How to psych yourself up for successful performances

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Photo by Jason Rosewell on unsplash.com

Preparation is critical to giving a good performance – be it a business presentation, a sporting event or a music/drama gig. No surprises there. What is the science behind psyching yourself up though?

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How to make a good first impression?

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Photo by Nik Macmillan on unsplash.com

How long does it take for someone to form a first impression? A few seconds. The good news is that you can influence the impression cast. Here’s how.

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10 Ways to make the most of your career

Are you happy in your career? Would you like a change? Before you seriously consider this, make sure you have made the most of your current situation. Here are ten ways to do it.

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Good news story: Social enterprise

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Photo credit – Amador Loureiro on Unsplash.com

Have you heard the term “social enterprise”? This concept is the basis of many good news stories, where business and community development come together. Here are some surprising statistics about social enterprise activity in Australia.

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Ideas about conquering fear

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Photo by NordWood Themes on unsplash.com

There is much written about fear. It is an emotion we all learn early in life. We learn to conquer and to fall prey to it. The most significant fears are perhaps the quiet nagging ones that create doubt in our minds about our abilities to do things. Perhaps you have wondered what you could do, if you had no fear?

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Thoughts about fear …

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Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

How significant is good sleep?

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A colleague recently came to work looking the worse for wear. She’d had two successive nights of disturbed sleep, was exhausted and unable to focus or settle into her work day. That’s manageable when it happens occasionally, but getting enough sleep is vital to our well-being in surprising ways.

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