7 Steps to Creating a Leadership Self-Reflection Practice

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / January 18, 2022

Self-reflection is just slowing down and thinking about yourself and your experiences to increase self-awareness, learning, and growth. Use your power and self-reflection to influence others. The military has been teaching this for years. Self-reflection in leadership is vital for leadership development. Therefore, reflect on your current skill level, strengths and weaknesses, behavioral habits, and attempts to influence others. It’s also about identifying and defining your values. All…

How to Leverage Empathy to Create an Inclusive Environment for Women

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 22, 2021

So you’ve achieved gender diversity in your workplace. Great! Now what? Diversity matters, of course — but not just for its own sake. Inclusion is the key to retaining both new and longer-term women employees. And it’s critical to your organization’s success. If diverse employees don’t feel valued and acknowledged, their engagement could suffer. You might find yourself starting the candidate search all over again. As a business…

The New Science of Super Awareness

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness Podcast Travel Under30CEO / January 19, 2016

It’s no surprise that super performers like Tim Ferriss, Tony Robbins, and Richard Branson all have a meditation practice. This brings us to Bill Harris, the author of The New Science of Super Awareness. Bill is a Zen Monk and the founder of Centerpointe Research Institute who has developed a technology that helps people feel the effects of meditation roughly 8x faster! The Holosync Meditation Program has had…

The Art of Non-Doing

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship / May 5, 2015

Some days I don’t feel like doing anything. But most of the time, it’s to-do list central.  I have tons of energy but still not enough time to do everything on my agenda. I rush through my list, my brain races, and then by about noon I can hardly see straight. I bet you know the feeling. YES, I am crushing tasks.  But wtf, why am I going through…

What Bali Taught Me About Life and How to Use It

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Travel / September 17, 2014

I know what you’re thinking: “Oh great, another what I learned traveling the world, detached from real life” post. At this point, we’ve heard all the cliches: “travel changes you,” “helps you seek new perspectives,” “gets you out of your comfort zone…” But here’s the truth: For centuries, man has had incredible curiosity and desire to explore the world… and man still loves writing in moleskin travel journals.…

Applying Buddhism to Business – The Practice of Being Mindful

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 1, 2014

I never fully understood how my mother’s pervasive belief system would influence me later in life. As a dedicated follower of Buddhism, she focused every childhood lesson around the Buddhists practice of mindfulness and understanding. “Be aware of the karma you are creating for yourself,” she would say as I recounted a disagreement with a high school friend. “Be mindful of your thoughts and actions; try to take…

Tricks To Taking Your Mind Off Work And Finally Being Present

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 29, 2013

If you’re like me then you have gotten caught for not paying attention to your significant other while he/she is talking.  Once caught you might attempt to make nodding your head and repeating the last three things said an indicator that they have got it all wrong and you have been listing intently the entire time.  Yes, our broken mailbox, I’m right there with you.  Sadly, this tactic…

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