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24  June 2014  |   Posted by Lisa Sasevich

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Common goals, not only of entrepreneurs, but of everyone who think of success is to do everything to climb the ladder up. This article, however, gives an interestingly new perspective to achieving success and it tells us that looking up is not always the best way to advance. How is that so? Read it here …

Make It Lateral

24  June 2014  |   Posted by Lisa Sasevich 

Far too often we entrepreneurs haven’t quite moved beyond the corporate model for success. We get sucked into the desire to climb “the ladder” to the top. – See more at:

Far too often we entrepreneurs haven’t quite moved beyond the corporate model for success. We get sucked into the desire to climb “the ladder” to the top. – See more at:

Why do companies bother with wellness programs


Companies are now more concerned than ever of their employees’ wellness. The holistic approach, according to the survey conducted, is mostly in an effort to boost employees’ performance and productivity.  Wellness, as defined by companies, doesn’t only involve physical health, but wealth and career, as well.

Why do companies bother with wellness programs …

The reasons companies engage wellness programs vary among U.S. and global employers.

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Are Green Smoothies Good For Athletes?


Are you an athlete and want to improve your performance? Sergei Boutenko conducted a study on endurance athletes and was pleasantly surprised to find out that  green smoothies actually helped heal injuries faster and improved thier post-exercise recovery times.

After reading this article you might actually want to get a glass of that green smoothie right now!

Are Green Smoothies Good for Athletes? | Raw Family

In the summer of 2013 I rounded up 10 endurance athletes (five ultra-runners and five CrossFitters), put them on a green smoothie challenge for six weeks, and documented everything with my camera. So as to ensure that my experiment was scientific, I put my people through … 

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EFT Effectiveness Increased 19 Ways


Are you stressed out? In pain? Suffering from an ailment? Financially depressed? Seeking peace? These are only a few of the many points that EFT can help you with. By performing Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT tapping, you  will learn to cleanse and reprogram your subconscious mind of what limits your infinite potential to be happier, healthier and have inner peace.  This article enumerates the various ways EFT can be of help …

EFT Effectiveness Increased 19 Ways | Therapies For Living | Santa

Emotional Freedom Technique: Just as acupuncture deactivates areas of the brain that are affected by fear and pain (as evidenced by scientists using MRI to study acupuncture’s effect), EFT tapping on acupuncture points …

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The must-have leadership quality = Learning Agility


How can today’s leaders adapt to the constantly changing and transforming business environment ? Leaders, regardless of position or profile, may learn a great deal from this article, based on the research by Korn Ferry, that gives the five qualities found to be crucial to success in leadership learning agility.

The must-have leadership quality = Learning Agility | Manager’s Digest Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:00:37 GMT

Research of nearly 1 million executives by Korn/Ferry International highlighted the necessity for managers to be ‘learning agile’, by focusing on some key leadership skills areas… An agile leader needs to be able to have the …

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Pioneers of Tapping

EFT tapping points

Tapping has come a long way since it  was first introduced in the 1960’s by George Goodheart, a chiropractor, who used acupressure tapping for physical ailments. Not long after George Goodheart introduced tapping, Dr. John Diamond, a psychiatrist, tried treating his patients with acupressure for their psychological problems. In the next decades more experts, such as, Roger Callahan, PhD, Patricia Carrington, PhD and Gary Craig joined the pioneers.


Dr. Callahan, a clinical psychologist developed structured tapping protocols called “algorithms”, which eventually became popularly known as “tapping techniques” and became the founder of Thought Field Therapy or TFT. He was also responsible for discovering that tapping on specific areas or meridian points on the body made people feel better. It is said that it was in the 1980’s when Dr. Callahan helped one patient overcome her intense phobia of water by tapping under her eye, which is linked to the stomach basing on ancient energy body maps.


SInce then, tapping has evolved into many other tapping techniques as introduced by other pioneers. Dr. Patricia Carrington, a medical school professor, developed a single-algorithm protocol called Acu-Tap in 1988. She came up with what is now known and widely-used, the EFT “Choices Method”. Even at 90, she is still tapping.

