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  TED Talks are not only filled with incredible content, but they're a model of what effective public speaking and presentation can look like. I'd recommend that you watch 2-3 per week. Meanwhile, here's a link to all of the best TED Talks on inclusion and feminism. And...

  An authentic, sustainable calling does not emerge "overnight." Soil is tilled across the decades of our lives. Seeds are planted, water is sprinkled, and there are milestone moments when the garden blooms with clarity and purpose. Here's a few signs that a powerful calling has taken...

  On the home page of my website I declare one, who I am and, two, what I promise to deliver regarding helping men to be a strong ally to women: I'm a husband, dad of daughters, writer, certified executive coach, feminist, and ally, helping well-read, liberal...

Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns Maya Angelou, author of All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and A Song Flung Up to Heaven Cristina Henríquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans Ta-Nehisi Coates, author...

Midlife, you say? Opinions vary widely regarding when "midlife" "or middle age" actually begins and when it ends, and that's okay. However, despite the annoying health problems and physical changes that tend to pop up the deeper we go into our 40s, of this I...

Mindfulness, popularly defined as “paying attention on purpose,” can be practiced in solitude or during interactions with others. Mindfulness at home or with friends can infuse more calm, empathy, and tenderness into our most important relationships. And if you're like everyone else, you could use...

These non-fiction writers and their books are worth checking out and adding to your library! Isabel Wilkerson. Wilkerson’s masterful The Warmth of Other Suns depicts the lives of a handful of African-Americans who were among the millions that migrated from the Jim Crow South to the...

9 Tips and Advice for Other Writers Read! Read with breadth and depth - Stephen King calls reading "the creative center of a writer's life" Write every day, even if it’s just in your personal journal. Daily prose evolves into prolific prose. Allow your ideas...

Mindfulness Tips for The Workplace During your commute to and from work, notice the cars, architecture, natural beauty, and other elements that surround you, as well as the emotions you’re experiencing in your body. When you feel stressed or anxious during a meeting or in...

This fall, as the leaves change colors and eventually drop to the earth, I encourage you to spend some leisure time with three titles I’ve enjoyed reading in recent months.  Reading the Silver Screen In his new book, Thomas Foster, author of How to Read...