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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

Stop being dead and live again

  The man stood on the bridge intent on killing himself. His life was in tatters. His business owed a debt it couldn’t repay and was tanking fast. He had just blown up at his family. He was in an

Posted in adaptation, Change, courage, depression, Depth, despair, Friendship, Future, Hope, love, Meaning, Mental Wellness, Religion, resilience, self-reflection, Speaking, spirituality, Story, success, the present, tough times

2 behaviors to avoid

I’m still raring to go this new year. Not enough time has passed to lose the passion. There’s still time to accomplish what I’ve set out to do this year. But time goes by swiftly, often upending my good intentions

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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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