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October 18, 2023

18 Ways to Be the Best You Can Be

We all want to be thought of as good employees, but if we really want to fulfill our career aspirations, then we need to push ourselves to be the best that we can be! After all, if we only do the minimum required of us, we probably won't get very far. So, if you've set […]

October 12, 2023

I Might Regret Writing This Blog 

"We can also make ourselves better with “at least” statements – acknowledging to ourselves that the outcome could have been worse." - Melanie Bell

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March 7, 2023

Be Your Own Coach – #MTtalk Roundup

"The act of being your own coach begins with positive self-talk! The day you start learning from your mistakes, you will become your own coach!" - @SaifuRizvi

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January 10, 2023

What's Your Life Plan? Balancing Dreams and Reality – #MTtalk Roundup

"I have personally gone off track at times due to a lack of awareness in the moment and because my distractions have been stronger than my intentions."

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December 22, 2022

The Enneagram – Know Your Motivations

Melanie Bell outlines the nine personality types of the Enneagram, and how you can use the model to understand what motivates you and your team

September 23, 2022

To Motivate or Not to Motivate? – Thought of the Day

I clearly remember one specific situation that led me to ponder motivation. I passed by the secondary school where students were having P.E. outside. They were doing laps, the teacher barking orders at them, and I noticed one was lagging

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May 25, 2022

Using SMART Goals to Re-Energize Yourself

Goals are a great way to measure progress, define priorities, and expand a knowledge area or skill you're passionate about. But it’s so easy to think about what we want to achieve in ambitious, nebulous terms rather than defining the specifics

August 13, 2021

What's Your Ikigai? Finding Meaning in Work and Life

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Is it career progression or your kids? Your Friday night plans or a hot cup of coffee?  This is a question we all wrestle with at some point in our lives and there's rarely an easy answer. But in a time of immense global uncertainty, it […]

February 16, 2021

How to Do What You Know You Need to Do – #MTtalk Roundup

"Delaying the things we should be doing can also become harmful to our physical and mental well-being." - Bill Tucker

December 30, 2020

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 reasons

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