NEW WORK: RESILIENCE

Tempering against the Unexpected

VIRTUAL MEETING FATIGUE

Virtual Meeting Marathons Make You Sick
Virtual Meeting Marathons Make You Sick

Back-to-back meetings cause a lot of stress. Here’s what you and your organization can do to prevent meeting fatigue.

The One Skill That Affects Them All
The One Skill That Affects Them All

On self-awareness.

VIDEO TALKS

#gettogether: How to Build Resilience
#gettogether: How to Build Resilience
#gettogether: How to Build Resilience

Stanford Graduate School professor Leah Weiss explains how to build a resilient spirit and inspire your team members to do the same.

BURNOUT PREVENTION

Pandemic Fans the Flames of Burnout: It’s Time to Take Action
Pandemic Fans the Flames of Burnout: It’s Time to Take Action
Pandemic Fans the Flames of Burnout: It’s Time to Take Action

Pandemic burnout is real – including for those with cushy work-at-home jobs.

COPING WITH CHANGE

“Being Open and Agile Is the One Vital Skill for the 21st Century”
“Being Open and Agile Is the One Vital Skill for the 21st Century”
“Being Open and Agile Is the One Vital Skill for the 21st Century”

Applicable Tricks That Help Navigate Disruption in the Workplace.

TWEAKS AND HABITS

Biohacking for Beginners
Biohacking for Beginners
Biohacking for Beginners

Tweaks to sharpen your thinking and increase your energy 

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COLUMNS

Persistence Is Key
Persistence Is Key
Persistence Is Key

In my recent columns, we have seen how to nurture the creativity we all have and kindle the innovation flame with inspiration. But there is also a less fun part of the innovative and creative…

QUICK FIXES

“How Can I Cope With a Possible Loss of Control in My Professional or Private Life?”
“How Can I Cope With a Possible Loss of Control in My Professional or Private Life?”
“How Can I Cope With a Possible Loss of Control in My Professional or Private Life?”

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. No matter!

SOFT SKILLS

Resilient Leader, Resilient Team
Resilient Leader, Resilient Team
Resilient Leader, Resilient Team

An agile organization responds to whatever changes the marketplace throws at it. But ironically, navigating change smoothly requires consistency.

REVIEW

Accept Yourself
Accept Yourself
Accept Yourself

Brené Brown’s intelligent sincerity and easy prose welcome readers to her informed, supportive counsel.

LONGREADS
Of Viruses, Vulnerability and Superheroes
Of Viruses, Vulnerability and Superheroes
Of Viruses, Vulnerability and Superheroes

Isolation highlights the need to reach out.

Looking Beyond the Water Cooler
Looking Beyond the Water Cooler
Looking Beyond the Water Cooler

There is no substitute to person-to-person bonding. But there are ways to address the same needs in a new way – or at least to bring more humanity into our online interactions.

“Hello, How Are You?”
“Hello, How Are You?”
“Hello, How Are You?”

In times when the whole world is wondering how best to get through the current crisis, small things make the difference. For example, taking an honest interest in your employees.

Nobody Is Perfect
Nobody Is Perfect
Nobody Is Perfect

Although we all know this adage is true, perfectionism remains one of the main obstacles on the way to achieving common goals and staying motivated. Here is how to overcome it.

Grief – An Often Negated Feeling
Grief – An Often Negated Feeling
Grief – An Often Negated Feeling

How to mourn properly, and how to deal with mourners properly.

Ancient Buddhist Wisdom for Turbulent Times
Ancient Buddhist Wisdom for Turbulent Times
Ancient Buddhist Wisdom for Turbulent Times

Though timeless, the teachings of Buddhism are uniquely suited to cope with today’s fast-paced world.

Leading for Well-Being
Leading for Well-Being
Leading for Well-Being

A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. From sponsoring exercise programs to creating a values-based work culture, there is a lot you can do as a leader to help your employees thrive.

The COVID Recession Is Female
The COVID Recession Is Female
The COVID Recession Is Female

The pandemic sent employees home to work at the same time child care centers and schools closed, placing an untenable burden on families that’s now driving women from the workforce. Here’s what companies can do. 

Think Like a Rower, and Other Life Lessons from Sports
Think Like a Rower, and Other Life Lessons from Sports
Think Like a Rower, and Other Life Lessons from Sports

Organizations increasingly recognize lifelong learning as an economic imperative. But work-relevant learning does not stop at the end of the workday.

SELECTED SUMMARIES
Image of: Resilience
Andrew Zolli and Ann Marie Healy

Resilience

Why do some systems crash in a crisis and why do others bounce back?

Free Press
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Bonnie St. John and Allen P. Haines

Micro-Resilience

Increase your energy, initiative and focus by making small changes in your daily life.

Center Street
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George S. Everly Jr., Douglas A. Strouse and Dennis K. McCormack

Stronger

Use the “psychological body armor” of resilience to overcome adversity.

AMACOM
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Angela Duckworth

Grit

To develop your “grit,” combine passion and perseverance over time.

Vermilion
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Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Option B

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shares a message of resilience and hope after weathering a tsunami of grief.

Knopf Publishing Group
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Akash Karia

Emotional Habits

“Emotionally resilient” people accept their feelings and take responsibility for their actions.

CreateSpace
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INTERVIEWS
“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”
“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”
“Your Level of Social Connection Affects Your Longevity”

Business author Michael Lee Stallard on how to maintain connections in our private and professional lives – and why the pandemic could improve our working relationships enormously in the long term.

“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”
“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”
“For Creativity and Innovation, Life needs Time and Space”

Companies are living systems, says management expert Michele Holliday. Cultivate the right conditions for growth and the whole will be more capable than the sum of the parts.

The World Post-Pandemic? It’s Not Going To Be What You Expect.
The World Post-Pandemic? It’s Not Going To Be What You Expect.
The World Post-Pandemic? It’s Not Going To Be What You Expect.

The “New Normal” has turned into the buzzword du jour. But is the world really going to settle into a new routine following the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic? Author and executive coach Paolo Gallo…

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