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Managing Mental Health While Working Remotely, with Kathleen Joseph, Licensed Mental Health Counselor



Do you struggle to remove yourself from your work computer?  Do you struggle with boundaries when you are working and living in the same place? Do you wish you could support your team better with their own mental health, but don't know how to do that remotely?  If you said yes to any of these questions, then this episode is for you!
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Why Your Team Is Not Reaching Their Goals

If your team is not reaching your team goals, it could be for a simple reason.... they understand the goals, but not how to work together as a team.  In other words, they need operating values.

In this episode I share how you can create operating values for your team, and ensure that they are followed in order to achieve your goals and make working together an amazing experience.
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The Benefits of a Long-Term Perspective

We all have stories we tell ourselves. So how do we make a negative story a more positive one?  It helps to have a long-term perspective of your current situation.  In this episode I provide an exercise you can do to create a long-term perspective, and how you may find the story you're telling yourself may not be as true as you thought.
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Five Ways to Make Local Partner Organizations Truly Independent

There are a lot of INGO's and UN Agencies that claim to strengthen local civil society organizations, with the goal that local partner organizations can eventually become independent.  But how often does this actually take place, and what truly needs to happen in order for local partners to not depend so much on international organizations?

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