Resilience is something that is considered to be an essential capability. Particularly now, in the midst of a pandemic, we are told that people, teams and whole organizations need resilience. Our viability is a product of how resilient we are. The problem is that our understanding of what resilience is—and is not—is flawed. That has very real consequences for our ability to cope, to continue and to thrive. We need to rethink what resilience is, and what it means to genuinely be resilient. This is the place to start.
Making Personal Strategy Matter
Where do you want to go? What is your dream for the future? Building concrete plans is challenging. We often feel like we have too many choices and opportunities. We feel life is too random, that opportunity happens, and that circumstances change. Planning still makes sense, and there is a way to go about it.
You Are Your Own Imposter: A Guide to Recognizing and Dealing With Imposter Syndrome
Life can feel like a series of exceptional accomplishments. It can also be an on-going experience of dread. Much of that is a choice of interpretation.
Embracing Our Inner Consultant
Consulting is often viewed as something different, special and exclusive. The reality is very different. We are all consultants. We just need to connect with our inner consultant.
Faking It ’til We Make It: A Viable Strategy?
“Fake it ’til you make it.” You’ve heard it. You might have done it. It rubs many the wrong way, and seems to emphasize style over substance. But what role should it actually play in your personal development?
Exercising Agency: A Practical Guide
Being an agent of change is hard. We’re trying to get something done, and yet there are many cultural and political barriers in the way. Learn how to take the actions that lead to success.