When Saying NO Is Better Than YES

When Saying NO Is Better Than YES

One of the characteristics of mentally tough people is their ability to seize new situations and opportunities. They have the positive open mindset and confidence to make things happen. Another characteristic they possess is their ability to deliver consistently on...
10 ‘Big Ideas On Thinking’

10 ‘Big Ideas On Thinking’

Last Christmas I was the lucky recipient, thank you Jeremy Tan, of the amazing book ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ published in 2011 by Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. It summarises the work in all three phases of his incredible career; namely his early work on...
Six Ways to Deal With Rude and Aggressive People

Six Ways to Deal With Rude and Aggressive People

Rude and aggressive people are everywhere. They are abusive and dismissive, use insults like normal people use complements, they interrupt and are often poor listeners.  Sometimes they are oblivious to their behaviour and how their approach impacts on others. Those...
6 Easy Ways To Stay Calm

6 Easy Ways To Stay Calm

Okay, I admit the title of this post may be misleading because whilst these 6 ways to stay calm are easy to understand, they are much harder to adopt as part of your ongoing persona. One of the key characteristics and strengths of mentally tough people is that they...
Why You Need To Be Mentally Tough Today

Why You Need To Be Mentally Tough Today

I have had different conversations with two close friends in the past few weeks. Both had experienced a series of personal and work related setbacks of a roughly similar magnitude. I could personally relate to both situations and also personally relate to their...
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