21 Mar , 18

Fight Flight or Freeze

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Fight or Flight is a fairly common concept when it comes to the basic understand of a stress response… but did you know there is another F? Fight or Flight has a new name… It’s fight flight or freeze. When we now talk about fight flight or freeze we must also include the notion of […]

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7 Feb , 18

Evolution of a Leader

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Whether you believe leaders are born or leaders are made, the evolution of a leader happens in a very systematic way. There is a fascinating and appropriate quote by Joe Polish, the creator of the Genius Network, which states: “Get to the point in life where you care more about the success and results of […]

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24 Jan , 18

There is an excellent quote on courage by Thucydides, an Athenian scholar and General, which underpins this article. “But, the bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.” Thucydides gives us a powerful quote which, in my […]

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21 Jan , 18

How to improve persistence and your mental strength

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WHY IS PERSISTENCE SO IMPORTANT? PERSISTENCE is the act of persevering, continuing or repeating behavior. It is related to enduring determination, doggedness and tenacity. In a word… GRIT,  which is one of my favorite words of all time. As I reflect on my past, as both a child growing up and a young adult, I […]

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16 Jan , 18

Overcome Feelings Of Dread : Phase 1 of Fear

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The need to overcome feelings of dread is key to transforming performance in any environment.  Whether you are prepping for a presentation at the office or getting mentally prepared to execute a hostage rescue operation where the suspects are armed… the preparation process is the same. Sometimes our brains suck. We create stories in our minds […]

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