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How to Find your Motivational Driver

The first four chapters of the Diplomatic Planner helps to recognise what is important to us and why to use such drivers for our career. Our motivation is the reason behind our actions, needs and desired. Without motivation, our will to do something becomes very difficult, sometimes almost unbearable. That is why it is so important to identify our motivational drivers to keep us moving forward and deal with life’s setbacks appropriately.

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An Easy Guide to NLP

Many of the lessons implemented in the Diplomatic Planner are centred around the core elements of NLP. NLP - short for Neuro Linguistic Programming, is a set of behaviour and techniques that reflect patterns of excellence, body language and nonverbal communication. Here is a quick guide to what NLP is and some of the benefits of learning about NLP techniques.

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10 Alternative Ways to Relieve Stress

As a diplomat you have to work with people from other cultures and with different values and political beliefs, which is not always an easy task. And you must be able to stay calm in difficult situations as sooner or later you may for instance experience pressure to meet a deadline into your ever-expanding schedule, to fulfill a demanding obligation or to negotiate and possibly reach a very challenging agreement.

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Practicing Emotional Intelligence in Diplomatic Negotiations

As professionals working in the field of foreign affairs driven to promote mutual understanding and de-escalation, we should ask ourselves: What particular set of skills enabled the stakeholders to achieve these agreements? In spite of the fact that the surrounding circumstances exert great influence, the interpersonal relationship between negotiators cannot be overlooked.

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