What is the role of the adult educator in the welfare to work sector?

By Sarah Cordiner / 14/01/2015

There’s a lot to be said about our roles as educators – and they definitely don’t get easier when you have a class full of adults. I’m a Trainer and CEO of a company that runs various activities and training initiatives for the long term unemployed, benefit claimants and offenders – often referred to as…

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10 Steps Towards Starting a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

By Sarah Cordiner / 11/01/2015

Why? Becoming a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) is the ultimate opportunity to contribute to your industry and area of expertise.  Any business can deliver training, but it takes high quality and highly committed businesses to obtain the authorative and respectable status of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).    It is ONLY RTOs that are permitted…

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7 Tips for Building Esteem and Efficacy – for 'Efficacy Effectors' only!

By Sarah Cordiner / 10/01/2015

  Our sense of self, sense of belonging and sense of personal power, all influence our self-esteem. People with very high self-esteem are still shaken and uprooted by distressing events – they do not have super powers. But they are resilient. They can be positive and get over bad times because self-esteem gives you resilience;…

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Which of these demons are you hiding?

By Sarah Cordiner / 10/01/2015

The 7 Self Judgements we must overcome   Self-Concept: Self-concept is the umbrella term, the overarching term for who we think we actually are and all the ideas we have about ourselves.  We are not born with this. At approximately 18 months old, we develop a concept of who we are which comes from a…

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3 Activities to Make Space for Positive Life Change

By Sarah Cordiner / 02/12/2014

Sometimes we can find ourselves frustrated with life.  Facing the same problems, stresses and road blocks. It is important to remember that before we begin taking steps towards positive change, we first need to make space for it. Here are 3 practical activities you can do to clear out the unwanted negativity and blockages in…

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How to step out of discontentment and unhappiness – An interview with Sarah Cordiner

By Sarah Cordiner / 29/09/2014

  Discovering ‘The Efficacy Effect’, is like getting a sneak peek at the secret recipe of man!     Educational Entrepreneur Sarah Cordiner is questioned by Fernando L Soto, Author of “What’s Next for You?”, revealing the beginning of a new educational life transformation model that plans to help the masses create desired results –…

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Where have your beliefs in your abilities come from? 3 Perspectives on the Sources of Efficacy – Sarah Cordiner

By Sarah Cordiner / 27/09/2014

Sarah Cordiner, founder of ‘The Efficacy Effect’ believes there are 5 stages to the creation of an ‘Efficacious Effect’; aka the development of an event, experience or circumstance that causes desired results, (or undesired ones). THE EFFECTOR – this is something causes a change in belief in one’s ability to create desired results THE MIND-SET…

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Your Sanity is a Matter of Your Perceived Control – How Efficacy Keeps You Sane

By Sarah Cordiner / 27/09/2014

The world is a fast moving and fast changing place.  We are constantly faced with new challenges and new ways of doing things. When this is combined with the every day life challenges of being human, we are faced with significant pressure to maintain the capability to implement control over the path our life is…

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Are you an Efficacy Effector? What the butterfly effect can teach us about making and breaking efficacy

By Sarah Cordiner / 27/09/2014

Many of us have heard of the butterfly effect, coined by Edward Lorenz in 1961 which describes how a small change in one place, can result in a much bigger change later on; so if a butterfly flapped its wings in one place, with the right weather conditions it could create a hurricane in another…

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A frightening level of power is beheld by Educators – The Power of Efficacy

By Sarah Cordiner / 27/09/2014

The Efficacy Effect (Sarah Cordiner) is a concept that illustrates how and to what extent people can influence results through their belief in their ability to control various life events. Our everyday experiences – indeed, our entire life path – can be influenced by our perceived ability or inability to succeed in any given activity,…

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