What is stage 6?

What is stage 6? Welcome to South Africa’s crazy days, and dark nights, of on again, off again, electrical dance. Not many were having much fun with it, however, but learning to accept and let the rage go is one way of reaching emotional equilibrium.

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Shining bright or all burnt out?

The road to burnout is deceptively concealed in trying too hard and working too long on careers and jobs you thought you always wanted. Knowing what to look out for and doing something about it could make the difference between a total collapse and a turn around in your life.

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Egg hunts & bunny hops

Our Easter wish in 2022 is that wherever you are in the world, whether you celebrate Easter or not, may you find it in your heart to support connection over conflict, community over exclusion, possibility over despair, wellbeing over welfare, and equality over hierarchy.

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2022, tell us what you want

2022 has been a little sticky starting for us at 5th Place. There has been an ungainly dance of two steps forward and five stumbling steps back and three to the side. It’s left us curious about how the rest of the year will flow.

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What does an emotionally resilient leader do?

I have read many articles, blog posts and books on current trends in leadership. There is so much out there that it is difficult to select something with a new angle, a fresh approach. What does come up over and over is the need to invest in employee wellbeing.

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