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Day Seven – Chakras and Productivity

The Seventh Chakra, called Sahasrara, is the 1,000 petal lotus at the crown of the head.  This is the area of true inspiration and purpose.  Some would call it our connection to the divine.  Maybe Plato would have called it

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Pressure Cooker v. Crock Pot

I can’t tell you the physics behind these cooking methods but I find the results similar in many ways. I used to have a crock pot or slow cooker in my college dorm room. We made a lot of soups

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We’re born to our parents. We love them or not. The former is a great blessing, the latter a burden. We make friends, some for a lifetime, some for a season or two. They sustain us and connect us with

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The Art of Followership – What I learned from Yoga and Business

Lot’s of material out there on Leadership.  Not as much on Followership. Here are a couple of thoughts. Yoga instructors, good ones, present a model and encourage you to build your own practice.  You can’t really get yoga until you

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Suffer the Fool

In literature, the Fool is the character who can tell the truth at all times. He has that freedom because his medium is humor. Add to that an acute level of self-deprecation.  He doesn’t take himself too seriously, nor hold

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The Jazz Leadership Model

Everything I know about leadership, I learned from Miles Davis.  Well that’s a bit of hyperbole, but truer than it might look at first glance. What are some of the qualities of Great Leaders.  They: Build and inspire great teams

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“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” Robert F.

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