Posts by Shira Miller

How to Listen to Your Intuition at Work

How to Listen to Your Intuition at Work

From Robert Frost’s classic poem “The Road Not Taken” to Gwyneth Paltrow’s 1998 flick Sliding Doors, pop culture has long been enamored with the “what if’s” of taking a different path in life. Hindsight might be 20/20, but in looking back I wouldn’t change a thing because those choices all led to my current purpose-driven…

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5 Ways to Let Go of a Dream

5 Ways to Let Go of a Dream

What did you want to be when you grew up? At age 11, my dream was to be a “space engineer,” which I defined as engineering rocket ships and then piloting them as an astronaut. That career path was derailed shortly thereafter by my lack of aptitude for eighth grade algebra, but I rebounded just…

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How to leverage failure to claim even more success

When it comes to a business environment, the real F-word is Failure. Like trans fats, Joan Jett or gas-guzzling cars, the term has gained a bad reputation in our society. As a result, the fear of failure causes people to avoid taking risks, curbs innovation and limits creativity when those very ingredients are needed to…

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Three ways to create a lasting legacy

My 85-year-old uncle, who I adored, just passed away. Charles Goldberg was an amazing man. Despite services taking place in the middle of a work week on Valentine’s Day, the crowded synagogue in Charleston, South Carolina hosted a standing room only event. — Published on February 15, 2019 https://thriveglobal.com/stories/three-ways-to-create-a-lasting-legacy/

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How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Make or Break Your Business

Just like flossing your teeth, voting or giving your seat on mass transit up to a senior citizen, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the right thing to do. Today it has also become a must-have for employees demanding socially conscious employers, and consumers who increasingly base their buying decisions on social good. And the price…

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Letting Go of a Dream: Guest on Life Through Transitions

Letting Go of a Dream- Guest on Life Through Transitions

 The last recession killed a lot of small businesses, including my own PR firm. But once I let go of that dream and dealt with the loss, I found greater happiness with my current blend of a corporate career, writing about well-being at work and a purpose-driven life. Listen to my conversation about my…

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4 Steps for Setting Healthy Boundaries at Work

4 Steps for Setting Healthy Boundaries at Work

Superstar television producer Shonda Rhimes wrote a terrific book called Year of Yes, which details how saying yes to opportunities and invitations transformed her life. Over the past few years, I’ve found myself on the opposite trajectory with similar positive results — learning how to say no at work and create healthy boundaries has done…

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Five Ways to Make Exercise a Top Priority

Five Ways to Make Exercise a Top Priority

Once a week, I unleash my inner Beyoncé. The setting isn’t a stadium tour, awards show or the red carpet at the Met Gala – my venue is a high intensity indoor cycling class called AMP. It’s like a dance party on a spin bike, complete with killer music, strobe lights and coordinated upper body…

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3 Ways That Slowing Down Can Actually Help You Get More Done

3 Ways That Slowing Down Can Actually Help You Get More Done

Perhaps it was watching the Road Runner blast around at a lightning pace in Bugs Bunny cartoons as a kid, or marveling over the impressive feats of athletes known for speed, like track and field star Florence Griffith Joyner or soccer legend Mia Hamm. Whatever the case, I developed a deep-seated belief early on that…

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