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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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Why the best leaders know how to be vulnerable
Why the best leaders know how to be vulnerable

Vulnerability is one important way leaders build trust with other people. Courage and values are required to be vulnerable in an effective way.

This is how to become mentally tough in a crisis
This is how to become mentally tough in a crisis

2020 is a year that has shaken most of us to our core. It’s also a year of opportunity -- an opportunity to develop mental toughnes.

How to be resilient and grow from your trauma
How to be resilient and grow from your trauma

Trauma is real, but you're not helpless against it. Learn how you can build your resilience.

Do you know how to boost your willpower?
Do you know how to boost your willpower?

If we rethink what we know about willpower, we'll find it's a more plentiful and helpful resource that we previously thought.

Why finding your passion is terrible advice
Why finding your passion is terrible advice

Chasing passions alone isn't the way to a successful, fulfilling life. You need purpose.

Here is why grit can be important to your success
Here is why grit can be important to your success

Grit is a mindset, and there's also some science behind it. Learn more about how it can help you.

This Is why you need to be authentic in a fake world
This Is why you need to be authentic in a fake world

What does authenticity mean today, and how can we live that way?

The most important thing no one ever taught you
The most important thing no one ever taught you

Do you know yourself? If you don't take time to disconnect and reflect, you won't reach your potential.

5 ways you can overcome uncertainty to be successful
5 ways you can overcome uncertainty to be successful

Mental toughness is the ability to break unproductive patterns of behavior. It is managing your emotions, thoughts, and behavior in ways that will set you up for success.

An essential skill you need to be a successful leader
An essential skill you need to be a successful leader

Empathy is the future of leadership, and here are four reasons why it can help you.