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How to deal with a scarcity mentality in the workplace

In The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John C. Maxwell speaks about The Law of the Mirror. This law asserts that your team will mirror your attitudes and behaviours. In other words, people do what they see, which is why your influence on your team is extremely important. The mindset you model is the mindset […]

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3 ways to help your brain learn

Julia Sperling is a medical doctor with a background in neuroscience. She’s also a faculty member of McKinsey Leadership Development. Her work focuses on shifting mindsets and behaviors by highlighting beliefs and biases that constrain personal growth, learning, and job performance. These include misconceptions about how the brain works, often popularized by bad journalism and […]

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The 4 skills of emotional intelligence, part 4

For the past few weeks, we’ve embarked upon a series all about emotional intelligence. With each new installment, we’ve dived deep into the Mayer & Salovey model in particular, which highlights four skills that are essential to building emotional intelligence. Those skills are: Identifying Emotions Using Emotions Understanding Emotions Managing Emotions You can read the […]

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The 4 skills of emotional intelligence, part 3

How much do you know about emotional intelligence? Did you know, for example, that mastering emotional intelligence could work to your benefit in the workplace? Did you know that it’s a skill that can give you the advantage even in your own personal life? As human beings, we are emotional creatures. That’s simply the nature […]

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The 4 skills of emotional intelligence, part 2

Last week on the blog, we began a series on emotional intelligence. More and more people are becoming acquainted with this term, which you often hear tossed around at staff development seminars or human resource trainings. But what is emotional intelligence? How does it serve us? How can we use it in day to day […]

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The 4 traits of resilient people – conclusion

Today we’re concluding our series on The 4 Traits of Resilient People with a look back on the ground we’ve covered regarding this topic and some final tips on how you can implement the 4 Traits into your every-day life. In a lot of ways, resilience is a subject matter that draws people in effortlessly. […]

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The 4 traits of resilient people – adaptability

Today we offer our final installment in our series on The 4 Traits of Resilient People. You can find the previous three installments here: Part 1: Confidence Part 2: Purpose Part 3: Social Support   The final trait we will be discussing in this series is: Adaptability. This is perhaps what we most associate with resilient […]

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The 4 traits of resilient people – purpose

Do you know someone in your life who you’d describe as a resilient person? Or perhaps you came across a story once about an individual who displayed such resilience you couldn’t help but admire them. In my soon-to-be released book, Thriving in Change (working title), resilience is one of the topics I discuss at length. […]

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The 4 traits of resilient people – confidence

One of the topics I discuss in my upcoming book, Thriving in Change (working title), is the subject of resilient people. When we go through a change of any kind, our resilience (or lack thereof) can certainly be put to the test. But wouldn’t it be great to stand tall and brave the storm no […]

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The third stage of change

In my upcoming book, Thriving in Change (working title), one of the things I discuss are the many stages of change. In today’s blog, I want to give you an exclusive sneak peek at an excerpt from the book which deals with the third stage of change: the starting anew stage. Most people find that […]