Posts Tagged ‘Lessons’

Life Lessons From King James

LeBron James might or might not be the greatest basketball player of all time. It’s a pointless discussion, for now, because his career isn’t even close to being over. He’s probably cemented his legacy as one of the greatest players of all time – 3 championships, 3 Finals MVPs, 4 regular season MVPs, and defeating […]

Lessons from a Marriage

In a few days, we will celebrate fifty years together. That we have lived this long is due, undoubtedly, more to genetic and environmental luck, modern medicine, and some reasonable choices than to anything else. That we have stayed married this long owes much to the social support of family and friends who provided us […]

Lessons I Learned From 10 Days of Silence and Meditation

Image credit: Pete R., BucketListly. The first time I heard about Vipassana meditation was back in 2014 when my friend and business partner Prean decided to take a break in a hectic startup world and realign his values and vision for life. I have never been that much into meditation and taking a 10-day course seemed […]

9 Lessons From Running You Can Apply To Your Everyday Life

You don’t have to tear through 26.2 miles to be able to apply some of running’s great lessons to your everyday life. Of course, more than 50,000 people will be running 26.2 miles this Sunday in the New York City Marathon. Some will battle with the crude, critical voices in their heads, telling them they’re not […]

Failing at Love? 4 Spiritual Lessons to Learn

Press pause for a moment… on your work deadlines, on your kid’s school schedules, on your holiday plans, on whatever device is ringing and buzzing. How is your love life doing lately? How’s your heart? If you’re single, do you find that you’re not happy with the partners you keep attracting? If you’re coupled, are […]

Jamie Zimmerman’s Life Lessons After Death

I was pouring my heart out in the cafeteria of ABC News. What am I going to do after this internship? What if I don’t find the right job? Do I have what it takes to achieve my dreams? Sitting across from me was Jamie Zimmerman. Jamie was a doctor and medical reporter at ABC. But […]

9 Lessons From Running You Can Apply To Your Everyday Life

You don’t have to tear through 26.2 miles to be able to apply some of running’s great lessons to your everyday life. Of course, more than 50,000 people will be running 26.2 miles this Sunday in the New York City Marathon. Some will battle with the crude, critical voices in their heads, telling them they’re not […]

9 Lessons From Running You Can Apply To Your Everyday Life

You don’t have to tear through 26.2 miles to be able to apply some of running’s great lessons to your everyday life. Of course, more than 50,000 people will be running 26.2 miles this Sunday in the New York City Marathon. Some will battle with the crude, critical voices in their heads, telling them they’re not […]

A Surgeon of Many Talents and a Healer of Many Gifts: Lessons in Leadership

There are millions of false promises about how to exercise leadership, as if the qualities responsible for being a leader are available in a series of shake-and-stir packets from the supermarket. Merchants can advertise and unload these items on unsuspecting consumers, while aggressive self-promoters can peddle their “secrets” (in five easy steps) to transforming even […]

Love the Homeless — Lessons From Sandy Griffin

Collin was waiting for a long time for a chance to perform a song for us when we finished shooting Waking Up in America. He didn’t have to be anywhere. No one was waiting for him. I had no idea that he was homeless. He used to be a graphic designer who worked for a […]

Lessons Learned From Trends in Insufficient Sleep Across the United States

Millions of Americans miss out on critical hours of shuteye every day, and this epidemic of insufficient sleep holds critical implications for all of us. How well did you sleep in the past week? If you’re like many Americans, busy schedules, sleep troubles, families, stress and other things may have kept you from getting enough […]

Lessons From Dreamwork in the Amazon

In the summer of 2013, I found myself headed deep into the Peruvian Amazon for a 33-day transformation retreat called Embodying Your True Nature. Each of the participants had our own simple hut with a palm roof and mosquito netting walls. We were deeply immersed in the beautiful green chaos that is the jungle. Everything […]

5 Life Lessons That Only Took Me 42 Years to Learn

It’s been a rocky 42 years, but I am pleased to report life seems to be turning itself around. It wasn’t for a lack of trying, because I have always been a scrapper. Rather, it was for a lack of understanding. Most of my relationships hovered at the surface, barely scraping the layer beneath, never […]

Gregg College Keyboarding & Document Processing (GDP), Lessons 1-60 text

Gregg College Keyboarding & Document Processing (GDP), Lessons 1-60 text – Step-by-step instructions for using all Word 2000, World 2002, and Word 2003 features.- E-mail presentations, international formatting rules, and critical-thinking skills reflect changing technology and workplace needs- Misstroke Analysis and Prescriptive (MAP) software diagnoses the user''s skills and provides personalized prescriptions for skill building- […]

