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 […]

Conversations on Leadership w/ Kelly Resendez: #2 The age gap, leadership training, and are great leaders born or made?

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”—Jack Welch There are many definitions of leadership, as well as checklists that attempt to define what makes a good (or bad) leader. And yet, a crystal-clear concept of leadership still alludes us in […]

Conversations on Leadership w/ Kelly Resendez: #1 The truth, leadership development, and identifying potential

As I sat down to write a few thoughts on leadership for my blog this month, my notes quickly grew past the confines of a single post (that someone would actually take the time to read!). That’s fitting for the topic of leadership, as it’s not something we can define, illuminate, and nurture with a […]

The Greenest Cities Around the World

Around the world, there’s a huge push to combat the effects of climate change and create a cleaner, more livable world, and much of that is already underway in Green Cities. Spanning six continents and a host of countries, these cities are making a concerted effort to vastly improve their ecological footprint. They’re doing so […]

Biohacking your way to health and happiness. ⚡️

You may have heard of the term ‘biohacking,’ as people try to convince you that their diet, coffee, Ted talk, or system will vastly improve your health and happiness. And while some of those may be effective, each and every one of us can biohack our own lives and consciously improve those outcomes. There are […]

15 MORE things you didn’t know about clean energy. 🌿

15 MORE things you didn’t know about clean energy: Last month, I shared a blog that delved into a topic that’s near and dear to my heart, clean and renewable energy (you can read it here.) Today, I’ll explore 15 more facts about clean energy – which is ready to change our world! The use […]

15 Things you didn’t know about clean energy. ☀️

2021 will be known as a pivotal year in human history, and not just for the reasons you may think. While it may not be front page news, the world is taking a monumental leap forward this year when it comes to adopting renewable energy. Renewable or clean energy refers to a broad spectrum of […]

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 […]

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