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Predator or Prey?

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All plans work well on paper. Unfortunately, success is usually determined by our conduct during the unexpected and unplanned. If we learn the skills to cope with challenging events, we can act fast when they happen.   These skills remain unchanged since man first began to master the world around him.   Effective communicators and […]

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How To Be More Resilient

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What is resilience and how to be more resilient? Resilience is the ability to bounce back from periods of change and adversity, stress and trauma, loss and disappointment. Resilience also provides the ability to cope with the strain and intensity of doing the “day-to-day” in today’s world.   Skills for greater resilience can be learned […]

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Better Self Control Is The Miracle Key To Smashing Your Goals

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I’ve been talking a lot about the three qualities of skills, spirit and strength recently, which combined give us the ability to overcome challenges and create lasting change. Strength can be interchanged with self-control because self-control is inner strength; the ability to control our emotions and actions so that we can be selective and expert […]

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Stress Is Inevitable. Don’t Avoid It. Manage It.

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In the final piece of my 4-part series on resiliency, I want to focus on stress management skills and training.   Previously, in our focus on how to become resilient, we’ve talked about: How to discover your peak performance mind How communication skills can improve your resiliency Being resilient is about learning to accept, embrace, […]

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Using resilience to overcome stress

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Resilience is the key to handling stress and using it to create opportunities for success. But resilience doesn’t come easily, or naturally. It takes dedication, persistence, and guided support for individuals to enhance their resiliency. But once you learn how to be resilient, you will no longer feel the need to avoid stress. Rather, you’ll […]

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How to Overcome Your Biggest Fears

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Everyone is afraid of something. We all have that sense of anxiety as a result of something we fear, because it’s a normal response to prepare us for potentially dangerous situations – like falling, or being attacked by a dog. And although these fears are certainly normal, irrational fears can become detrimental. Irrational fears are […]

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5 Ways That Managers Can Motivate Their Employees

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In a world where office morale is all over the map (in large part due to the ability of employees to work from home) it can be challenging for managers to not only motivate their employees, but keep them that way. Yet, despite all the changes found in workplaces throughout New Zealand, Australia, and North […]