Gregg College Keyboarding & Document Processing (Gdp), Lessons 1-60 Text

Gregg College Keyboarding & Document Processing (Gdp), Lessons 1-60 Text – Step-by-step instructions for using all Word 2000, World 2002, and Word 2003 features. – E-mail presentations, international formatting rules, and critical-thinking skills reflect changing technology and workplace needs – Misstroke Analysis and Prescriptive (MAP) software diagnoses the user’s skills and provides personalized "prescriptions" for […]

Lessons Learned in Our Nation’s Capitol and Global Governance

A few months after Ronald Reagan entered office as president of the United States for the first time, I started my first job as an intern on Capitol Hill. While I eventually abandoned a career-path in the political arena, I never forgot the important lessons I learned from my boss Patsy Guyer, Executive Assistant to […]

My Most Important Life Lessons Came From an Unexpected Place: Prison

What lessons can people learn from going to prison? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answer by David Caune on Quora: In the 1980s, I had a string of successful sales and marketing companies and lived in the sub-penthouse of a beachfront hi-rise with a wonderful wife. An idyllic life. How […]

Va Health Care: Experiences In Denver And Charleston Offer Lessons For Future Partnerships With Medical Affiliates

Va Health Care: Experiences In Denver And Charleston Offer Lessons For Future Partnerships With Medical Affiliates The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government via print publications. In broadening the public understanding of government and its work, an enlightened democracy can grow and prosper. […]

Va Health Care: Experiences In Denver And Charleston Offer Lessons For Future Partnerships With Medical Affiliates:

Va Health Care: Experiences In Denver And Charleston Offer Lessons For Future Partnerships With Medical Affiliates: The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency that works for Congress. The GAO watches over Congress, and investigates how the federal government spends taxpayers dollars. The Comptroller General of the United States is the leader of […]

6 Lessons Learned at Burning Man

If you asked me a year ago if there’d ever be a day where I would be sporting LED light clothing braving dust storms in the middle of a desert — all while not having washed my hair for a week, I would have laughed. But in 2015, I set an intention — to embrace […]

India And Counterinsurgency: Lessons Learned

India And Counterinsurgency: Lessons Learned This edited volume focuses on India''s experiences waging counterinsurgency campaigns since its independence in 1947.Filling a clear gap in the literature, the book traces and assess the origins, evolution and current state of India''s counterinsurgency strategies and capabilities, focusing on key counterinsurgency campaigns waged by India within and outside its […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place

I made it my mission to understand — and take on — the world of non-smilers and rude folks, if only for a week. Here’s what I learned during my journey to put the “kind” back in humankind. It used to be that the deadpan, trance-like stares that penetrated deep into nothingness were reserved for […]

Lessons for the day Volume 1

Lessons for the day Volume 1 This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: … there are men who can and will make it, and are not bribed or browbeaten […]

Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process From the early 1970s through the mid-1990s, Northern Ireland was the site of bitter conflict between those struggling for reunification with the rest of Ireland and those wanting the region to remain a part of the United Kingdom. After years of strenuous negotiations, nationalists and unionists came together […]

Lessons On Prescriptions and the Art of Prescribing

Lessons On Prescriptions and the Art of Prescribing This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is […]

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Management Lessons from the E.R.

Management Lessons from the E.R. Life in the emergency room is often like that in the business world. Both are places of activity and excitement, unexpected developments, highs and lows, crises, and great intensity. On the treatment table and in the boardroom, problems must be diagnosed correctly and dealt with as effectively and quickly as […]

Management Lessons from the E.R.

Management Lessons from the E.R. Life in the emergency room is often like that in the business world. Both are places of activity and excitement, unexpected developments, highs and lows, crises, and great intensity. On the treatment table and in the boardroom, problems must be diagnosed correctly and dealt with as effectively and quickly as […]

Management Lessons from the E.R.

