ABT Tools & Tips

Is Workplace Trauma the Key to Success?

February 25, 2016 - Read Blog Posts, ABT Tools & Tips

What if you got fired? What if you messed up a presentation that was the stepping stone to your next promotion? What if your boss threw you under the bus for a mistake that wasn’t yours? Very few of us go through life without some kind of interruption in our careers. And while deep breathing...

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Expand Your Capacity for Wisdom

October 23, 2014 - ABT Tools & Tips, Lead Positive

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau In Thrive, Arianna Huffington writes that wisdom is a deeper awareness and connectivity that “frees us from the narrow reality we feel trapped in.” In one of Psychology Today’s most popular blog posts, Adam Grant, author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary...

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Going From Setback to Bounce Back

Failing fast. Sounds good in theory but in practice it can feel very wrong—and be very painful. For most of our lives we’ve been told that failure is not an option. So despite the obvious benefits of experimentation, bouncing back from failure—much less bouncing back “fast”—remains a lofty ideal. And the challenges of failing fast...

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Your Greatest Weapon Against Stress

One of the main culprits wreaking havoc on our wellbeing and productivity is stress. Stress paralyzes by shifting us in to deficit-based thinking mode and holding us back from seeing and acting on the opportunities in front of us. For millennia, negative information has weighed more heavily on the brain to ensure survival. In neuroscience,...

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