A Look at a Book – Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

A Look at a Book – Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

October 28, 2019

Look at a Book written by Jodi Morris. Jodi champions leadership development, girls education, and global investing. By introducing people to global ideas and experiences, she enjoys helping individuals think differently. Jodi is the founder of Connecting Growth Globally, leading a “portfolio career” as an advisor to impactful investing firms and non-profits, a success coach to … Read More

A Look at a Book – Crucial Conversations

A Look at a Book – Crucial Conversations

September 28, 2019

This month’s Look at a Book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes Are High, is the perfect companion to October’s newsletter. Written by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler in 2002, this is not a new book. Yet it is still as timely and useful as ever. In reviewing this … Read More

A Look at A Book- Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

A Look at A Book- Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

September 6, 2019

Look at a Book Review by Jeff Hamaoui. Jeff is a family man with a wife and two children.  He often worries what his children will think about the world.  At work Jeff is a partner and the head of education and innovation at the Modern Elder Academy the world’s first midlife wisdom school.  He … Read More

A Look at a Book – Out of Your Comfort Zone by Emma Mardlin

July 12, 2019

When was the last time you did something that scared you? The last time you really pushed your boundaries, took a risk, faced your fears head on, and used it to propel you forward? Risk taking is often associated with youth. The stereotype of the young and reckless teenager, free to make decisions without the … Read More

Stop Fooling Yourself – Multitasking Doesn’t Work

June 18, 2019

Dear Friends, Welcome to summer! To barbecues, S’mores, and enjoying time outdoors with friends. This month I want to share some hacks to help you create the time to do those things you love. Think about the taste of chocolate (that rich, satisfying flavor melting on your tongue). Now–while thinking of that sensation–add 47 and 56. How … Read More

How Do You Measure Success?

May 15, 2019

Dear Friends, I was thrilled to appear on CBS This Morning  April 30th to talk about middlescence. After the interview—my first on national television–I received dozens of messages expressing sentiments like this: ‘I want to make sure that I’m not spinning my wheels. I want to feel successful and I’m not always sure what that means or if … Read More

A Look At A Book – Kintsugi Wellness by Candice Kumai

A Look At A Book – Kintsugi Wellness by Candice Kumai

January 8, 2019

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to be on a panel with Candice Kumai at Thrive Global and Quaker Oats’ Rise & Thrive event. Once we met and became familiar with one another’s work we shared our surprise: how hadn’t we crossed paths until now? There is such synchronicity between the very concept of … Read More

Completing 2018 and Creating 2019

Completing 2018 and Creating 2019

November 26, 2018

Looking ahead early for the new year and reflecting on this year, what would you like to make happen in 2019? Want more worksheets like this? Subscribe to News You Can Use, Barbara’s blessedly infrequent e-mail newsletter. Download PDF Version