Management Lessons from the E.R. Life in the emergency room is often like that in the business world. Both are places of activity and excitement, unexpected developments, highs and lows, crises, and great intensity. On the treatment table and in the boardroom, problems must be diagnosed correctly and dealt with as effectively and quickly as […]

Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business

Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business Author Name: Dr. Paul Auerbach: Publisher: Free Press: Publishing Date: June 01, 2010 List Price: Price:

Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business

Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business Life in the emergency room is often like that in the business world. Both are places of activity and excitement, unexpected developments, highs and lows, crises, and great intensity. On the treatment table and in the boardroom, problems must be diagnosed correctly and dealt […]

Memos: To Kids: Lessons On Life

Memos: To Kids: Lessons On Life Children are resilient. Adaptability flows from experiences. Life''s continuity creates one''s story. Some stories tell what life was like, such an exposé is a mirror of other''s stories. Lessons on life are meant as guidelines; they are not rules, only opinions about a plethora of experiences which every parent […]

7 Critical Lessons About Emotions That Make Pixar’s Inside Out a Must See for All Ages

Spoiler Alert: This post contains details about the plot. We walked into the theater for date night, and my husband jokingly said, “We can tell people we are vetting this movie for Ayla.” Ayla (pronounced eye-la) is our 10-month-old daughter who is a ways away from Inside Out, Frozen, Cinderella or any of the other […]

7 Critical Lessons About Emotions That Make Pixar’s Inside Out a Must See for All Ages

Spoiler Alert: This post contains details about the plot. We walked into the theater for date night, and my husband jokingly said, “We can tell people we are vetting this movie for Ayla.” Ayla (pronounced eye-la) is our 10-month-old daughter who is a ways away from Inside Out, Frozen, Cinderella or any of the other […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

30 Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I’ve only recently discovered. I’m certainly no saint, though I’ve learned a thing or two… I hope for this list to inspire, entertain and maybe even motivate you to react. […]

Natural History Object Lessons: A Manual for Teachers

Natural History Object Lessons: A Manual for Teachers Used – This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: …digested food now enters the small intestine, where it gets mixed with the […]

3 Lessons a Teenager Taught Me

You know the old saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Well, that’s not necessarily true. About 16 years ago, I met this girl, and she was beautiful in every way. I didn’t get along with all of her family at first, but she had a brother. He and I got along pretty […]

Prescriptions for Living : Inspirational Lessons for a Joyful, Loving Life

Prescriptions for Living : Inspirational Lessons for a Joyful, Loving Life Buy Prescriptions for Living by Bernie S. Siegel in Paperback for the low price of 12.59. Find this product in Religion > Inspirational, Personal Growth – General, Motivational & Inspirational. List Price: 14.99 Price:

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Preschool Children

They might be little, but there is so much that we can learn from preschool children. They are positive, enthusiastic and energetic. They make friends easily and are walking, talking sponges, ready to learn and absorb all that the world will throw at them. I’ve been a preschool teacher for 35 years, and learning from […]

Lessons Learned From Losing Our Pets

The dog was dead, and we were left to deal with the body. It wasn’t even our dog, but our neighbors’, a brindle-colored Plott hound named Dorsey who lived just a few houses down. This was in January 2007, and though I had just returned to college to finish my senior year, the distance did […]

Dad And Daughter Team Up For Dance Lessons In Heartwarming Ad

A sweet ad from Quaker Canada highlights the importance of spending time with your children. The ad, titled “The Recital,” features a dad named Michael and his 10-year-old daughter Lauren, who loves to dance. Both of them say that they want to spend more time with each other, so with help from Quaker they come up with a […]

Dad And Daughter Team Up For Dance Lessons In Heartwarming Ad

A sweet ad from Quaker Canada highlights the importance of spending time with your children. The ad, titled “The Recital,” features a dad named Michael and his 10-year-old daughter Lauren, who loves to dance. Both of them say that they want to spend more time with each other, so with help from Quaker they come up with a […]

Six Lessons Learned About the Politics of Climate Change

Over the past few weeks, every Democratic candidate running for president has discussed climate change in a major speech and made climate solutions a central part of their platform. Republican candidates continue to use stock phrases like “I’m not a scientist,” but at least they are talking about climate change. We’ve come a long way. […]

Six Lessons Learned About the Politics of Climate Change

Over the past few weeks, every Democratic candidate running for president has discussed climate change in a major speech and made climate solutions a central part of their platform. Republican candidates continue to use stock phrases like “I’m not a scientist,” but at least they are talking about climate change. We’ve come a long way. […]

Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium Of Recipes And Cooking Lessons From San Francisco's

Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium Of Recipes And Cooking Lessons From San Francisco's In , a book customers have been anticipating for years, chef and owner Judy Rodgers provides recipes for Zuni''s most well-known dishes, ranging from the Zuni Roast Chicken to the Espresso Granita. But Zuni''s appeal goes beyond recipes. Harold McGee concludes, What […]

