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I’m saying goodbye

If you’re reading this it means my time on earth is done. I’m finished, kaput. There’s no more I can do anymore, for good or for ill. My existence lasted a mere 365 days. Let me tell you it went

Posted in Attitude, Change, Mental Wellness, perseverance, resilience, self-reflection, the present

The positive power of low expectations

According to a report on life satisfaction in the developed world, Denmark was the happiest country on earth. The reason? Denmark has low expectations. They don’t expect a whole lot to be positive so anything that hints of something good elevates their

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Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Change, Joy

Our resilient DNA

One of the wonderful “job”s I have is being a Marketplace Chaplain. I visit worksites (ranging anywhere from car dealerships to medical billing) and help care for the employees. My standard line is I’m there to “spread sunshine”. Sometimes real

Posted in adaptation, Attitude, Change, Community, courage, crisis, mind set, resilience

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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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