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The Power of Appreciation
If we take a moment to think of the kind of situations that cause people to go “above and beyond”—whether it's a parent staying up all night with an upset child or an activist willing to risk anything for a cause—we soon notice a common element: Feeling needed and valued...
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The Power of Humility

Over and over again, we are taught about the necessity of confidence in the workplace, on how it's essential to seem too sure of one's self and one's own abilities. However, while it's true that believing in one's self is an important motivator, there's another, less-emphasized value which...

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The tyrant vs the leader: How to recognise if you are being led or bullied

To the untrained eye, a tyrant can look like a leader: After all, the tyrant’s overbearing personality is often somehow magnetic in its sheer arrogance. Their grandiose promises fill us with a sense of safety, giving us easy answers. Their ability to appeal to our outrage and prejudice can...

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5 Types of Exhaustion: How to become more resilient by understanding exhaustion

Though the message often gets submerged in our workaholic culture, it’s okay to just want a break. Taking a vacation is a wonderful way to reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. Breaks build resilience, helping you to perform better when you return, and they allow you a space for...

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Don Ritchie: The Man who Saved Lives With a Cup of Tea

“You were born with the ability to change someone’s life—don’t ever waste it.” -Dale Partridge

Until recently, I had never heard of Don Ritchie, and chances are you haven't either—he was one of this planet's many quiet heroes, not fabulously wealthy and...
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The Art Of Listening: How To Open The Doors To Genuine Connection

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey

Think back: How many times in your life have you felt listened to, really listened to? Without someone leaping in to offer advice or minimize your experiences with...

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