Bounce Back and You’ll Be Left Behind: Why Resilience is No Longer Enough

Bounce Back and You’ll Be Left Behind: Why Resilience is No Longer Enough

There is a lot of talk lately about burnout and resilience. We need to "toughen up" and "bounce back". In physics "resilience" is defined as the ability of a material to return to it's original shape after being stressed. In our rapidly changing world, the "original shape" is already obsolete. So now what?

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One Key Problem-Solving Mistake You Don't Want to Make

One Key Problem-Solving Mistake You Don't Want to Make

As a former street mime, I have a good amount of experience when it comes to improvisation. In the world of improv we have a foundational principle widely known as "Yes-And". One person throws out a line (or in the case of a mime, a gesture) and the other person responds with the attitude of "Yes-And" and then builds on the scene. For example, an improv troupe is given the scene: "playing baseball with blindfolds". The first actor grabs a...

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Becoming Unstoppable

Becoming Unstoppable

I wish I could write a prescription for this. Whether working with patients, disaster victims or corporate executives, I have found this to be one of the most important tools to becoming unstoppable. We must guard our thoughts and be very careful what we focus on. Not only can no one ever take our thoughts away from us, but we are the ones that get to choose what we believe. In this wonderful Ted-x presentation by Edith Eva Eger, her inner beauty shines brightly and it has the power to transform the unthinkable. It is well worth your time and may just transform your day. I would love to hear the stories that you have where you have overcome the obstacles in your life by choosing what you put in your mind. (Please comment below.)

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Two Questions Change Everything

Two Questions Change Everything

Ordinary folks like you and me can make a tremendous difference in the world. Sometimes we kick back and say, "What could I do?" I'm not just talking about big, international disasters. I'm talking about how you live your life, how you approach your work, how you relate to those around you.

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Andrew Co - World Class Facilitation

Andrew Co - World Class Facilitation

Following Typhoon Yolanda, some people rallied and made a tremendous difference. Andrew Co was one of these folks. A well connected businessman, he put the full weight of his resources to work and make a tremendous impact. Listen as Mr. Co shares his heart.

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