Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

Let me assert that there are four secrets of happiness. It's not a guess. They come from my reading of what the researchers have observed about happy people (and they make sense to me too).

Take action on your goals, even if you don't yet have the perfect plan.

Get something underway to meet our goals. Even an imperfect plan allows us to get into the habit of working towards our goals. If we have to refine the plans and even the goals as we going along, it's better than paralysis-by-analysis or waiting till the conditions are right.

About Ralph Brown

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Ralph is our founder and managing director. He has a background in psychology, television journalism and business.

Ralph's passions are psychology and writing. He leads workshops on both and speaks to conferences on the psychology of thriving at work.

In 2011  Professional Speakers Australia awarded him its top speaking accreditation, the CSP.

He has written six books and more than a hundred articles on psychology and writing. International research journals have published his articles reviewing the research on resilience.

Ralph's enjoys trips to France. He lives in rural Canterbury.

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