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How to Survive and Thrive in the New Virtual World, Part 1

How to Survive and Thrive in the New Virtual World, Part 1 How to Survive and Thrive in the New Virtual World 1

We have been thrust into a virtual work world with little or no warning. Most of us have been at it now long enough to either suffer from Zoom fatigue or Zoom fear. The term Zoom is now being used to describe the dramatic increase in virtual meetings generically. Whether you suffer from Zoom fatigue, […]

How to Self-Program For Positive Outcomes

How to Self-Program For Positive Outcomes How to Self-Program For Positive Outcomes

Self-Programming    n If you are anything like the majority of Americans, you’ve been exposed to an onslaught of reports and statistics that paint a disturbing contemporary social pattern.  It is an illustration of innocent kids being killed and armed robbers winning lawsuits against their victims who injured then.  It is an illustration of ethnic cleansing, music […]

How to Help Your Brain During These Anxious Times

How to Help Your Brain During These Anxious Times Generate your own predictability by creating renewed purpose in the face of anxiety. Many people will be tempted to only look inward during these times of uncertainty. Your brain will respond in a much healthier manner when answering questions that lead you to be part of the solution and not part of the problem.

The human brain does not like a lot of ambiguity and uncertainty. Understanding this principle brings some clarity to the panic and anxiety caused by the current Covid-19 situation. I just returned from multiple speaking engagements that afforded me the opportunity to enjoy time in England, Germany, and Poland. My presence in Europe allowed me to think about […]

Start With Gratitude

Start With Gratitude Start With Gratitude

In my recently published book, Break The Bad- How to Develop Effective Habits, I discuss the significance of developing a “mindset of gratitude.”  Here is an excerpt from the book, and I hope this will encourage you to develop a mindset that will positively change the way you view your world. “There are always things […]

3 Things I Learned From My Mentor & WWII Veteran Hero

3 Things I Learned From My Mentor & WWII Veteran Hero 3 Things I Learned From My Mentor & WWII Veteran Hero

Three Things I learned from My Mentor and WWll Veteran Hero Over the Last 33 Years (#3 Could Change Your Life) I call it your “Personal Math Identity.” In essence, it is the sense that all of us are merely the sum of the 3-5 people with whom we spend the most amount of time. […]

3 Leadership Lessons I Learned From Lt. Uhura of Star Trek

3 Leadership Lessons I Learned From Lt. Uhura of Star Trek 3 Leadership Lessons I Learned From Lt Uhura of Star Trek

Special Black History Month series: This article is a part of the Leadershipopedia Series where we help you to grow your leadership skills because being a leader is about our actions, not our titles #blackhistorymonth #leadershipopedia Nichelle Nichols started a remarkable history-making role when Gene Roddenberry asked her to play Chief Communications Officer Lt. Uhura […]

Change Your Thinking and You Will Change Your Life- Stop, Drop and Roll!

Change Your Thinking and You Will Change Your Life- Stop, Drop and Roll! Change Your Thinking and You Will Change Your Life- Stop Drop and Roll

I recently celebrated a milestone birthday.  One that assigns you a title that delineates what stage of life you are in… whether you like it or not.  Before I knew it, I found my thinking once again spiraling down a path of a self-deprecating, energy-draining, negativity centered, worrisome stressed-filled plunge.  Has that ever happened to […]

5 Things I Learned From 7 Minutes of Terror!

5 Things I Learned From 7 Minutes of Terror! 5 Things I Learned From 7 Minutes of Terror

This article is a part of the Leadershipopedia Series where we help you to grow your leadership skills because being a leader is about our actions, not our titles. I truly underestimated the level of impact these 30 minutes would have on me.  Isn’t it amazing that we sometimes go into situations thinking that we […]

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