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Danny Penman
Personal Growth

The Art of Breathing

Danny Penman / Owner of FranticWorld.

You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of? Learn to let go and find peace with a single breath.

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Shannon Gordon
Startups

theBoardlist CEO On Showing Up As Your Best Self

Shannon Gordon / CEO of theBoardlist

Shannon on lessons from the Peace Corps, increasing board diversity, and three mental tools to show up as your best self.

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Ariane Goldman
Startups

HATCH Founder On Your Instinct As Your Mentor

Ariane Goldman / CEO and Founder of HATCH

Ariane Goldman on our shared humanity facing adversity, putting in the work to own your future, and having faith in change.

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Ashley Merrill
Startups

Lunya Founder On Being The Change You Wish To See

Ashley Merrill / Founder and CEO of Lunya

Lunya Founder Ashley Merrill on building our risk-taking muscle, trusting your gut, and the importance of showing up for yourself.

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Dr. Bradley Staats
Personal Growth

Why The World Rewards Learners?

Dr. Bradley Staats / Business School Professor, Advisor, Acclaimed Author

Why learning is the quintessential business skill of modern times.

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Denise Lee
Startups

How A Triathlon Inspired Activewear Brand Alala

Denise Lee / Founder of Alala

Denise Lee on the importance of maintaining momentum, making active decisions, and dreaming big dreams.

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Fred Kofman
Leadership

Why Meaning Matters at Work

Fred Kofman / Advisor, Leadership Development at Google

People + Principles + Purpose = Transcendent Leadership

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Modern Fertility
Startups

Why You Shouldn't Wait To Create The Life You Want

Modern Fertility

Afton Vechery & Carly Leahy on not waiting to pursue our dreams, learning to advocate for yourself and embracing our authenticity.

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Lisa Price
Leadership

Reflections On 25 Years Leading Carol’s Daughter

Lisa Price / Founder of Carol's Daughter

Lisa Price shares key lessons on humanizing fear, owning your voice, and overcoming challenges.

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Rachel Shane
Personal Growth

Finding The Truth In Every Story

Rachel Shane / Chief Creative Officer at MWM Studios

Rachel Shane and Jenna discuss her work producing Genius and the direct connection between creativity, grit, and mindfulness.

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Susanna Fogel
Personal Growth

Turning Your Life Into Art

Susanna Fogel / Writer, Director, and Producer

Susanna Fogel on The Spy Who Dumped Me, a mindset shift for overcoming imposter syndrome, and turning our experiences into art.

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Koio
Startups

Embrace The Process By Detaching From Outcomes

Koio

Chris Wichert and Johannes Quodt on reframing challenges, separating ourselves from outcomes and thinking big and positive.

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Startups

The Crucial Case for Founders to Detach: Why Realizing Her Business Isn't Her Lifeblood Made Kellee Khalil a Stronger CEO

By Jenna Abdou

Each time I have a conversation with my friend Kellee Khalil, the Founder and CEO of Loverly, I walk away a more well-rounded i...

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Lifestyle

Why Five Founders Made the Decision to 'Choose Must'

By Jenna Abdou

The ‘A-ha moment’ in my shift to adulthood (Translation: Post Grad life) was reading Elle Luna’s story The Crossroads of Should...

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Innovation

Cultivating the Courage to Take the Buzzer Shot

By Jenna Abdou

Each time I challenge my dad’s insight to “enjoy the process,” he reminds me,“It doesn’t matter how many home runs I hit. It ma...

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Startups

How to Overcome Uncertainity

By Jenna Abdou

I don’t usually get nervous before my interviews, but I’d be lying if I said I walked into my conversation with David Tisch doi...

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Startups

How to Come to Terms With The Unknown

By Jenna Abdou

When I was 17, my friend asked me if I ever wondered about the meaning of life. Essentially, he explained, he was inquiring if ...

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Lifestyle

Eight Quotes I'm Grateful For This Year

By Jenna Abdou

While most teenage confessions are about sneaking out past curfew or cutting class mine was an unhealthy addiction to personal ...

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Leadership

10 Ways to Improve Employee Relationships

By Jenna Abdou

There’s something fishy about office happy hour, and it’s not the lobster duo you just ordered at Applebees. As culture emerges...

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Leadership

Driving Authenticity in Organizational Culture

By Jenna Abdou

I recently had the pleasure of spending time with Nicolas Brusson, the co-founder and COO of Europe’s leading ride sharing serv...

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Personal Growth

Scott Case on Saying Yes

By Jenna Abdou

How many times have you said yes this week? Whether it’s a friend seeking advice or your partner reaching out for help saying y...

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Entrepreneurship

7 Insights for Women to Vocalize & Achieve

By Jenna Abdou

Seven insights from the S.H.E. Summit conference about women actively pursuing their dreams. 1. "The best return a woman can ge...

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Personal Growth

The Science of Winning and Losing

By Moe Abdou

If you’ve played competitive sports, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the “thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” In sports...

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Science

The Science of 'Flow'

By Moe Abdou

In the spring of 2007, I was invited to facilitate a business model innovation session with a group of 25 business builders in ...

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