5 July

Discomfort is the New Immunization

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Discomfort is the New Immunization

Don’t shy away from the heat of discomfort.  Like physical pain, discomfort alerts you to things in your life that need to be changed, accepted, or avoided.  Make friends with discomfort, it will help you be more agile and resilient in your work and home life. If a machine could inoculate you from discomfort, would…

25 June

Can You See the Alligator in the Tree?

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Can You See the Alligator in the Tree?

In the new economy, survival instincts sometimes keep us stuck and slow us down.  Our world is changing faster than our ability to adapt. Conscious people and conscious leaders use their executive brains to navigate the murky waters of uncertainty. For centuries, scientists believed that the ability to climb trees was a trait extinct in today’s…

20 June

Change is the Rule

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Change is the Rule

Whether we realize it or not, change is the only reliable constant in modern life.  Change is the rule and adaptation is the key to survival. The world is changing faster than our ability to adapt. Being conscious is how you thrive in a world of change.  Healthy Companies CEO Bob Rosen describes the power of…

14 June

Who is that Person in the Mirror?

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Who is that Person in the Mirror?

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”  In Snow White, Grimm’s famous fairy tale, the Magic Mirror never lies – much to the Queen’s great displeasure. But in real life, there is no such thing as a magic mirror and our mirrors don’t always tell the truth. When we look at…

4 June

How to Bounce Back from Adversity

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How to Bounce Back from Adversity

After talking to hundreds of CEOs in dozens of countries, there is one fundamental truth that stands out for me. There is no such thing as stability; the only constant is change and uncertainty. Great leaders must learn two lessons that are critical to their success in life and business: First, embrace the reality of…

1 June

Lessons in Cultural Literacy

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Lessons in Cultural Literacy

I still remember my first trip to Japan. Surrounded by the signs and sounds of Japanese, I felt utterly lost. Unable to decipher even the most basic information in restaurants and on city streets, I retreated into myself. It was hard to stretch into unfamiliar territory. When I asked questions, people reacted in ways I…

28 May

The Power of Showing Your True Self

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The Power of Showing Your True Self

“Who are you, really?” When I ask this question, I’m usually greeted with confusion from my clients and colleagues. “What do you mean?” is often their first response. What I mean is, “what parts of yourself do you sacrifice to maintain the carefully crafted façade of a perfect leader, employee or person?” Understanding lights in…

25 May

How to Master Body-Mind Awareness to Improve Performance

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How to Master Body-Mind Awareness to Improve Performance

When you think about physical health, your first thought is likely about your physique. I’d like to be thinner, I’d like to be beefier, I want to have a toned mid-section. These are common phrases we hear and frequently conveyed messages in today’s media. But physical health isn’t all about your outward appearance – in…

21 May

Self-Awareness Leads to Leadership Success

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Self-Awareness Leads to Leadership Success

The way to leadership success is making good decisions. But that begs the question: How do I make good decisions? Start with deep self-awareness. Know Thyself Well Your staff knows you pretty well. To manage their boss, it’s in their best interest to know your strengths and weaknesses. At a minimum, you need to know…

18 May

Four Rules to Coping with Setbacks

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Four Rules to Coping with Setbacks

Leadership is a high-performance sport. You have to learn to deal with disappointments, you have to train for the long haul, keep yourself healthy and peak at just the right time. No one gets to the top without dealing with falls and setbacks. So what are the rules of this high-performance sport? Just Say No…