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Why positive thinking is setting you up to fail [VIDEO]

In this video promoting his book, The Antidote: Happiness for people who can't stand positive thinking, author Oliver Burkeman puts forward a very reasonable proposition. And, it is this. As a culture we are crippled by failure, or the prospect of failing. To counter this, he explains, we need to enhance out pyschoemotional wellbeing and learn to embrace uncertainty, not fear it. Plus, there is increasing evidence that all the self-help books that encourage positive thinking actually make people miserable.

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How to zig when everyone else is zagging, with Julio De...

Why is it that some business owners appear impervious to business obstacles and upsets? In some cases, it seems that it’s the obstacles that drive certain personality types to success. In this CHEAT SHEET, we share five ways of thinking to respond to INDUSTRY, ECONOMIC, BRAND, SOCIETAL and PERSONAL shifts.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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