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Jan 9, 2017 | By: Grace Lyman

What We Learned From One of Nashville’s Boldest Businessmen

Michael Burcham’s resumé is proof of his business expertise: Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, founding CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Co-Chair of the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the US Secretary of Commerce, and most recently, founding CEO ...

Dec 13, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

Ever Feel Like You Don’t Belong? Here’s Why.

Have you ever felt utterly unequipped for your role— like you got to where you are based on luck or connections, rather than on your skill set? While “Imposter Syndrome” has made its way into mainstream jargon recently, the concept of an “Imposter Phenomenon,” or IP, dates back to the ...

Nov 7, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

Why the Time Change Makes Us Blue & How to Fix It

The time change this Sunday marks the transition to winter, time to pull out the sweaters and chop the firewood. But the time change—and the subsequent shorter days—can disrupt our sense of “normal,” leaving us feeling tired, unbalanced and downright sad. In fact, depending on location, rates of ...

Oct 27, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

Is Your Past Preventing Your Future?

What stories are you telling yourself? Is your past inhibiting your ability to build the future you want? As humans, we have the unique ability to form memories, which string together to form stories we tell ourselves- on repeat- throughout our lives. Often, these stories impact our behaviors; most ...

Oct 19, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

The Greatest Predictor of Success in 2017

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower As we turn the corner into the 4th quarter, the time is ripe for us to reflect on the year behind us and dream about the year ahead. In fact, ...

Oct 11, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

Do You Listen Like a Sponge or Like a Trampoline?

In a study of 8,000 employees, virtually all reported being better listeners than their co-workers. In short, we are all worse listeners than we perceive ourselves to be. An antiquated definition of a good listener—the one you probably learned in your college communications class—is someone who: Does not ...

Sep 27, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

The Silent Treatment: Have We Lost Our Ability to be Quiet?

In a world where entertainment is available at the drop of a hat and always within reach, have we lost the ability to enjoy a quiet moment alone? According to a recent study, we would rather give ourselves an electric shock than sit in silence with our own ...

Sep 13, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

The Name Game

Are you one of the 85% of adults who report frustration at forgetting others’ names immediately after meeting them? Well, first thing’s first: Give yourself a break! When we meet a new person, our brains are highly stimulated trying to process the stranger’s appearance, our own introduction and ...

Aug 30, 2016 | By: Grace Lyman

Why We’re Heading Towards “Workaholism” & How To Pump the Brakes

Despite their reputation for entitlement and laziness, a new study by Project:Time Off suggests that Millennial workers are actually more likely to identify—proudly—as “work martyrs” compared to their older counterparts. Work martyrdom is measured by the degree to which one agrees with the following statements: “No one else ...

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