Principle 9: Bypass the cognitive faff

Principle 9: Bypass the cognitive faff

By Serena Battistoni|January 30, 2019

Principle 9: Bypass the cognitive faff People need to talk about resilience. They need to know it goes up and down, even for those with high levels. They need to know how it gets drained day to day. And they need to know the key factors of how to support and extend where resilience is in deficit. Leaders in particular need to be able to match the resilience demand with…

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…

Inspiration in three steps

Inspiration in three steps

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 inspiration…

Think both Deep and Fun

Think both Deep and Fun

By Jenny Campbell|June 18, 2018

  Principle 5: Think both Deep and Fun Leaders in our experience often assume that resilience is all about the deep psychological stuff. Yet this lets them off the hook of responsibility to take practical action, which is most often what is needed. Deep psychological issues may in fact be present. Some of the barriers to resilience are about enabling healthy boundaries. And if a person does not keep healthy…

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.…

Double your capacity

Double your capacity

By Jenny Campbell|March 17, 2018

Most good performers within organisations have ‘bounceback’ levels of resilience. It means they rise to the challenge. But there is a tail effect. See the infographic below of how to stop the downside of bounceback and double your capacity. To discover more about how you can invest in your resilience and your capacity, click here.   Author: Jenny Campbell, CEO of The Resilience Engine

Resilience Lens: Coaching Challenges

Resilience Lens: Coaching Challenges

By Jenny Campbell|February 28, 2018

The Resilience Lens is where the Resilience Engine offers in-depth analysis of different coaching challenges, using our ten years of resilience research. Here’s our first example. Your Client Is Not Coping. What do you do? You are running a workshop aimed to help enable change, and have some exercises that the participants will try out in small groups. Everyone stands up, gets into their groups, and go off confidently. But…