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…

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…

‘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,…

Is Your Client Procrastinating?

Is Your Client Procrastinating?

By Jenny Campbell|February 3, 2018

Have you ever worked with clients who fully commit to actions identified in coaching, but they turn up not having done it? Maybe they repeat this a few times, so are they really just procrastinating? Often, we as coaches will assume that it’s something about the client’s commitment or that the goals associated are not meaningful enough. So we will often invite reflection and enquiry around the goal itself. Logical,…

What is the definition of Resilience?

What is the definition of Resilience?

By Jenny Campbell|November 25, 2015

Resilience is our ability to reshape ourselves. Or another way of saying it is our ability to successfully adapt to change. This definition is applicable at any level, individual, team, organisational right through to community. It’s an unusual definition. Most of what is talked about on resilience is about either coping or about bounce back. Both of these are elements within resilience, but they do not capture all of what…