Phillip Murphy

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The Important Thing About Yelling

My child would not have learned this empathetic response if I had remained a yeller. Because yelling shuts down the communication; it severs the bond; it causes people to separate -- instead of come closer.<p>I cherish the notes I receive from my children -- whether they are scribbled with a Sharpie …

Handsfree

2013: The year in whiteness

<b>Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" (A&E/Karolina Wojtasik/Salon)</b><p>From Phil Robertson to Megyn Kelly, peddling white grievance became a bigger, crazier, more lucrative racket<p>Joan Walsh<p>December 30, 2013 8:30pm (UTC)<p>Maybe it was the very fact of enjoying a wonderful Christmas with my family and friends, …

Duck Dynasty nutbag advised men to marry 15-year-old girls

Add creepy misogyny to Phil Robertson’s list of attributes, along with homophobia and racism<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 31, 2013 4:44pm (UTC)<p>Anti-gay racist Phil Robertson unsurprisingly harbors vile misogyny too. In footage recovered from a 2009 Christian retreat, the reality TV personality advised …

Accomplish Any Goal by Doing Something Small, Every Day

It takes time to do anything worthwhile, but thankfully, we don't need it all in one chunk. So this year, forget about the year as a whole. Forget …

Show Us Your Paper Notebook

Sometimes, there's just no substitute for the flexibility that paper notebooks offer. Maybe that's just how you keep notes or maybe your paper …

Productivity

Benjamin Franklin’s Daily Schedule

<i>Benjamin Franklin was an amazing man</i>. If you don’t know who he is (<i>you should</i>), then he is the guy on the American $100 Bill, one of the founding …

4 reasons our political dysfunction isn't going to end soon

If there’s one thing Republicans and Democrats agree on, it’s that American politics is broken. Compromise is a dirty word, the nation’s problems go …

Campaign Finance

Mastering the art of conversation: 7 steps to being smooth

In <i>The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure</i>, Catherine Blyth gives some great tips on handling the subtle nuances of polite …

Self-help

30 Vital Things Your Future Self Will Thank You For

Once upon a time, we were our past selves. We went along either with future intentions in mind or simply drifting with the tide. Did we ever think …

7 Ways to Inspire Truly Great Ideas

<i>The power of a truly great idea can’t be understated</i>. With one great idea, y<i>ou could build a multi-million dollar business</i>. You could solve the …

(Images) 52 Motivational Picture Quotes For An Epic Year Of Success

<i>Quotes have the power to change our perspective and motivate our minds</i> to achieve amazingly wonderful things in life.<p>I have lived an amazingly …

Motivation

5 Motivational Lessons Michael Jordan Taught Us

Trust is a vital element to business. Potential customers need to feel they can trust the company they are doing business with, and this factor gives …

4 Rapport Building Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Quickly Building Rapport With Anyone

We all know how important relationships are, and I’m sure most of us are working diligently to create better relationships in our lives. But what’s …

12 Stand Out Quotes From Paulo Coelho’s Amazing Book “The Alchemist”

If I was to choose one fable to recommend to you, one that has truly impacted my life dramatically, I’d say that it would be “The Alchemist” by Paulo …

Motivation

How & Why You Should Live A Life of Integrity

Have you ever stopped to assess how honest you are? Most people lie almost every single day, or at least omit the truth, and hide their real thoughts …

15 Thoughts That Will Lead You To Success

Success is a very complex phenomenon that cannot be summed up in a few sentences. <i>To achieve success you must strive very hard to meet your goals</i>, and …

The 5 Hidden Warning Signs That You Have Low Self Confidence (And HOW to Fix It!!)

<i>I became a Confidence Coach for two reasons:</i> firstly, I feel completely alive when I coach people because I am living my purpose, and secondly, I …

Self-help

10 Ways To Make You Closer To Your Family

Jason Kiesau<p>Read full profile<p>How close is your family?<p>One of the biggest challenges, if not <i>the</i> biggest challenge, facing the U.S. today is the …

10 Feel Good Thoughts for a Bad Day

<b>We are all in this together.</b> – Nobody has it easy, we all have issues. When you look at a person, any person, remember that everyone has a story. …

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

Family isn’t always blood. They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and …

Communicate Better with Your Significant Other with These 10 Rules

No matter how smart you think you are, communicating with your significant other is never easy. That said, it's not impossible, and according to The …

God's Top Ten New Year's Resolutions

Hey, everybody, God here. Like most of you, I am prone to self-reflection as one year passes inexorably into another. It is a time to think about what I might be able to do differently and how I might improve myself and my position in the world. By demonstrating that even I, an all-powerful entity, …

Common Core problems inevitable?

The education world is scrambling to avoid its own version of a full-scale HealthCare.gov meltdown when millions of students pilot new digital Common Core tests this spring.<p>Technological hiccups, much less large-scale meltdowns, won’t do: The results of the Common Core tests will influence …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

10 Business Networking Tips: Grow Your Professional Network

We love listening to the amazing and thrilling stories of successful entrepreneurs. Sometimes we think there is a piece of magic attached to how they …

Self-improvement

How to Move up within a Company – Career Progression Secrets

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Always Think Positive

The ability to take risks by stepping outside your comfort zone is the primary way by which we grow. But we are often afraid to take that first …

Be nice to people on your way up

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

20 Habits that can Make You Successful

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …