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Lotta Alsen

Blog Entries by Lotta Alsen

Soul Power: A Necessity for Today's Leaders

Posted February 23, 2011 | 19:00:00 (EST)

We all need power. Power is as essential for our health as being able to breathe. In a study run by Michael Marmot of 18,000 British civil servants, it was discovered that people at the bottom of the hierarchy had four times the risk of death as those...

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Power vs Force - A New Year's Lesson From Yoda

Posted January 18, 2010 | 14:34:00 (EST)

In the movie "The Empire Strikes Back," Luke has been given the assignment of moving a sinking airship out of the mud with his mind, and he's trying very hard, not being very successful until Yoda tells Luke: "No. Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try." For...

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Is There A Feminine Way of Doing Business?

Posted November 4, 2009 | 19:01:30 (EST)

A few weeks ago, the first women ever was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics*, Elinor Ostrom. Usually I don't bother reading about the rationale behind the Prize, but in this case I was curious. Would her work be different than what we've seen before in economics? Would she bring...

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What if You Were the Chosen One?

Posted October 13, 2009 | 18:57:08 (EST)

What if you were the chosen one? How would that affect every decision you made, and every step you took?

I've just watched some reruns of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, the cult-series of the late 90's and early 2000. Buffy is a teenage girl who discovers...

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Why Does Money Make Us Crazy?

Posted August 20, 2009 | 16:28:32 (EST)

People will readily imbibe a cocktail of slugs and worms if there's a remote chance of winning a few thousand dollars. Friends and partners, more often than not, become bitter enemies over a will, a contract or a perceived financial injustice. And people stay in jobs and relationships that are...

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Why Women Need to Make Money to Change the World

Posted July 30, 2009 | 17:01:38 (EST)

Women work 2/3 of the world's hours and own 1 percent of the wealth. That is a problem! Not only because we are missing out on a potential worth billions of dollars, but also because the world won't move forward until women do. When women are in power, also financially,...

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