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

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

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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.

3 psychology secrets to become mentally strong
3 psychology secrets to become mentally strong

Mental toughness is the ability to manage your emotions and control your thoughts and behavior in ways that will set you up for success. It’s not something you’re born with— it’s something you can learn, and not only in tough times.

Stress
Stress

Don't look for secrets and magical solutions to stress. The solution starts with you.

Influence
Influence

All of us can improve how we communicate with influence. Here are 6 things to remember.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

To be emotionally intelligent, you will need to spend time with yourself to better understand what makes you -- and others -- tick.

Power poses
Power poses

The initial science behind power poses has been discredited, but they still matter in terms of the body language we present to others.

Setbacks can stop us or remind us that we can be resilient and recover.