What The Dying Teach Us: Lessons on Living

What The Dying Teach Us: Lessons on Living What the Dying Teach Us: Lessons on Living is a spiritual approach to health care that teaches the reader about values, hope, and faith through actual experiences of terminally ill persons. This unique approach to health care teaches the living how to deal with grief and the […]

Social Security at 80: Lessons Learned

Social Security was signed into law eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935. In those eight decades, it has taught us a number of important lessons. Social Security has demonstrated that there are some undertakings that government does better than the private sector. Social Security is more efficient, universal, secure, and fair than any counterpart […]

How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter

How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter MEET QUINOA!She’s the fearless and fashion-forward toddler taking over the world one elaborate play date at a time. From designer duds to posh friends to even the most avant-garde snack foods, Quinoa is setting trends and taking names. (In fact, see her list of approved […]

Yojokun: Life Lessons from a Samurai

Yojokun: Life Lessons from a Samurai The dawn of the 17th century saw peace descend on Japan. With the value of their martial skills on the decline, the samurai sought new spiritual, moral, psychological, and physical moorings. Tsunetomo Yamamoto, author of the now-classic HAGAKURE, combined a Confucian sense of justice with a Zen-influenced abandonment of […]

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power in Africa , Jeffrey Herbst places […]

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power in Africa, Jeffrey Herbst places the […]

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power in Africa, Jeffrey Herbst places the […]

Stewardship: Lessons Learned from the Lost Culture of Wall Street

Stewardship: Lessons Learned from the Lost Culture of Wall Street A compelling argument for why stewardship of wealth and service to others should be our highest financial priorityStewardship is the journey of financial insider John Taft towards understanding and affirming the importance of stewardship—which he has come to define as serving others—as a core principle […]

Lessons Arise From Harvard’s Israel-Palestine Study Group

In the fall of 2014, four graduate students of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) created a study group to explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The organizers were two Israelis and two Palestinians; and all four had an acute sense of the risks involved in the undertaking. This was particularly true in […]

Lessons Arise From Harvard’s Israel-Palestine Study Group

In the fall of 2014, four graduate students of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) created a study group to explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The organizers were two Israelis and two Palestinians; and all four had an acute sense of the risks involved in the undertaking. This was particularly true in […]

7 Life Lessons From Pop Culture’s Most Popular Pessimists

Perhaps life isn’t so bad through a glass half empty. Despite what we’ve been told about looking on the bright side, there’s also some solid science behind pessimism, too. Research suggests that it may help us live longer, help with anxiety and even boost our productivity levels . In reality, it’s all about balance. Negative thinking […]

Stewardship: Lessons Learned from the Lost Culture of Wall Street

Stewardship: Lessons Learned from the Lost Culture of Wall Street This book is about the author’s journey towards understanding and affirming the importance of Stewardship as a core principle – for him, personally; for the financial services industry; for the global financial system; and for society at large. The book defines stewardship and describes the […]

Stewardship: Lessons Learned From the Lost Culture of Wall Street (Unabridged)

Stewardship: Lessons Learned From the Lost Culture of Wall Street (Unabridged) A compelling argument for why stewardship of wealth and service to others should be our highest financial priority… Stewardship is the journey of financial insider John Taft toward understanding and affirming the importance of stewardship – which he has come to define as “serving […]

The Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Chronic Pain

ASKING FOR HELP IS OPENING THE DOOR FOR LOVE I don’t like asking for help. Who does? It brings out all those uncomfortable feelings of vulnerability, loss of independence, of being a burden. It requires a level of honesty and trust I have not mastered before. Haven’t yet, truth to be told. But I’m getting […]

7 Life Lessons From Pop Culture’s Most Popular Pessimists

Perhaps life isn’t so bad through a glass half empty. Despite what we’ve been told about looking on the bright side, there’s also some solid science behind pessimism, too. Research suggests that it may help us live longer, help with anxiety and even boost our productivity levels . In reality, it’s all about balance. Negative thinking […]

Life Lessons From a Sharpened Pencil

Have you ever been trying so hard to make a change that you feel blocked on every hand? Over the past few weeks, I have felt nagged at ever turn, one stumbling block after another and wasn’t quite sure whether I was really going in the right direction or if this was just something I […]

Life Lessons From a Sharpened Pencil

Have you ever been trying so hard to make a change that you feel blocked on every hand? Over the past few weeks, I have felt nagged at ever turn, one stumbling block after another and wasn’t quite sure whether I was really going in the right direction or if this was just something I […]

