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Leading Beyond the Ego: Putting Others First

I used to spend a lot of time with leaders. In my previous career as a political reporter,...

Mental Health – Let’s Get Our Heads Around It

Mental health issues make people feel uncomfortable. I'm not talking about people who suff...

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Rethinking Goal Setting — #MTtalk Roundup

As we bid farewell to a tumultuous 2020 and look forward to a more stable 12 months, people are slowly but surely starting to exercise more ...

What’s Better Than Being the Best? Being Unique

"People in the performing arts don’t reach the top of the tree by crushing the opposition. They do it by being creative," - Steven Edwards...

What Are You Grateful For? – Your Responses

After a dark 2020, it can be hard to see life's "silver linings." So we asked our social media friends and followers for some help. Here are...

Goals, Habits and Small Steps to Self-Improvement

Sometimes, our goals are so big that they become overwhelming. We don't know where to start, or lose our way further along the path. And not...

What Did You Learn From 2020?

"May the lessons of 2020 help us to set different goals and seek to live more meaningful lives." – Yolande Conradie...

Are You a Fake-Aholic?

On the outside, fake-aholics appear to have a high drive and to be highly involved in their work. To their colleagues, they seem as work ent...

Teachers – The Good, the Bad, and the Unwilling

Good teachers have the power to inspire and empower. But bad teachers are just as memorable and influential – though for all the wrong rea...

When Fear Shows Up: Our Expert Interview with Pippa Grange

In our latest Expert Interview, performance psychologist Pippa Grange talks to Mind Tools about fear – how it holds us back and what we ca...