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GEEQ: Sing Your Truth 2015

It was the moment of truth: Wednesday, June 17. My GEEQ podcast teammates and I patiently waited in the atrium during our all-staff meeting to hear who had won KQED’s podcast co-opetition. Two months prior, KQED had put a call-out to staff to generate the next podcast idea. From 19 submissions, our GEEQ podcast was […]

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How to Ditch Your Goals and Still Get Ahead

Lately, we at Conzpire have been talking about FUN. We’ve been goal-oriented in the past, we’ve worked hard and we’ve passed up opportunities so that we can live purpose-driven lives. But sometimes we get so caught up in the greater meaning of things that we get stressed out, stop sleeping, forget to eat (those guys, […]

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Vizjhanti: Imagining Wisdom

“I am Wisdom. I am the air that feeds the fire which forges steel into sword. I embody Truth’s mission through purpose and values, giving direction to choice and action. Immersed in life, I am shaped by every moment. With every step, I learn to live, as I live what I’ve learned. I frame the […]

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8 Steps to Get More Qualified Leads for Your Service

Hello February! This post will be ultra short and will serve as an outline for the tasks I am to tackle in the months ahead. In my last post, we recapped on an 8-step plan for transitioning into a new career and the perils of relying too much on a narrow source of freelance income. […]

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Vizjhanti: Imagining Strength

“I am Strength of flesh and bone, as well as character. The force of will and body.  I am the tangible expressions that resonate from Truth, manifesting as voice, fists, feet and spine. I am the veins, rivers and bridges that connect us to ourselves, and to each other in thought, heart and soul. I […]

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Gratitude – the saving grace

Gratitude – the saving grace Gratitude – the antidote to depression, negativity, sadness… and to life’s many downs, it’s the up. When we look through the lens of gratefulness, life just becomes a bit brighter and we breathe a little easier. It is the crux behind wanting what you have and not wanting what you […]

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Follow your Bliss

“Follow your heart.” Asian Tiger Mom never says this to her beloved child who is only of course a Beethoven protege or the next Bill Gates. Most Asian kids are vehemently inculcated to follow their parents’ wishes, if anything. However, this does not seem to apply to many Asians I’ve met who grew up in […]

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To be or not to be… a yoga teacher?

To be or not to be a yoga teacher? The 200hr Yoga Teacher Training that will save you from yourself   Yoga is a hot topic these days as its popularity has become mainstream largely spurned by the increase in classes offered at gyms and fitness centers. Perhaps the growing dissatisfaction of the general American […]

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Think Big

“Think Big – Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence” by Dr Ben Carson – a book review   I’m not sure I’d have ever picked to read this book, classified “biography/religious” had it not been for how my eldest sister came to meet him. Electricity was out in her office building at the University of Cincinnati […]

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You Are More Than Your Thoughts – Part II

     Every action began as a seed of a thought in our minds. Beyond that seed, was there another source from where the seed came? If we can tap into that seed, the essence of our being, deep in our hearts of who we are and how we can be our truest potential, and […]

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