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Author Archives: Dr. Nooravi

The Four C’s: How your Workspace Can Improve the Culture and Productivity of your Company

“The only thing of real importance that leaders do is to create and manage culture. If you do not manage culture, it manages you, and you may not … Read more

Categories: Organizational Change

Spring into Action to Cultivate the 22 Habits of Happy People

“Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and … Read more

Categories: Personal Growth

Seven CEO Behaviors that Bring Success to San Diego’s Fastest Growing Companies (published article)

I recently had an opportunity to speak with a handful of CEOs who run San Diego’s most successful companies.* There were seven common actions among these enlightened, high … Read more

Categories: Leadership

Why People Hate Resolutions and Five Steps to Reaching your Goals

Each new year, many Americans resolve to change something that will help improve their lives in some way. These well-intentioned resolutions start out positive enough. “I want to … Read more

Categories: Personal Growth

Five Actions that will Help you Improve Your Leadership and Culture

“If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.” -Ken Blanchard I started a recent talk … Read more

Categories: Organizational Change

Column Image Four Paradigm Shifts that Will Help Blossom your Life Creativity and Satisfaction

As an organizational psychologist, I’m always searching for innovative ideas that will support and encourage people in living at their most creative and fulfilled peaks, both personally and … Read more

Categories: Creativity

Mastery in Sports and Life Requires Blood, Sweat & Tears: Eight Sports Lessons that Apply to Entrepreneurship

I went skiing recently and as I was (mostly) swooshing down the mountain, it occurred to me that our approach for mastering sports often coincides with and is … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship

Column Image San Diegan “Swims” Toward the Lion’s Roar for Homeless Children

Earlier this year, I wrote an article about Running Toward the Lion’s Roar and Preparing to Face our Biggest Fears. Well, I recently met a San Diegan who … Read more

Categories: Making a Difference in Our World

Can we be Still Long Enough to Inspire Creativity?

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London, American author, journalist and social activist. I recently facilitated a workshop … Read more

Categories: Creativity

Column Image It’s Spring! Plant the Seeds for your Vision

I recently came back from a business trip and was so surprised to find that my formerly green Texas Lilac plants had bloomed into a beautiful lavender color. … Read more

Categories: Personal Growth