Friday, March 21, 2014

Where Joy and Sorrow Meet

Art can humanize medicine.  Art in any form, being an expression of intense human emotions, has the power to heal different kinds of acute health conditions. Hospital is a place where joy and sorrow meet. Art can create all necessary conditions for healing illness. - Dr Iva Fattorini (image:streetanatomy)

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Teach Me How

We all learn information in different ways.  However, we retain and synthesize what we have learned through talk, teaching, technique and what touches us.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Windows To The Soul

Be aware of attire, hand movements and other non-verbal cues from both sides of the table during negotiations, interviews and meetings.  They are frequently a deciding factor with the person across the table as you discuss new positions, promotions and contracts.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

For All The Gouda

There are 2.5 entry-level job postings for each new 4-year graduate in STEM fields compared to 1.1 postings for each new BA graduate in non-STEM fields.  STEM jobs offer a 26% salary premium of approximately $14,000 compared to non-STEM careers.  Find out more at

Monday, January 27, 2014

Life Matters

Add value to your team from a place of strength, honor and power as you operate in your professional and personal life with a deep inner knowing of your intrinsic value fused with an awareness of the inherent value of others.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Perfecting Performance

Performing artists are athletes. Like athletes, performing artists practice and/or perform most days with little off season, play through pain, "compete" in challenging environments, and risk career-threatening injury.  There are several organizations, institutions and universities who have engaged in collaborative exchange and application of wellness, training and performance research and initiatives to integrate the science of sport and the performing arts for the mutual benefit of both.  (Photo: University of Northern Iowa)

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Immersive Entertainment

Game changers define the strategies in the arts for 2014 such as immersive museum large-scale entertainment-art, new tech millionaire art investors, over-professionalization” of art, recession proof investment art, and emerging art economies in Brazil, Russia, India, China Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey (photo: The Museum of Modern Art)