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    • Personal development

    • Personal development covers activities that improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance the quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. Personal development takes place over the course of a person's entire life ... Read »


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    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

      The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, is a business and self-help book written by Stephen R. Covey. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles of a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless. ... Read »


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    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

    • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

      The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens is a 1998 bestselling self-help book written by Sean Covey, the son of Stephen Covey. The book was published on October 9, 1998 through Touchstone Books and is largely based on The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. In 1999 Covey released a companion book entitled Daily ... Read »


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    • 360-degree feedback

    • In human resources or industrial psychology, 360-degree feedback, also known as multi-rater feedback, multi source feedback, or multi source assessment, is a process utilized by organizations to solicit information from a variety of workplace sources on an employee's work-related behavior and/or performance. Most often ... Read »


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    • Abraham Low Self-Help Systems

    • Abraham Low Self-Help Systems

      Executive Director: Nancy Carstedt Abraham Low Self-Help Systems (ALSHS) is a non-profit organization formed from the merger of Recovery International and the Abraham Low Institute. ALSHS facilitates the estimated 600 worldwide Recovery International meetings and all projects formerly run by the Abraham Low Institute ... Read »


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    • Addiction recovery groups

    • Addiction recovery groups are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome drug addiction. Different groups use different methods, ranging from completely secular to explicitly spiritual. Some programs may advocate a reduction in the use of illegal drugs rather than outright abstention, althou ... Read »


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    • Affirmative prayer

    • Affirmative prayer is a form of prayer or a metaphysical technique that is focused on a positive outcome rather than a negative situation. For example, a person who is experiencing some form of illness would focus the prayer on the desired state of perfect health and affirm this desired intention "as if already happene ... Read »


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    • Applied behavior analysis

    • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a scientific discipline concerned with analyzing the principles of learning theory and systematically applying this technology to change behavior of social significance. It is the applied form of behavior analysis; the other two forms are radical behaviorism (or the philosophy of the ... Read »


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    • Assertiveness

    • Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. In the field of psychology and psychotherapy, it is a learnable skill and mode of communication. Dorland's Medical Dictionary defines assertiveness as: During the second half of the 20th century, assertiveness was increasingly s ... Read »


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    • Avatar Course

    • The Avatar Course, often simply called Avatar, is a series of LGAT self-development courses founded in 1986 by Harry Palmer and run by his privately held company, Star's Edge, Inc., which trains and licenses Avatar Masters (teachers) to deliver the Avatar Course globally. The first version of The Avatar Course was ... Read »


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    • Benefit finding

    • Post-traumatic growth (PTG) or benefit finding refers to positive psychological change experienced as a result of adversity and other challenges in order to rise to a higher level of functioning. These sets of circumstances represent significant challenges to the adaptive resources of the individual, and pose significa ... Read »


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    • The Book of est

    • The Book of est

      The Book of est is a fictional account of the training created by Werner Erhard, (est), or Erhard Seminars Training, first published in 1976 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. The book was written by est graduate Luke Rhinehart. Rhinehart is the pen name of writer George Cockroft. The book was endorsed by Erhard, and inclu ... Read »


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    • Breakthrough Collaborative

    • Breakthrough Collaborative (formerly Summerbridge National) is the umbrella organization of a collaborative of programs across the United States and in Hong Kong that aim to effect positive change in urban schools. Breakthrough offers high-potential, under-served middle school students the opportunity to participate in ... Read »


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    • Brief Statement of Faith

    • The Brief Statement of Faith is an interdenominational Protestant creed composed in 1983 by the founders of the PCUSA church. The Statement was forged during the union of the United Presbyterian Church of the United States (UPCUSA) and the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCUS) in the formation of the Presbyt ... Read »


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    • Call of the Shofar

    • Call of the Shofar is an organization based in Baltimore, US, focusing on personal and relational transformation. Call of the Shofar offers workshops assisting individuals to enhance their personal relationships. The organization's director is Steven (Simcha) Frischling. Some have termed Call of the Shofar programs as ... Read »


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    • Center for Adult Development

    • The Center for Adult Development is a nonprofit (501c3) organization whose mission is promoting positive human development in the workplace and personal lives. It carries out its work through research, educational programs, consultations and related services. Established in 1994, its founder and Director is Douglas LaB ... Read »


