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Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

The following words* were written by Paul Graham (successful venture capitalist, computer programmer, and essayist – how’s that for a combo!) on the qualities needed to be a successful startup entrepreneur: Be relentlessly resourceful. Not merely relentless. That’s not enough to make things go your way except in a few mostly uninteresting domains. In any […]

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Don’t Compare Yourself to Others!!

My last post was about negative self-talk. A primary source of this negative self-talk is the practice that most people have of comparing themselves to others. In the majority of instances, comparing makes people feel worse. In a not insignificant minority of cases, though, comparison can actually make them feel better. There are dangers in […]

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On Valentine’s Day: How to Love Yourself More

HAPPIFY.COM is a delightful website that offers free exercises and thought-provoking articles on how to be happier. Today I wanted to share with my readers six tips on how to feel better about yourself, recently published on the site in an article by Homaira Kabir, a cognitive/behavioral psychotherapist, Positive Psychology practitioner, and women’s leadership coach […]

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Healing Election Wounds

I am writing this on the Friday before Election Day, knowing that I may be in a less calm and objective place starting Tuesday night. But NO MATTER THE OUTCOME I passionately believe that we have an obligation as responsible citizens to ensure that we maximize the arc of progress. This means replacing the combative […]

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Is an M.B.A Worth It?

A not infrequent question of my clients in their mid twenties to mid thirties is “Should I go back to school and get a graduate degree?” (most commonly an M.B.A.). There are a number of ways of looking at this question. First, and most importantly, what is the reason you are contemplating going back to […]

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