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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

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

Proving God Wrong

Today I attended a Business Leaders Insight lunch. It is hosted by the Crankset Group, a small business development network that has been a significant resource for my business. There was a panel discussion with two men that have grown

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Posted in Attitude, business, Change, crisis, Depth, Joy, Leadership, Meaning, mind set

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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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