Author Archive: James A. Cusumano

James A. Cusumano is Chairman and Owner of Chateau Mcely (www.ChateauMcely.Com), chosen in 2007 by the European Union as the only “Green” 5-star luxury hotel in Central and Eastern Europe and in 2008 by the World Travel Awards as the Leading Green Hotel in the World. He is a former Research Director for Exxon, and subsequently founded two public compa- nies in Silicon Valley, one in clean power generation, the other in pharmaceuticals manufacture via environmen- tally-benign, low-cost, catalytic technologies. While he was Chairman and CEO, the latter – Catalytica Phar- maceuticals, Inc. – grew in less than 5 years, to a $1 billion enterprise with 2,000 employees. He is co-author of “Freedom from Mid-East Oil,” recently released by World Business Academy Press (www.WorldBusiness.Org) and the author of “Cosmic Consciousness – A Journey to Well- being, Happiness and Success,” published in English and Czech by Fortuna Libri, 2011.

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VI

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VI

Part VI: Why You Hate Work! “Work without love is slavery.” — Mother Teresa KEY CONCEPTS:  Employee Engagement also known as Employment Enjoyment is by far the biggest lever in creating a fine-tuned, efficient and highly profitable enterprise. It produces the Triple Win, often called the People, Planet, Profit Model, wherein employees, the company and […]

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part V

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part V

Part V: “Inept” Student Wins Nobel Prize! “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi KEY CONCEPTS: It is critical that parents and educators pay attention to young children and the discovery of their fundamental Essence—that special thing that they do well and like to […]

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part IV

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part IV

Part IV: Give and You Shall Receive—Big Time! “Suffering ceases to be suffering once it finds a meaning. Being human always points, and is directed, to something or someone, other than oneself—be it a meaning to fulfill or another human being to encounter. The more one forgets himself—by giving himself to a cause to serve […]

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part III

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part III

Part III: What the World Needs Now—Feminine Energy? “The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is the experience of receiving and bearing.” — Rainer Maria Rilke KEY CONCEPTS: • There are two parallel planes of human evolution, Darwinian or Physical Evolution and Emotional or Consciousness evolution. • The rate of change in […]

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection  Part II

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part II

Part II: Redefining Success “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” Winston Churchill KEY CONCEPTS: Arianna Huffington, founder and President of the world-famous, free, online newspaper, The Huntington Post, has committed to globalizing a new platform that she has developed for redefining success. She calls it the Third Metric. She asserts that the […]

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BALANCE: the business-life connection Part I

BALANCE: the business-life connection Part I

Part I: The Ultimate Question! KEY CONCEPTS:  We all must answer the Ultimate Question to live a life of fulfillment. Long-term fulfillment can be achieved by following your Life Purpose. Most of us have an inkling of our Life Purpose at a young age; however, if our inclinations do not point in the direction of what Western Society considers a […]

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Cosmic Consciousness—A Journey To Well-being, Happiness, and Success—Part V: Happiness

Cosmic Consciousness—A Journey To Well-being, Happiness, and Success—Part V: Happiness

Of all the mail I receive each month, the subjects that grab most attention are Happiness, Purpose and Passion

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Cosmic Consciousness – A JOURNEY TO WELL-BEING, HAPPINESS, AND SUCCESS Part IV: Get What You Wish For A,B

Cosmic Consciousness – A JOURNEY TO WELL-BEING, HAPPINESS, AND SUCCESS Part IV: Get What You Wish For A,B

Over the past 5,000 years, numerous thinkers from the Wisdom Traditions have demonstrated that you can truly get whatever you wish for

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Cosmic Consciousness

Cosmic Consciousness

A JOURNEY TO WELL-BEING, HAPPINESS, AND SUCCESS Part III: Everything From Nothing? A, B

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