Diabetes and Exercise--Part Two

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week May 22nd, 2017Diabetes and Exercise--Part TwoI wrote last week about the relationship between exercise and diabetes with respect to the control of the condition and the possible alleviation of the symptoms--particularly with Type II diabetes.  By promoting exercise as a preventative or ameliorating measure, however, it would be prudent to discuss some inform

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Diabetes and Exercise

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the WeekMay 15th, 2017Diabetes and ExerciseMost people now realize that diabetes has, unfortunately, become a regular part of our culture. Even worse, it seems to be considered by many as an inevitable part of aging.  But the real truth is that the most common type of diabetes (Type II) is directly related to poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle. Indeed, it has become the worl

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Brain Attack

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week June 26th, 2017  Brain AttackWhenever one reads about cardiovascular diseases, many may not realize that these diseases include stroke. Since a stroke is considered a condition in the brain, most don't understand that it really is related to the cardiovascular system in many ways with respect to both cause and the actual process. A stroke is essenti

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94% Of New Jobs Created Share This One Trait -- Are You Prepared?

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

A 2016 employment study by a team from Harvard, Princeton and NBER and highlighted in Quartz found that, of the jobs created from 2005-2015, 94% were temporary, on-call, contract or freelance. Are you prepared for the increasing impermanence of employment? An increasingly contingent workplace means you will need to be more self-reliant and create your own opportunities &md

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How To Build A Successful Career In A Future Without Jobs

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Whether you blame robots, artificial intelligence, or automation more broadly, the proactive professional needs to plan for a successful career in a future without jobs . It is not enough to know how to navigate a company hierarchy because that company may completely restructure. It is not enough to understand how to find another job because it might make more sense to freelance or launch a busine

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How To Choose Your Next Career Move: 40 Factors To Consider

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

One client prioritized location over all because he was part of a dual-career couple, and his wife had committed to a three-year residency and was not relocatable. Another client aspired to be a Chief Marketing Officer, so each of her career moves focused on adding a skill or expertise that she would need for the C-level job – people management, P&L responsibility, digital, etc. At one p

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Ten Steps To Reach The Next Level In Your Career

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

How do you reach the next level in your career? I hear this question every time I present to a group of professionals, regardless of industry or functional area. Of course, it makes sense that an engaged, ambitious professional will want to know how to improve. However, people start out with different strengths and deficiencies so the best advice for getting to that next level is always customized

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Five Tips For Managing Information Overload

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Information overload carries a negative connotation but sometimes it comes from a happy place. This past weekend, I was in Seattle leading a career change workshop for the Lean In Seattle and Lean In Women’s Veterans chapters. This all-day event featured speakers from around the country, and with the quantity of information shared, however helpful and inspirational, information overload can

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How To Engage Your Employees

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

A new survey of the financial industry conducted by Kronos and Future Workplace confirms that  you need to engage your employees and not just pay them — 73% of survey respondents look at what an employer stands for, not just the pay and benefits offered. Flexibility, career advancement opportunities, and philanthropic mission were three factors that employees weighed heavily, and if you

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The Wildflowering Way

By Victoria Price

THE WILDFLOWERING WAY: Learning to Bloom in the Disturbed Soil of Our LivesThis article first appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of The Owl: https://sacredstoriesmedia.com/theowl/ The summer after I turned 22, I drove cross country for the first time. More than a road trip, that summer was an awakening.  Why? Because of the wildflowers.  E

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