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    • Centre for Human Communication

    • The first Centre for Human Communication was founded in 1971 by Kevin Kingsland, a member of the Publications & Communications Board [1] of the British Psychological Society and Venika Kingsland in Devon, England, to provide an intentional centre for personal and community development. They proposed that human communi ... Read »


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    • Co-counselling

    • Co-counselling (spelled co-counseling in American English) is a grassroots method of personal change based on reciprocal peer counseling. It uses simple methods. Time is shared equally and the essential requirement of the person taking their turn in the role of counselor is to do their best to listen and give their ful ... Read »


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    • Collaborative Professional Development

    • CPD in the context of NCETM means Collaborative Professional Development (not "Continuing Professional Development" as in some other contexts). The essence of "Collaborative" is that teachers work in groups and develop skills together. Thus it is an _ongoing_relationship - just as a pet is "not just for Christmas", so ... Read »


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    • Common Purpose UK

    • Common Purpose UK

      Common Purpose is a British-founded charity that runs leadership development programmes around the world. Common Purpose UK is a subsidiary of Common Purpose. Founded in 1989 by its current Chief Executive, Julia Middleton, its aim is to improve the way organisations and society work together by developing all kinds ... Read »


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    • Bill Compton

    • William H. "Bill" Compton, Jr. (October 6, 1945, Rockford, Illinois – August 27, 2007) was a mental health advocate in California who attained national stature. After suffering a mental health crisis in 1989, he became heavily involved in self-help and patients' rights advocacy issues. Between 1994 and 2007 he ... Read »


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    • Continuing education

    • Continuing education (similar to further education in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is an all-encompassing term within a broad list of post-secondary learning activities and programs. The term is used mainly in the United States and parts of Canada. Recognized forms of post-secondary learning activities within the d ... Read »


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    • Continuing Professional Development Foundation

    • The Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD, or CPD Institute) is the main institute concerned with continuing professional development (CPD) in the United Kingdom. It provides CPD qualifications. The institute has defined CPD to be: "a process by which a professional person maintains the quality and r ... Read »


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    • Counterdependency

    • Counterdependency is the state of refusal of attachment, the denial of personal need and dependency, and may extend to the omnipotence and refusal of dialogue found in destructive narcissism, for example. The roots of counterdependency can be found in the age-appropriate negativism of two-year-olds and teens, wher ... Read »


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    • CPD Mark

    • Developed in 2008, the Continuing Professional Development Mark is an independent Assessment scheme designed exclusively for the education sector in the UK to ensure that schools and colleges have effective systems in place to identify and fulfill the development needs of all staff. The eight-step framework provid ... Read »


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    • Laura Day

    • Laura Day, (born March 22, 1959) is the author of several self-help books, focusing on intuition. She also gives financial advice as an "intuitionist". She resides in New York City. The book Practical Intuition, which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, became a New York Times bestseller. In 2001, The Circle: ... Read »


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    • Electronics Technician distance education program

    • The Electronics Technician (ET) Distance Education program provides flexible, skills-based training in electronics. It has been developed for adult learners pursuing electronics technician-level training through independent study, specifically students who cannot attend college full-time because of work or family commi ... Read »


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    • Emin (esoteric movement)

    • The Emin or The Emin Society is an esoteric movement based on the work of Raymond Armin, known to members as "Leo". Originally, The Emin was named The Eminent Way or The Way. The movement arose in the 1970s in the wake of the New Age. The Template Network is a movement which offers activities inspired by the Emin philo ... Read »


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    • End-of-history illusion

    • The end-of-history illusion is a psychological illusion in which individuals of all ages believe that they have experienced significant personal growth and changes in tastes up to the present moment, but will not substantially grow or mature in the future. Despite recognizing that their perceptions have evolved, indivi ... Read »


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    • Environmental enrichment

    • Environmental enrichment is the stimulation of the brain by its physical and social surroundings. Brains in richer, more stimulating environments have higher rates of synaptogenesis and more complex dendrite arbors, leading to increased brain activity. This effect takes place primarily during neurodevelopment, but also ... Read »


