Meditation and college applications

Last weekend, I headed to a meditation retreat.    I’ve had a meditation practice for years, but had fallen out of consistency and routine.    I still meditate before every talk or speech, but my daily practice has been sporadic …

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Where We Get Our Best Ideas

When and where do you get your best ideas? Lin-Manuel Miranda got the initial ideas for his musical after reading Ron Chernow’s landmark biography ‘Hamilton’ on vacation. For me, ideas come during a walk or bike ride – sometimes in …

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KonMari and Me: My Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up

I’ve spent nearly 15 years coaching teens and young adults on organization, time-management, personal productivity and overall wellness. The straight-forward system we developed at Green Ivy is now being used by tens of thousands of students all over the world, and we …

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Back to School Tips for Introverted Students

Last year, I was visiting an all-girls independent school on the East Coast when a mom came up to ask me about her daughter, who was an excellent student and introverted. Many times, the school day – with all it’s …

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Inspirational Q&A with Donna Kwan, Founder of Joy + Confetti

Now and then, I interview individuals who are doing something interesting, inspiring, and entrepreneurial – whether they are pursuing a particular interest, starting a non-profit or business venture, or somehow paved their own way to personal success and happiness. We …

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In This Month's More Magazine …

A few weeks ago, there was an article in the NYTimes on entrepreneurial parents raising the next generation of chief executives by encouraging their children to join along. I read with great interest, and thought back to my own work as …

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