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Tips for Making the World a Better Place

Tips for Making the World a Better Place

1. Strong women empower other women I love the idea of elevating women, because we’re still trying to reach equality, but we aren’t there yet. If we can show all these amazing things that women can do, it gives other women and girls role models to look up to and think, I could be like […]

Music And Your Brain

Music And Your Brain

Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, whether we notice it or not. Often, it melts into the background – on the radio, in the doctor’s office, at the supermarket or in the gym. While other times, it plays a more pronounced and overt role – if you’ve ever been to a Tony […]

How Children Learn When You Join Them for Screen Time

How Children Learn When You Join Them for Screen Time

As parents, we spend a lot of time worrying about our kids. Are they sleeping enough? Are they meeting their milestones? Are they eating healthy — or in my case, are they going to eat any of the lunch I packed this morning at all? And when it comes to screens, parents not only worry […]

Ways To Read More Books

Ways To Read More Books

You’ve probably said it to yourself 100 times before: I really need to start reading more. When you’re an out-of-the-habit adult with a full schedule, however, finding the time to pick up a book can be a challenge. But this is a goal worth striving for. Science is beginning to back up what book-lovers already […]

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest […]

How To Teach Your Children To Be Happy

How To Teach Your Children To Be Happy

As parents, all we want for our children is for them to grow up happy. Compared to this one ultimate goal, others pale into insignificance. It doesn’t matter if your child has a school career festooned with string of A* exam grades and is set for a braggable future career, if they’re not happy. That […]

The 3 T’s of Authority Building for Women

The 3 T’s of Authority Building for Women

As a female director at a marketing authority company, I am unquenchably curious, both professionally and personally, as to how women secure themselves a place at the table – how they distinguish themselves in their fields and become the go-to experts. It’s tempting to think that since its 2017, women do it the same way […]

What’s The Difference Between An Advisory Board And A Board of Directors?

What’s The Difference Between An Advisory Board And A Board of Directors?

Many entrepreneurs I know are confused by the differences between an advisory board and a board of directors. So, to explain in one sentence: advisory boards are voluntary and have no fiduciary responsibility. I recommend a small one for every startup, starting at inception, prior to a major investor or key business scaling initiative. This board is […]

3 Techniques to Never Stop Learning

3 Techniques to Never Stop Learning

As a student at Stanford University, I started my website, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, to teach personal finance to my friends who complained about getting slapped with overdraft fees. Over the years, it went from a blog that nobody read to a multimillion-dollar business with more than 30,000 paying customers. Today I’m often […]

4 Ways to Coach Yourself Through the Tough Stuff

4 Ways to Coach Yourself Through the Tough Stuff

What do you say to yourself when you encounter an obstacle? Does it sound something like this? “Crap. Now I can’t move forward. What am I gonna do?” Or does your inner voice say, “That’s a bummer….but I can work through this”? Believe it or not, your beliefs and inner dialogue predict how well you […]

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