Tag Archives: inspiration

Six Steps for Defining and Achieving Workplace Success

Success is many things. I need a good work-life balance, where my career and family receive equal attention. A colleague wants to feel proud of her work and that it’s making an impact on the world. My husband needs creativity and independence in his work. For others, promotions and income are critical to feeling successful. [...]

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Why I (and the Millennial Generation) Love to Typewrite

During a recent trip to Madrid, while my husband and I were walking on a narrow, hidden gem of a street on our way to a flamenco show, our eyes got distracted from the beautiful architecture by the colorful and artsy entrance to a bookstore. A piece of paper strategically placed inside of a typewriter [...]

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Learning to Seek Inspiration and Serve Others

Lesson from the Father of Apple A few years back, I read an article about Steve Jobs that pointed out his (obsessive) love of beauty, simplicity and design. Throughout his life, he actively studied and surrounded himself with external examples of each of them. And, perhaps most importantly, he intentionally brought these qualities to all [...]

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Lessons in Learning: The Ultimate Learning Environment

Many people remember learning the alphabet and multiplication tables. Sometimes facts from history class stick with us or a favorite passage of literature. These are the things that we typically take away from school – the drilled and learned content, as well as relationships formed in the process of learning. However, do you remember what [...]

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What We’re Watching: Challenge Yourself to Do What You’ve Always Dreamed

I’ve always wanted to learn to play the guitar. It has been on my to-do list for years and, yet, it never quite reaches the top. Someday, I think, the timing will work out. However, this is such a common human characteristic – make priorities and push back the wants and the dreams for the [...]

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