NEW WORK: RESILIENCE

Tempering against the Unexpected

VIRTUAL MEETING FATIGUE

Virtual Meeting Marathons Make You Sick
This 4 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
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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
This minute read saves you up to 6 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 272 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 326 minutes (about 6 hours). Learn more.
#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
This 5 min. read saves you up to 37 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 14 getAbstract summaries (8 books with a total of 1838 pages, 5 articles and one video) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2201 minutes (about 37 hours). Learn more.
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”
This 14 min. read saves you up to 2 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 89 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 93 minutes (about 2 hours). Learn more.
“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
This 7 min. read saves you up to 55 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 14 getAbstract summaries (9 books with a total of 2733 pages and 5 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3273 minutes (about 55 hours). Learn more.
Biohacking for Beginners

Tweaks to sharpen your thinking and increase your energy 

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COLUMNS

Persistence Is Key
Persistence Is Key
This 5 min. read saves you up to 29 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1442 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1726 minutes (about 29 hours). Learn more.
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?”
This minute read saves you up to 4 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 199 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 238 minutes (about 4 hours). Learn more.
“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
This minute read saves you up to 21 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 5 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1008 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1209 minutes (about 21 hours). Learn more.
Resilient Leader, Resilient Team

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

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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
This 4 min. read saves you up to 49 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (9 books with a total of 2405 pages, one article and 3 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2882 minutes (about 49 hours). Learn more.
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?”
This 4 min. read saves you up to 31 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 16 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1536 pages and 10 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1840 minutes (about 31 hours). Learn more.
“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
This 4 min. read saves you up to 61 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 14 getAbstract summaries (13 books with a total of 3026 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3628 minutes (about 61 hours). Learn more.
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
This 5 min. read saves you up to 28 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 9 getAbstract summaries (6 books with a total of 1397 pages, 2 articles and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1672 minutes (about 28 hours). Learn more.
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
This 5 min. read saves you up to 84 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 13 getAbstract summaries (13 books with a total of 4175 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 5005 minutes (about 84 hours). Learn more.
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
This 7 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 7 getAbstract summaries (5 books with a total of 1278 pages and 2 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1527 minutes (about 26 hours). Learn more.
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
This 8 min. read saves you up to 24 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 14 getAbstract summaries (4 books with a total of 1164 pages, 7 articles, one video and one podcast) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1389 minutes (about 24 hours). Learn more.
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
This 8 min. read saves you up to 32 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 7 getAbstract summaries (7 books with a total of 1602 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 1915 minutes (about 32 hours). Learn more.
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
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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”
This 19 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 254 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 286 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
“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”
This 15 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 332 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 384 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
“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.
This 16 min. read saves you up to 8 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 4 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 368 pages and 2 articles) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 426 minutes (about 8 hours). Learn more.
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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