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June 19, 2019

The inspiring life of Helen Keller

Helen Keller’s name is celebrated around the world, inspiring millions through her powerful life story: a lesson in overcoming adversity.  On what would be her 139th […]
May 24, 2019

GoT Unsung Hero: Super Producer Bernadette Caulfield

As the epic series approaches its grand finale, its creators have praised the productivity, empathy and talents of one of Game of Thrones’ unsung heroes – […]
April 12, 2019

Happy Birthday Harper Lee!

The reclusive author of “To Kill A Mockingbird” would be 93 years old today.  Business Optimizer remembers an American great. Nelle Harper Lee was an American […]
April 7, 2019

Do you have trouble Sleeping?

Laura is a time management expert – yet admits to having been late to one of her own time management talks.  Perhaps it is this down-to-earth […]
March 27, 2019

The Most Influencial Environmental Activis

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that we have just twelve years until catastrophic climate change becomes irreversible. The world’s leading climate […]
February 12, 2019

Bill Gates and Gates Notes

As a source of inspiration from one of the most successful men on the planet,  Gates Notes is an interesting mix of philanthropic call to action […]
January 10, 2019

Neil Gaiman, The Storyteller

British author Neil Gaiman writes books that enchant children and adults. Born in Hampshire, England, in 1960, Neil now lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. […]
December 6, 2018

10 Famous Journal Keepers to Inspire Your Own Journaling

November 13, 2018

Jackson Pollock, a post-war world art innovator

Jackson Pollock   Jackson Pollock is known for his leading role in the abstract art movement. His novel use of paint on canvas changed the post-war […]
October 16, 2018

Nick Jenkins, a serial investor and entrepreneur

Nick Jenkins is a serial investor and the entrepreneur behind the first online personalized greeting card website, Moonpig.com.  The sale of Moonpig.com, just 11 years after […]
September 6, 2018

Richard Branson’s Success Tips

Business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist, Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson founded the Virgin Group in the 70’s and turned himself into one of the most […]
August 8, 2018

Secrets of Leadership Success of Theo Epstein

Hot on the heels of leading the Boston Red Sox to their first Major League Baseball World Series in 86 years, baseball executive Theo Epstein moved […]
July 5, 2018

Stefan Sagmeister: How Vacations Power Your Creativity

Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio to go on vacation. This vacation time is important because it enables him, he says, […]