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Our Need For A Redemption Narrative

Our Need For A Redemption Narrative

While I was on a plane ride to Hokkaido, I stumbled across an article on the International New York Times (Nov. 15-16, 2014) in the Editorials Opinion section titled I nearly died.  So what?  I love how the author, Meghan Daum (columnist of the Los Angeles Times), was brutally honest about…
Actions That Speak

Actions That Speak

When we think about body language, we often think about someone's posture or facial expressions - how someone's arms are crossed, how someone's legs are crossed, how their eyes are moving etc.  If we want to go even further, we can even observe their actions and determine their habits and…
Ten Ways To Becoming A Better Leader Tomorrow

Ten Ways To Becoming A Better Leader Tomorrow

Here are ten suggestions for you to become a better leader starting tomorrow: 1. Always take the time to think.  Some things may be ideal, but may not be realistic.  Be wary of your own confirmation bias and look for sources that go against your reasonings.  Talk to other people…
The Subconscious

The Subconscious

We all possess the subconscious.  It's the animal instinct we have inside of us.  It is what influences us for survival and reproduction.  By understanding about our subconscious, we understand so much more about ourselves, especially when it comes to things that appear "inexplicable". Our subconscious drives our behaviors in many…
The Art of Giving Up

The Art of Giving Up

Living is tough - we are constantly tangled between difficult decisions on a daily basis.  What dress to wear, whether to go out or not, or whether to strike up a conversation with someone you're attracted to... the list goes on.  These decisions however are considered short term decisions -…