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Sep 6
Sep 6

World Values Day 2017

For a second consecutive year, Eudaimonia Solutions is a partner of World Values Day. Values are what make us who we are. They are the compass guiding everything we do – our choices and our actions. When we forget that compass, we take the wrong turn. It’s the same for our families, for our communities, for […]

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Aug 4
Aug 4

21 Wellsprings of Self-Leadership

Evolve, prosper, thrive and achieve Eudaimonia. INTRODUCTION TO THE JOURNEY Eudaimonia Eudaimonia is the well-being and happiness people experience when they continuously develop, lead an authentic and purpose-driven life, realize their full potential and feel the gratitude and joy which results from making a positive difference in the life of others. This in itself is the […]

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Apr 14
Apr 14

Why I Disagree with HBR’s Article and the Real Question About Happiness at Work

A recent article called “If You Want to Be Happy at Work, Have a Life Outside of It” in Harvard Business Review, concludes that “satisfaction at work is influenced by factors such as benefits, pay, relationships, and commute length. But all of this boils down to two things being important, regardless of your circumstances: (1) […]

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Apr 13
Apr 13

The End of Work-Life Balance

Published first in the Huffington Post Work in the 20th century According to Wikipedia, work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development). According to the same source, the expression was first used in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and […]

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Oct 20
Oct 20

Values and Disvalues as Tipping Points

Published first for the Pioneers for Change Section of the Huffington Post.   I have met many talented individuals on my journey who share a conviction, and have an idea or passion to create meaningful social change in the world. I have met just as many — if not more— talented individuals that try to […]

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Aug 25
Aug 25

Thank God It’s Monday!

15 years ago, these words profoundly touched me: “Work is sacred. It is not just a way to earn money or gain power, though it may result in both. Work is a vehicle for testing out our gifts and talents and using them to explore their meaning. Work is a process of self-expression, trial and error […]

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Jun 24
Jun 24

Becoming a Full-spectrum Leader

If you are like most people, you ask yourself many questions. Why are some people bad managers? Why do so many people feel insecure and fearful? Why are others so cynical and judgmental? What makes them great leaders and great managers? Can anybody become a great manager and a great leader and what does it […]

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Mar 23
Mar 23

Leadership Drives Culture, Culture Drives Performance

The Value of Culture and the Role of Leaders According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, “in the face of turbulence and change, culture and values become the major source of continuity and coherence, of renewal and sustainability. Leaders must be institution-builders who imbue the organization with meaning that inspires today and […]

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Mar 24
Mar 24

Personal Mastery and The Elephant in the Room

Personal mastery involves letting go of your limiting values and beliefs, and replacing them with positive values and beliefs. To do that, you must learn how to manage, master or eliminate your fear-based beliefs. When the beliefs of your ego are out of alignment with the values of the soul, you lack authenticity. When the beliefs of your ego are in alignment with the values of your soul, you’ll experience internal harmony and a deep sense of joy and contentment.

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Mar 21
Mar 21

Unleashing Organizational Potential and Performance: If You Measure it, You Can Manage it.

Organizational Blind Spots According to Richard Barrett, high performing organizations empower their people to bring their whole selves to work and foster: An inspiring vision, which keeps everyone heading in the same direction and guides long-term decisions. A purposeful mission that inspires people on a daily basis. When people are able to align their personal […]

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Feb 21
Feb 21

Capitalizing on the Whole

Organizational transformation begins with recognizing that organizations perform at their highest when people bring their whole selves to work. Knowing that culture is the single most quoted reason for any organization to outperform its competition is not the same as creating the culture that will unleash performance and pride, profit and prosperity, well-being and sustainability. That is where we come in and help you tap into the endless potential of your organization and boost its performance and well-being while also helping you get rid of what stops you from getting there.

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Dec 21
Dec 21

Why I disagree with McKinsey Quarterly’s Article “Decoding Leadership”

by Natalia Blagoeva A recent article in McKinsey Quarterly „Decoding leadership: What really matters“ by Claudio Feser, Fernanda Mayol, and Ramesh Srinivasan,  reported „that leaders in organizations with high-quality leadership teams typically displayed 4 of the 20 possible types of behavior; these 4, indeed, explained 89 percent of the variance between strong and weak organizations in terms […]

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Dec 20
Dec 20

Corporate Evolution From The Inside Out

Featured first on Forbes. Referenced by MIT Leadership Center

We keep hearing about corporate scandals and wrongdoings and wonder why they keep being a central part of our lives. Often we blame it on the leaders and we talk of them as insulated incidents. However, the success of any organization today depends on the average leadership qualities and the average level of consciousness of everybody across the whole organization.

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Nov 24
Nov 24

Gender Diversity and Evolution of Consciousness

by Natalia Blagoeva Published first by Huffington Post Years ago, when I started my management career, I was convinced that the subject of gender is irrelevant to being a professional and being a manager. Today, I still believe that professionalism and excellence are recognizable no matter the shapes and forms they take. However, I know […]

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Oct 19
Oct 19

Are Gregarious Personalities Best for Relationship Building Positions?

Extroverted personalities have always been the preferred choice for positions focused on relationship building. However, maybe there is a safer choice. Anybody who has been in business more than a few days knows that the ability to develop and sustain good relationships is probably one of the key differentiators of a successful business. However, what […]

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Mar 20
Mar 20

Leadership Lessons From Pipi Longstockings

If we want to be proud of the leaders of tomorrow, we need to find ways to prevent kids from unlearning the leadership skills they get born with. Having a considerable leadership and followership experience, I never thought that some of my best reaffirmations on leadership development would come from my favorite children’s book- Pipi […]

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Mar 20
Mar 20

Art Lessons for Business Leaders

It is easy to tune the radio if the music is bad, but it is hard to avoid the impact of poor business practices on our lives. We all know that great artists express themselves through their art. We know instinctively that great art reflects the artist’s criteria for good, bad and great, not what […]

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