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    • ERG theory

    • ERG theory is a theory in psychology proposed by Clayton Alderfer. Alderfer further developed Maslow's hierarchy of needs by categorizing the hierarchy into his ERG theory (Existence, Relatedness and Growth). The existence group is concerned with providing the basic material existence requirements of humans. They incl ... Read »


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    • Erhard Seminars Training

    • Erhard Seminars Training (marketed as est, though often encountered as EST or Est), an organization founded by Werner Erhard, offered a two-weekend (60-hour) course known officially as "The est Standard Training". The purpose of the seminar was "to transform one's ability to experience living so that the situations one ... Read »


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    • Werner Erhard

    • Werner Erhard

      Patricia Fry, 1953–1960 (divorced) Werner Hans Erhard (born John Paul Rosenberg; September 5, 1935) is an American critical thinker and author of transformational models and applications for individuals, groups, and organizations. He has written about integrity, performance, leadership and individual and organiza ... Read »


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    • Esalen Institute

    • Esalen Institute

      The Esalen Institute, commonly just called Esalen, is a non-profit American retreat center and intentional community in Big Sur, California which focuses on humanistic alternative education. The Institute played a key role in the Human Potential Movement beginning in the 1960s. Its innovative use of encounter groups, a ... Read »


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    • Est: Playing the Game

    • est: Playing the Game the New Way

      est: Playing the Game the New Way is a non-fiction book by Carl Frederick, first published in 1976, by Delacorte Press, New York. The book describes in words the basic message of Werner Erhard's Erhard Seminars Training (est) theatrical experience. Erhard/est sued in federal court in the United States to stop the book ... Read »


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    • Exegesis (group)

    • In the 1970s Robert D’Aubigny remodelled Werner Erhard's controversial EST program into the more UK friendly Exegesis programme while keeping the essence of it unaltered. Exegesis, was a group of individuals that delivered the Exegesis Programme (a radical neuro-linguistic programme) through an Exegesis Seminar. ... Read »


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    • Family planning

    • Family planning is the practice of controlling the number of children in a family and the intervals between their births, particularly by means of artificial contraception or voluntary sterilization. Because "family" is included in the concept's name, consideration of a couple's desire to bear children, in the context ... Read »


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    • Fantasy bond

    • The fantasy bond is a type of relationship where the basic tie is based on routines and roles, rather than spontaneous feelings. It is a term used to describe an imaginary connection formed originally by the infant with the parent or primary caregiver, but also describes an illusory connection to another person that ad ... Read »


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    • Silvio Fanti

    • Silvio Fanti (22 September 1919 – 26 June 1997) was a Swiss psychiatrist who founded micropsychoanalysis. He wrote several books about micropsychoanalysis and among them stand out J’ai peur, Docteur...,Le fou est normal,Contre le mariage,Après avoir...,La micropsychanalyse,Dictionnaire pratique de la psych ... Read »


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    • First Things First (book)

    • First Things First (1994) is a self-help book written by Stephen Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill. It offers a time management approach that, if established as a habit, is intended to help a person achieve "effectiveness" by aligning him- or herself to "First Things". The approach is a further developmen ... Read »


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    • Fountain House (self-help program)

    • Fountain House is a professional self-help program, which started in New York City in the 1940s, operated by men and women recovering from major mental illness in collaboration with a professional staff. The Fountain House uses the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation - it was the first such program, est ... Read »


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    • Fourth Way enneagram

    • The Fourth Way enneagram is a figure published in 1949 in In Search of the Miraculous by P.D. Ouspensky, and an integral part of the Fourth Way esoteric system associated with George Gurdjieff. The term "enneagram" derives from two Greek words, ennea (nine) and gramma (something written or drawn). The enneagram is a n ... Read »


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    • Frustration

    • In psychology, frustration is a common emotional response to opposition. Related to anger and disappointment, frustration arises from the perceived resistance to the fulfillment of an individual's will or goal and is likely to increase when a will or goal is denied or blocked. There are two types of frustration; intern ... Read »


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    • Getting Past No

    • Getting Past NO is a negotiation handbook written by William L. Ury. It is the sequel to Getting to Yes and was published in September 1991 and revised in March 2007. The books main points include: The book has 5 main sections prescribing how a negotiator should get from the confrontation state to the cooperation sta ... Read »


