TEDxDes Moines: Through a Different Lens

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Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.- Robert Louis Stevenson Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 was a great day. I was honored to be selected as one of the TEDxDes Moines speakers. The theme was “Through a Different Lens” so every talk integrated looking at an idea from a different perspective. The …

Becoming a Sage: David Stewart

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with David Stewart.   David Harry Stewart is the founder and face of the AGEIST. He is a passionate champion and leading authority on the modern 50+ lifestyle, and the mindset and aspirations that drive this influential demographic. An influential thought leader …

Death, Dying, Grieving … and Living

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Life is about taking some risks. So I threw my name into the hat and applied to be a a TEDxDes Moines speaker. I am excited to share that I was selected! The event takes place next Tuesday, May 11th. It is a hybrid event which means you can buy tickets for in-person (details can be found in this link) …

Becoming a Sage: Ben Hardy

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Ben Hardy.   Dr. Benjamin Hardy has a PhD in Organizational Psychology. He’s the bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work. His website gets hundreds of thousands of views monthly. From 2015-2018, he was the #1 writer in the world on Medium.com. …

Keep Going and Growing

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During COVID, there have been highs and lows. Silver linings and things and people we miss. Many of us have pivoted in a variety of ways. In my recent podcast with Miriam Arond, she describes ways to pivot and makes it easy for us to understand. If you missed it, I invite you to listen. She is a wise Sage. …

Becoming a Sage: Miriam Arond

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Miriam Arond.   Miriam Arond is president of Miriam Arond Consulting, LLC, a New York-based consulting agency that specializes in business and personal branding, business strategy, cross-channel content development, and career and management coaching. She is also Director of Communications at a major non-profit in the New …

Are you growing or learning or both?

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I’ve been thinking about the difference between learning and growing. Is there a difference? As I said in my last post, I am taking two online courses and it is keeping me busy–maybe too busy.  I know that continuing to learn and getting out of our comfort zones is good for us. It keeps us interested, relevant, and able to …

Becoming a Sage: Raymond Rood

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Raymond Rood.   Raymond Rood is founder and senior consultant of The Genysys Group, a firm offering organization development/transformational change support to for-profit, not- for-profit organizations and public agencies worldwide seeking to initiate, sustain and / or safeguard long term change. …

Becoming a Sage: Michelle Silver

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Michelle Silver.   Michelle Silver is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto with joint appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (ICHS). Dr. Silver’s primary areas of research include: 1) Work, Aging, …

Becoming a Sage: Dave Richo, Ph.D.

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Dave Richo, Ph.D.   David Richo, Ph.D., is psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. He teaches at a variety of places including Esalen and Spirit Rock Buddhist Center. He shares his time between Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California. Dave combines psychological …