10 Lessons Learned

10 Lessons Learned

Our mission is to foster a wiser and more inclusive world by connecting a community of generous mentors and engaging professionals. Our purpose is to share lessons and wisdom gleaned from life experiences so that we become a better version of ourselves.


March 22, 2023 38 min



Zoe Fragou is an organizational Psychologist and explains why” everything is a negotiation”, why you should “focus on your strengths”, how “pettiness stalls your career” and much more. Hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee.

About Zoe Fragou

Zoe Fragou is an Organisational Psychologist with an MSc in Human Resources Management, a clinical psychologist license, a diploma in Business Coachin...

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Martin Salama is a CEO, Founder and Business Coach. He explains why we should “Reframe our meaning of L.I.F.E”, he discloses the “true meaning of Rationalize and how it's self-sabotaging you” and tells us how to “Lose the Worrier and find the W.A.R.R.I.O.R”. Hosted by Diana White.

About Martin Salama

Martin Salama is known as the Architect of The Warriors L.I.F.E. Code. He specializes in...

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February 22, 2023 76 min


We’ve made it to 100 episodes. That’s 1000 Lessons Learned!  Our hosts Diana White, Siebe Van Der Zee, Jeffery Wang and Robert Hossary are joined by team member Yi Wang to discuss the last 1000 lessons, what resonated and what didn’t.

About Our Hosts

Diana White has over 30 years in sales and retail experience, leading stores with revenues of over 10 million and a staff of 200. Consumer psychology, marketing, op...

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Faris Aranki tells us why we should “Run towards the wrecking ball”, reminds us that the “Platinum rule is better than the golden rule “and asks us “what are your 3 adjectives?” Hosted by Robert Hossary.

About Faris Aranki

Faris Aranki, is the founder and CEO of Shiageto Consulting!

​Having spent over 20 years delivering strategic change for the corporate and non-corporate worlds (as a t...

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Dr Nora Gold asks us “If not now, when?”, explains why we need to “be kind to ourselves”, that “You define success” and more. Hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee.

About Dr Nora Gold

Dr. Nora Gold is a dynamic professional with a multi-faceted career. She is the prize-winning author of three books of fiction. The first, Marrow and Other Stories, won a Canadian Jewish Book Award and was praised by Alice M...

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Dr Beverly Browning shares her Do’s and Don’ts lessons; "DO appreciate yourself", "DON’T be hard on yourself when you make mistakes", "Do celebrate yourself" and more. Hosted by Diana White

About Dr Beverly Browning

Dr Beverly A. Browning (Dr Bev) – The Grant Doctor is a non-profit capacity-building consultant and revenue-generating visionary. She is a grant-writing consultant...

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Dr Samantha Boardman and Dr Dilip Jeste discuss the techniques you can use to become wiser. Hosted by Duff Watkins

About Dr Dilip Jeste

Dilip Jeste is a neuropsychiatrist and professor at the University of California, San Diego.  He is author of Wiser: the scientific roots of wisdom (and 13 other books).  His 625 published scientific papers are among most cited in the world (he’s in the top .5% of pu...

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Karen Loon shares her lessons about how "Our future is shaped by our past", that "Imposter syndrome is normal", why you should not "be scared to look in the mirror" and more. Hosted by Jeffery Wang 

About Karen Loon

Karen Loon is passionate about ensuring that both women and those from culturally diverse backgrounds are given the right opportunities to thrive within ...

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Link Duarte discusses why we should "Strive for excellence, not perfection " That we need to "Live your bliss " and explains why you shouldn't "let your mistakes ruin what you could be: . Hosted by Diana White

About Link Duarte

Link,” formally known as Chris Duarte, is committed to inspiring the world to be more inclusive of everyone.  As the chair of the Advocacy group at CTW, Link ...

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Will Sarni discusses why we should "Do good things" That we need to "Learn to say No or Hell Yeah" and explains the power of unreasonable people. Hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee

About Will Sarni

Will Sarni is the founder and CEO of Water Foundry a water strategy consultancy. He is also the CEO of the The Future of Water Fund, a water technology venture fund focused on addressing water scarcity, qu...

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Keith Rowe explains how "EQ Trumps IQ Every Time", that "There Is A Difference Between Leadership Versus Management" and tells us about "The New Business Opportunity - Customer Service". Hosted by Robert Hossary

About Keith Rowe

Having joined the workforce as a sixteen-year-old, Keith Rowe went on to become the Television and Electronic Technicians Institute of Australi...

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Ron Higgs tells us that "You can learn from anyone", that you should "Solve more problems than you create" and why we should "Embrace gratitude". Hosted by Diana White

About Ron Higgs

Ron Higgs is a veteran, executive business consultant, engineer, and published author. His career started in the US Navy and included combat flight operations, developmental flight testing, pro...

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Baishakhi Connor explains how " It all starts with belief", why you should "Chase your dreams, but don’t become captive to them" and that "Things happen, it isn’t the end of the world" along with more great lessons. Hosted by Jeffery Wang

About Baishakhi Connor

When Baishakhi was 8, she wanted to be the President of the United States. Growing up in a tiny Indian town on a healthy dose of fic...

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Ellen Ruppel Shell tells us why you "Should rise above your assumptions", why we  should "Question received wisdom"  and " Don’t take business matters personally " hosted by Duff Watkins.

About Ellen Ruppel Shell

Ellen Ruppel Shell is an author, investigative journalist and Prof. of Journalism at Boston University  where she co-directs the Graduate Program in Science Jo...

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Rachna Nath tells us why we " Should believe that destiny will lead us", why we "Shouldn't be afraid of failure" and that " If you believe in something, make it happen " hosted by Diana White.


About Rachna Nath

Rachna Nath is a TIME recognized Innovative teacher and is also an internationally recognized innovator, entrepreneur, NASA solar system Ambassador, National Geograp...

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Oliver Burkeman tells us how "The ability to tolerate minor discomfort is a superpower" why we should "Let things take the time they take" why it's important to "Seek enlargement rather than happiness " and more. Hosted by Duff Watkins.

About Oliver Burkeman

Oliver Burkeman is an award-winning British journalist who wrote a long-running weekly column for The Guardian, entitled "This C...

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Alberto Esparza discusses why you should not be "Afraid to Fail", how "It's Never Personal" and why you should "Embrace Negativity" hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee

About Alberto Esparza

Alberto has served as the founder and president of Si Se Puede Foundation for 28 years. The mission of the Si Se Puede Foundation, it stands for "Yes, You Can" is to provide opportunities for underserved young peop...

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Dr Helen Holton tells us why "Dreams deferred don't mean dreams denied", how "We're not born resilient; but we build it throughout our lives" and how "Forgiveness frees you to live stronger" hosted by Diana White.

About Dr Helen Holton

Dr. Helen Holton’s a recovering elected official after 21 years’ public service as a member of the Baltimore City Council.  The l...

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Stan Rodski shows us how to "Recalibrate our brain"; shares how to "Harness your brain power" and explains the power of the "Napucino". Hosted by Duff Watkins

About Dr Stan Rodski

Dr Stan Rodski is an Australian neuroscientist in private practice specializing in brain performance. He has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a doctorate of science in biological statistics. Dr Rodski has worked as a psychologist for over 30 years...

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Professor Denis Leclerc tells us why you should “Learn something new every day”; why you should ”Learn to slow down; why it’s important not to “judge people too fast” and more. Hosted by Siebe Van Der Zee.

About Professor Denis Leclerc

Dr. Denis Leclerc teaches cross-cultural communication and global negotiations at Thunderbird School of Global Management. His interests and resea...

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