What I Learned From Vittorio De Sica About Change

  Last night I went to this amazing theatre in San Francisco called The Castro where they were doing a retrospective on Vittorio De Sica’s greatest four films.  Twenty years ago, a friend who was an independent filmmaker told me that De Sica had made this amazing film that won the Oscar for best foreign film in 1972 called The Garden of the Finzi-Contini and that if I ever had the opportunity to see it on a big screen to make sure I caught it.…READ MORE

My Personal LifeQuake Journey

I have often been asked to summarize my own personal journey that led to writing The LifeQuake Phenomenon. Although most of it is revealed in the pages of this book, I decided to share just my story here in my blog.…READ MORE

Interview with Fascinating Authors.com

professional photo of The LQ Phenomenon For those interested in the back story of writing this book and my writing process, I have included in my blog this interview with me by FascinatingAuthors.com Fascinating Authors Author Profile – Toni Galardi: The LifeQuake Phenomenon Q: Why did you decide to write this book?…READ MORE

Selfishness Versus Self Sacrifice: Which is the best survival mechanism?

  I just finished reading a fascinating article on the debate between selfishness and altruism in evolutionary theory.bhttp://seedmagazine.com/content/article/altruism_vs._selfishness_case_closed/ Although the research shows that the selfish individual will out perform the altruistic individual when pitted against each other, once you put them in a group of selfish people versus a group of self sacrificing individuals, the altruistic group succeeds best.…READ MORE

Boredom: The First Sign of Career Transition

  Jason came in to see me describing himself as bored with his job. His goal for our work together was to find his purpose in life without risking any financial loss. After fifteen years in middle management in a large pharmaceutical firm that provided great benefits, he had lost interest in his work.…READ MORE