Life Lessons From a Sharpened Pencil

Have you ever been trying so hard to make a change that you feel blocked on every hand? Over the past few weeks, I have felt nagged at ever turn, one stumbling block after another and wasn’t quite sure whether I was really going in the right direction or if this was just something I […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Being an Actor

1. Nothing is personal. It’s not about you. Also known as, “We already have the brunette.” The first time I heard a variation of this phrase uttered, it was while I was working as a casting assistant and it was in regards to race, not hair color. The client, in search for a “multi-racial representation […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Being an Actor

1. Nothing is personal. It’s not about you. Also known as, “We already have the brunette.” The first time I heard a variation of this phrase uttered, it was while I was working as a casting assistant and it was in regards to race, not hair color. The client, in search for a “multi-racial representation […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Being an Actor

1. Nothing is personal. It’s not about you. Also known as, “We already have the brunette.” The first time I heard a variation of this phrase uttered, it was while I was working as a casting assistant and it was in regards to race, not hair color. The client, in search for a “multi-racial representation […]

Youth Development In Football: Lessons From The World's Best Academies

Youth Development In Football: Lessons From The World's Best Academies The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of […]

Youth Development In Football: Lessons From The World's Best Academies

Youth Development In Football: Lessons From The World's Best Academies The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of […]

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World’s Leading Health Care Organizations, 1st Edition

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World’s Leading Health Care Organizations, 1st Edition This is the future. Join the revolution. Transform your organization the Cleveland Clinic way. “One of the best healthcare systems in the world.” President Barack Obama American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn’t have to be.The Cleveland […]

The Big Book of Marketing: Lessons and Best Practices from the World’s Greatest Companies

The Big Book of Marketing: Lessons and Best Practices from the World’s Greatest Companies Proven prescriptions to world-class marketing–from the top professionals in their field The most comprehensive and authoritative guide of its kind, "The Big Book of Marketing" offers a practical, real-world approach that other marketing books lack. Marketing experts from 86 of the […]

Lessons From the Executions in Bali this Week

It’s been a heavy week. The events in Bali have left an air of sadness. I have to admit the executions this week had quite an effect on me. To hear of any life being taken is difficult enough, but when lives are taken by a government force… legally… (?) well it’s just heartbreaking… and […]

3 Important Lessons I Have Learned From Interning at a Mental Health Non-Profit

Since January I have been interning at the National Alliance of Mental Illness Massachusetts (NAMI Mass), and although I have only been working here for a mere four months, the overall experience has taught me more than any other intern position has. For those who don’t know what NAMI is, let me give you a […]

Wicked Problems, Workable Solutions: Lessons From A Public Life

Wicked Problems, Workable Solutions: Lessons From A Public Life After five decades of studying how Americans respond to public issues, Daniel Yankelovich presents a strategy to nurture the greater public wisdom necessary for modern society to confront its most wicked problems. Having been an advisor to major corporations and influential media, business and government organizations, […]

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations This is the future. Join the revolution. Transform your organization the Cleveland Clinic way. One of the best healthcare systems in the world.President Barack Obama American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn''t have to be.The Cleveland Clinic Way is […]

The Little Yellow School Bus, or the Lessons We Take

Recently a friend’s 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. To help with the transition I asked if I could write the young lady a letter. The mother requested I be less direct, asking me to write a letter to my 8-year-old self when my life changed overnight, something she could share with her kid. […]

Four Life Lessons Passed Down to Millennials From Baby Boomers and the Greatest Generation

What general wisdom do people in their 40s and 50s have to pass down to people in their 20s or 30s?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Answer […]

Leadership lessons from the CIA

Timothy Kilbourn spent almost 30 years as a military analyst with the CIA. He was the deputy director of two divisions, dean of the Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis and served for several years as the daily briefer to President George W. Bush. Kilbourn spoke about his experiences and views on leadership in an […]

The Path to Happiness: Lessons From the 2015 World Happiness Report

Getting richer but not happier: It’s a familiar story, for people and for nations. The purpose of the World Happiness Report, now in its third edition for 2015, is to remind governments, civil society, and individuals that income alone cannot secure our well-being. True happiness depends on social capital, not just financial capital. The evidence […]

15 Things I Learned About Life From Teaching Swim Lessons

I have done many jobs in my 43 years, but the one I’ve held the longest is as a swim instructor. I’ve taught nearly every age group and ability level. Even with a military spouse, aside from small breaks here and there, wherever we lived, I found a local team or country club willing to […]

