LaRae Quy

LaRae Quy was an FBI undercover and counterintelligence agent for 24 years. She exposed foreign spies and recruited them to work for the U.S. government. As an FBI agent, she developed the mental toughness to survive in environments of risk, uncertainty, and deception. LaRae is the author of “Secrets of a Strong Mind” and “Mental Toughness for Women Leaders: 52 Tips To Recognize and Utilize Your Greatest Strengths.” If you’d like to find out if you are mentally tough, get her free 45-question Mental Toughness Assessment. Follow her on Twitter.

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Visualization
Visualization

Visualize your fears to help overcome them and perform better.

Failure
Failure

Failure can be the end, or it can be a step along the path to success.

Grit
Grit

Life is hard. Pain is inevitable. Growth is optional. It takes grit to look at life as a series of problems to be solved.

Bold
Bold

Want to stand out? Lead or be timid. Read on for more on how to be bold.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

Our reactions to obstacles, misfortune and adversity are often habitual rather than deliberate. A little training and awareness can help us develop the emotional intelligence we need to make smarter choices and be more succes

Career growth
Career growth

Success and self-improvement can happen at the same time, but they are not the same thing.

Innovation
Innovation

As a leader, what if you feel you’re not innovative? It's possible to create a mindset that will allow you to develop your creativity.

Determination
Determination

So what does make a good leader, athlete or parent? The answer is a strong mind that pushes through adversity.

Awareness
Awareness

Here’s a closer look at why CEOs lack emotional intelligence and what can be done to enhance it.

Empathy
Empathy

Empathy is more important than ever as technology takes over our interactions.