The Truth Behind Denial

The Truth Behind Denial

By Jenny Campbell|February 20, 2019

Do you tell yourself the truth about what’s really going on? Within the field of resilience, we know that enabling people to see for real the ‘resilience data’ of any situation they find themselves in – under the cosh, in crisis, or with complex opportunities to navigate – is the basis of making a positive change. Resilience goes up and down. It’s not about emotions or an inability to manage,…

Coaching with intention

Coaching with intention

By Serena Battistoni|January 19, 2019

Is your client brimming with New Year resolutions and goals that sweep both of you up into an (potentially over) optimistic view of their capacity to enact on these changes? New Year resolutions can be great, if they’re doable and motivating. They really can help. But with many clients, they just say ‘humbug’ to all that, because repeated attempts at the same kinds of thing – getting better worklife balance,…

Living intentionally

Living intentionally

By Jenny Campbell|January 12, 2019

New Year resolutions and goals. It’s so admirable when folk are making them, driven by them, committing to them and actually achieving them!!  As an official ‘middle years’ person (over 50), I no longer set them because they would be the same ones as the previous N years, and why set them if I haven’t been able to achieve them thus far?! Do I aim for nothing new then? No.…

Shock! Level of Resilience Demand
Shock! Level of Resilience Demand

Shock! Level of Resilience Demand

By Jenny Campbell|November 12, 2018

In partnership with the Academy of Executive Coaching, we recently carried out a survey on the demand for resilience in the workplace. With over 200 respondents we think the results are a shock. And so we wanted to share them with you. In reading these results you might have the urge to feel vindicated about your feelings towards your workplace. Stop. Consider your own responsibilities in this. Consider what you…

Sleep, Think, Eat and Move… Well!

Sleep, Think, Eat and Move… Well!

By Jenny Campbell|October 5, 2018

Imagine you are in a state of equilibrium. Your mind and body are working beautifully together AND you have the resources you need to meet any challenges you face. You have • good social conditions • relationships that nourish you and that matter in your life, • enough financial security to feel safe and free to make choices, • adequate health care to draw on when required, • a sense…

The Power of Inspiration

The Power of Inspiration

By Jenny Campbell|September 10, 2018

Ever find with your clients that their inspiration has dissipated somehow? Hidden because of the busyness of their world? What about your own inspiration? Can you get hold of it quickly whenever you need that extra oomph in your day? The power of inspiration is phenomenal. And being able to get hold of it – whenever,wherever – is also phenomenal, and part of a personal resilience toolkit. People often seek…

Unselfish Reasons to Have Boundaries

Unselfish Reasons to Have Boundaries

By Jenny Campbell|June 8, 2018

Among those ten unselfish reasons to have healthy boundaries, which ones attract you most? This tool is taken from the Resilient Manager Toolkit, one of the blended learning guides and toolkits that the Resilience Engine has developed to put our ten years of resilience research in the hands of those who need it. To learn more about how the Resilience Engine can help your organisation, get in contact directly via…

Fire Fighting?

Fire Fighting?

By Jenny Campbell|May 11, 2018

Resilience is your capacity for change. ‘I think there’s a danger that we get caught up very much in the fire fighting. When we don’t have enough resilience to be able to stand back from something and put it in perspective’. Participant of a Resilience Engine programme Highly resilient people seek different perspectives all the time, so they don’t get trapped by any patterned ways of thinking, doing, or being.…

A Native American Proverb

A Native American Proverb

By Jenny Campbell|April 15, 2018

A native American proverb Resilience is your capacity for change.   To discover more about how you can invest in your resilience, click here.     Author: Jenny Campbell, CEO of The Resilience Engine

The danger of ignoring your own Resilience as a coach

The danger of ignoring your own Resilience as a coach

By Jenny Campbell|April 1, 2018

Resilience is your capacity for change. As an external or internal coach, does your resilience matter to your clients? Maybe you think it shouldn’t, especially if you are successful and consider yourself high performing. You can always ensure you are fully attentive and giving your all to the client. Right? Take Carol, a successful and high performing executive coach, who finds herself getting distracted. Carol is a high performance coach,…