How Great Leaders Preserve Their Mental Health

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 23, 2017

Being in a position of leadership can be deeply satisfying; it can be personally empowering and contribute to an overall sense of fulfilment. The paradox is that it can also be draining; anyone who has ever led knows that there can be an accompanying sense of stress, anxiety, and burnout.… Read more...

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What to Ask Your Keynote Speaker

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 11, 2017

When you’re planning a conference, seminar, or professional event, selecting the right keynote speaker is perhaps the most important decision you have to make. The keynote speaker sets the tone, establishes the themes, and provides much of the substance that attendees will take away from the session.… Read more...

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How to Translate Creative Skills into Entrepreneurial Ones

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 23, 2016

All too often, we put creativity and business at odds with one another—as though creative people can’t have an interest in entrepreneurial things, or as though success in business does not require a high level of outside-the-box thinking.

Here’s the truth: A lot of the best business leaders I know are deeply creative people, and they have learned to harness their creative skills and use them to push their business interests forward.… Read more...

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How We Should Be Thinking About Office Conflict

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 7, 2016

If you’re like most of the leaders that I’ve met, one of your least favorite parts of the job is diffusing workplace conflicts. That conflicts would arise is, of course, inevitable: when you get people working together in close proximity, tensions are going to develop, misunderstandings are going to happen, and feelings are going to get hurt.… Read more...

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5 Simple Ways to Kickstart Your Creativity

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 14, 2016

When you’re running a business, each day brings new challenges and new opportunities. Some of these can be addressed fairly straightforwardly. Others may require some out-of-the-box thinking. That’s a problem for business owners who find that their creative juices are waning, or that they just can’t get into the right headspace for truly uninhibited problem solving.… Read more...

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