Fears for historic Great Fingall Mine office perched on the edge of an open-cut mine
There are fears for a grand heritage-listed building erected during Western Australia's first gold rush that now sits precariously above a working mine pit.The Great Fingall Mine office was built in Cue, 650km north-east of Perth, around 1902, but the adjoining mine has grown since reopening.
How can business owners build the holy grail of resilience so they don’t fall into a heap or give up every time they hit an obstacle? But there’s often an assumption that adults naturally possess this thing called resilience . I’d say while some of us may have been through more hardship than others
One of the most important skills involved in resilience is the ability to regulate emotions. But, someone with a high degree of self-esteem will be able to view the situation more positively and feel The important thing is that you find something you enjoy that allows you to express your emotions
There’s a lot of discussion about how building resilience is being introduced within education, as there’s concern that future generations have been over-protected by well-meaning parents and families. But there’s often an assumption that adults naturally possess this thing called resilience.
I’d say while some of us may have been through more hardship than others, we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t struggle to cope with yet another knockback to our business pitch, an employee who hasn’t worked out, or when that competitor comes in with a lesser product but at a cheaper price and starts stealing customers.
“Blood, sweat and tears”: Four things I wish I knew before I launched my aviation business
The number one thing Royce Crown wishes he knew before he founded Monarc Global is how to practice patience and why it's a critical skill to have.When I say patience, I don’t mean the kind where you get frustrated and have to take a second to relax. I wish I had the kind of patience that zen monks and parents of four kids under five possess, as it would help me tackle the daily grind of startup life.
Lisa Tamati shares tips to build resilience . Resilience , in regards to psychology, is the The most important attribute was a willingness to continually learn and grow, to search and reach out for One of Sir John's key messages was to "take time every single day to enjoy the little things that give you
Failure in business offers a chance to become more resilient and learn invaluable lessons. The danger here is that perfectionism can derail the entire project before it ever gets off the ground. This is the most important reason we ’ re in business —to get customers who will pay for our services.
So how do we prepare for these setbacks? How can we build this holy grail of resilience so we don’t fall into a heap or throw our arms in the air and give up every time we hit an obstacle?
Authenticity, not perfection
There are some who argue that resilience is not a choice. Particularly if you’ve had a tough upbringing, have had to make difficult choices just to survive, and have not had the support structures that many rely on.
I did hit rock bottom in my early-20s when I found myself pregnant and homeless, and I’m sure without that radical life-changing experience, I wouldn’t be the person I am today. It makes me less risk-averse, knowing that if I go out on a limb and (metaphorically) take a gamble in my business, if things don’t work out, it can’t be as bad as that period of my life.
Fire engulfs nursing home in Croatia, 6 reported dead
A fire engulfed part of a nursing home in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least six people, Croatian media reported. Police confirmed some deaths but would not immediately say how many people died in the blaze that erupted in the village of Andrasevac, 30 kilometers (20 miles) north of Zagreb, the capital.
2. To build a team, take on a worthy challenge and together make other people’s lives better and brighter by what you do is one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done . 2. To be a successful entrepreneur requires resilience -- lots of it. I don’t think that I understood this fully seven years ago.
I don't know about you - but over the years I have seen so many products and programs that's just SO FULL OF HYPE. Some of it's stuff and nonsense that
One thing I recommend for building resilience is to be comfortable within yourself.
Be authentic. Know what you are offering, and how you are communicating as a business and as a person are true and honest. This will enable you to face challenges more easily. Knowing that whatever the difficulty is, there was nothing you could have done to change it, brings a sense of peace and acceptance that, in time, builds resilience.
But we’re not all perfect.
If there was something you could have done to stop the situation, then acknowledge that you made a mistake and won’t do it again. This acceptance in itself is empowering.
Another tip for building resilience is never comparing yourself with others.
We all know this way danger lies, but we somehow can’t help ourselves. We look at our university peers or colleagues and question why they have things we don’t. This acceptance of our own flaws, and strengths, tends to come in time with maturity.
Australia softens climate change rhetoric as bushfires, and voters, rage
Australia softens climate change rhetoric as bushfires, and voters, rageSYDNEY (Reuters) - Three years ago, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, then Treasurer, brandished a lump of coal in parliament as a totem of how the ruling conservative coalition planned to keep the lights on and power prices low.
Scientists who study stress and resilience say it’s important to think of resilience as an emotional muscle that can be strengthened at any time. “Look back and say, ‘I’ve gone through something worse in the past. This is not the most horrible thing I have ever faced or will ever face.
This panel at the 2016 National NILS Conference discussed a new framework developed by the Centre for Social Impact and NAB to measure financial resilience
It’s something that’s difficult to force, but I challenge you to move towards acceptance of who you are, rather than trying to be someone you’re are not.
Trying to be a square peg in a round hole will only lead to misery! With self-acceptance, resilience naturally follows.
Finally, it’s about putting things into perspective.
Running a business is challenging and there will be moments of difficulty you couldn’t possibly have anticipated, but once you’ve faced a few obstacles, you realise it’s not the end of the world and you learn how to manage it.
When I face frustrations, I look back to the time when I didn’t have a roof over my head. I appreciate not everyone has an experience on that scale, but we all have times we wouldn’t go back to in a million years — maybe, a time at work when you felt out of your depth, or experienced redundancy, or faced a bigger, personal or health challenge.
By changing your mindset to think of the bigger picture, you can prepare yourself for the future, confident in the knowledge that if a similar situation happens, you’ll be able to handle it.
Certifier accused of letting people live in tower while 'still a building site'
Regulators alleged the first residents were allowed in while emergency exits were blocked and firefighting equipment was missing.Valerio "Vic" Lilli is challenging the Building Professionals Board's decision to reprimand him and strip him of his accreditation for five years for signing off on the "Atmosphere" buildings at Castle Hill.
Resilience . Building a world of resilient communities. Most essential, but long overlooked. Unlike rainforests or coral reefs, peatlands have largely been ignored by researchers and policy-makers. “This is a long-term business , you just have to be persistent,” Hartono says, adding that now that his “It does things that no other ecosystem does from a functional stand point, from processing chemicals
Lisa Tamati shares tips to build resilience . OPINION: Resilience , in regards to psychology, is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity One of Sir John's key messages was to "take time every single day to enjoy the little things that give you pleasure". He continued, saying it's important
Ultimately, we all want things to go our way.
I sometimes think resilience is a bit of a game to play with ourselves. If we convince ourselves we’ll be able to overcome this obstacle, eventually, we will.
And when we look back on the tough times as character-building, or as offering lessons to learn, we know we’ve achieved it.
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Nervous wait for winemakers fearing smoke taint from fires, but new tech on the way .
Winemakers across Australia are in for a nervous wait to determine the damage caused to their grapes from heavy bushfire smoke, but new technology could help ease their anxiety and their businesses.About 180 people in the wine industry braved the thick smoke lingering in the region to attend a forum in Milawa, in north-east Victoria, to better understand smoke taint, which affects the quality of grapes and can even lead to entire vintages being lost.