Posts tagged business

Dr John Izzo on Burnout, Mindfulness, and Finding Life Balance

Over the last 20 years, Dr. John Izzo has spoken to over one million people about finding a life balance in their working environments. Author of the Five Thieves of Happiness, his vision is to help businesses build sustainable environments that create net-positive impacts on people and the world. This is his story. — Growing up in Staten Island, NY with my mom, I always…

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Kerry Patterson on Tackling Crucial Conversations

Crucial conversations happen when the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations can happen anywhere from the boardroom to the bedroom and can happen between any two people. Crucial conversations are sensitive for everyone involved, and people usually respond to them in one of three ways: We avoid the problem Face it head-on but handle it poorly Face it head-on and…

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Becoming a Titan: The Story of John D. Rockefeller

Oil tycoon and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller is considered the richest man in modern history. With an estimated net worth of nearly $400 billion (adjusted for inflation), he was America’s first billionaire, but he wasn’t born that way. In fact, Rockefeller was a child of abject poverty, with a deadbeat salesman father who was rarely around. Rather than succumb to these barriers, however, Rockefeller used…

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