The Power of Harvest Season

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The fall season is near. Also called autumn. We can observe the changes. Cooler temperatures. The trees lose their leaves. General energetic quietude. It’s a contemplative season that invites us to go inward. Intensified thinking. More acute sensing.  It’s a harvest season. Like every season, each carries particular energies and patterns we …

Using the Five Elements on the Job

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Application gives us a true test of whether we’ve integrated knowledge. Understanding something can give us intellectual pleasure, while taking a concept and putting it out “in the field” to work with life’s many scenarios provides us with deeper awareness. It’s a feedback mechanism that helps us improve on the …

How to Build Credibility with Testimonials

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Professionalism is an art that challenges us to put forth our best public image and manifest our highest self-image. To be professional is to maintain a level of conduct that produces positive outcomes for all parties involved. This is how we build credibility. When we think of professional development, often …

Networking for Long-Term Value

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Imagine yourself at a networking event. There you are, dressed in your best professional clothes because that’s what the advertisement suggested on Meetup.com. You’re standing at the front entrance. It’s about 45 minutes after the event started; you didn’t want to be the absolute first one to walk in without …

Book Recommendation on Individualized Health Enhancement

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We have a few health evaluation layers to look at when considering how well we are: physical, mental/spiritual, emotional, material, nutrition, social. We also need to include genetic. Collectively, these factors lead us to acknowledge the principle, “Know Thy Self.” Example of Individualized Health If I go to a doctor …

Proof of Mastered Experience

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An experience is an interface between our outer (external peering, ex-peer-ience) and inner perception. While we can take a passive approach to experiencing, letting life happen as some say, aspirants work to co-create with experiences, seeing them as opportunities to develop. We’ve mastered experiences when we’re no longer at the …