10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 10- Can You Hear Me Now?

The most resilient people are also skilled communicators. First, they have the ability to articulate their challenges and their coping strategies: "I can't stay late at work tonight on such short notice. Let's talk tomorrow about how we can get the job done more efficiently without either of us having to work overtime."  "I am …

The Parkland Survivors, Empowered Resilience and the Unintended Consequence of Hero-making

If I sat at this keyboard until the end of my days, I would never be able to as perfectly describe what I mean by empowered resilience as beautifully as the student survivors of Stoneman Douglas High School. They have embodied it with their words, tears, and deafening 6:20 minutes of silence. Hell, survivor Samantha …

10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 8- Give It a Rest

Today's focus is specifically on resting and its positive impact on professional resiliency. Discipline, action, intensity, priority: those words do not usually invoke the word “rest.” And, yet, that is exactly what I am prescribing for both individual and organizational resilience. Any marathoner worth their running shoes understands the value of the Rest Day in …