10 Ted Talks to Watch for Personal Growth and Inspiration

10 Ted Talks for personal growth

Looking for some inspiration to improve your life?  These 10 Ted Talks will help you do exactly that. I share them often in my coaching groups and with my clients.  Below are the video links and summaries directly from Ted.com. Simon Sinek- How great leaders inspire action Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting …

A Poem for Workaholics

Workaholic

Meaningless Supreme   I woke early this morning Stepped out and greeted the Sun. Her amber smile glowed against my face, Excited, she gave me a hug.   Little time passed in our conversation Before we rushed to our routines. Father Time, with watch in hand Scolded us to leave!   Daily chores and work required, Deadlines maneuvered to at …

The Role of Executive Functioning and Self-Regulatory Skills in the Behavior of Adolescents and Young Adults

Executive functions are those cognitive processes that direct and organize behavior. These include planning, decision making, directed goal selection, self-inhibiting, self-monitoring, self-evaluating, cognitive flexibility, problem-solving, task initiation and working memory. If the term executive function makes you think of a little CEO in the brain, that’s a great way to look at it. Executive function is in charge of ensuring …

Goal Setting that Works- Lead with Emotion

lead with emotion goal setting

We’ve all attempted to set goals and then not achieved them. I mean, it’s hard to set goals! Where does one even start—let alone work towards something? If you’ve ever struggled with the concept of setting goals, you are not alone. Often times when trying to set goals, we get fed up because we were defeated in the past for …

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Stop Slaving Away and Get a Life Coach!

Get a Life Coach

Living and working in today’s day and age seem to have blurred into one of the same. Work is life, and life is work. So when we leave high school, head off to college, then transition into the ‘real world’ we accept that work, work, work, and more work are truths that govern our existence. Well, I’m here to tell …

Connect to Others: Live Like You Have a Year to Live

Year to live

What if you found out right now that you only had a year to live? What would you do? Who would you spend time with? How would your life change? More importantly, what would you do that you have put off doing while waiting for someday to come? While this may seem like a morbid thought to ruminate on; it’s …

Playa Vista Life Coaching

Playa Vista Life Coaching

Playa Vista Life Coach, Avi Satz, CPC works with men, women and professionals in the Playa Vista area. Do you feel: “Stuck” in life? Wondering if there has to be more to life than what you’re doing now? Do you need direction and support? Feel lost and like something is missing? Are you unhappy with who you are and your …

Disconnect to Reconnect- Moving Closer to Yourself

Disconnect to Reconnect

In a society constantly stimulated by emails, texts, notifications, updates, and all other media hitting our senses constantly, when does it stop? When do we stop? More importantly, what does it mean to take a moment and just breath?  Coffee shops are bombarded by people sitting on laptops with headphones, working in solitude while surrounded by throngs of people. Gone …