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Resilience for Possible Imminent Redundancy

By Jan Lawrence | 04 May 2011

Problem Solving Highly resilient people have the ability to look at problems and challenges from a comprehensive perspective.  Problems and challenges are viewed from many different perspectives, with many factors given consideration.   It is the ability to accurately identify the causes of an adversity and get outside of their habitual thinking styles to identify more…

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Why Resilience Matters

By Jan Lawrence | 09 November 2010

  “Life is not what it’s supposed to be, it’s what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference”  Virginia Satir Life is full of experiences of adversities.  Some of them are external such as fires, earthquakes, floods, wars, or violence.  Some of them are within the family, such as…

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New Course: Developing Personal Resilience

By Jan Lawrence | 14 November 2008

Personal resilience is arguably the most important resource for coping well during stressful times

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Learned Optimism, by Martin Seligman

By Jan Lawrence | 30 August 2008

Why is it that some people can overcome adversity and others can’t? Why are some people more prone to depression than others? How can some sales people keep going despite getting one ‘no’ after another, while some give up after the first ‘no’? This brilliant and important paperback answers these questions.

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Fund Managers Build Resilience

By Jan Lawrence | 01 January 2002

“Resilience is the ability to recover quickly from setbacks and adversity. Resilient people stay committed and increase their efforts when the going gets tough.”

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