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.…

‘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,…

Media Round Up – December 2017

Media Round Up – December 2017

By Jenny Campbell|December 16, 2017

A very Happy New Year from the Resilience Engine team! Some great articles that we’ve curated throughout December. Feel free to share!   What are UK universities’ mental health services like? Are they doing enough? by Izzy Bilton [Read the article] Opinion by Mike Blake: Why your wellbeing initiatives might be in need of a revamp [Read the article] Are we burning ourselves out in the pursuit of happiness? by Tom Calvard [Read the…

Media Round Up – November 2017

Media Round Up – November 2017

By Jenny Campbell|December 4, 2017

  Some great articles that we’ve curated throughout November. Feel free to share! CABA launches whitepaper to advise employers on how to boost the well-being of their workforce – [Read the article] Thriving at work – The Stevenson / Farmer review of Mental Health and employers in full [Read the article] Passion, pressure and playing for the wrong team by Kirsten Levermore and Scott Quinnell [Read the article] Boardroom leadership is the key to…

Media Round Up – October 2017

Media Round Up – October 2017

By Jenny Campbell|November 1, 2017

October has been a busy month at The Resilience Engine, but we’re not too busy to share our most engaged curated content during October!   Health & Wellbeing Thriving at Work report commissioned by government urges employers to commit to core standards around Mental Health  Huge rise in emergency service staff taking time off due to stress, anxiety and other mental health issues Lloyds Bank chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio on stress:…

Media Round Up – September 2017

Media Round Up – September 2017

By Jenny Campbell|October 2, 2017

Very few of us have the time to hunt around for the best, most engaging and thought-provoking content on resilience, leadership and employee well-being on a regular basis. Well, now you don’t have to. Each month, we’ll share a round-up of our most engaging content, curated from hundreds of credible sources across the globe that our followers across social media networks have liked, retweeted and shared the most. Health &…

Resilience Enablers: Learning

Resilience Enablers: Learning

By Jenny Campbell|February 22, 2017

To be resilient is about adapting successfully to change. Adaptability doesn’t happen without learning. We have to unlearn the stuff that doesn’t help any more. We have to learn new ways of being and thinking. We have to learn from others. This is true as much for individuals as it is for teams, as it is for the whole organisation. If we don’t learn, we will continue to do the…