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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. Get Quy's new book, “Secrets of a Strong Mind (second edition): How To Build Inner Strength To Overcome Life’s Obstacles" as well as “Mental Toughness for Women Leaders: 52 Tips To Recognize and Utilize Your Greatest Strengths." Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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Bold
Bold

Want to stand out? Lead or be timid. Read on for more on how to be bold.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

Our reactions to obstacles, misfortune and adversity are often habitual rather than deliberate. A little training and awareness can help us develop the emotional intelligence we need to make smarter choices and be more succes

Career growth
Career growth

Success and self-improvement can happen at the same time, but they are not the same thing.

Innovation
Innovation

As a leader, what if you feel you’re not innovative? It's possible to create a mindset that will allow you to develop your creativity.

Determination
Determination

So what does make a good leader, athlete or parent? The answer is a strong mind that pushes through adversity.

Awareness
Awareness

Here’s a closer look at why CEOs lack emotional intelligence and what can be done to enhance it.

Empathy
Empathy

Empathy is more important than ever as technology takes over our interactions.

Leadership traits taken from a career with the FBI
Leadership traits taken from a career with the FBI

Today's business world is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. If you want to move your career or company forward, you have to know how to lead yourself and those around you. LaRae Quy discusses key FBI personality traits in a leadership context.

Grit
Grit

It’s hard to feel mentally tough when you’re stuck. You need the grit to welcome challenges as obstacles to overcome.

Resilient
Resilient

Uncertainty and ambiguity are the enemy, but if we want to survive in today’s environment, we’d better get used to them. Here's advice on becoming resilient.

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