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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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Monsieur Controleur’s passion for skiing

Ross in 2012

I don’t really like talking about myself. It’s not that  … I just don’t know what’s interesting to someone else. I’ve done a lot of things in my life but currently my main vocation is that I’m a ski instructor.

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How to have health and happiness in three lessons

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Do you enjoy good health? Are you happy? If you were going to invest in yourself for the future, where would you put your time and energy?

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How to find your strengths?


Stack of books

Do you do what you do best, every day?

Chances are you don’t. Too often our natural talents go untapped … from … cradle to … cubicle, we devote more time to finding our shortcomings than to developing our strengths.
~ Tom Rath, Strengths Finder 2.0

Want to change that?

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