Can a machine help you be a better presenter?

When a startup called Beyond Verbal began mapping the patterns and frequency of voices expressing various emotions, they noticed something odd: Love and hate looked almost identical. Yet despite the apparent similarities, our human minds can easily grasp the difference, and now machines are learning how to do it, too. Do you think that fear…

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The Source of Sound is Silence

What do you have to say about this? Let your sound be heard.  Where does sound and silence meet you in life?

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Feminine Leadership – Wisdom is a Wise Investment

Yesterday I attended a women’s business conference in the North of Israel. This time, This time, instead of being a presenter, I was a member of the audience. Almost all of the presenters had their  “signature” talks prepared. Some were good, some were B-O-R-I-N-G. But the one that grabbed my heart and caused a standing…

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How to Make Better Decisions

Do you find it difficult lately to make decisions? If so, it may be that you are living out of alignment with your values. How can you know? Enjoy this short 2 minute video and enjoy the music meditation. Then join us for the free webinar next Sunday, June 16th: How to Live and Work…

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The Power of Song

Are you the kind of person who sings out loud or in the shower or even in the closet? Or are you one of those people who doesn’t see the value of singing for no reason at all, deeming song to be only for those with an ear for it, or those with special talent?…

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The Courage to Be Free

The “Song of the Sea” shows us that the courage to be free requires the courage to be different. The Israelites stood at the seashore. It was not until Nachshon—whose name shares the Hebrew root representing the word for initiation and snake (perhaps referring to kundalini energy?)—took the first step into the sea, that the…

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Self Transformation through Gardening

This morning I decided to start my day with fifteen minutes of gardening. Well… weeding. The pathway leading from the street down to my home is verdant green. On one hand it is beautiful. Yet if you look beneath the surface, you’ll also find alot of thorns. It’s just like life. The “effective” side of…

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Self Leadership – Conventional or Unconventional?

What does leadership really mean? From the dictionary – here’s the conventional definition: lead·er·ship noun 1. the position or function of a leader, a person who guides or directs a group: He managed to maintain his leadership of the party despite heavy opposition. Synonyms: administration, management, directorship, control, governorship, stewardship, hegemony. 2. ability to lead:…

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Benefits of Pomegranate for Extemporaneous Presentation Skills

There are many benefits to pomegranates, the most importantly for me, is the inspiration I receive in the spring when the bright orange flowers blossom from within the outer frame of the narrow branches framed by the sprouts of their deep green leaves. This morning, it rained unusually hard and unusual at all that there…

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Shavuot Harvest Holiday and Mothers’ Day Are Linked

I’d like to wish you all a happy Mothers’ Day whether you have physically given birth to children or not. Why?  Motherhood relates to more than babies coming out of your womb… it also signifies midwifing of transformational change – life from one state to another. Auspiciously coinciding with Mothers’ Day is the Ancient Israelite…

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