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Improve your level of mental toughness with the tips in this article from Wojciech Gryc. In Ray Bradbury’s short story “The Long Rain”, a group of astronauts are trudging through a jungle on a planet where rain falls incessantly and aggressively. The water pours over the astronauts, and they are slowly going insane while looking […]

Glenton Jelbert shares a conversation on faith that explores atheism, faith, and the total life experience argument. One of the unexpected joys of having written a book on atheism is the opportunity to have conversations with people of many different perspectives. John wrote to me out of the blue the other day, and we had […]

Jacob Lehman takes a moment to share one of his greatest influences and reflect on how he maintains his values and achieves a work-life balance.  In my work with both corporate clients and job-searchers, I try to keep in mind that a major decision is only correct for the client if it is congruent with […]

Bea Beste explores the sad fact that kindness is often met with skepticism in today’s Western society. Most of us get along better with kind and warm people. But what if they are “too” nice? So is caution required? What does it say about our society that some view kindness with skepticism? We all know […]

If talking about sexuality in today’s culture seems like a gender mind bender, this article from Bea Beste may help future conversations by focusing on a couple of important details, regardless of gender preferences. Talking about sex with children and young people is important in order to later develop a healthy and respectful understanding of […]

Sohil Parekh shares ten tips on caring for aging parents when they live in a different country. You are NRI from the USA? Working for MNC with ESOP? Probably you are HNI wanting to make FDI? Previously PIO having OCI? There is GOI scheme. You can open NRO/NRE/FD/DEMAT (but not HUF) with INR. We are […]

Jessica Lackey shares a sage reminder designed to inspire you to keep on walking your talk. A post of yours gets only a handful of likes. Your newsletter list is growing oh so slowly. You get no feedback for a presentation or a meeting you prepared so hard for. And yet…. The clients you are […]

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If you are thinking about your personal brand or how you are perceived online, Paul Sims shares an article that may help you define the traits that are important to you. I attended the funeral of a close friend last week and, as those things often do, it caused me to reflect. I thought about […]

Since the beginning of 2022, James Stranko has been on the road and writing articles about his travels. In this post, he shares where he has been and what he has learned.  Where I’ve been New York City, which continues to be a leading light in the post-Covid travel recovery. In the last two weeks, […]

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Rahul Bhargava shares an article and advice on how to stay motivated by following the strategies of high output achievers.  Few years back, I was part of a ‘merger/acquisition management’ project. These projects are unusually stressful. As a professional, you are not sure of your next role for weeks or months. It’s like the phase […]