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    • Getting Things Done

    • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

      Getting Things Done is a time-management method, described in a book of the same title by productivity consultant David Allen. It is often referred to as GTD. The GTD method rests on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of the mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work i ... Read »


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    • Getting to Yes

    • Getting to YES

      Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In is a best-selling 1981 non-fiction book by Roger Fisher and William L. Ury. Reissued in 1991 with additional authorship credit to Bruce Patton, the book made appearances for years on the Business Week bestseller list. The book suggests a method called principled n ... Read »


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    • Carol Giambalvo

    • Carol Giambalvo is a retired exit counselor who has chaired on the Cult Awareness Network's national board of directors from 1988–91, and also sits on the International Cultic Studies Association's board of directors heads its Recovery Programs, and is responsible for its outreach program. Giambalvo contributed to ... Read »


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    • Golden fantasy

    • Golden fantasy is a secret (or not-so-secret) expectation that all one's problems can be solved by interaction with a perfect and all-caring relationship figure. The fantasy can be found both in psychotherapy and in ordinary life. The golden fantasy was first named as such by Sidney Smith in 1977. Arguably however ... Read »


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    • Maria Gomori

    • Maria Gomori, M.S.W., Dip.C., Ph.D. (born May 25, 1920) is a pioneer in the field of systems family therapy. She has a long and disciplined background, and has made significant contributions to the fields of psychiatric and social work training, having designed numerous successful training programs. She is the foremost ... Read »


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    • Chris Griscom

    • Chris Griscom

      Chris Griscom (born June 3, 1942) is an American healer, author, and teacher, founder of the Light Institute in Galisteo, New Mexico. ... Read »


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    • GROW model

    • The GROW model (or process) is a simple method for goal setting and problem solving. It was developed in the United Kingdom and was used extensively in corporate coaching in the late 1980s and 1990s. There have been many claims to authorship of GROW as a way of achieving goals and solving problems. While no one person ... Read »


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    • Glenn Harrold

    • Glenn Harrold

      Glenn Harrold (born 21 June 1962 in Balham, London, England) is a British hypnotherapist and author of self-help books, Apps, CDs and downloads. Harrold studied for a diploma for two years at The British School of Clinical Hypnosis. He began making home produced hypnosis recordings in the late 1990s and sold them ... Read »


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    • Haven Institute

    • The Haven Institute is a residential learning centre situated on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia on the west coast of Canada. Founded by Jock McKeen and Bennet Wong, the centre offers programs for personal and professional purposes, including Certificate and Diploma Programs in Group Facilitatio ... Read »


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    • Higher Ground (support group)

    • Higher Ground

      Higher Ground is a 501(c)3 non-profit based in Royal Oak, Michigan providing a support group for people living with HIV/AIDS in Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan. The organization was founded by 2002 by Rick Henning, who received a "Spirit of Detroit Award" from the Detroit City Council in 2007, in part for his work ... Read »


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    • Hipster PDA

    • The Hipster PDA is a paper-based personal organizer, popularized by Merlin Mann. Originally a tongue-in-cheek reaction to the increasing expense and complexity of personal digital assistants, the Hipster PDA (said to stand for "Parietal Disgorgement Aid" and often abbreviated to "hPDA") simply comprises a sheaf of inde ... Read »


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    • Hoffman Institute

    • The Hoffman Institute is an international organisation that offers personal development courses for therapeutic purposes, consisting of a seven- or eight-day residential program conforming to its "Hoffman Quadrinity Process". The Process is based on precepts set by the organisation's founder Bob Hoffman. The Hoffm ... Read »


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    • Human Potential Movement

    • The Human Potential Movement (HPM) arose out of the counterculture milieu of the 1960s and formed around the concept of cultivating extraordinary potential that its advocates believe to lie largely untapped in all people. The movement took as its premise the belief that through the development of "human potential", hum ... Read »


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    • I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional


    • Insight Seminars

    • Insight Seminars is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Santa Monica, California. The first seminar was led in 1978 by founders John-Roger and Russell Bishop under the name Insight Training Seminars. Insight has held seminars in 34 countries for adults, teens, and children, in addition to Business ... Read »


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    • Institute of Continuing Professional Development

