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Dealing with a career or life detour? Practicing self-compassion makes a difference

By Shira Miller | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

We have all heard the phrase “nothing ever goes as planned.” When the rock group Styx wrote a song about it, they claimed it was hell of a notion. Countless memes feature quotes from world leaders, professors, inventors and writers waxing poetic about plans that didn’t work out getting you to where life intended. But…

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How to Stop Eating Junk Food at Work

By Shira Miller | July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Something strange is happening across corporate America. And I don’t mean a Zombie situation, international espionage or soap opera level theatrics, though those elements may be present in your culture (and sorry if that is the case). What I’m talking about is how normally reasonable people will go crazy eating any form of junk food…

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How to Navigate a Life Transition

By Shira Miller | June 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m directionally-challenged, able to get lost in a semi-complicated parking deck. That’s why I think GPS is one of the best inventions ever. But no matter how strong my connection is, there’s one place that my smart phone can’t navigate – a life transition. We’ve all had them in our personal and professional lives, some…

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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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