What’s stopping you from being …

Sometimes we need to get out of our head. Sometimes we need to just be ... Because the moment we are in is the only moment we are living in. We are not living in the moment that just passed. We are not living in the moment about to come. Our thoughts can get in the way of us living in the moment. I encourage you to watch this film, "Ashes and Snow", by Gregory Colbert. Notice if your thoughts are blocking you from the wonder and beauty of this film. If they are, the good news is that you have caught yourself and you can bring yourself back to this film. To wonder. To connection. To peace. To harmony. What's stopping you? ...
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So you want to be a leader?

If you want to be promoted to a leadership role, you need to figure out the hidden rules. In a recent Ted Talk, Susan Colantuono talked about these hidden rules, calling them "the career advice you probably didn't get". In the legal arena, Fiona M. Kay, Stacey Alarie and Jones Adjei wrote an April 2013 Report to the Law Society on Leaving Law and Barriers to Re-Entry that hammered home the fact that satisfaction with the "power track" (earnings, prestige and promotions) keeps lawyers in private practice. Liking your work and your relationships at work is not enough (though it certainly helps and falls nicely into the first two leadership rules!).    ...
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