    • The Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD, or CPD Institute) is the main institute concerned with continuing professional development (CPD) in the United Kingdom. It provides CPD qualifications. The institute has defined CPD to be: "a process by which a professional person maintains the quality and r ... Read »


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    • Knowledge and Skills Framework

    • The Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) is a competence framework to support personal development and career progression within the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom. It applies to all staff except board members, doctors and dentists, as they did not come under the Agenda for Change Pay Negotiations. ... Read »


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    • Landmark Worldwide

    • Landmark Worldwide LLC

      Landmark Worldwide (formerly Landmark Education), or simply Landmark, is a company offering personal development programs, headquartered in San Francisco. The current company started with the licensing of rights to use intellectual property owned by Werner Erhard, author of the est (Erhard Seminars Training). Landmark ... Read »


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    • Large-group awareness training

    • Large-group awareness training (LGAT) refers to activities usually offered by groups linked with the human potential movement which claim to increase self-awareness and bring about desirable transformations in individuals' personal lives. They are noted for being unconventional and often take place over several lengthy ... Read »


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    • The Leadership Challenge

    • The Leadership Challenge

      The Leadership Challenge is a book written by James Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, published by Wiley. First published in 1987, the book's fifth edition was released in 2012, in light of its 25th anniversary. Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner started developing the idea for The Leadership Challenge when they were planned t ... Read »


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    • Leadership Dynamics

    • Leadership Dynamics, also known as Leadership Dynamics Institute (LDI), was a private, for-profit company, owned by William Penn Patrick. The company focused on executive training, personal development and self-improvement. Leadership Dynamics was the first form of what psychologists termed "Large Group Awareness Train ... Read »


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    • Lifelong learning

    • Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. Evolved from t ... Read »


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    • LifeRing Secular Recovery

    • LifeRing Secular Recovery (LifeRing or LSR) is a secular, non-profit organization providing peer-run addiction recovery groups. The organization provides support and assistance to people seeking to recover from alcohol and drug addiction, and also assists partners, family members and friends of addicts or alcoholics. I ... Read »


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    • Lifespring

    • Lifespring, founded in 1974, was a private, for-profit, New Age-human potential training company. Lifespring claims more than 400,000 people participated in its trainings. The company, which promoted itself through books and word-of-mouth advertising, was the subject of investigative reports by the media, and was crit ... Read »


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    • Tristan Loo

    • Tristan J. Loo is an American life management consultant, trainer and author. He is best known as the author of Street Negotiation: How to Resolve Any Conflict Anytime. Loo has helped build the foundation for community-oriented alternative dispute resolution in the United States by increasing public awareness about the ... Read »


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    • Mariló López Garrido


    • Love Is Louder Than the Pressure to Be Perfect

    • The Jed Foundation

      The Jed Foundation is a non-profit organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students. The Objectives of The Jed Foundation are to: The Jed Foundation was founded in 2000 by Donna and Phil Satow after they lost their son Jed, a college sophomore, to suicide. ... Read »


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    • Lucky Go Happy : Make Happiness Happen!

    • Lucky Go Happy : Make Happiness Happen! is a self-help book about the attainment of happiness, written by Paul van der Merwe, an author, engineer and Guinness world record holder. It conveys a message that there is happiness in every day and that happiness should not be something made conditional on first achieving ... Read »


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    • Major Decisions: Taking Charge of Your College Education

    • Major Decisions: Taking Charge of Your College Education

      Major Decisions: Taking Charge of Your College Education, published in 2010, is a self-help book written by Henry J. Eyring. The intended purpose of the book is to help both current and prospective college students get the most out of their college experience. “Probably the most important thing I’ve learned a ... Read »


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    • Mark Patrick Seminars


    • Maslow's hierarchy of needs


    • Meditation

    • Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself. The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includ ... Read »


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    • Micropsychoanalysis

    • Micropsychoanalysis is a psychotherapy method. A basic form of micropsychoanalysis was first conceived in the 1950s by Swiss psychiatrist Silvio Fanti and developed systematically by himself and his collaborators, Pierre Codoni and Daniel Lysek, from the 1970s. Micropsychoanalysis has the free association technique as ... Read »


