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Teaching Corporate Yoga: It's NOT Your Typical Yoga Class

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2014 | 8:45 PM

Recent health care reforms show more companies than ever are proactively looking for ways to support the wellbeing of their employees -- and what better way than yoga? In addition to serving the function of both body and mind, yoga is a practice that can be done with very little...

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Beloved Sleep: Are You Getting Enough?

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 3:46 PM

In response to the tragic Metro-North railroad derailment in New York City earlier this month, I wanted to talk about the importance of getting enough Zzzs.

The Harvard Business Review highlights how sleep deprivation has a negative effect on cognitive performance:

Stay awake longer than 18 consecutive...
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Ho, Ho, Om: 4 Jolly Affirmations to Get You Through the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 8:08 PM

So we've officially survived Thanksgiving, but that only means one thing. Most of us have a slew of holiday commitments locked and loaded on our calendars over the next few weeks. Woosah. Every December I see clients suffer from holiday anxieties including weight gain, financial struggles, managing work and social...

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Reinvention is the New Black

(2) Comments | Posted August 17, 2009 | 10:15 AM

Reinvention is in. More Magazine created an entire "Reinvent Yourself" section replete with advice on how to do exactly that in various aspects of life. RadioShack just announced some sort of reinvention -- gasp but why?! Featuring prominently in media coverage of iconographic people and organizations -- including Starbucks, General...

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For Recent Grads (and the Rest of Us): Welcome to the Occupation

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2008 | 8:40 PM

With all due respect to Forrest Gump, the unpredictability of life calls for a more visceral metaphor than a box of chocolates. More akin to Pandora's problematic little cache, in its extremes life doles out events that force the issues of unpredictability and personal growth, opening wide with all sorts...

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Work Is More Than A Four Letter Word

(3) Comments | Posted April 4, 2008 | 2:00 PM

CFO's aren't seeing much to cheer about in the economy. According to a study by Financial Executives International and Baruch College, 41% say we're already in a recession and 18% have layoffs on the horizon. Whether you're one of the lucky to stay or go - depending on your perspective...

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Sanity After Severance

(3) Comments | Posted February 13, 2008 | 6:52 AM

Like the dot-com bust, but very, very, very different, severance is not such a remote possibility these days. Just yesterday employment consulting and legal firm Career Protection announced a 37 percent increase in layoffs over 2007. The layoff forecast is the worst in the past five years, and has caused...

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The 3:00 Rollercoaster

(3) Comments | Posted February 7, 2008 | 9:09 AM

Imagine the scene: Sitting in a corporate cafeteria, I'm talking to one of my clients. He's the director of training for one of the least-loved companies in the world, home of some of the best-loved brands. After discussing exciting programs to generate greater creativity, engagement and passion amongst the hundreds...

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