Monthly Archives: May 2015

Building Cool Things and Disrupting Entrenched Systems

May 27, 2015 Click to listen or download When you get a masters degree in systems design engineering do you go on to do a PhD and have an academic career, or do you cut loose from academe and get your hands dirty while trying to make the world a better place? Jonathan Fishbein chose [...]

May 29th, 2015|2 Comments

Be kind, not nice

When Dr. Marcia Sirota was "too nice" she lost sight of her own wants and needs, and her personal life fell apart. That led her to shift her psychiatry practice, and found the Ruthless Compassion Institute to focus on the "nice versus kind" conundrum. "People go to extremes in how they deal with themselves and each [...]

May 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Facing the world with ruthless compassion and mastery over uncertainty.

May 13, 2015 Click to listen or download When Dr. Marcia Sirota noticed how many people suffer from a deficiency mindset and too much self-criticism, she responded with the Ruthless Compassion Institute. Marcia is a board-certified psychiatrist, Huffington Post blogger, and author of the Short and Sweet Guides to Life series. Tune in for Marcia’s [...]

May 13th, 2015|3 Comments

Mountains, leaves, and the breeze of change

Career Buzz Podcast: Are you a mountain or a leaf? "We often get lost in our head when we're trying to change things in our lives and communities," Lodro Rinzler told Career Buzz listeners (April 26, 2015). Author of The Buddha Walks into the Office, Lodro spoke about the importance of meditation to help you "come [...]

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Career Challenge Reveals Canadians Need and Want Support Finding Career Satisfaction

The Canadian Council for Career Development (CCCD) released their findings for the Career Development Challenge. CCCD found that while participants are eager to be satisfied in their careers, they aren’t sure how to access information and resources that could help them. Career development professionals are well positioned to bridge that gap to ensure Canadians are happy, [...]

May 11th, 2015|0 Comments