We all know that some people are more resilient than others. Is it luck of the draw? No. We can all develop resilience, just like an athlete can build their stamina to compete in the toughest of competitions. Resilient people make a practice of doing the things that keep them grounded. Take a look at the most common habits, actions, and responses of highly resilient people, and commit to doing at least one of these.
Stress is a personal experience, yet we all experience it. The triggers we have for it and our responses to it is individual. This is why two people can experience the same experience and have a very different interpretation and response. Now while we all might think that stress is bad for us, it isn’t.
Martine Barclay is the founder of Interconnected Development, a specialised coaching and mindfulness training practice, that supports working professionals throughout the career lifecycle. With deep professional services experience and over twenty years in talent development, particularly with lawyers, Martine adopts a development approach to her coaching.
Clients work with Martine on a range of career related issues. They include increasing leadership capacity, managing time and stress, positioning themselves for promotion, and, when they are in career crisis looking for direction.
Martine specialises in stress reduction as it is always a factor when things aren’t working as well as they could. It affects how you intepret situations, respond to them and manage your energy amongst other things. Martine's gentle, direct approach coupled with her curious nature has earned her a reputation of truly getting to know what matters most to her coaching clients and how to skillfully move them forward.
Martine has worked in a number of leading professional services firms like Goldman Sachs JBWere, King & Wood Mallesons, Norton Rose, KPMG and Credit Suisse and developed their practitioners and future leaders. Her coaching clients come from a range of professional services and have gone on to run successful practices. Some now hold leadership positions in their firm.
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