David Wray

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What does resiliency mean? Resiliency is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “the ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations.” Its 17th-century origin is from the Latin verb resilire, or “to leap back” or “to recoil.”  Resilience is both an emotional… Continue Reading…

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What has this year’s uncertainty shown us? As I write the final BLOG in 2020, I reflect on the uncertainty experienced this year. So much has happened (I know this is said by many almost every year, but really this… Continue Reading…


Becoming the new team leader You are hired (or recently promoted) as the new team leader. You are full of nervous excitement. The anticipation of what the future holds is exhilarating. Yet, you are slightly anxious about fitting in and… Continue Reading…

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Learn from mistakes Eleanor Roosevelt once said: “Learn from the mistakes of others, you don’t live long enough to make them all yourself”. That sounds amazing – learn from others and then never again make a mistake yourself! If only… Continue Reading…

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How we are motivated It helps to start with a good and obvious question: How are we motivated? We are motivated in two distinct ways: internally or externally and towards something or away from something.  What are the differences? Knowing your motivational… Continue Reading…

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