The Call of the Banshee: Technology

Management Monday: Managing Soft Skills In the hit show Downton Abbey, the kitchen cook, Mrs. Patmore, is terrified when she hears a phone ring for the first time, a sound which she describes as “the call of a banshee.” This period drama does a brilliant job of highlighting the difficult transition of technology into the Read More


The Flying Turkey Thanksgiving

This Blog has been featured by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce. Sources such as HLN have also been home to publications by Dr. Farnaz Namin-Hedayati and she has been cited by the Orlando Business Journal.    Thanksgiving gatherings, Christmas cheer and pumpkin pie galore will be at the doorstep in no time. But sometimes stress accompanies this time of year. Read More


Late for a Very Important Date

This Blog has been featured by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce. Sources such as HLN have also been home to publications by Dr. Farnaz Namin-Hedayati and she has been cited by the Orlando Business Journal.  Management Monday: Managing Appointment Planning Busy professionals attend over 60 meetings every month, according to Verizon’s Meetings in America study. From the Fortune500 CEO to Read More


Executive Suicides Under Pressure

“Pressure pushing down on me, Pressing down on you.” You may recognize those lyrics from the famous Queen and David Bowie song called Under Pressure. No doubt, this song calls to mind the realization of stress and fear in life. Fear of failure, fear of pain, fear of rejection and more are landing people every Read More


How Nasdaq and you Multi-Scramble

Management Monday: Heard of “Multitasking?” What about managing the Multi-Scramble? The latest technology breakdowns shut down trading on the Nasdaq market and it’s more than 3,000 stocks — including some of the most popular among investors, like Apple and Google — for more than three hours Thursday afternoon. This goes to show, even computers can’t Read More


Hulk Syndrome

Symbolism represented by the famous fictional character, The Hulk, warrants attention in a conversation about Anger Management. First lets address that Anger doesn’t have to be a negative emotion.  In fact, used as a calibrator, it can be utilized as a signal for the inner-self to guide thought into action.  As emotional intelligence experts, we Read More


Broken down on the highway of balance distress?

Recently we discussed work life balance challenges for men. The topic is on the rise and there is no denying that many working fathers are broken down on the highway of cultural and personal balance distress, searching for resolution. Fortunately, more and more working dads are making progress for the better, as is shown in Read More


Let’s talk about Sex and Work-life balance

Management Monday: How is the male sex struggling to manage work life balance? From high-school vampires to over-the-top soap operas, television often misses the mark on portraying realistic situations. Once in a while though, realistic situations featuring relatable characters come across the screen. Tom Scavo, a character from Desperate Housewives, was one such character. Trying Read More


Are you in more danger than a Firefighter at work?

Consider safety and health at work Don’t panic just yet, but buckle up for the crazy truth. On top of your daily meetings, communications, reports and basic tasks, you really need to be mindful of your safety and health on the job. In a report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2011, Firefighters Read More


Which Age, Sex and Race sleep better

Many employees suffer from drowsiness and lack of sleep at work. However, not many employees realize that age, sex and race can influence sleeping patterns. Here’s what you probably didn’t know about sleep: Young adults and senior adults need to sleep seven to nine hours per night. Sleep and Growing older, by the American Academy Read More