaker and superwoman Rebekah Gregory crossed the finish line again at this year’s Boston Marathon! Two years ago, Rebekah was at the finish line of the marathon when the bomb exploded and one year ago she was pushed across the finish...


 

"Angela is not your ordinary education blogger/commentator; she is more like an evangelist for all that is good in kids and education. Her love and belief in them shines through in all of her work and is the force behind her movement, Choose2Matter. She tells kids and educators "You...


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Michael Finkel: True Story

By Michael Finkel, Posted April 17th 2015

"When you talk with someone when emotion is high, when adrenaline is pumping, you can really capture a person’s true nature. Wait even a few minutes and people often relax into a sort of bantering, gallows-humor mode following a near-death experience. But in the moments just after, the...