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August 25, 2022

My Expert Interview About Risk, With Angie Morgan

Love it or hate it, risk is unavoidable, but Rachel Salaman hears how we can harness its power responsibly and successfully

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December 30, 2020

Teachers – The Good, the Bad, and the Unwilling

Good teachers have the power to inspire and empower. But bad teachers are just as memorable and influential – though for all the wrong reasons

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January 8, 2019

Learning From Experience – #MTtalk Roundup

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” ― Paulo Coelho, Brazilian novelist Facing a new year, I've always wondered what the next 12 months may hold. Perhaps if I knew what was going to happen I'd be able to plan better. However, even with planned events I don't always feel […]

July 26, 2018

Jason Garner: How to Build Success With a "Mosaic of Mentors"

Why All Great Leaders Need a Mentor It's never easy to admit to yourself that your career may be going in the wrong direction, or that you've lost your "mojo," motivation or drive. But many of today's most successful business leaders once needed guidance from mentors. For example, technology titan Bill Gates credits business magnate […]

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June 12, 2018

#MTtalk Review: Unleashing Potential In Ourselves and Others

“When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that's when passion is born.” – Zig Ziglar, American author and motivational speaker There's a story I enjoy sharing whenever I speak to people about unleashing their potential. In his 1993 book, "You're Born an Original, Don't Die a Copy," John Mason shares the story of a young […]

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January 21, 2016

It’s "Thank Your Mentor Day!”

Today is  "Thank Your Mentor Day," a day where we're encouraged to express our gratitude toward someone who's guided and inspired us, and made a positive and lasting impact on our lives. It's part of Harvard University's National Mentoring Month™, which celebrates the benefits of mentoring. According to NMM, there are various ways that you […]

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August 31, 2015

Live a Life That Matters

Sometimes it takes a shock to jolt us out of unhelpful habits. For Jason Garner, it was the premature death of his mother. He was 37 at the time and the loss hit him hard. "I cried. I went to therapy, a lot of therapy, and I started to really understand the programming that made […]

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