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Are You A Top 200 Communicator?



Author: Selina Ryan

Effective leaders are also effective communicators. Research with 200 successful leaders highlights they all have similar communication patterns. They seek out new information, feedback and ideas from others and have the skills of persuasion [i].A fabulous example of this is the well-known Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric. It is quoted that of all his management secrets his “Uncanny ability to communicate, to engender 



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What Nelson Mandela Taught Me



Author: Sarah Nanclares

Nelson Mandela was one of the most memorable initiators in history. He was a genius at taking his impactful ideas and then making them happen despite the odds.Of late, I have been doing lots of thinking about the concept of initiation or, how to make stuff happen. Having hit a point in my life that is either sink or swim for me and my children, you would think that this is a no-brainer but it isn’t. I am good with making decisions but not a 



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What Is Emotional Resilience?



Author: Selina Ryan

We hear lots of talk about the word resilience, but what does it actually mean to have resilience or be resilient? And why is it that some days you feel more resilient than others?Resilience is our ability to recover quickly from illness, change, misfortune or anything that brings us down. It’s our ability to deal with fear, disappointment or when things don’t turn out, as we would like them to. It is not necessarily the physical recovery 



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