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How to Turn Negative Thoughts Into Positive Actions

"I don’t know about you, but the worse I feel, the less likely I am to take positive action. I just sink into a pit." - Faye Bradshaw...

You’re Never Too Old: My Midlife Career Change

Until only recently, I believed that once you reach your 50s, you become almost unemployable. No one wants to invest in someone with such li...

How to Build Mental Muscle – #MTtalk Roundup

"I see ‘mental muscle’ as a bridge over the troubled waters of the mind to connect subconscious to the superconscious"...

The Catalyst Effect: Lighting a Spark of Self-Belief

At 45, I decided to give up my teaching job and enroll in a journalism course. My first pitch landed me a short documentary for national rad...

Giving Feedback to Managers – Your Top Tips

We all know the value of feedback in the workplace. It can help you to improve your performance, to reassure you that you are on the right t...

Self-Improvement in 106,078 Steps – Hard-Won Lessons From My 100K Race

I'd set myself the daunting self-improvement challenge of running 100 km in a day. Here are the lessons-for-life I learned – the hard wa...

Turning Fear Into Fuel: Countdown to a Challenge

I’m full of fear, and I only have myself to blame. Six months ago, I signed a form to say that I would run 100 km in a day. There̵...

Why Incompetent Leaders Get Ahead: Our Expert Interview With Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic

In his provocatively titled new book, “Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?”, Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic boldly presents the ...