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Pistanthrophobia: The Fear Of Trust (Yes, It’s An Actual Phobia)

Trust is a thing that’s hard to earn yet easy to break. It’s fragile. It’s a leap of faith. It’s a terrifying thing to allow yourself to be vulnerable and open up to someone else.

‘Don’t Take a Flying Leap

Dave Pell, on this thing with news sites agreeing to publish their work on Facebook: News organizations should not take that leap of faith. They should not trust Facebook to deliver the news anymore than Facebook should fear their ability to build a competing social network. Yes, Facebook has built a large and powerful network. Show More Summary

How a Career Transition Taught Me Confidence

Photo by Jesse R. Regalado I stood on the edge of a cliff, gazed at the clear sky, inhaled the piercing cold air and leapt. That was a recurring image -- my leap of faith -- leaving behind a successful career as an executive in philanthropy after two decades to start right from the beginning. Show More Summary

Are Free Business Training Programs Really Worth It?

I remember spending countless hours researching entrepreneurship prior to taking that leap of faith. The information was endless and very overwhelming. It seemed like everyone was an expert on some aspect of entrepreneurship. Most of the information I gathered from my late night web searches was pretty consistent. Show More Summary

Fleeing Ferret Accidentally Takes a Flying Leap Directly into a Plastic Trash Can With a Swinging Lid

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Fooled by the stability his target, a fleeing ferret takes a flying leap of faith and accidentally lands directly into a plastic swinging lid trash can.

Thinking Of A Major Career Change? Read This Memoir First

Nina MacLaughlin recounts her life-hacked leap of faith—and learning to build a house—in Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter. It was a listicle that did it for Nina MacLaughlin. Read Full Story

The Apple Watch is a leap of faith we’re willing to take

Has Apple made the case for the Apple Watch? It's undoubtedly a beautiful device; I'm just not sure how useful it will be.

5 Mental Hurdles to Scale to Make Your Leap of Faith

Many of us have a great idea or a new solution to an everyday challenge lingering in the back of our minds but don't act on it. Having a good idea is great. Acting on it is even better. It takes a leap of faith combined with plenty of legwork. The reason many us don't move forward is not because of roadblocks that stand in your way. Show More Summary

#PrayingforMark: Thousands Rally In Support Of Casting Crowns Lead Singer During Cancer Fight

Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall took to Facebook Thursday morning asking fans to take a leap of faith with him. Hall revealed that doctors will be removing his right kidney on Wednesday due to a “solid mass” that physicians areShow More Summary

The National Parks Take a Leap of Faith in “Stone’s Throw”

For decades, tourists have visited the national parks in Utah, but this summer, the National Parks — a promising Americana band from Utah — will be coming to you. A …

Logic Puzzle: How many logic assumptions in this press release?

This week’s Expert Logic Puzzle is simple. How many leaps of faith are necessary to make a sturdy chain of logic that ties together the parts of a single press release? Count the number of logic assumptions in the text of the press release [to see the entire press release, click on the link]. Start point of the chain […]

A spirited ‘leap of faith’—Update on the Tennessee Brewery

Tennessee Brewery 495 Tennessee Street Memphis, Tennessee The Tennessee Brewery will be saved. A local businessman and school board member has taken up the cause of the massive, decaying Romanesque structure and is transforming it into a residential building that will join the efforts to remake this specific part of town into an arts district. Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed Leap Of Faith Would Probably Kill You, According To This Physics Paper

The sky-scraping plunge is one of Assassin?s Creed's most overworked mechanics. Players dive from the game's tallest towers, but walk away unscathed whenever they manage to land in a pile of soft, dependable straw. Most gamers are too busy questing to wonder whether this kind of high-diving activity is safe. Show More Summary

Lincoln, Food, and the Freedom to Know

Being an entrepreneur requires a certain leap of faith into the issues of your time. You place a bet that you sometimes do not even fully articulate to yourself. When Dale Sims and I started our company, CleanFish, we believed that people would increasingly care about the sources of their food. Show More Summary

Why Barbara Corcoran Bought Into Boobypack

The 'Shark Tank' host took a leap of faith by backing the two-year-old apparel company.

From The Frying Pan to the Fire: Why It’s Important To Take That Leap Of Faith

After a brief moment of silence he says, “Just don’t go from the frying pan into the fire. I know you are not happy with your job now, but don’t jump into a situation that could be worse just because.”

How to Get Over Your Fear of Failing at Linux

We’ve written plenty of articles about helping you switch over to Linux from your current operating system. However, even with all of those materials at hand, it’s sometimes still difficult to take the leap of faith and actually try it out. Show More Summary

Three Books of Poems You Should Have Read in 2014

In 2014, a number of high-profile poetry collections leaped from the often ignored world of poetry culture into the wider world of what we might call readerly culture. Books like Claudia Rankine's Citizen, Louise Gluck's Faithful and...Show More Summary

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