UP to Something in Life? Reach for Your Inner Sisu

May 6, 2020
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

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When you’re UP to something in life, you’re going to need a good dose of resilience to push through the inevitable hurdles that stand between the place you are today and where you strive to be tomorrow. That’s when you lean in on your inner “sisu” the Finns gave us to reach for that gritty, can-do spirit to unleash creativity and better problem solving. There, you’ll find your inner bravery and bravado, ferocity and tenacity to keep fighting when the going gets tough and you most want to quit. Learn how in this episode.

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Alise Cortez, PhD

Alise Cortez, PhD

Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.

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