“It’s not like I’m always ready with my notebook at hand when I’m talking to someone and obsessively taking notes. So I like to come to the end of the day and have a good structure that allows me to reflect and come up with the very best ideas that I had throughout the day.”
Sílvia Bastos seeks a certain richness from life. A relentless self-experimenter, she has immersed herself in nomadic living, lucid dreaming, minimalism, and near-obsessive daily routines, among other pursuits.
With all of this intense living, Sílvia found herself doing a lot of learning. But those insights…
“Fate is one of those words that people like to hide behind. I think that we are more creators of the things that happen around us than we think.”
Rafael Sarandeses is a three-time founder of businesses in Europe and Africa, and he has had a 15-year career in investment banking, plus a professional racing career. These days, he is a performance and career coach, helping others take ownership of their own paths.
In other words, he’s done a few things. And he thinks you can do a few things too. …
“I’ve had a few companies bring me in for leadership development with some of their employees. And I’m honest with them, that this is going to awaken this person.
“They’re going to understand who they are and their true value, and what they really want from their career and their life. And they may start to question, is this the right place for me?”
As a leadership coach and career advisor, Larry Cornett, Ph.D. helps individuals level-up by understanding, embracing, and investing in themselves.
But for years, Larry felt out of place in his own career. Working with companies like…
“I think people have a very natural inclination to say unhelpful things, but that’s only because they want the person to calm down. They want the person to relax. So then they fall into these bad habits of doing things to help them resolve their own anxiety, and not the person’s who is actually having a panic attack.”
As a therapist, Ryan Engelstad has worked with hundreds of people experiencing difficult emotional situations.
Guided by these experiences, Ryan learned that coaching the friends, families, and significant others of his patients on how to cope with panic attacks was more helpful…
“I think one of the things you have to remember as a public speaker is that your first job actually is entertainment. You’ve been hired to entertain people first and foremost — and then inform them, persuade them, (blah, blah, blah) afterward.”
Jason Shen didn’t intend to become a seasoned public speaker. He studied biology, competed in gymnastics, and eventually moved into tech.
But the ability to speak well in public is a powerful skill. Curiosity led Jason to take every opportunity to learn and practice what it takes to captivate an audience.
In this episode, Matt East speaks with…
“You retain control over the process. So, if you use a mediator for a legal dispute, you can either agree to the outcome or not. It’s you, you totally stay in control of the process. Whereas if you took a dispute to a court system, you’re at the mercy of the court.”
As a Mediator, Donita Brown helps people solve conflicts. As an adjunct professor, she teaches others how to solve conflict. Now, she’d like to help you solve your own.
In her article, How To Be Your Own Mediator, Donita reveals the surprising, and encouraging, fact that mediation is…