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The ride of your life

What ride has the longest lines at an amusement park? It’s the roller coaster in all it’s manifestations. Why? It’s doggone exhilarating, that’s why. And it’s not for the faint of heart. You lurch forward in the cart your seated

Posted in Attitude, Change, courage, resilience, self-reflection, success, tough times

Why bronze medalists are happier than silver winners

Obviously, with so many athletes competing not everyone wins the gold. Some win a silver medal and others a bronze. Interestingly, an article in Scientific America pointed out that those athletes who win a bronze medal are more satisfied with their victory

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Failure, Hope, Olympics, resilience

Two ways to respond to set backs

We were made for the struggle. Exposure to struggles, setbacks, and adversities can steel us to function better than expected with future challenges. Helen Keller, no stranger to adversity, wisely said “A happy life consists not in the absence, but

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Behavior, Change, Core Abilities, courage, crisis, Hope, Mental Wellness, mind set, perseverance, Persistent Adaptation, resilience, stress, success

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Jeff Vankooten is a speaker and author focusing on the power of resilience to effectively engage the challenges of change. He helps leaders, businesses, and organizations develop the skills necessary to thrive in an increasingly unpredictable business environment.
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