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How to recognise a “superboss”


Research has shown that people leave managers, not organisations. Yet, some people talk about superbosses – those that people would crawl over cut-glass for. What is it that they have and how do you recognise it?

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Thoughts about life …

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Photo credit – Boram Kim via unsplash.com

Everything that happens to you is your teacher.
The secret is to learn to sit at the feet of your own life and be taught by it.

~ Polly B. Berends

Title slide - How to learn resilience

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Why do some people seem to be resilient?

Is it a consequence of upbringing? Circumstance? Luck? Research shows it comes down to perspective – and that’s something you can shape.

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What is your biggest regret?

A chalkboard was placed on a street in New York City for one day. It asked people to write their biggest regret, and they did. They didn’t put things like driving a new car or living in a particular place. Instead … they wrote things like

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Thoughts on the best …

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The most effective way
to achieve right relations
with any living thing
is to look for the best in it,
and then help that best
into the fullest expression. 
~J. Allen Boone, Kinship
with all Life

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