Welcome to the last in our series of resilience bites. As we enter the next phase in our emergence from lockdown, we thought it appropriate to cover the topic of getting comfortable with change. In this article we reference our previous ‘resilience bites’ articles – all of these can be found on our blog We’re […]
Our willpower is being tested to the hilt whilst we’re in ‘lockdown’ resulting in the temptation to raid the fridge and wine cellar (if you have one!) a little too often. Learn how to change habits and eat for resilience in this blog.
One of the critical skills of resilience lies between our ears, learning how to calm our instinctual emotional reactions and turn them into considered responses.
As Australia does what it needs to do to contain this pandemic, we are being told to self-isolate. A friend posted yesterday that self-isolating does NOT mean self-isolation and she couldn’t have said a truer word.
As we move towards the end of another busy year with all the excitement and challenges of ‘the silly season’, it’s a good time to look to how we can manage our thinking and emotions to show up at work and home as the best version of ourselves. Being able to take a Growth rather […]
“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.” Dr. Seuss We know that Christmas can be a chaotic and sometimes stressful time of year and one of nature’s best antidotes to bring us back to balance is the ability to look for and find laughter, humour and joy. 1 Fact – Laughter […]
We are living in exciting times, where traditional leadership models are being tossed on their heads, where leadership is becoming democratised and it emerges as the responsibility of all, not just the privileged few. When I look back at my 20 plus years of management in large international organisations, I reflect on the best and […]
We’re approaching that time of year when we have one eye on the finishing line with the promise of some rest and renewal just over the horizon and the rest of our attention focused firmly on getting through our ever-growing list of work and personal to do’s. We can sense that our stamina is being […]
Anne and I of recent have seen patterns where teams are under pressure to perform and deliver, often in complex, chaotic and fast-paced environments and the one thing that can make or break the cohesiveness, resilience and performance of a team is the levels of trust, for each other, for colleagues and for their boss. […]
In our many years of managing, we rarely met an employee who was not anxious about receiving feedback, especially of the ‘constructive’ kind. With advances in brain imaging technology we are learning more about how feedback is received by the brain and the degree to which it achieves the goal for which it is intended. 1 […]