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Journey of improvement starts with well-being

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A general health crisis drives home the importance of integrating wellness into work culture. Past platitudes have become new imperatives for employers.  “Our job is to set up the environment so people can continue that...
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Embrace Enjoyment, and your work will deliver

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Enjoyment doesn’t fit any clear definition, so get to know it If I don’t catch myself enjoying it, I drop it. Enjoyment is not everything, it is the only thing. I am not encouraging hedonism,...
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We Are All in a Boat, But Not in the Same Boat

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What can we learn from the crisis , and how can we come stronger out of the corona crisis? "We are all in the same boat now." - Yes, that is partly true: We are in a boat, or on a ship. We...
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How To Land Your First Job After You Graduate College

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As you no doubt already know, landing your first job after you graduate from college is not going to be a walk in the park. The job market has gotten increasingly competitive in recent...
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How to Be Inspired by the Mess of Your Own Making

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People who tell me ‘I’d love to write, but I don’t have time,’ always have time. Consider time as being on your side, and consider how hard it is to leave your comfort zone. Do...
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Preventing‌ ‌Low‌ ‌Back‌ ‌Pain -‌ ‌A‌ ‌Guide‌ ‌For‌ ‌The‌ ‌Office‌ ‌Ninja‌

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Almost everyone reading this has had or will have some form of nagging low back pain. Given the current pandemic, much of the world is now working from home and unable to see their...
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Defining ‘Life’ in the Time of COVID-19

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My wife and I are approaching a month of self-imposed isolation to avoid getting the coronavirus. We are both over 70 years old and have pre-existing conditions that make our fending off this disease...
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Genius entrepreneurs had their super-power sources of intelligence?

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It does seem so, so make these sources work for you … Are all successful entrepreneurs — think the Sergei Brins and the Jack Mas of this world, from the lost continent of Atlantis? Or...
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Beyond the News

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Beyond the news, the hysteria and the outbreak itself is a profound lesson for humanity about global consumerism. So I think we should use this time to think deeply on what we consume and where...
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Get Yourself Together: A Story of Mind Mapping

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What if there was a way to get yourself together, to make sense to your business/personal life and move forward with serenity. The short answer is yes there is a way and it’s called...
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How to Get People to Really Listen to You

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There’s no magic 5 step formula. That might not be what you want to hear right now but trust me in the long run it’s easier to accept that life is nuanced and has...
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A Simple Philosophy to Unlock Results

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_8mrYtWlY “You either progress, or you momentarily stay where you are until you progress but you can’t fail”. This is a quote from Paddy Brosnan from our podcast This Works. Paddy is a mindfulness and...
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Coronavirus epidemic; beyond Socio-political rhetoric

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An intimate insight into the chronology of emerging infectious diseases For the past few decades, we all have contemplated the increasing focus of emerging as well as re-emerging infectious diseases. Or in the least, we...
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Walking the Creative Line

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It might seem like a strange image for some but when I think of creativity I tend to think of Philippe Petit as he mindfully walks his tightrope high above the New York skyline....
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Mental Health Startups: Where Are The Exits?

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The mental health space is maturing as startups are starting to hit growth stage. There are also significant efforts from both The Establishment (providers / payors / pharma) and Big Tech, case in point...
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Stop Whining and Start Requesting

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“What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” - Maya Angelou You probably have coworkers...
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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years in the Gym

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One wrong step and they plunge. Gracefully the two climbers made their way back to the ground. There they were, adventurous and strong. Both with an impressive set of abs and pretty girlfriends waiting for them. It’s not...
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Some Things Just Aren’t Worth It

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"There are two types of habits: ones which comfort us, and ones which would be a comfort if we stopped." - Catherine Pulsifer When searching for a new “life hack,” you’re hoping for a cheat...
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How Much Money Will Make You Happy?

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According to two Nobel Prize winners, $75k should be enough. Money and happiness. Two very different concepts that have gotten a lot of attention on the field of economics. So much so, that there is...
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The Virtue of Aristocracy Abides No Borders

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Even within the German Healthcare System ”Quality is not an act; it is a habit”- like Aristotle, the Greek philosopher indicated in 322 BC. Yet today, we still stand struggling to exercise that simple excerpt...