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Dec 19, 2017

It’s biochemically proven that having more love in your life strengthens your immune system, helping you live longer. But how do you build that love, that connection, that positive sense of living? And more importantly, how do you do so when you’re constantly running into issues and difficult people? Michael Gelb, bestselling author, speaker, and innovator, is here to share his secrets to accepting the gift of connection.

Michael’s pioneered the field of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. He leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, Raytheon as well as the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He’s the co-author of Brain Power and the author of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, as well as several other bestsellers, including his latest book, The Art of Connection: Seven relationship-building skills every leader needs now. His lessons are for every leader – in the home, the workplace, and beyond. Anyone and everyone can benefit from the experiences and knowledge shared. 

Get ready to dive into the lifelong challenge of creating stronger connections and deeper relationships!

Key Takeaways:

The love chemical. A 75-year-old study by Harvard Medical School’s Robert Waldinger has determined that a positive sense of connection’s the key to leading a happier, healthier life. How can one harness that connection and be better for it? Try THIS to gain a life-long dose of fulfillment… [8:36]

The inner conflict. You’re in a sticky situation where you completely disagree with someone and you’re both trying desperately to express each other’s views. We all have needs that need to be realized, but how to do it during times of conflict? Go back to the root of the problem; start HERE…[15:44].

The hidden strength. How many times have you stayed silent because you were afraid to speak up and share what you were actually feeling in fear of being taken advantage of, stomped on, or rejected? We’ve all been there but that resistance stops here and now. The POWER of airing your vulnerability revealed at…[28:16].

The liberation wave. You like the less crowded one-on-ones and you dislike social gatherings. This association of like and dislike are skills of liberation. And while it’s healthy to be opinionated, it can run your life. The REAL reason you need to free yourself from likes/dislikes…[35:38].

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