Thorns of Consciousness

Angeles Arrien, an author, teacher, and anthropologist specializing in cross-cultural wisdom, summarized 13 different challenges that humans experience in their lives. These 13 states constitute the major challenges we face when moving through the growth stages. Interestingly enough, 6 of these states have to do with our way of thinking and state of mind.

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A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Dreams help move us towards our destinies, towards our goals. This doesn’t just go for us as individuals. As leaders, we need to learn to keep the dreams of our employees alive and inspire them with our own. In an organization, dreams can bring energy, passion, inspiration, and commitment. If you want a practical example of this, let’s look at one of the biggest companies in the world: The Walt Disney Company.

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Where Do External Results Come From?

Where Do External Results Come From?

Years ago, when I first graduated from university, I moved to France where my freshly ignited passion for learning and development really took off. Those five years I spent working abroad were a form of graduate school, not only for my heart and mind, but for my soul. My professional work was divided into two tracks; one was the commitment I made to my own development, the other was to the development of others.

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The ROI of Promoting Learning, Inspired Thinking, and Creativity

The ROI of Promoting Learning, Inspired Thinking, and Creativity

When running an organization, you want the best value for your money. That is why, when you hire a coach, you want to know they are working on traits that will have a measurable, positive impact on your company, workforce, or maybe even yourself. Although it can be easy to measure ROI in many areas (increase in sales, efficiencies, etc.), it can be a bit difficult to measure when it comes to the more abstract concepts of creativity and inspiration.

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