LATEST ARTICLES BY SARAH CORDINER

 

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

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 everyday life challenges of being human, we are faced with significant pressure to maintain the capability to implement control over the path our life is taking…

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

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

The Efficacy Effect, a concept developed by Sarah Cordiner, illustrates how our belief in our ability to control life events influences our results. This belief shapes our experiences and life path, regardless of our actual abilities. Our beliefs and behaviors are shaped by many factors: our evaluation of past successes and failures, observing others’ successes…

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How To Be The Best Educator – Or The Worst

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, despite what our actual ability…

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The question that makes people hate you

I was recently having dinner with a friend when the diners beside us struck up a conversation. After the usual small talk, ‘that’ question was asked.   The one that people find impossible to leave alone, the one that people cannot possibly get into real conversation without asking, the one that makes us all wary…

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Villain, victim or hero? The life-script you’re playing out will determine your happy ever after, or not…

What character are you playing in your life script? Answer the 3 simple questions in this blog to find out…. Whether you believe me or not, you’re playing out your life like a character in a play, a movie or a story book, right now. You’ve been playing it out your whole life, and will…

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