A Career in Global Health

No country acting alone can adequately protect the health of its citizens or significantly ameliorate the deep problems of poor health in developing countries. Intensified by an increased cross-border and transborder flow of people, goods and services, the spread of disease, the importation of consumer goods and the migration of health professionals cannot be adequately controlled by states in isolation.

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Using Maslow's Hierarchy Theory to International Relations

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a motivational theory comprising of five models of human need. The Hierarchical Needs model was first presented in a paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” by Abraham Maslow, the son of Russian immigrants in the US, and published by Psychological Review in 1943. This model is pretty useful to look at when considering your future career and international relations solutions as a first step. 

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A Career in Defense and Security

In today’s world, national security is interdependent with global security and sovereign states acting alone are incapable of protecting their citizens. This represents a profound but underappreciated truth about globalization that the fate of states is inextricably linked and hinges upon mutual cooperation.

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“Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS” by Joby Warrick

When dealing with matters of international relations, we must be mindful of the differences between the practices of a silent majority living in peace versus an active minority who practice radicalised Islam with a more political agenda. To help bring these issues to life, we recommend the book “Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS” by Joby Warrick to support Chapter 2 - Fit for a Global Profession for the Diplomatic Planner.

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The Power of Zero Tolerance

95% of North Americans either go to bed or wake up worrying about something. Yet, worrying is the #1 killer of creativity, performance and dreams. When revolutionary brand strategist Isabelle Mercier-Turcotte discovered “What we tolerate we worry about,” she realized a little structure brings a lot of inner flexibility and freedom. The result is her simple yet powerful model to help you instantly decrease worry and increase peace of mind.

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The Power Of Visualization

How often do we visualize and immediately talk ourselves out of looking deeper? What would happen if you allowed the vision to fully express itself? What would happen if we cultivated a visualization practice? Ashanti shares her story of what happens when you allow your vision to reveal itself fully, unabridged.

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