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How to break bad news to your team (without killing their motivation)

    When bad news comes around, it can often be devastating to a team. Whether it’s a project failure, a tightening of a deadline, or the removal of resources, it can kill their motivation to keep trying harder. You don’t want this to happen, so what do you do? Here’s how to break that […]

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The 7 habits of highly effective people: sharpen the saw

Today, we’re completing our series on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. There’s a reason why Stephen Covey’s global sensation has been a bestseller for decades. The information found within the pages of this book truly has the power to change your life both in the personal and professional spheres. My hope is that […]

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2 brain myths that are dangerous to your potential

Today, we’re wrapping up our mini-series on brain science. If you’ve missed any of the installments in this series, you can learn more about unconscious bias in Part 1 and Part 2 of the series, and in Part 3, you can discover 3 easy ways to help your brain learn.   Today, we’re going to […]

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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 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 – social support

This is the third installment in our ongoing series about the four traits of resilient people. It’s a fascinating topic and one that I cover at length in my upcoming book Thriving in Change (working title). I truly believe that resilience is a skill we can’t afford to live without. Why? Simply put, when we […]

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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. […]