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KC Carter

This Epic Life: Start from Where You Are with KC Carter

If you’ve noticed that maintaining presence is a key to enjoying the business, family or impact you’re building, you are in the right place. – KC Carter A Kriyaban yogi, meditation guru, and company culture expert, Kristoffer (KC) Carter is a living, breathing example of awake, on-purpose living. Quick to laugh and exquisitely present, KC has devote his career to helping people live epic lives by optimizing one’s experience, from the inside out. Intrigued? Please join me for: This Epic Life: Start from Where You Are with KC Carter  Tuesday, 4/26 @ 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET RSVP for this…

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My Team Mate, My Husband

Several days this past week I’ve woken in the middle of the night mid-dream. The dream takes various forms: I’m lost in a building and can’t find my way out, or I’m trying to check out of a hotel but can’t pack my things fast enough to check out in time, are a couple of examples. I wake up in a sweat, and have trouble going back to sleep. My sleep has not been restful these past few weeks. When I think about these anxiety dreams, logically, I know where they come from. They are about all…

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How to Thrive in the Membership Economy with Robbie Kellman Baxter

Membership is the future of all business models…organizations that don’t evolve will fail. ~ Robbie Kellman Baxter Please join me for: How to Thrive in the Membership Economy with Robbie Kellman Baxter Wednesday, 3/23 at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET RSVP for this no-cost presentation here. A childhood friend of mine, Robbie took a “big sexy idea” and transformed it into a powerful business book that was named a Top 5 Marketing Book of the Year on Inc.com. An expert consultant with degrees from Harvard, Stanford, and on-the-ground experience with Booz Allen & Hamilton plus 15 years at the helm…

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The Essence of Personal Effectiveness: My Chat with Fred Kofman

I have made a million mistakes in my life. It’s just one failure after another….If I ever wrote an autobiography, it would be called Extraordinary Failures. – Fred Kofman As part of the interview series I host for The Career Space, this week I sat down for a fireside chat with philosopher Fred Kofman. In short, the conversation was a wake-up call for my listeners and me. I found myself inexorably drawn in to a personal investigation of how I show up in the world and how to transform the trajectory of my life using simple, profound…

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Winning The Career Lottery: My Chat With Chris Guillebeau

“Live an unconventional life in a conventional world” – Chris Guillebeau Last week I sat down for a free-ranging conversation with Chris about what it means to find and enjoy work that you are were made for­ and to introduce his forthcoming book, Born for This, How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do. This inspiring man is carving a unique path through life and making a huge difference for others, on his own terms. Chris travels the world and has interviewed hundreds of people across the globe about their careers. He is fascinated by how…

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The All-New Blah to Bliss Program is Here!

Registration is Now Open! Ever feel like your career is just happening to you? Would you love to have a fulfilling career that allows you to share your unique talents and puts YOU in charge of your destiny? Take your Career from Blah to Bliss is for you, if… You know that you’re meant for something more, but have no idea what it is or how to get there. You ever feel like your career is running you, instead of you being in charge of it You’re motivated because your fear of change is less than your fear of staying the same. Most of…

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Christmas: The Light and Dark

I am sitting in the quiet of Christmas Eve morning, rain spattering on the roof, the dog sighing in his sleep, watching the lights blinking on the Christmas tree as I drink my tea and wipe sleep from my eyes. I’m feeling content. I love this moment of the day. My intention for the new year is to take advantage of this delicious time of day, on a regular basis, to write and express myself, to get more ideas out of my head, onto paper and ultimately out into the world. I hope that, wherever you find…

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Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan

Chat With Mer: Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan

As leaders, how do we operate at full bandwidth, accessing both our light and dark sides? If that question intrigues you, please join me for: Full-Spectrum Leadership with Dave Logan  Wednesday, 11/18 @ 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET RSVP for this no-cost presentation here. Dave spends his time transforming the cultures of organizations. Best known as the premier authority on “tribal leadership,” Dave will help us understand how to use the tension of light and dark forces inside ourselves – and our organizations – to truly make a difference and live a life of purposeful action. About Dave: As Founding Partner and President,…

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Manage Your Corporate Career Like an Entrepreneur

These days, your position at your present company is not assured. Stability, longevity, your loyalty to one company, and that company’s loyalty to you, are all things of the past. As a corporate employee you can build your career resilience by adopting the mindset – and practices – of an entrepreneur, even if you never intend to strike out on your own or join a fledgling startup. Here are some actions and strategies you can borrow from how entrepreneurs think to help you smooth the choppy waters of corporate careerdom: Be vigilant about your digital brand Keep…

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Chat with Mer: Crafting the Story of Your Personal Brand with Pam Slim

When people Google your name, what do they find? What message do you want to convey about yourself to employers, clients, and partners? To thrive in today’s world of work, you need a strong personal brand. It’s not a carefully crafted script: your personal brand is a living, breathing, dynamic interaction between you and the people you care about influencing. Pam Slim, author of acclaimed books Body of Work and Escape from Cubicle Nation, is both a mentor and one of my favorite people. Her prior interview with me was a huge hit and I’m fortunate to…

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