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Why "Mindfulness" Is At Risk Of Becoming Just Another Buzzword

As more and more people practice mindfulness in one way or another, or at least purport to, the very word itself is in danger of getting watered down....

David Gelles
March 11 2015

Can The "Namaste Effect" Help You Create A Successful Business?

In 2009 I made a radical change. I quit a high-paying, promising corporate career to pursue a dream: to build and run a retreat center in Mexico. I...

Jean-Baptiste Belledent
November 17 2014

What Starting My Own Cookie Company Taught Me About Facing Challenges

We often see blog posts or articles that boil down the big challenges of life into a single maxim or a digestible metaphor. Hey, we will take anything...

Loren Brill
November 4 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is Proud To Be Gay

Apple's CEO Tim Cook publicly came out in an article for Bloomberg Businessweek today, making him the highest-profile executive of a public company to...

Emi Boscamp
October 30 2014

I Was A Single Mom With $6 To My Name. Here's How I Turned My Life Around

At 25, I was a single mom fighting the medical system for my newborn’s life, with six dollars to my name, in an apartment the size of a walk-in...

Zhena Muzyka
September 26 2014

7 Ways To Lean In Without Burning Out

After getting my MBA from Stanford and spending almost a decade working in finance, I got to a point in my career where I was “successful” by all...

Vanessa Loder, MBA
August 25 2014

Yoga Clothes Are Way More Popular Than Yoga Classes

Do you prefer looking good to feeling good? A recent report in The Wall Street Journal suggests that many people do, at least when it comes to yoga...

August 22 2014

How To Become A Successful Blogger

One of the biggest problems I see wellness professionals struggle with is their love-hate relationship with blogging. They know it’s a great way to...

Mike Iamele
August 12 2014

7 Lies Too Many People Believe About Being A Yoga Teacher

Many yogis seriously consider becoming yoga teachers at some point in their lives. While this is a great goal to have, sometimes it can be fueled by...

Molly Pearson
May 17 2014

7 (Mostly) Free Apps To Help You Grow Your Small Business

As many of you MBGers will know, starting a business is one heck of a learning curve. I’d have to say it’s been one of the hardest (but also most...

Nadine Fawell
May 12 2014

How To Attract The Right People Into Your Life

As a business owner, I’m constantly looking to attract the right clients to my practice. As a friend and a lover, I’m constantly looking to attract...

Mike Iamele
March 28 2014

New Yoga Teacher? Here's The Only Marketing Tool You'll Ever Need

You’ve done your training, you’re psyched to be building your yoga business, but your heart kind of sinks when you realize just how many other yoga...

Linzi Wilson
March 10 2014

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started My Business

When I started BOSU Fitness I had no experience in business, I didn’t write a business plan, and more than a few people thought I was nuts. But I had...

David Weck
March 7 2014

Trouble Making Decisions? Read This!

Decisions can be overwhelming. Should I start my own business? Should I try online dating? Should I go for a promotion? Should I move to a new city?...

Susie Moore
January 25 2014

10 Weekly Habits To Stay On Top Of Your Yoga Business

Feel like you’re short on time to focus on the things that’ll grow your yoga business? You're not alone. As a single business owner, you’re constantly...

Karen Fabian
November 15 2013

A Super Simple Trick To Find Ease Before A Stressful Situation

For those of us who practice yoga, the concept of stopping so that we can start is a familiar one. We climb into child’s pose, a comfortable seated...

Andrea Marcum
November 5 2013

How Hot Yoga Helped Me Become A Better Entrepreneur

I have a confession: I hate extreme heat. I’m a firm believer in air conditioning, shunning Palm Springs in the summer and refusing to take the New...

Kerry Quinn
November 4 2013

Yogi Salesmanship: 3 Tips Every Teacher Should Know

Steve, the head of sales at my first job out of college, was a seasoned "garmento"— one who truly understood the ins and outs of the fashion industry....

Daniel Scott
May 30 2013

6 Ways To Improve The Financial Health Of Your Yoga Studio

Every day, multiple times a day, I talk with people who own yoga studios. And because the catalyst for these conversations is a piece of software that...

Andrew Wicklander
May 29 2013