Every day we are all bombarded with projects, commitments, too many emails – constant overload and it’s a constant challenge to maintain good focus, be productive and maintain (or have any!) energy to carry on. It can be a vicious cycle and if you’re not able to keep up with demanding times, you’ll quite simply, fall behind. So how can you be an effective leader and contributor if you have little focus, low energy and are feeling overwhelmed? This is where the idea of micro-resilience comes into play.
This week in In Process, Bonnie St. John, a leadership consultant, keynote speaker, Olympic medalist, and co-author of “Micro-Resilience – Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive and Energy,”explains in detail that the idea of pushing yourself until you drop isn’t enough anymore. There are proven scientific techniques and wellness processes that businesses and individuals can incorporate into their daily lives to provide them with added and needed energy to address challenges as they present themselves.
Widespread misperceptions exist in terms of foreign firms establishing new operations in the United States. We hear it all. Product liability claims. It’s expensive. The process is too complicated.
While there are processes to follow, requirements to meet, and some cultural differences to overcome, in reality, the United States is still one of the best places in the world to set up operations. The World Bank actually rates 189 countries each year, and the United States is rated No. 8 in the world for ease of setting up operations.
This week in In Process, Yelena Epova, partner-in-charge of International Services at Aprio; and Karen Weinstock, managing attorney at Weinstock Immigration Lawyers, discuss: