IBM Executive Claudia Brind-Woody has made it in a man's world while remaining true to herself. In a recent conversation, Claudia opened up about the significant experiences and relationships that have shaped her life and her authentic leadership style.
Notes from Harvard Med School Conference
Most of us spend the vast majority of our lives between our ears, thinking, contemplating the future, ruminating about the past, going over our to-do-lists and “what if’s.” We postpone our dreams, putting them off, telling ourselves to wait until we have more information, resources and/or time. The truth is the more direction we are given in our lives, the more likely we are to resist. Self-determination is a key part of success and happiness.
Daniel Goleman, The New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, recently addressed members of Harvard’s Institute of Coaching. As a member, I listened to his talk, “Coaching as a Force for Good,” based upon his latest book co-authored with the Dalai Lama, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World.
Faith Popcorn is a futurist, author and founder and CEO of Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve a one-of-a-kind marketing consultancy that started over four decades ago. Faith is famous for her ability to predict trends for Fortune 500 companies with high accuracy and then apply them to creating strategy, repositioning brands and weaving the messages into the appropriate cultures.
Retired JCrew President offers secret to his success
Virginia Heyburn is a successful corporate executive and a revered yoga teacher. She has found her life purpose through yoga and coaching. Her 9:30 am, Saturday, heated Power Vinyasa class in Coral Gables is packed. In a city that sleeps in, it is testament to this powerful teacher.
I wanted to find out more about what sparked the fire in Virginia and what led her on a personal journey to find balance, peace and purpose on and off the mat.