EPISODE 288 Research says the strength of our social connections is one of the most important identifiers of our happiness. But when it comes to our social life, sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We can self-sabotage! In this podcast, Dr. Bray discusses 6 ways we are ruining our own social life and how
EPISODE 286 In a world where entrepreneurship is touted and millionaire high school dropouts are plastered all over business magazines, what is the value of a college education? Dr. Bray explores the benefits of a college education and provides some insightful tips for those entering into college, as well as how parents can play a
EPISODE 286 Before you had children, traveling for a work trip was no big deal. Maybe you even looked forward to the time alone and the opportunities it provided for you! When you have children, the dynamic changes. Finding a balance between being a good parent and fulfilling your work obligations is difficult, but not
EPISODE 285 You are starting your brand-new job. Amidst all of the candidates vying for the position, they chose YOU and now you have an opportunity to excel. You are nervous and excited, unsure of how to accomplish that goal. When you start a new job, you want to be the asset you promised the
EPISODE 284 Are you running the same course in your life? Are you in a rut? We as humans are creatures of habit: driving the same roads home, frequenting the same restaurants, and even ordering the exact same meal at nearly every visit. It’s time to give your brain ample experiences to stretch and grow.
EPISODE 283 Bad days happen to all of us. Does the universe conspire against us or do we create it by our thoughts and choices? There are strategies we can employ to turn those bad days into good ones. CONTENT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Are you creating your life or is it just
EPISODE 282 Marcus Aurelius was widely regarded as the last of the five good emperors. His thinking, meditations and writing have inspired thousands. Today, learn some of the best lessons from this great thinker. CONTENT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Lesson 1: Want what you have. Find joy in what you currently have, instead
EPISODE 281 Conversations should be a two way exchange, unfortunately I have noticed a recent trend in one way conversations. CONTENT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Questioning is a uniquely powerful tool for unlocking value in individuals and organizations. It spurs learning, idea exchange, fuels innovation and helps with performance improvement. Most importantly, it
EPISODE 280 We are busy! We have work, projects, errands and something to fill every minute of the day. Productivity has more than quadrupled since 1950, we even walk faster than we did 10 years ago according a recent study! The urgency to make every moment count is affecting every aspect of our lives. The
EPISODE 279 “Choose me! Please choose me!” The job market is changing and your thinking needs to change along with it. It is time for you to do the choosing when it comes to your career. CONTENT WE LEARN IN THIS EPISODE Times have changed and potential employees are being courted by numerous organizations.