Improve Your Communication Skills With Us I’ve had the privilege to learn, read, and attend various courses for self-improvement. Now, I want to share them with you. I want to begin by acknowledging Matt Abrahams and his contributions to my understanding and practice of communication. Matt is the author of the book: Speaking Up Without…

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Potential VC Investor Due Diligence Questions Below you will find a list of our due diligence questions by category: Value Proposition What are the biggest painpoints experienced and what value propositions are implied? By ecosystem stakeholders, e.g. merchants, consumers, card networks, banks, etc. What painpoints solved and value proposition(s) provided for each stakeholder in your…

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Communication Class with Jessica Notini Jessica Notini, negotiation coach, breaks down business negotiation into 3 functions: the process, relationship building and the negotiation/transaction. Too often, negotiators jump into negotiation mode without even having established some type of guard rails. The process sets the ground rules and sets expectations on how to work smoothly together, relationship building…

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Title: Finding Soul, From Silicon Valley to Africa: A Travel Memoir and Personal Journey Through Twenty Countries in Africa Headline: Go on a journey to Africa, and learn about the sights, sounds, and smells of the continent. Not just the outer journey, but you’ll go on an inner one as well. Let the book change…

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Spirituality & Well-Being: It Might Be For You Spirituality is an essential component of overall well-being. Achieving flow in this variable means having a sense of grounding, purpose, and connectedness. It provides you with a source of faith and strength in times of trial. There are concrete benefits of a spiritual path or spiritual side,…

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Guide to Improving Daily Flow 1) Introduction: Why Physical Habits and Daily Flow are Important Developing physical habits is the foundation for all of the work we do and sets up a routine for flow. The physical habits section has one major goal: Structure your habits so they are supporting you throughout your day and…

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1) Introduction: Develop the Mental Muscle UWB strengthens the “mental muscle” so that your brain supports you to lead a balanced life. We want you to achieve a daily flow in your mental well-being and create a healthy mind through our framework.  The concept of Flow first appeared in Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s book called Flow. He…

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Well-being and Financial Stability We spend much of our lives working and making money so make no doubt, it affects our well-being substantially. At UWB we put these together because you have to work to make money, right? So a career and finances are inextricably linked. We break this section into three parts: Financial needs…

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Guide to Emotional Equilibrium 1) Introduction: Achieve Emotional Equilibrium It’s not what happens to you but how you react to it that matters. — Epictetus In emotional well-being, our goal is to help you achieve a sense of baseline equilibrium through all life’s ups and downs and learn how to react to external events that…

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Ultimate Well-Being Ultimate Well-Being gives you a framework to learn how to control your well-being. There is so much information out there and it’s difficult to parse through it all. So we help you to figure out what is best for you to live your best life. 1) An Introduction to UWB We believe you…

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National Service: Cultivating Unity, Meaning, and Skills I have been giving a lot of thought lately to the concept of national service. I realized that national service was a great way to cultivate unity and belonging (pride), finding a sense of meaning (purpose), and getting trained in useful skills (proficiency.)  The rifts that have formed…

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Kermit Jones

National Service – Giving Back and Unifying Now more than ever, cultivating a sense of unity, pride and empowerment is of vital importance. Citizens are calling for national service programs, and in CA-03, we know they stand to benefit us too. They can provide skills-training, new experiences mid career, and a way to give back…

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