Leadership requires you to be present to the needs, abilities, and potential of other people. But when it’s always all about you, that’s virtually impossible to do. Here are 10 warning signs that you may be getting in your own way — and what you can do if you are, from leadership experts Francis Frei and Anne Morriss.
Culture isn’t limited to humans; in animal life on earth, social learning goes on all around us, says ecologist and writer Carl Safina. He shows us how whales, chimpanzees and other creatures share and spread the wisdom of centuries.
“Moral imagination is the basis of an ethical framework for a world that recognizes our common humanity and insists on opportunity, choice and dignity for all of us,” says philanthropist Jacqueline Novogratz. She explains why it’s the key to unlocking transformative change, no matter where you are.
“What we need right now is more women who are full of themselves,” writes Glennon Doyle in her book Untamed. One thing that can hold them back: Unhelpful and unhealthy beliefs about being a mom.
And it’s not just running — you can get these feelings of bliss and well-being from other kinds of physical activity too. Research psychologist Kelly McGonigal explains how we can get it and why it exists.
Most of us enter the professional world believing that the focus and hard work which got us through our education will help us rise there, too. But we don’t yet realize that there are significant obstacles lying in our path. Author Michelle P. King explains how the need to conform can stand between women and success.
Adopting a brain-healthy diet is a powerful tool in maximizing cognitive health and helping prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, says neuroscientist and nutritionist Lisa Mosconi. What’s more, it may even ward off common ailments that affect many women, from slow metabolism to insomnia and depression. Here are 8 steps to take.