Another pioneer expert in the energy field, Gary Craig, a performance coach, joined the others in 1990. He  simplified Dr. Callahan’s method and named it Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT.


Today, tapping and how it has evolved into various tools and methods, such as EFT, is already going mainstream with more people being aware of what we could benefit from it.

The Power of Meeting Your Employees’ Needs


How can we make employees satisfied and productive at work?

A survey conducted on more than 19,000 people across all work levels and from different industries showed that the secret is in fulfillment of four basic needs: renewal (physical); value (emotional), focus (mental) and purpose (spiritual).

With just a little effort and even possible no financial investment, such as encouraging renewal or breaktimes, meeting these core needs give the motivation for people to give the best of themselves.

 - Tony Schwartz, and

Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more. … Even more interestingly, there is a straight dose effect associated with meeting an employee’s core needs – meaning that the cumulative positive impact rises with each additional need that gets satisfied. … We hope the conversations that take place on will be energetic, constructive, and thought-provoking.

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The 4 Characteristics of Strategically Agile Leaders

Considered the most essential critical element which influence the way leaders think, work, and behave, strategic agility makes leaders do focused action with flexibility and alertness to keep the business moving in the desired and consistent way . 

The 4 Characteristics of Strategically Agile Leaders – CMOE

Senior executives and mid-level managers often ask us to explain the qualities and characteristics that differentiate strategic leaders from excellent leaders of other kinds. It is a fair question, one that we have been studying for over 20 years.

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Synchronicity and The Stories of Our Lives


Synchronicity is defined by the Merriam-webster dictionary through the definition of Carl Jung as  “the coincidental occurrence of events and especially psychic events (as similar thoughts in widely separated persons or a mental image of an unexpected event before it happens) that seem related but are not explained by conventional mechanisms of causality.”

I have personally experienced how events coincide in startling ways many times in my life and today was one of those days.

Earlier today, the Swedish Radio, P4 Radio Stockholm, called and wanted to have Maria and me on air about our newly-launched book, the Green Smoothies – Weight Loss Recipes, of which the details of possible broadcast I have not been made aware of. We have set  a 12:30 meeting for this tomorrow.

Excitedly, after learning about the invitation,  I started to write a text message about it to my bonusfather Alf Vigren and Siv Nordin. While doing this I got interrupted by a conversation and left it written halfway.

A few minutes later I got a call from Alf’s mobile phone number. Alf, who was one of the people I wanted to write a text message to a few minutes ago, was calling me! However, the line got cut off before I got to hear his voice.

So, I called him up and asked why he only let one tone ring. Surprisingly, it turned out that he was in his car and the cellular audio system in the car, which had been out of service for a couple of weeks, suddenly turned on by itself and called me up, of all people in his contacts list!

Occurrence of these meaningful events always go beyond my normal understanding. But what I know of, we are all interconnected and are part of a much greater system. Life is the harmonious, inspiring and magical interaction of all these.

Mastery of Terrible things and events

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Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible things you eliminate from your life, but by the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.

Neale Donald Walsh, said that in a mail to me this morning.

I am thinking of this as I am trying to figure out why the new technology misbehaved somewhat for me in my last tele session, in spite of my thorough advance testing.

What did I do wrong?

is a better question instead of

How could I do such a terrible thing?

Yes, What did I do wrong, and how can I prevent it from happening again? is a lot more productive when it comes to having all your wits in place to find solutions. It brings you to another emotional level, a level more corresponding to solutions than problems. And you cant solve problems very well, if you remain on the same wavelength as the problem itself.

I got a good perspective of technical problems, when just ahead of my last tele session I received this photo from my sister living on Manhattan. A view she can see from her balcony. Storm Arthur is making its way up the east coast of America and gives reason to real stress. Real stress that is meant to make people aware about imminent danger and take valid precautions.

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So similarly, What can I do to minimize potential damage?

is a better question, than:

Why do this terrible weather have to strike just here?

My aware and encouraging thoughts are with you who believe you are haunted by “terrible” things and events!

Try something new: change your words, and notice how it changes your mood!