10 Life Lessons You Should UNLEARN by Martha Beck

1.  Problems are bad. You spent your school years solving arbitrary problems imposed by boring authority figures. You learned that problems—comment se dit?—suck. But people without real problems go mad and invent things like base jumping and wedding planning. Real problems are wonderful, each carrying the seeds of its own solution. Job burnout? It’s steering you […]

6 “Rules” : The Art of Conversation

Yesterday my father called me up wanting to learn about my “rules” for the art of conversation. Of course, there are no actual “rules.” My “rules” of conversation are simply different ways of being with people. Similar to my experience with art, conversation can go one of two ways: 1)You’re left wondering “WOW, that was […]

Can Love and Money Coexist in Harmony in the Business World?

Kansas City, MO – Can love and money harmoniously coexist in the business world? Lifestyle Coach Vasavi Kumar believes so. In fact, she argues that bringing love into a business organization is fundamental to monetary success in both the short-term and the long-term. “People want to feel appreciated in their work, but that appreciation is […]

Lack of Coaching Hampers Female Executives

From The Wall Street Journal: Written by Joann S. Lublin Inadequate career development has kept women from reaching the top ranks of the corporate ladder, according to a report set to be released Tuesday by management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. The report, which examines barriers to women’s advancement in corporations, is primarily based on […]

The Greatest Crime

In his book, The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem, Nathaniel Branden outlines the practices that are necessary to truly feel good about yourself. The one that stands out for me is Pillar #2: The Practice of Self Acceptance. Branden beautifully articulates, ” We can run not only from our dark side but also from our bright […]