Why Meditation Is An Essential Tool In Our Leadership Performance

by Silvia Damiano on 29 August 2017

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Enhancing human performance is increasingly important as we adapt to new business models and market conditions. Yet many are still skeptical at the idea of meditation as a high performance tool. It is time to rethink. Neuroscience is now proving the link between the ancient practice o …

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Drive Is The Inspiration To Never Quit

by Silvia Damiano on 24 August 2017

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As a child, was there anything that you really, really wanted? Maybe it was something tangible, like a new bike or a treehouse. Or maybe you wanted to earn something, like a spot on the cheerleading squad or valedictorian. Whatever it was for you, did you make it? Did you feel the dri …

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Write The Words You Can’t Say

by Silvia Damiano on 16 August 2017

Write The Words You Can’t Say

Did you keep a journal or notebook as a child? Lots of kids do, even if just to scribble random thoughts or to draw little pictures of the world around them. For most of us, we simply stopped writing down our thoughts and dreams as we became busy with day-to-day life. It might be time …

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The Key Ingredient For A Successful Life Isn’t Wealth - It’s Happiness

by Silvia Damiano on 15 August 2017


Everyone focuses on money. Making more money. And people who work like this, inevitably burn out. They become unhappy and disillusioned with life. It doesn’t have to be that way. Money and wealth are NOT the secrets to a successful life.

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Make Me A Leader Movie - Trailer Launch

by Silvia Damiano on 15 August 2017


What are the secrets to great leadership? Are leaders born, made or both? How can we use the knowledge emerging from the fields of neuroscience and well-being to enhance leadership performance? The upcoming documentary, Make Me A Leader, answers these questions (and more!) while openi …

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Inspiring Yourself To Inspire Others

by Silvia Damiano on 10 August 2017


When you ask a little boy what he wants to be when he grows up, you will likely hear things like a football player, race car driver, astronaut, or movie star. Most children do not admit that they want to attend meetings and work in an office all day. While some people do become astron …

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All Work And No Play Makes Your Brain Dull

by Silvia Damiano on 8 August 2017


When you think back to your school days, what memory makes you smile? Was it sitting in a row at a desk, working silently? Or was it playing outside, painting in art class, or doing group experiments in science? When did your mind feel agile and inspired?

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Dance Your Way Into A Healthy Body And Mind

by Silvia Damiano on 3 August 2017

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Have you ever heard of popular dance programs like Jazzercise or Zumba? These types of programs focus on exercising to music with choreographed, repetitive steps. If you've never laced up your sneakers and hopped in (and men are welcome, too), you're missing out on a great way to see …

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Fixed Mindset: Or I Always Knew There Was Something In That Confirmation Bias!

by Ruth Donde on 1 August 2017


Are we creating our own ‘fake news’ as much as others are creating this for us? Are we getting in our own way confirming our comfortable status quo and creating a false sense of security or are we seeking to challenge our perspectives and position and be more receptive and agile - a l …

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