How a "Team of Teams" Empowers Everyone

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Romanticized notions of crisis management often involve a dose of nobly bombastic leadership. Picture a high-ranking renegade, thinking clearer and harder than his panicked crew to swoop in and turn the ship around without hesitation,…

Jiro Ono and the Work Ethic of a Shokunin

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Every art has their masters—their da Vincis, Mozarts, and DiCaprios—acting as ambassadors to the mainstream waters and setting the bar for brilliance. Their job is to innovate, to inspire, to push the envelope and, ultimately, spark progression…

Yielding to the "YOLO" Millennial Consumers

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“Millennials” has almost become an intimidating word, an uncomfortable and bewildering discussion topic. Highly tech-savvy and driven by an elusive, simultaneous “YOLO” lust for both individuality and social media acceptance, marketing…

Positive Visualization May Have Effect on Visual Healing

A very interesting trend is taking hold in healthcare: that positive visualization and general optimism may tie to enhanced physical recovery. Investigations into the increasing use of virtual reality with hospital patients, as well as literature…

Morgan Chandler Makes the Papers

Our second daughter and newly appointed senior black belt has made the regional paper with her recent karate triumph. Read the story featured in the Asbury Park Press below to share our pride in Morgan's remarkable dedication, perseverance,…

The Circles of "Holacracy" and How They Are Changing The Workplace

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Future growth (and remarkable success in the present) has everything to do with realizing the true human potential of your company. Who are your key players?  How do we encourage people to go that extra step? Communication, motivation, morale,…

Emotional Responses Hold Major Key to Physical Healing Process

Recent news in the medical field has shown that there is more to healing than the medicine you are given or the quality of the technology. Observances and studies now show a trend that suggests the emotional support you receive plays a crucial…

Important Family News From the Front

Rocking up on Fair Haven Martial Arts (FHMA) this past Saturday night was, as it’s been hundreds of times before, as routine as a bowl of oatmeal. Small, flat red brick building sitting a few doors down from an Acme. Strip-mall paradise! No…