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Meditation, the Brain, and Transformation of Personality

Dr. Lazar presents data concerning the impact of mindfulness training on brain structure and function. She discusses how these neural changes lead to personal growth and development of a less ego-centric personality....

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Innovative Strategies for Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotions inform our thinking and decisions, the quality of our relationships, our physical and mental health, and our creativity and everyday performance. What we do with our emotions is especially important....

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Leadership Coaching in the Age of Convergence

With the flattening of hierarchies, the explosion of diversity and the emergence of virtual, networked organizations, a new type of leader is on the horizon: the post-heroic leader. Dr....

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The Future of Executive Coaching: Perspectives from Google and Facebook

Here’s a unique opportunity to hear from leaders of executive coaching and leadership development programs from two leading organizations....

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Interview with Angela M. Passarelli, PhD, Expert on Developmental Relationships & Behavior Change

Dr. Angela Passarelli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing at the College of Charleston, SC. Her research focuses on how developmental relationships support behavior change, particularly in the context of leader development....

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Interview with David Peterson, PhD, Nathalie Salles-Olivier, PCC, MBA, Coaching Leads at Google and Facebook

In early 2011, David joined Google, Inc., as Director, Leadership and Coaching, where he provides coaching to senior leaders, oversees internal and external coaching programs, and supports a range of executive development and organizational learning programs....

Interview with Todd Kashdan, PhD, Expert on Well-Being

Dr. Todd B. Kashdan is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. He is the author of Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life (William Morrow)....

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Interview with Steve Wendell, Expert on Coaching Research

Steven K. Wendell, PhD, PC, is the Founding Director of the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development at the University of Pittsburgh and an assistant professor in the Departments of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology. In 2012, Dr....

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Interview with Sarah Lazar, PhD, Expert on Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Dr. Lazar is an Associate Researcher in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. The focus of her research is to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals....

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Interview with Lisa Feldman Barrett, Expert on Science of Emotions

Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to the book How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, Dr....

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