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Learning Agility Milestones, Part 1: Baris

“Baris, you’ve got to be less sedentary,” Dr. Morgan, his general physician, told him during yet another disappointing annual physical and blood work review. “Get some movement going. Walk. Run. Swim. Play tennis. Anything.” The 55-year-old clinical psychologist and native of Turkey looked at Dr. Morgan and nodded, and then sighed in exasperation. “I know, […]

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Mindfulness, Learning Agility, Storytelling: Interrelationships

As you grow mindfulness, learning agility, and storytelling habits into strengths, all three will increasingly interrelate and optimize one another. Here’s how.   Mindfulness is the practice of becoming more fully aware of, and attentive to, what’s taking place within and around you. It’s concentration on steroids. Mindfulness habits create a present-moment mindset of curiosity […]

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Learning Agility: What it is, Why it Matters, What You Can Do

Learning agility, a core career and life strength, is the practice of regularly seeking new experiences, applying feedback, and reflecting on lessons learned, to keep growing professionally and personally. I’m a Nashville-based writer, talent strategist, and certified executive coach. On this website, I primarily write stories featuring a diverse group of professionals whose tips on […]

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Recommended Books

I love to read books and, if you’re here, you probably do as well…or you’d like to get more into the habit of reading. It doesn’t matter if you prefer paperback books, hardcover books, audio books, or e-books; books are essential, because nothing compares to the deep learning and insights you can garner when you […]

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Fighting Media Bias Against Women Politicians

The media’s bias against powerful women, whether they’re politicians or business leaders, is so entrenched that the average person is anesthetized to it and won’t easily spot it in action. The fight for women’s equality would be easier if the patriarchy was simply confined to ostensible right-wingers, chauvinists, misogynists, conservatives, religious zealots, and the GOP […]

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