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    • Moderation Management

    • Moderation Management (MM) is a secular non-profit organization providing peer-run non-coercive support groups for anyone who would like to reduce their alcohol consumption. MM was founded in 1994 to create an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and similar addiction recovery groups for non-dependent problem drinkers w ... Read »


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    • Moral universe

    • In literature, a moral universe is the moral nature of the universe as a whole in relation to human life, or a specific moral code. A moral universe implies that we live in a basically spiritual universe that is somehow ordered by a higher power, by invisible feelings of good and bad, a 'cosmic order' reminiscent ... Read »


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    • Mork Goes Erk

    • Morgan Fairchild as SusanConrad Janis as Fred 'Fredzo' McConnellDavid Letterman as Ellsworth "Mork Goes Erk" is the seventeenth episode of the first season of Mork & Mindy. The episode first premiered on ABC on February 8, 1979. "Mork Goes Erk" was later released on VHS on January 1, 1998 as part of a two-episode spec ... Read »


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    • Muhammad Ali Center

    • Muhammad Ali Center

      The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum and cultural center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dedicated to boxer Muhammad Ali, a native of Louisville, it is located in the city's West Main District. The six-story, 96,750 sq ft (8,988 m2). museum opened on November 19, 2005 at a cost of $80 million. It also incl ... Read »


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    • Murray's system of needs


    • Tom Mursell

    • Tom Mursell is a young entrepreneur, media spokesperson and speaker in the area of careers advice and jobs. He was a participant in the Channel 4 documentary Yeardot which followed 15 young people over the period of 12 months. Tom founded the school leaver website notgoingtouni.co.uk which is "dedicated to helping ... Read »


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    • National Open University

    • National Open University

      National Open University (NOU; Chinese: 國立空中大學) is an open university in Luzhou District, New Taipei, Taiwan. National Open University was established on August 1, 1986 along the lines of Great Britain's Open University. Although National Open University originally had entrance examination ... Read »


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    • Saul B. Newton

    • Saul B. Newton (June 25, 1906 – December 21, 1991) was a controversial psychotherapist who led an unorthodox therapy group in New York City. It had no formal name, but outsiders referred to members as "Sullivanians". Newton's original family name was Cohen. He grew up in Saint John, New Brunswick, and attende ... Read »


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    • No pain, no gain

    • No pain, no gain (or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals, such as athletes and artists, are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence. It came into ... Read »


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    • NXIVM

    • NXIVM (/ˈnɛksiəm/ NEKS-ee-əm) is a multi-level marketing company centred on the provision of classes and seminars that encourage clients to pursue a path of personal and professional development. It has been called a successful executive coaching program by some supporters and a cult organization by some fo ... Read »


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    • Open University

    • The Open University

      Milton Keynes (main campus) & regional centres, United Kingdom The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education. The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based throughout the United Kingdom and principal ... Read »


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    • Outrageous Betrayal

    • Outrageous Betrayal

      Outrageous Betrayal: The Dark Journey of Werner Erhard from est to Exile is a non-fiction book written by freelance journalist Steven Pressman and first published in 1993 by St. Martin's Press. The book gives an account of Werner H. Erhard's early life as Jack Rosenberg, his exploration of various forms of self-improve ... Read »


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    • Peer support

    • Peer support occurs when people provide knowledge, experience, emotional, social or practical help to each other. It commonly refers to an initiative consisting of trained supporters (although it can be provided by peers without training), and can take a number of forms such as peer mentoring, listening, or counseling. ... Read »


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    • Performance appraisal

    • A performance appraisal (PA), also referred to as a performance review, performance evaluation,(career) development discussion, or employee appraisal is a method by which the job performance of an employee is documented and evaluated. Performance appraisals are a part of career development and consist of regular review ... Read »


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    • Personal effectiveness

    • Personal effectiveness is a branch of the self-help movement dealing with success, goals, and related concepts. Personal effectiveness integrates some ideas from “the power of positive thinking” and positive psychology but in general it is distinct from the New Thought Movement. A primary differentiating fact ... Read »


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    • Personal infrastructure

    • Personal infrastructure refers to all the accessories and capabilities an individual has acquired and built up to appear resourceful, more capable and more able to carry out functions more feasibly. For example, if a person has built up a great personal infrastructure, say, having a cell phone, he/she would be able to ... Read »


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