The Numina Blog

New Trend—Do Your Retreat At Home

We seem to be hitting a nerve. People don’t want to go a resort or workshop to clarify the next chapter of their lives. They want to do it right here at home. I am so proud that, as a leader in this trend, the Numina Transformation Retreat was just featured in Elle...

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To Get Better At Predicting The Future, Do This

Transformation happens when a person changes their relationship with the future. For example, it is my 64th birthday tomorrow. Contemplating that yesterday, I realized the way I show up in my life now is impacted by how I see myself 20 years from now. When I see...

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What To Do If You Are Languishing

The New York Times suggested this week that languishing may be the dominant emotion for 2021. Therapists speak of a spectrum from depression to flourishing. In the middle are these feelings of stagnation or emptiness, which some call languishing. Apparently over the...

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Sustain Your Growth

Have you ever tried to improve yourself in some way, while you’re surrounded by people that don’t support your efforts? It’s like swimming against the current. This is exactly what happens in companies when certain individuals are committed to their growth, but the...

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Exactly as You Are

What if there were a way to predict how relationships will unfold over time? New beginnings are ripe with possibility. A fledgling relationship, a coveted job,or moving to a new town all present a bright, shining opportunity to get it right. At these times, we tend to...

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You Can Act 6 Months Earlier

The conversation goes like this. You just made an important change to your team or how it operates. You tell your coach, “I wish I had done this six months ago when I first felt the need.” I always encourage leaders not to brush such moments aside, but to learn what...

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David Lesser

David Lesser

Founder CEO

David is a social entrepreneur who believes the best way to change the world is to empower people to be more fully themselves. He has guided people and organizations through crucial transitions for over 35 years, acting as coach and confidant to CEOs and senior executives aspiring to the highest levels of personal growth.