Feeling Stale

Feeling Stale

By Jenny Campbell|January 13, 2021

The word that is with me right now is stale. I can feel it, my clients feel it, you may feel it. It seems that whilst the world is very unstable and uncertain, many feel stale in what they are doing day to day. Here’s what the standard advice can include: If you’re in a stale relationship, either spice it up (find common interests or get stuck into proper conversation…

How resilience coaching makes the difference

How resilience coaching makes the difference

By Jenny Campbell|July 13, 2020

What is the difference between resilience and normal executive coaching? Two main things: Being able to be aware of the client’s resilience defines very clearly their capacity for change. That means it can help you as the coach set expectations for yourself and the client. Given whatever start point the client has, knowing the key things for their resilience needs, for that exact start point, helps sift through the masses of…

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,…

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…

Have a laugh

Have a laugh

By Jenny Campbell|May 31, 2018

  When is the last time you really had a laugh? Think about it. Do you seek out ways to get a laugh? Or are you just keeping it together, often feeling tired, perhaps distracted because of work or home life pressures, and need to wind down before you’re in the mood to even think about anything remotely funny? (thank you very much!) How many of your clients are in…

Client story: Coping vs Breakthrough

Client story: Coping vs Breakthrough

By Jenny Campbell|May 8, 2018

Stories from the Resilience Engine Community of Practice: Yvette Elcock   Read this client’s story of resilience coaching. The Resilience coach is Yvette Elcock, one of our Accredited Practitioner from the Resilience Engine Community of Practice.   “Working through the difference between soldiering on or what you described as breakthrough is very powerful. The difference between soldiering on and breakthrough is significant. The unfortunate trap here is that tenacity and…

‘No’ is your friend

‘No’ is your friend

By Jenny Campbell|February 14, 2018

    Saying no is good for your resilience. If you pay specific attention to your energy, get perspective and pace yourself well, your Adaptive Capacity increases. And that’s the fuel in the tank of your Resilience Engine. This means that your capacity for change increases – as well as your wellbeing and performance. Nice one!   To do this you need to be able to say ‘No’ well, appropriately,…

Resilience is Your Capacity for Change

Resilience is Your Capacity for Change

By Jenny Campbell|January 20, 2018

What is resilience for you? Surviving? Dragging yourself through in order to get out the other end? Coping? Keeping it all together, somehow!! Bouncing Back. Grit and determination, you won’t let this thing beat you! Is it all about digging in when you might feel stuck, so you can free yourself? The Resilience Engine’s ten years of research shows that resilience is in fact, your capacity for change. It takes…