How Are Your 2016 Resolutions Going?

How Are Your 2016 Resolutions Going?

Why Most SMART Goals Aren’t Smart…. What You Can Do to Reach Your Goals or Help Others Reach Theirs Is SMART Really Smart Enough? With January passing by quickly, how are your New Year’s Resolutions going? For many of us, creating New Year’s Resolutions is an annual...
Shift Mindsets to Grow and Thrive

Shift Mindsets to Grow and Thrive

Don’t tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work. –Artur Rubenstein, one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. –Albert Einstein, one of the greatest physicists of...
Mobile Phones: Social or not Social

Mobile Phones: Social or not Social

Smart Phone: Social or not Social? Friend or Foe? The true answer is probably “all.” In many ways, smartphones make the world a smaller place. I still marvel at the ability to text, call, or even video chat with people all over the world. Using social media platforms,...
How to Talk So Your Doctor Will Listen

How to Talk So Your Doctor Will Listen

Person-centered Care Means that Patients Count…A Lot Changes in today’s healthcare system call on patients and families to take more active roles in their own health and in the care they receive to maximize that health. “Person-centered” care is a...
Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day

Be Smart, Be Safe…and Celebrate! If you read the CDC page for Global Handwashing Day, it sounds a bit like a primer for preventing (so-called) third-world problems: “Global Handwashing Day is a way to support a global and local culture of handwashing with soap,...
Terrible Decision by Feds

Terrible Decision by Feds

New 2015 Dietary Guidelines Ignore Sustainability Kiss sustainability goodbye when it comes to the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines. According to a statement made on Tuesday, Oct 6, by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia...
Sustainability Starts With Us

Sustainability Starts With Us

Almost on a daily basis, a new study is released that triggers or confirms our worst fears about the state of our climate. Temperatures and sea levels are rising, ice caps and glaciers are melting, ocean currents and weather patterns are shifting. Weather-related...
Culture Counts!

Culture Counts!

Culture Counts! One of the top challenges for organizations around the world is culture and employee engagement. In fact, fully 87% of organizations cite culture and engagement as one of their top challenges, and 50 percent call the issue “very important.” Deloitte...