Spiritually bankrupt in your work life?

Last week, I received an email from an old colleague of mine. We used to work together more than 15 years ago at a large growing mindful company publicly traded on NASDAQ. Back then she was in trade marketing, and I was on the consumer marketing side. The title of her email to me was “Spiritually bankrupt.”  “There must be something more than this ….” Today she is 40 years old. She has had a good career. Been there and done that. Made money for everyone else but herself, and she feels tired. “Not to complain,” she writes, “I’ve led a good life, but there has to be something more…. ” This woman is very bright. Hard-working. Creates results. Goes all… Read more »

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PassionTalkTV with Sandja featuring Joshua Onysko, CEO ...

PassionTalkTV with Sandja is an initiative through The Passion Institute, interviewing some of the world’s thought- and business leaders on authentic leadership, sustainable and social-good business, conscious capitalism, leadership as service and doing business and living life from passion and purpose – and as a force for good. I had the pleasure of interviewing Joshua Onysko in his Rocky Mountains Colorado home as the sun was going down and his cats were vocalizing their opinions in the background. Joshua is a long time friend of mine, and he never ceases to inspire me. He shares his thoughts on honesty, continued growth in leadership, finding his passion and purpose in life, and creating a company that allows for others to blossom in… Read more »

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10 Skills Successful Leaders of Conscious Capitalism Po...

Our leaders of tomorrow need deep emotional awareness and radical empathy skills.

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We do not need to be perfect to inspire others #Conscio...

A sound-bite excerpt from our Passion Warrior Conscious Leadership eCourse Module 6. The theme focus of Module 6 is Visionary Conscious Leadership Action. With big focus on taking action, imperfection, and growth as a process of unfolding, where we do the best we can with what we have at our disposal at any given time. “What differentiates the dreamers and those who live their dreams is right action” Read the full course details here. Next course starts November 3.  

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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Bre...

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.

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Habits to Unlearn for Business Success in CBS12 NEWS

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing. That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of The Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. “Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes the challenging process of unlearning and changing specific behaviors,” she explains. Featured in CBS12 3pm News. Thanks to Suzanne Boyd for the collaboration. We are very thankful. Which of the mentioned habits would make the biggest difference in your business life and career to unlearn?  Please, share in the comment area below. We would love to hear from you…. Read more »

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Perfectionism is BS

I know that you know that your perfectionism is BS. Perfectionism is your egos way of keeping you inside the zone of comfort, the place where you will never live your passionate and purposeful dreams.

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Trends on the Future of Leadership

Leaders of the new Conscious Capitalism business paradigm are typically committed to continued personal growth, expanded inclusion and conscious awareness of the context in which they do business.

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22 Quotes On Passion That Will Make You Take Action On ...

We gathered some of our favorite quotes from global business-, thought- and spiritual leaders to inspire you to lead from a deeper passion with purposeful determination, knowing that this is your time to go for big. 1. It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Vitality and Energy Management for Awakening Leaders

(Newsletter Aug 1 Topic: Vitality & Energy Management for conscious leadership) Dear Friend, I hope your Summer continues to be an unfolding of all the events and people you want close in your life and experience. I have been spending most of my Summer in Scandinavia with my wonderful daughter, who turned 16 last week – as a celebration I took her on a little roadtrip to a very nice beach and spa resort in Tylösand in Sweden. Our days were filled with spa, relaxation, nature, meditation, good food and enjoyable moments. Then, off to the States for a short and very action-packed business trip to mentor social-impact entrepreneurs at the Unreasonable Institute. Those guys are up to big, world-changing good. I mentored… Read more »

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