Business Resources & Videos for Inspiration

In Foster Your Passion, Hayley engages and entertains her readers through personal stories and lessons she's learned throughout her life and her career. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a college grad or a mom looking to jump back into the workforce, Hayley provides you with insights and strategies that motivate and inspire. By reading her book or attending an event, you will learn valuable lessons such as how to:

  • define your vision to craft a personal mission statement

  • shift your mindset to embrace fears and jump out of your comfort zone

  • trust your gut and not your ovaries to make better decisions

  • unleash more confidence and power in all aspects of life

  • manage and optimize your most valuable resource...time… to be able to accomplish more than you think you can

...And so much more!

 

Whether you're an entrepreneur, a college grad or a woman looking to jump back into the workforce, Hayley provides you with insights and strategies that motivate and inspire readers at all ages and stages of life and career.

START WITH WHY shows that the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate the same way -- and it's the opposite of what everyone else does. 

NOW YOU CAN HAVE BOTH—LESS AND MORE. In The ONE Thing delivers extraordinary results in every area of your life—work, personal, family, and spiritual. WHAT’S YOUR ONE THING?

The Way of the SEAL, the author reveals exercises, meditations and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience and uncanny intuition.  A practical guide for businesspeople or anyone who wants to be an elite operator in life,

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A must-read for everyone trying to excel in a world of increasing workloads, stress, and negativity, The Happiness Advantage isn’t only about how to become happier at work. It’s about how to reap the benefits of a happier and more positive mind-set to achieve the extraordinary in our work and in our lives.

The Lean Startup offers entrepreneurs - in companies of all sizes - a way to test their vision continuously, to adapt and adjust before it’s too late. Ries provides a scientific approach to creating and managing successful startups in a age when companies need to innovate more than ever.

How to Win Friends and Influence People is perhaps the greatest self-help book of all time. This book contains the most essential principles of social interaction and highly effective techniques of dealing with people. 

New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Broke and "Shark" on ABC's hit show Shark Tank explores how grit, persistence, and good old-fashioned hard work are the backbone of every successful business and individual, and inspires readers to Rise & Grind their way the top.

THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL is a refreshing dose of forward-looking feminism that will resonate with smart, professional women who know what they want and are looking for real advice to take their career to the next level without losing themselves in the process.

Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more, even in life's darkest moments.

With advice on everything from mastering social media to navigating office politics and the seemingly impossible work/life balance, Work It arms every woman with the courage and skills to achieve success and happiness on her terms.

"Master the Art of Connecting" will inspire you to begin now to channel your short term efforts into long term returns. Lou Diamond’s approach to establishing and maintaining connections is practical, easy to implement and has a history of success.

The 5 Second Rule is a simple, one-size-fits-all solution for the one problem we all face—we hold ourselves back.

The secret isn’t knowing what to do—it’s knowing how to make yourself do it. 

Transform your World with WORDS

The 12 Week Year creates focus and clarity on what matters most and a sense of urgency to do it now. In the end more of the important stuff gets done and the impact on results is profound.

THE MIRROR TEST will teach readers -- through entertaining and timely anecdotes -- how to thoughtfully yet aggressively evaluate, deconstruct, and then reconstruct one's business..

The wisdom of Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" is now made accessible to the modern reader. Not simply a new translation, this book provides an easy-to-follow interpretation of the classic document. It reveals the brilliance of Sun Tzu, and shows how to win on the battlefield of modern business.

Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light. 

YES . . . according to the teacher of Harvard University’s most popular and life-changing course. One out of every five Harvard students has lined up to hear Tal Ben-Shahar’s insightful and inspiring lectures on that ever-elusive state: HAPPINESS. HOW? Grounded in the revolutionary “positive psychology” movement, Ben-Shahar ingeniously combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment. Once you open your heart and mind to Happier ’s thoughts, you will feel more fulfilled, more connected . . . and, yes, HAPPIER.

Tara Funk

Adjust Your Sails

After a major health crisis, Ms. Funk made an adjustment to all of the aspects of her life.

Tara Funk—a mother, wife, daughter and sister—has a passion for learning and language that has inspired her 20-year career in education, literacy and curriculum development. After earning a degree in psychology, she taught in south-central Los Angeles as a member of Teach for America. Following her experience in the nonprofit sector, Funk discovered her interest in developing literacy products that help children learn to read and write. She has worked as a director of instructional technology at Benchmark Education Company and as an executive editor at Scholastic.

Elisabeth Cardiello

How a coffee pot changed my life

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. This brave account of entrepreneurship and self discovery shows how one truth can change a founder's life. The story begins when she opens a closet in her father’s office, and ends with a life long mission of preserving legacies through story.

One day, lifelong entrepreneur Elisabeth Cardiello unexpectedly discovered that she had inherited the last few thousand original models in the world of a rare, vintage, Italian-made coffee pot. In the wake of processing this new turn in her life, she came to redefine herself and her business - around storytelling.

Mel Robbins

Five Second Rule

In this day and age, there are so many resources available to us as marketers to improve the performance of our campaigns. Here's one that will improve your own performance - as a marketer. In this quick video, CNN contributor and &THEN host, Mel Robbins reprises her critically acclaimed -- and viral, TEDx Talk -- on the Inspiration Stage at &THEN in Boston last October. Watch as she demystifies neuroscience research on the brain and the latest social science research to explain why and how marketers can improve performance every day. You’ll learn how to identify the mistakes you’re making and learn how to create lasting behavior change within yourself. You’ll also discover one radical idea that will forever alter how you approach life.

Laura Vanderkam

How to gain control of your free time

There are 168 hours in each week. How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend their lives, and she's discovered that many of us drastically overestimate our commitments each week, while underestimating the time we have to ourselves. She offers a few practical strategies to help find more time for what matters to us, so we can "build the lives we want in the time we've got."

Malcolm Gladwell

Spaghetti Sauce

At the 2004 TED talks in Monterey, CA Malcolm Gladwell talks about Howard Moskowitz, a psychophysicist who discovered that human preferences for food and beverages form in clusters of preference rather than a single ideal. Moskowitz' discovery consequently made a significant impact on processed food industry. Gladwell provides a particularly insightful example of Moskowitz' research impacting our current choices of spaghetti sauce.

Seth Godin - Sliced Bread

How to get your ideas to spread

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.

Shawn Achor - The Happiness Advantage

Linking Positive Brains into Performance

In Shawn's TEDxBloomington presentation, he says that most modern research focuses on the average, but that "if we focus on the average, we will remain merely average." He wants to study the positive outliers, and learn how not only to bring people up to the average, but to move the entire average up. 

The One Thing Webinar with Mark Divine

Join Jay Papasan and guest Mark Divine, former Navy SEAL and renowned entrepreneur. Learn to think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed and discover how to develop an unbeatable mindset and be the leader you always knew you could be!o think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed and discover how to develop an unbeatable mindset and be the leader you always knew you could be!makes it interesting? 

Amy Cuddy - Body Language

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

Bert Jacobs "Life is Good"

Putting life into PERSPECTIVE

Bert Jacobs, CEO and Founder of "Life is Good' has a great vibe and incredible energy.  The message he conveys to his audience and the way in which he does it are truly inspiring.  

Simon Sinek

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers -- and as a counterpoint Tivo, which (until a recent court victory that tripled its stock price) appeared to be struggling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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