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Guest Post: Three Ways Leaders Develop Resiliency – In Your Team or Your Children

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 27, 2018

Resiliency is not a one-time skill to be pulled out in times of crisis. Many of you know I coined the word presilience ™ for preemptive resilience. In short, resilience is a life skill that can and must be developed and nurtured beginning with our children. I asked colleagues Karin Hurt and David Dye, owners of Let’s Grow Leaders, to write how lessons with children can be applied to adults. They have also created a wonderful resiliency book for children. Consider getting it if you have youngsters in your life. 


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Book Excerpt: Some Roadblocks that Can Get You Stuck

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 20, 2018

If you are like the majority of humans (myself included), you might have looked at the answers you wrote to the aforementioned Recalculating Questions and proceeded to tell yourself things like: 


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Five MORE Tips to Unleash Learning Potential AND Expansion

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 13, 2018

Perhaps you remember this modern-day hero: In 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger made a water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River off Manhattan after the plane was disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese immediately after takeoff; all 155 people aboard survived. The survival of all people was remarkable in aviation history.  


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Five Tips to Unleash Learning Potential

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 06, 2018

A resilient, engaged workforce needs to constantly be learning and growing to stay ahead of the competition. However, it’s easy to shrug off learning when faced with limited time and budget constraints.Time to stop that old-school thinking. There are many options for learning that can meet the needs of a team.  Here are five: 


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