Who Am I: Top 10 Life Lessons | #OWNSHOW | Oprah Winfrey Network

Life is full of lessons. Guests of season 2 of #OWNSHOW’s digital series Who Am I, including Vivica A. Fox, Gabrielle Union and Alan Cumming, share their most personal and important life lessons. The series Who Am I delves into the universal idea of self-identity and what it means to look within oneself for insight […]

Lessons from a Dog

Lessons from a Dog Used – They may slobber, but they’re loyal, sensitive, and affectionate. Dogs have a lot to teach us. Illustrator Patrick Moberg has assembled a beautiful, witty, and heartfelt collection of illustrated lessons in this charming guide to becoming a better person. Lessons include: Give and accept affection, freely and often. When […]

5 Years After: Deepwater Horizon’s Lessons Go Unlearned

Remember that helpless, infuriating feeling watching gallon after gallon of oil spew into the Gulf of Mexico in the spring and summer of 2010? After Deepwater Horizon – the worst oil spill disaster in U.S. history – came the mantra: Never again. But now, as we mark the fifth anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster […]

Play Ball! 6 Lessons From Baseball for Politics

It’s opening day in San Francisco and opening week for the presidential primary election — a perfect time for renewal, hope, and plans for victory. I’ve had the great opportunity to travel across the U.S.A. following my two passions: baseball and politics. In 1993 I toured baseball parks while awaiting the results of the California […]

Lessons from Thomas Jefferson for Bobby Jindal: Don’t Use Religion to Support State-Sponsored Discrimination

Open Letter to Governor Robert Jindal of Louisiana. Dear Governor Jindal, I hear you support a so-called “religious freedom” law that would be even more restrictive than Indiana’s. I’m surprised that after major companies pledged to pull their business, state and local governments banned travel, and people across our country pointed out the bill wasn’t […]

Elementary Home Economics: First Lessons in Sewing and Textiles, Foods and Cookery, and the Care of the House – Primary Source Edition

Elementary Home Economics: First Lessons in Sewing and Textiles, Foods and Cookery, and the Care of the House – Primary Source Edition New – This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 […]

Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die New – Filled with recipes and stories, this book intends to introduce many people to food as life, as only the Ikarians know it. It also features a 101-year-old weaver – the best on the island – and reveals […]

The Practice of School Reform: Lessons from Two Centuries

The Practice of School Reform: Lessons from Two Centuries Former high school teacher, school leader, activist, consultant, and now professor of education James Nehring combines vivid case studies with practical suggestions to describe how the system works to thwart good schools and what educators can do to improve them. In this book he paints the […]

The Practice of School Reform: Lessons from Two Centuries

The Practice of School Reform: Lessons from Two Centuries Former high school teacher, school leader, activist, consultant, and now professor of education James Nehring combines vivid case studies with practical suggestions to describe how the system works to thwart good schools and what educators can do to improve them. In this book he paints the […]

5 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Deepak Chopra

The author of the novel The 13th Disciple on faith, science and love. As told to Arianna Davis Faith makes all things possible. Having an inner certainty that there is something — whether it’s a god, a religion, whatever you believe in — behind the events in our lives takes the pressure off us to […]

The End of Ebola? Lessons at the Epidemic’s One Year Anniversary

“That’s the anthrax building,” a colleague told me several years ago, pointing to a squat reddish-brown brick building in the middle of Fort Detrick, for many years the U.S. Army’s center for biological warfare research. Cinderblocks now sealed up all of the doors and windows. Inside, anthrax — a deadly pathogen — still lurks. Outside, […]

World Crisis Effects on Social Security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Lessons and Policies

World Crisis Effects on Social Security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Lessons and Policies Written by a top scholar on social security in Latin America and the Caribbean, this book assesses the effects of the world economic crisis on social security and welfare in the region. Drawing on the impact of and lessons from […]

The Way You Make Me Feel: 20 Lessons In Customer Service

The Way You Make Me Feel: 20 Lessons In Customer Service Customers are thrilled by service which makes them feel important, if only for the moment. The Way You Make Me Feel is a collection of interactions which focus on the varying emotions that come into play as people provided and received service in everyday […]

Has Email Become Too Convenient? Lessons from Emailgate

Emailgate just won’t go away for Hillary Clinton. Why the continued scrutiny? There’s no one single factor. (Is there ever?) Clinton is a polarizing political figure who maintains a high profile. (Click here for more on the “Hillary conundrum.”) Truth be told, however, Clinton is hardly the first prominent female politician to use cause a kerfuffle by using her […]

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus: Lessons from India for Development

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus: Lessons from India for Development It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This “nexus” is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and practitioners. […]