Clean your space, clean your mind, and find your focus with 20-minute exercises

There’s something about autumn that makes me want to clean and minimize in order to re-focus. …


How I used an ancient ethical system to decide about getting vaccinated

In 2020, everyone faced situations and decisions that most had not encountered in their lifetime before the covid-19 pandemic. …


An important distinction that can make or break your quest for success

Has there been a time in your life when you felt like giving up on something? Did you also feel an internal resistance to giving up on it?

I recently felt the urge to give up on my…


Why we don’t achieve big goals and how to break through the freeze

Have you ever had a big goal or a big idea, but felt as though you didn’t know where to start in order to actually achieve that goal? …


A broader look at what inclusivity means when facilitating teamwork and building community

In current media and leadership language, inclusivity has become known to mean that leaders should make sure people with marginalized identities feel valued, leveraged, and welcomed. …


During the interview process, how do you know whether a prospective employer or company is really the right fit? …


Realistic tips for improving your physical, mental, and emotional wellness in the new year

A new year is a reminder that there is always an opportunity to start fresh and think differently about how to live your life. …


Do you want to become more creative? Creativity is an important skill to have at work for problem solving and adding new value. Creativity comes in handy outside of work; whether you want to begin a new side project, start your own venture, or simply have more fun.


Reconnect with your interests to find a fulfilling job and forge a meaningful career.

Are you embarking on a new job search? Do you aspire to find a job that is fulfilling and engaging, but feel as though it’s almost impossible? With so many options and so much competition, it’s…


A 6-Step Process for Finding the Right Job and Awakening Your Creativity

Just a few years after joining the working world, I felt as though something was missing or misaligned. I found myself asking a lot of questions, like:

What is really the right job for me? What is the…

Hilary Jane Grosskopf

Systems engineer, leadership strategist, writer, and yogi. Founder of Awake Leadership Solutions. Author of the Awake Leadership and Awake Ethics guidebooks.

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