In a 2015 speech, American actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon launched a campaign to support women and their aspirations with the battle-cry, "Ambition is not a dirty word." In 2018, Oprah Winfrey interviewed Reese Witherspoon and American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director Mindy Kaling to talk about that moment. Growing up in lower-middle-class
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Phyllis Eleanor Tichinin has always struggled to have her contrary voice heard amongst the mainstream. Raised rurally in the once fruit-filled Santa Clara Valley, she earned her education as a soil scientist and environmental manager at the University of California Davis. Now in New Zealand, she raised her two children on her deceased husband's family
From time to time, I'll explain Influence Ecology and our approach by telling a story about the ABC television series American Idol. The award-winning series involves discovering recording stars from unsigned singing talents. The winner receives a record deal with a major label. In one audition listed in the category of "worst of the worst"
Trisha Tyler began studying with Influence Ecology in 2012. She was single, struggling to transform a team’s performance, and had a fair amount of consumer debt. During her early participation, Tricia became a disciple of accurate thinking as it made her a better leader and decision-maker, good mentor, and coach. As a graduate of our
I'm often confounded by those who claim to know something but can't teach it to me. The famous Nobel winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between knowing something and knowing the name of something, and it's one of the most important reasons for his success. Richard Feynman lived from 1918 to 1988. He made
Marcus “Bellringer” Bell is an American music producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, singer, social media influencer, activist and entrepreneur. Having first participated with Influence Ecology in March of 2012, we interviewed him in Aug 2016 - and focused on deliberate practice - that "most people don't and won't practice". His piano practice began at age 2 with
What are you working on? Are you busy being busy? Many of us can end a day wondering what we've accomplished, yet know we were quite active. How do we know we're working on the right thing? In today's interview, we address how slowing down to speed up, accurate thinking, and asking for help can
Kristen Moeller is a literary agent, author, and speaker who lives in the mountains of Colorado. Her career includes an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing and executive publisher for Persona Publishing. She is now an agent at Waterside Productions, the literary home of Eckhart Tolle, Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston, and other luminaries. She
In this case study, we’ll find out how considering oneself ‘always an aspect, never an entity’ is a fundamental precept of transactionalism: We are never separate from the environments (or transactions or processes) that we occupy. Sarah Shepherd has a Degree in Philosophy and Mathematics from Saint John's College, in Santa Fe and Postgraduate work
Who keeps us from falling off the proverbial cliff? While some are naturally inclined to dream new ideas or others can't help but build new relationships. There is this segment of society whose entire focus and role are to protect us from poorly constructed shortcuts. This typically skeptical personality recognizes that nothing around us is