Is resilience on the side?

Is resilience on the side?

By Jenny Campbell|March 28, 2019

In the Resilience Engine’s experience, our clients and colleagues want to have both wellbeing and performance. Both, without compromising one or the other. What their experience is however, in pretty much every domain in their life, especially in work, is that you get wellbeing versus performance. One is countering the other. There’s a tension, even a fight going between the two. It’s so normal our clients don’t notice it. So

Principle 10: Model It!

Principle 10: Model It!

By Jenny Campbell|February 27, 2019

These results demonstrate a somewhat profound disconnect between what organisations believe are the best strategies to build resilience, and what they are actually doing. In fact, there is a strong suggestion in the results that organisations largely do not know exactly which programmes produce the best results in the cultivation of resilience. Or, that they may in fact be pinning their hopes on initiatives that do little or nothing to

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,

Principle 8: Teams make Resilience real

Principle 8: Teams make Resilience real

By Jenny Campbell|November 28, 2018

Principle 8: Teams make Resilience real The original Resilience Engine research published in 2009 centred on personal resilience. Since 2014 the company has been researching collective resilience for teams and organisations. We know that resilience is your ability to adapt or your capacity for change, no matter the entity. We know that the measure of Organisational Resilience is how much change the organisation can absorb successfully. As you might imagine,

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

By Jenny Campbell|November 19, 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 on behalf of your own resilience and that of your clients. To provide a frame for the results of the survey, we will use The Resilience Dynamic®: Many of you

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

A Wellbeing framework for your clients

A Wellbeing framework for your clients

By Resilience Engine|October 15, 2018

  One of the fundamental principles to the Sleep, Think, Eat, Move well (STEM) wellbeing model is that all parts have equal relevance. Think of equilibrium where our entire system remains in balance.To support clients in sustaining breakthrough and creating a life where they flourish and thrive, appreciating the connectivity between ourselves and our universe is fundamental. However that is for another day. For now let’s stick to some simple

Principle 6: Embrace synergies of Wellbeing & Resilience

Principle 6: Embrace synergies of Wellbeing & Resilience

By Jenny Campbell|September 25, 2018

  Principle 6: Embrace synergies of Wellbeing and Resilience Organisations are currently feeling the pressure cooker effect of upping the need for performance, reducing headcount and cost, layered up with worrying about the wellbeing of their employees. The Resilience Engine sees a shift towards coping and indeed not coping – and these levels of resilience don’t bring about change or high performance. Wellbeing initiatives of gyms, healthy eating, even mindfulness

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy

By Jenny Campbell|July 9, 2018

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy Go easy on yourself this summertime, allow yourself to go into ‘soft focus‘ instead of being full-on performance. The work of resilience is to replenish and re-energise. Energy, not the same as resilience, is directly related; the two follow the same rides up and down. Here’s our top three tips for replenishing and re-energising this summer: Connect with joy Family & friends Let your

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