Have you heard of the concept of NetWeaving? It’s the art of connecting other people based on common interests. In traditional networking, you arrive and have to “work the room.” With NetWeaving, all the people in the room have a mission to meet enough people so that they can make the best connections for you….
8 Ways to Build Trust in Your Organization
One of the biggest predictors of success or failure in work is the degree of TRUST in a team dynamic. Trust is associated with cooperation, information sharing, and effective problem resolution. A team without trust has difficulty establishing positive relationships, maintaining engagement, and has trouble collaborating. All of this, as you may have guessed, is…
What Does It Mean To Flourish?
“You need resilience not just for the hard times. You need resilience if you’re going to be happy.” – Eric Greitens, US Navy Seal & Author of Resilience
Are you happy?
The Eightfold Path To Nirvana
Nirvana is variously translated as “non-attachment,” “not-being” or literally “blowing out” (as of a candle). Nirvana can be described as “unborn, unoriginated, uncreated, and unformed” and transcending any sensory experience. It is an eternal and unchanging state of not-being and so the ultimate freedom from the suffering of existence, as postulated by Siddharta Gautama (Buddha), is caused by desire: namely craving for sensual pleasures and attachment to worldly possessions and power.
Sufism, Life, Death, & Spiritual Growth
Everything in the universe, including man, is of an endless flow of life. Anything that ceases to exist in one form is always reborn in another form. The past is linked to the present and the present is linked to the future in one endless continuum.
Caged, Comfortable, or Charged – Which is YOUR Life?
Brendon Burchard, author of “The Charge,” believes there are three kinds of life: caged, comfortable or charged. Depending on where we are along this spectrum of our lives, we’re going to have a different quality of life. If we’re on one side of the spectrum, we’re often miserable and suffering, struggling and upset all the time. Whereas, if we’re on the other side, we’re fully engaged, energized and enthusiastic. Knowing where we are on this spectrum can completely change our lives, because we can make a decision about what type of life we want to live.
Siege War Against Mental Independence
A short collection of excerpts from The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz Free Your Mind The Mesoamerican Toltecs believed humans live in a world of dreams that can lead to self-love and respect. “From the Toltec point of view, all humans who are mentally domesticated are sick. They are sick because there is a…
Four Agreements You Make With Yourself
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom Be Impeccable With Your Word Speak with Integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Don’t Take Anything Personally Nothing others do…
Parallel Lines: the Past is Always Present
One may argue that dedicating time for reading philosophy makes way for more time to feel alive in our lives. We are in the habit of saying that it was not in our power to choose the parents who were allotted to us, that they were given to us by chance. But we can choose whose children we would like to be.”
Rose Beacons of Success In Human Relations & Hallmarks of Good Breeding
Ever dreamed about being the person many look up to? – the one that everyone wants to talk with, whether for advice or just because they feel comfortable around you. Want to become a more effective leader, a better friend or more connected lover?
Stepping Out of Reality’s Silhouette
We think reality is what we can explain from the limited instruments of our senses. But reality is, of course, far beyond that. We all have access to the infinite consciousness, but our understanding of it is hampered by our 5 senses, keeping us trapped on a limited plane.
What We Hear Vs. What We Come to Believe
“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is through frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth”
Why Do We Trust Some People, But Not Others?
Ask the best salesmen what it takes to be a great salesman. They will always tell you that it helps when you really believe in the product you’re selling. What does belief have to do with a sales job? Simple. When salesmen actually believe in the thing they are selling, then the words that come…
Why We Do What We Do
Tony Robbins, author of Unlimited Power, Unleash the Power Within, and Awaken the Giant Within, postulates that there are six needs that drive us, as humans, to do the things that we do. 1. Certainty Everyone needs certainty that they can avoid pain and at least be comfortable. Now, how do you get it? Control everybody?…