constancerhodes


This morning I googled “hope,” looking for the perfect image to accompany this post. Instead, I found myriad counterfeit hope-bearers – everything from pictures of stone angels to psychological diagrams to the well-intended “trust yourself” types of...


paulwhite


In working with family-owned businesses for several years now, I’ve seen one pattern of relating that consistently doesn’t work over the long term.  In many families there is a mantra that dictates the family members’ behavior, and that can carry over to the business as...


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The Death of Comfortable

By Joanna Hyatt, Posted September 20th 2016

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Today we mourn a death. The death of Comfortable.

HE CAME INTO OUR LIVES UNINVITED, SEEMING TO APPEAR OUT OF NOWHERE, ONLY TO BECOME A PERMANENT FIXTURE.

A silver tongued  easy-going intruder, he convinced us to hand over our relationships, our dreams, and our future in exchange for...


megmeeker


Let’s face it. We’re all guilty of saying things to our kids that we’d give anything to take back. And worse, many of us have yelled nasty things too. So is there anything we can do to make up for hurting our kids this way? Yes. Let’s take a look at how to make amends.

Own...


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The Greatest Enemy of Every Marriage

By Mark Merrill, Posted September 19th 2016

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What is the opposite of Love?  If you said Hate, well, I hate to disagree with you, but I’m convinced that the opposite of love is really selfishness.  And in marriage, selfishness often makes you the worst threat to your marriage.

Consider these truths about...


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You Don't Believe

By Chris Capehart, Posted September 8th 2016

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Actions are the catalyst to cementing a new set of beliefs. Show me a person’s actions and I’ll show you his beliefs.

Do I really believe in something if I won’t act? I’ve constantly challenged myself with this this question.

I’ve heard people talk about their...


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The 3 types of mentors you need

By Ryan Kahn, Posted August 31st 2016

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When you’re looking for a job you’ll need all the help you can get, no matter what level of experience you have. While an insider with the hiring manager’s ear would be a huge advantage, that scenario isn’t too likely. But you will need help from another kind of insider: a...


johnoleary


I know you travel a lot. So do I…. and I hate it! How do you stay so positive in the drudgery of your work trips? — Mary N.

Mary, here are 10 things I try to do every time I travel:

  1. Eat healthier on the road.
  2. Don’t watch television in your hotel room.
  3. Lower your alcohol...


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#WEDay2016

By Craig Kielburger, Posted August 31st 2016


Twenty years ago, Craig and Marc Kielburger boldly set out to change the world. At the age of 12, they realized their vision of a better world, free of poverty and started the hard work to make it a reality. A movement which started in their own communities soon bled into partnering with schools,...



It has been 11 years since the tragic disappearance of Natalee Holloway during a trip to Aruba with friends. The series of events that may have unfolded along with a definitive individual behind the disappearance remain a mystery. 

Beth Holloway recently appeared on NBC TODAY’s...