“This sentient shoe-shine machine is rose-scented…”

Bandura said that agency is “acts done intentionally that enable people to play a part in their self-development, adaptation, and self-renewal with changing times”.

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Improv Fun-Oh-One: Play Your Way To Divergent Thinking!

What happens when we are encouraged to take more risks and ‘fail harder’? It’s proven that we actually fly higher.

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Be More Dory — Become More Resilient!

I was, unusually for me — an improv teacher trained to embrace failure — facing that split in the path between success and ‘must try harder’— that point where you’d wish you’d packed some extra ‘resilience energy’ bars.

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It’s a Family Affair...

In a recent Forbes article it states “A study at Texas A&M further reveals that family-owned businesses beat other firms in revenue and employment growth and have a longer-term view of investment; they’re more stable, and inspire more trust and commitment in their employees.”

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Failure: Is It Friend Or Foe ?

Many of us have had sky high expectations placed upon us from an early age, whether from parental figures, school, college or in competitive workplaces. Looking at ourselves globally, especially in the West, we exist in a time of ever greater demands to “succeed” personally and professionally.

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Do You Get Stage Fright?*

Remember: everyone gets physical nerves. Your aim? Look confident so the audience trusts you. The audience want you to look confident so they can relax and listen properly.

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The Three Rules of 180: How To Present With Power

These three tips — to be applied before, beginning and during your talks — will change the stressful dynamic for you and put you in a position of power. Instead of feeling hunted, you’ll be the one in charge. Happy presenting!

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