For high-achieving go-getters (i.e. you), stopping to THINK may be unusual and uncomfortable and . . . there can be real power when you Stop. Ask. Think. Share.
If resilience is bouncing back from adversity, organizations need it now more than ever.
Yes yes. Shore up leaders’ personal resilience – support them to develop the courage to act, the willingness to take responsibility for decisions regardless of outcome, and the ability to inspire trust and confidence. This can only help them expand their team’s ability to adapt and better manage change.
And. Emphasizing individual efforts without addressing system-based issues can leave people skeptical and resistant (i.e. “you’re implying I’m the problem”).
Building resilience is a shared responsibility between individuals and the organization.
Actually, COVID-era research suggests system-wide strategies may be more effective and long-lasting than individual strategies.
We talk about individual’s efforts as part of a broader organization-based strategy that addresses issues in the system and environment.
We humans are funny, thinking listening is this blasé natural thing. Except when we practice listening skills, we get all sorts of dramatic outcomes. What's up?
Flow isn’t some magical reality we stumble into or only experience on holiday. Research shows the essential prerequisites are all within our control, every day.
Feeling isolated or alone didn't go away when social distancing stopped. And that's not good.
Though Psychological Safety sounds warm and cozy, it's really about making hard things possible... like intellectual friction, learning and connection.
Congratulations for making it through 2 years of unpredictable chaos. You’re here! Yay you! Well done and . . . it’s taken a toll.
Research behind the art & science of Dr. Bonnie Henry's Compassionate Leadership, and ideas from leaders at the front lines of COVID on how to bring it to life.
Ideas from people way smarter than me to help leaders and organizations act with compassion, stability, trust, and hope for life and work after March 2020.