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What Rocketman can teach us about authentic leadership

By Shira Miller | June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
What Rocketman can teach us about authentic leadership

From watching the entrancing trailers to reading about the standing ovation it received at the Cannes Film Festival, I was looking forward to seeing the movie Rocketman. What I didn’t expect was how much it would exceed the hype. Delightful, gritty and filled with moments of magical realism, this touching story about the rise, struggles…

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3 Ways to Forgive Yourself

By Shira Miller | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Ways to Forgive Yourself

From launching a new product that is dead on arrival, landing a big client who turns into an energy vampire, flubbing an important presentation to overcalling a forecast, we’ve all made mistakes at work. Some are easy to correct, while others can create permanent damage. However, once you take accountability for what happened and try…

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How Serving Others Makes You Healthier

By Shira Miller | April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
How Serving Others Makes You Healthier

Making wellness a top priority has been proven to give you a competitive advantage at work. But good health goes beyond exercising, a balanced diet and catching enough shut-eye on a regular basis. If you really want to thrive in your professional and personal life, consider adding altruism to that mix. Research has shown that…

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5 Books That Will Make You Happier, Healthier & More Successful

By Shira Miller | March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Books That Will Make You Happier, Healthier & More Successful

On the scale of “fun” life experiences, commuting to work typically ranks somewhere between seeing the dentist and compiling tax forms. Faced with an evening drive home that can range between 30 minutes to well north of an hour, I decided to make the most of that time by listening to audio books for personal…

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How to leverage failure to claim even more success

By Shira Miller | February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Make or Break Your Business

By Shira Miller | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Five Ways to Make Exercise a Top Priority

By Shira Miller | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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Four Ways to Gain Clarity About Your Career “Why”

By Shira Miller | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Four Ways to Gain Clarity About Your Career “Why”

During this time of year, people start to really reflect on their “why” – their reason for being, core beliefs, purpose and more. Whether you are happy as a clam in your current position or itching to do something else, pausing to get clear about the motivating factors driving your profession and life overall can…

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Engage employees by making celebration part of your culture

By Shira Miller | December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Engage employees by making celebration part of your culture

Ever work in a place where December was jam-packed with festivities – home-baked goodies in the breakroom, pot-luck lunches, nice group dinners and perhaps a blow-out party if this has been an especially good year. But then when January comes around, it’s all business, all the time again? If you truly want to engage employees,…

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Five Ways to De-Stress Holiday Togetherness

By Shira Miller | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Five Ways to De-Stress Holiday Togetherness

This year, AAA predicts that 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home via the roads, skies, rails and waterways during Thanksgiving, the highest number since 2005. They also reported that driving times in the most congested cities could increase as much as four times longer than normal. Once you finally…

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