Leadership is too often simplified as an innate ability which someone either has or doesn’t have. We’ve all heard phrases like ‘natural-born leader’ to describe an exceptionally gifted leader. What people often fail to realize is that leadership skills are cultivated and...


Megan Alexander is a national news correspondent, actress and one of the youngest rising stars in the national news industry. She got her start as a reporter and anchor for CBS in San Antonio, TX and later joined Inside Edition, the longest-running and top-rated national news magazine television...


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Overcoming fear in 6 steps

By Michelle Poler, Posted November 11th 2015


This week I saw for the first time the video of the little penguin trying to jump into the water from a diving board at a Zoo. Besides being the cutest thing ever and penguins being one of my favorite creatures, it clearly demonstrated the way we all approach our fears. Who knew animals...


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Uncertainty

By Warren MacDonald, Posted November 10th 2015

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All of us feel stuck at some point in our lives, and it’s no wonder. The scientific community suggests that the average adult makes approximately 35,000 decisions each day

Most of those decisions happen unconsciously, but often, bigger decisions have the capability to consume...


Congratulations to former CIA officers Tony and Jonna Mendez on being honored at this year’s America Abroad Media Awards! The Power of Film "honors outstanding leaders whose work exemplifies the power of media to inform, educate and empower citizens about the...



Anyone who has had the pleasure of hearing Former Navy SEAL Chad Williams speak would agree when we say that he has a gift for captivating an audience. His dedication and sacrifice as a SEAL gave Chad the ability to offer his unique perspective on global affairs. His military expertise...


Are you having to endure an increase in canceled phone calls, lunch meetings and appointments? Is society's level of integrity (keeping one's word) devolving into a quagmire of "Something came up and it's more important than you," or is there a mechanism triggering an...


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Eric Chester - On Fire At Work

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After over four decades years of impeccable coverage on current affairs in classrooms across the country, educational journalist John Merrow has retired. His career began as a high school teacher when he decided to pursue graduate studies. Post-graduation he landed a position with a think tank...



Once in a blue moon, our nation focuses a modest amount of attention on our schools, and their purpose. Last year, William Deresiewicz’ excellently titled book  “Excellent Sheep” triggered a flurry of discussionas he argued that education should help students in...