Centeredness, Leadership & Emotional Intelligence

Last year, we introduced a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence for our Alumni companies, for which we've received some incredible comments. One piece of feedback was particularly meaningful to me, as the instructor. The participants noted how passionate I was, not only about the topics, but about what I was learning.

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The True Power of Testimonials

The True Power of Testimonials

Like most companies, we work our hardest to delight our customers. In fact, our most important core value is to "create remarkable experiences through ingenuity, high standards, over-communication, and details." We know we've met that standard when our graduates become repeat customers (through our Alumni program) and/or share unsolicited, highly positive feedback on their experience.

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Hedonia, Eudaimonia, and Business

Hedonia, Eudaimonia, and Business

One of the most important words I've learned in recent years is eudaimonia, a Greek word that is about human flourishing or prosperity. Eudaimonia refers to the highest human good, drives fulfillment and meaning, and involves the pursuit of personal flourishing.

Its counterpart (not antonym) is a word we're much more familiar with, hedonia, which is about pursuing and maximizing pleasure while avoiding and minimizing pain. We use it in the form of hedonist to describe people who pursue pleasure, or hedonism which is the belief of pursuing pleasure.

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