Want to succeed in business? Take up golf! ⛳️

A young employee, fresh out of college and eager to conquer the business world, finds herself in an elevator with the CEO of the company. She musters the courage to introduce herself, thanks him for the opportunity, and is relieved when he turns out to be receptive and very kind.  So, as they go from […]

20 Things you didn’t know about the human brain.

“The brain is the most complex thing in the universe,” according to Marwan Sabbagh MD, a prominent neurologist. “On one level, it’s a softball-sized collection of cells, chemical and connective tissue and on another level, it’s the totality of all things.” The totality of all things – there’s no grander accolade than that, and yet it […]

12 Ways to become the best version of yourself 🦋

Have you ever walked past a mirror or shop window and glanced at the reflection, not realizing for a moment that it’s you? Most of us see our lives like that, as there’s a perception of who we are and then some happier, healthier, more successful, and just plain better version of ourselves that we […]

What we should all understand about mental health 🎈

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, but the conversation around our collective challenges with mental illness and promoting mental health is one that should go on year-round. Remember that mental illness doesn’t discriminate – it can affect anyone, no matter their age, race, religion, income, or social status. Mental illness can emerge based on a complex […]

7 Cognitive biases that keep you from accurately seeing the world.

These days, we have far more information available about the world around us than at any other time in human history. We read countless media reports, see news from the corners of the world almost instantaneously, watch documentaries, and read scores of books to educate ourselves. So, our vision of the world (and our place […]

9 Things you should know about Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a period to examine the tumultuous history of female rights and conditions in the United States, celebrate our pioneers who sacrificed so much for women’s suffrage, and a time to look forward with optimism.  Today, I wanted to bring you 9 quick facts about Women’s History Month and the state of […]

10 Ways to be more likable (and win friends!)

5 Beliefs that will change your mindset and the quality of your life!

“Man [or woman] is what he [or she] believes.”-Anton Chekhov Are you a believer? We all believe in something bigger than ourselves, like religion, a certain world view, or even our own capabilities and limitations. But research shows that the power and commitment of our beliefs is probably the single most important factor in the quality […]

The Art of Rewiring Your Brain

Scientists used to think that our brains were hard-wired, born and developed with a physical structure that could never be altered. In decades past, patients with brain damage or traumatic injuries seldom showed improvement, and there was certainly no way to observe the brain’s activity or inner workings. But dramatic advances in science, healthcare, and […]

Master your morning = Master your life

I’ve heard it from many different people in different forms, from Navy drill Sergeants to motivational speakers, celebrities like the Rock and even our positivity superstar, Hal Elrod in his Miracle Morning series. But the gist is always the same: he (or she) who masters their morning masters their day.  If you’re a late riser, […]

10 Scientifically proven ways to be happy today. 

1“But are you happy?”  That’s one of the most difficult questions to answer, which sometimes makes us squirm when people put us on the spot. I mean, the default answer is “yes,” but that’s not always true, is it?  We all have ups and downs; good days and bad, and it’s impossible to be happy […]

The Tao of Giving

“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny.” -Diana, Princess of Wales July 1, 1961 – August 31, 1997 Things are not easy right now for many people, and it’s starting to dawn on […]

How fear, stress, and anxiety impact our decision-making 

Do you wake up every morning with a sinking feeling in your gut? Are your everyday thoughts based on fears, worries, and envisioning worst-case scenarios? Do you often have trouble sleeping at night because you’re stressed about finances, work, or other problems? Your anxiety may be leading you to make questionable decisions, research reveals, and […]

It’s not all about me! The transformative shift that will change your business forever.

There’s a lot of money being thrown around by the mortgage industry these days. Firms are investing in digitalization, data, and recruiting more than ever, while individual loan officers look to boost their marketing and ad budgets. With record-low interest rates, a preponderance of home equity to work with, and strong homebuyer demand, it’s no […]

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