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Change Comes From the Inside: Being Conscious of “Greener Pastures”

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In April, nearly four million employees quit their jobs in the United States. If that pace continues, 25 percent of the entire American workforce could be changing jobs this year, an all-time record. But that is only half the story. After an immensely difficult 18 months, many people are seeking change in their lives, for a variety of reasons.

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Juggling Plates: How to Say No

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It’s human nature for many people to not be overly concerned with others’ problems. The person you’re dealing with isn’t worried about whether something is bad for you; they have their own challenges to consider. What if the best way to say no is flipping the script and not explaining why it’s bad for you, but instead carefully and honestly explaining why the other person’s request will create undesirable outcomes for them?

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Understanding Your Current Relationship With Money

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If money were a person, what kind of relationship would you have with it? Money EQ is the key to enjoying a happy and healthy relationship with money. So it’s not about how much money you have or how financially savvy you are. It’s about how you relate to it that makes your life meaningful. So, how can you improve your relationship with money?

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Urgent vs Important

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One of the most important concepts to increase your productivity is understanding the difference between what’s urgent and what’s important. Everything we do falls into four categories: urgent AND important, urgent but not important, important but not urgent, or not important and not urgent. For those of us who need help prioritizing our tasks, this advice is invaluable.

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Putting the Future of Food in New Hands: Training Farmworkers to Become Farm Owners

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Creating a new life for ourselves is always possible, and nonprofit ALBA is making that possible for countless people. They’re giving immigrant farmworkers the tools and the knowledge to improve their lives by helping them have organic farms of their own!

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Ernst & Young Recruiting People With Autism to Boost its Success

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Folks on the autism spectrum are too often overlooked for jobs, but these companies are seeking them out. By offering flexible hiring, onboarding and work styles they’re attracting outstanding talent from people on the autism spectrum—here’s how they do it.

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Hard Conversations Made Easy with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

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Our thought leader of the day is Dr. Marcia Reynolds, a master of coaching people about engaging in powerful conversations. She is a sought-after transformational coach known for her ability to change people’s minds. Dr. Reynolds drops by to break down the truth behind hard conversations, which she believes can be made easy, and it only takes a few things and mindset shifts to do it.

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No Such Thing as “Unskilled”: The Super-Speed Farmworkers We Couldn’t Live Without

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In a world of automation, there is still one central part of our lives that requires the skilled touch of the human hand: food. Your produce doesn’t just magically appear on your supermarket shelves, so it’s time we met the skilled people that make that fresh food possible!

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Turning Chopsticks into Tables—Rethinking the Value of “Waste”

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You will never look at your take-out chopsticks the same again. Now, they could become your dining room table or beautiful shelving unit! Here’s a company that is radically redefining the value of our waste items, and creating a new, sustainable path forward for all of us along the way.

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When One Dream Ends, How Do We Find Another?

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Are you working towards a certain goal? Have you felt like your life has been thrown off track lately? The story of how Natalia Paruz became known as the “Saw Lady” will have you finding delightful inspiration in the most unusual places!

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How to Make Your Next Holiday Tradition a Sweet One!

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From decorating gingerbread houses to hiding fake fruit, we’re celebrating the warm fuzzy feelings that accompany holiday traditions. Let’s unwrap the secret to spreading cheer!

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7 minutes

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Why Good Business is like Good Bread!

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Why do we love a good loaf of bread so much? For 130 years a little bakery in Ireland has stood the test of time, answering this question for generations. The answer is a lesson we can pass on to other corners of our life as well!

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The Secret Power of Checklists

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The fastest way to start reducing your stress and increasing productivity doesn’t require any expensive new planners or apps. All you need to start working with the accuracy skill of a doctor or an astronaut is a piece of paper and a pen!

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Start Small, Dream Big: The Secret to Accomplishing Life-Changing Goals

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How do we achieve even our loftiest goals? At 19 years old, Dave Jacka was left with only 6% of his physical function after a motorcycle accident. 25 years later, he became the first pilot with quadriplegia to fly around Australia solo! The story of how he got there has insights for us all!

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Mr. Gluck and the Not-So-Secret Secret to Creating a Legacy that Lasts!

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What’s the secret to getting through some of life’s darkest moments, inspiring those around us to do the best work they can, and creating a legacy that will be talked about for generations? Well, as it turns out the answer starts with a little thing we can all choose to do every day!

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How These Successful Coaches Are Helping Us All Unlock Our Full Potential!

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What if we could unlock 50% more potential from our teams tomorrow? There is a new recipe for success being revealed on the sidelines of major sports teams that can all use to start harnessing this potential. Here’s the secret!

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Reinventing Plastic with Methane and Microbes

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How close are we to reinventing plastic? Well, it looks like a future with easily accessible, truly biodegradable plastics that can replace the harmful plastics we use today is right around the corner—and it uses the power of bacteria! 

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22 minutes

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Why We All Need More Awe!

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Do we already have the key to healing what divides us? The answer is YES, if only we learn to harness the power of awe! Find out how.

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Giving New Life to Well-Loved Clothes

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What if you could give old clothes an entirely new life? This was the question Patagonia wanted to tackle as a warehouse of used gear piled up around them. The fix they came up with to keep these garments out of the landfills is a model that changes the future of clothing!

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The Gratitude Economy is Changing Business for the Better!

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It’s time to celebrate a leap in progress that most of us are a part of, and barely know it. Savvy consumers are rewarding companies that care about their impact and the most remarkable things are happening!

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Sleep is Your Superpower!

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How did you sleep last night? Sleep can be our number one defense to keeping us healthy, so, what can we do to turn on this superpower and finally get motivated to get to bed!

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The Power of Saying Yes!

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Changes as subtle as saying yes to new experiences can prove to be life-changing! Shonda Rhimes, an accomplished television producer, lends her wisdom from her experience with a “year of yes.”

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Could Mastering the Art of Asking for Help Change Your Life?

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Asking for help is our ticket to actually making our dreams come true. But why is it so hard?! Here’s a thought leader that will help us see the true value in the ask and give us the courage to just go for it. 

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Change Your Habits By Learning How They Change Your Brain!

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Have a habit you’d like to change? Here’s what you need to know about how your brain works to make it happen! This is a game-changer for expanding your life and possibilities.

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What Is an Algorithm? And Can We Use Them to Change the World in a Good Way?

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Algorithms are a lot less complicated than you may think! And, with a little understanding, here’s how we can start to reshape the way we use them to create a better future for everyone.

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How Teaching Improv Skills to Scientists Will Change the Future

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What would the world look like for us all if we could understand each other better? Alan Alda may be best known for his skills as an actor in the hit series M*A*S*H* but for the past two decades, he has been educating scientists on how they can communicate their important work to all of us. His methods aren’t just for Ph.D.’s though, they are skills every one of us can use to become better communicators!

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How to Catch the Winds of Luck

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What if you could have more luck without just wishing for it? Here’s a Stanford Professor, with decades of research, pointing to 3 simple ways to start increasing the odds of finding more “good luck” in your life!

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Every Brain is Beautiful: The Autism Advantage

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What if we let disabilities take a back seat and we focused on the abilities that might look like superpowers in the right setting? Let’s take a look at some examples.

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Creative Growth: Where Artists with Disabilities Thrive

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Creative Growth is a space where artists can hone their crafts, express themselves, and share their work with the public. This is one nonprofit making us rethink where our community focus actually is.

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