Remember playing "telephone" as a kid? It's the game where one person whispers a phrase to someone else, and it gets whispered down a line of children until the last one says the phrase out loud and everyone laughs at how much it has changed.
Sometimes relationships can feel like we're stuck in that game. You say one thing, but your partner hears something completely different. Your boss gives you feedback, but all you can hear is criticism. You try to express your feelings, but you just sound mean and petty. More
Lois: What do you think is the most important work for organizations like Omega to focus on now?
Ram Dass: Compassion! Compassion and making one’s work karma yoga; doing one’s work as a vehicle for getting to God. And that will be wonderful. I remember my own thing about Omega, which I like to say: There are two institutions in one. One institution is for the participants and one institution is for the staff, and they are coming to a school for their spiritual development. Wow! More
“My boss just doesn't appreciate me,” is a common complaint heard in many offices across the country.
Recent research from Galluphas found that less than one in three Americans receive praise from their work supervisor, and employees who say they have not been recognized at work are more likely to quit in the next year. More
New York City was once the oyster capital of the world. With more than 350 square miles of oyster beds in New York Harbor, it's estimated that at one point New York contained half of the world's oysters.
Just about 100 years ago, the last of this abundant resource was deemed too polluted to eat and the oyster slipped out of our diet and into history books. More
Till the Ground for Healing
Elizabeth Lesser opened the 2014 Women & Power Conference and spoke to us about myths and stereotypes about women and men that hurt everybody—women, men, families, and society. Today, men are joining women in a global movement to give birth to a different and more equal world. More