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In this blog, we’ll explore what it takes to move from surviving to thriving, including examples from both our own experiences and those of others. Make sure to share your thoughts in the comments section!

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People Need People: Tips for Relationship Building

Wednesday, May, 17, 2017 at 03:31 PM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: Survivor's Guide to Thriving, relationships

Do you ever have moments that, at the time seemed not all that important, but for some reason tend to stick with you for the long run? One of these that I keep coming back to is a conversation I had with my dad in high school, where he gave me...

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Dissecting Resistance: Facing Your Fears

Wednesday, May, 10, 2017 at 11:33 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: personal development, Survivor's Guide to Thriving, fear

When I was a sophomore in college, I served as a state FFA officer. As many state officers do, I was so caught up in the fun of working with FFA members across the state that I decided to add a second major - Agriscience Education - to my resume,...

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Dissecting Resistance: Tackling Belief Systems

Wednesday, May, 03, 2017 at 02:56 PM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: overcoming challenges, personal development, resistance

If you've ever worked in training and development (personal or professional), or if you've ever managed, mentored, or just tried to provide another person with some advice, you know one thing to be true: resistance is the enemy of all growth.

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How to Communicate More Effectively - 3 Proven Strategies

Wednesday, April, 26, 2017 at 06:53 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: strengths, communication

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Okay, I've got three scenarios I want you to reflect on.

Scenario #1: You're a salesperson or marketer and you're introducing a new product to the market. You want to roll it...

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What Can We Learn From Coming in 2nd?

Wednesday, April, 19, 2017 at 08:46 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: overcoming challenges, goals

If you've spent more than two minutes in the capitalistic, competitive American culture, you know at least one thing to be true: coming in 2nd place = BAD.

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