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Five Things HR Execs Should Know About Speakers for 2014

Human Resources and Training executives torn between getting top-notch speakers, facilitators, and trainers and spending top dollar can find a happy medium in the year ahead. There are several ways you can find great presentations with your budget. Here are five simple ways to cut costs without cutting corners. 1. PLAN FAR ENOUGH AHEAD. The … Continue reading

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Sophrosynetics

Disciplined Harmony. A healthy state-of-mind — tempered with self-control and moderation — leads to a deep awareness of one’s true self. A sophrosyne life yields true happiness. Sophrosynetics This is a coaching discipline I have authored that focuses on gaining greater individual achievement and personal contentment. Sophrosynetics emphasizes seven areas of concentration: – Purposeful Disipline … Continue reading

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NOW: The Art of Being ‘In The Moment’

Have you ever found yourself driving when suddenly “awakened” and realize you are miles down the the road from last you remember?  You were not asleep, but you clearly drove the car for some distance without being conscious of steering. Everyone drifts away — taken by deeper thoughts, memories, anxieties and emotions — to an … Continue reading

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#Millenials: Find the #Moment

“There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment.  A person’s life is a succession of moment after moment. When one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do and nothing else to pursue.” This are the brilliant words of Yamamoto Tsunetomo, author of Hagukure or The … Continue reading

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Purpose, Work, Authenticity and Satisfaction

A recent Gallup study shows that a significant number of Americans are very dissatisfied with their job. The 2013 State of the American Workplace Report 2013 shows 30 percent of employees are engaged and inspired at work. Gallup surveyed more than 150,000 full- and part-time workers during 2012. That’s up from 28 percent in 2010. … Continue reading

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Behold, the Birth of the Nano-Gens

I’ve been re-reading OUTLIERS, Malcolm Gladwell’s insightful book on what makes some successful. Specifically, I am focused on the chapter about Bill Joy.  Bill is the quiet genius, the computer wizard who almost solely masterminded UNIX.  His cerebral fingerprints are inside all computers.  He twisted the coils of DNA of the Internet. Today, Joy is … Continue reading

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BrightWorks Initiative for #HR Professionals

BrightWorks Management & Teambuilding Training Initiative Organizations must advance and prosper with an ever-evolving cast of directors, managers and thought-workers.  Challenged and blessed with a myraid of diversity issues — ethnic, gender, lifestyle and generational — attracting and nurturing the best qualities is truly a strategic opportunity if properly and professionally developed. Today’s leadership in … Continue reading