What Is a Leap Year?
Epipheo shows you how, based on astronomy, the Gregorian Calendar uses leap year to keep us in tune with the sun, the stars, the universe and our inner man... (yeah, j/k about that last bit...).


Decelerate to Accelerate
The fastest way forward may be to slow down.


Jerry White: Smart Networks
White defines the three core components of a leader to be wisdom, understanding, and knowledge.


Filling in the Blanks on My 2016 Career Moves
Aaron Hurst’s Imperative is to create communities that are empowered to realize their potential. What's yours?


Social Change and the Shadow Side of Passion
Major opportunities to change the world often lie within our biggest personal challenges.


Shawn Anchor: The Happy Secret to Better Work
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.


From Purpose to Impact
Figure out your passion and put it to work.


We asked People to Tell Us Their Biggest Regrets
Passersby were asked to name their biggest regrets. The answers were telling – powerful.


To Be Happier, Start Thinking More About Your Death
People who apply the “last-year test” tend to spend more time on the things that give them the most satisfaction.

 


A Google Evangelists Guide to Finding the Purpose in Your Career
Access to information is a passion for many people who work at Google.


This Daily Ritual Will Can You Happier
Dan Harris, ABC Nightline News anchor and author of 10% Happier, reveals the daily ritual that changed his life, and is scientifically proven to increase happiness. 


The Way We Think About Work is Broken
What makes work satisfying? Apart from a paycheck, there are intangible values that, Barry Schwartz suggests, our current way of thinking about work simply ignores. It's time to stop thinking of workers as cogs on a wheel.


How to Make Hard Choices
Here's a talk that could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Should I break up — or get married?! Where should I live? Big decisions like these can be agonizingly difficult. But that's because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are.


Connect in person with people who pursued meaningful work
Hear their stories of challenge and success firsthand: Sum +Sub storytelling series comes to five new cities in 2016
 


The Five Phrases That Can Change Your Life
Adam Braun is the Founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit organization that has broken ground on more than 80 schools around the world.


How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives: Annie Dillard on Presence Over Productivity
“The life of sensation is the life of greed; it requires more and more. The life of the spirit requires less and less.”



Resolutions and Priorities
Here’s to a year of examined priorities, of courage, of great leaps. Here’s to a year of embracing who we are and a year of having the conviction and commitment to start becoming who we can become.



7 TED Talks to help you find your purpose
Playlist: Not sure what to do with your one precious life? These talks help you find the path that only you could take.


Shonda Rimes: My year of saying yes to everything
Shonda Rhimes, one of the most influential producers in Hollywood, loves to work. "When I am hard at work, when I am deep in it, there is no other feeling," she says. She calls it "The hum". The hum is a drug, the hum is music, the hum is God's whisper in her ear. But what happens when it stops? In this moving TED Talk, join Rhimes on a journey through her "year of yes" and find out how she got her hum back.