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To mark the launch of Pants On The Outside at World of Learning this week, we have something special for you from Ian Pettigrew of Kingfisher Coaching. Ian has been kind enough to share some of his thoughts on resilience and its importance to Superheroes everywhere.

I appreciate that all Superheroes are busy and under pressure. There’s a whole world to save and a Superhero’s work is never done! Now everybody (including Superheroes) can have a bad patch once in a while when challenges and difficulties throw us off course. But as Superheroes, we need to put on a brave face and make sure that nobody realises, right? Well, actually: wrong.

There is a real paradox in resilience in that actually trying to remain rock-solid can cause us problems in the longer term. The easiest way to illustrate this is to look at the difference between a tennis ball…

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