Each of us has strengths and vulnerabilities that we bring to bear in our role as leaders. Some strengths and vulnerabilities develop as we move through life’s experiences, and others are inherited from our family, most immediately the family we grew up in, but also in a real way from the…
Updated: April 15, 2021
The challenges we are facing across the globe, here in the US, and right in our backyards are more complex, more intense and more immediate than in any recent time.
We need a clear pathway forward, and we need to come together.
Updated: January 6, 2021
Need a Cure for Feeling Tense? Get Curious! Fact: It has been suggested that the human brain is perhaps the most complex structure in the universe. Neuroscience has progressed dramatically in recent decades, especially with emerging technologies that have allowed us to “peek inside” and observe the hidden workings of our brain in real time.
Updated: December 3, 2020
How to Lead in These VUCA Times? First, Learn to See. Fact: Almost everywhere across the globe people are faced with challenges that seem insurmountable in their scope. There are complex and interconnected challenges to our governing institutions, our economic stability, public health on a global scale, and even our personal well-being. To state the
Updated: December 1, 2020
Being Present, Curious, and Open Can Make You a More Effective Leader Fact: Practitioners of Resilient Leadership continually learn about and practice the logic and wisdom of a New Way of SEEING, THINKING and LEADING. It is helpful to recall that SEEING includes the qualities of being present, curious and open to actions, reactions, interactions,
Updated: October 7, 2020
Like Mom and Dad Always Would Say Fact: Research into the way family systems operate has demonstrated how extensively our families of origin—and the generations that preceded them–imprint us with automatic patterns that influence (some even say “determine” rather than “influence”) our functioning on a daily basis. Some neuroscientists have gone so far as to
Updated: September 23, 2020
How to Avoid the Dangerous Pitfalls of Politics Ahead Fact: For many of us, the “good old days” are filled with memories of family and/ or friends’ get-togethers, fun and laughter. In the midst of the COVID–19 pandemic, these get – togethers, whether virtual or in-person, are really important in keep our important relationship systems
Posted: August 5, 2020
Is the Pandemic Threatening Your Important Relationships? Not too close. Not too distant. Fact: During these times of extraordinary social and personal anxiety, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy balance in our important family, community and business relationships. The physical separation that is occurring as a result of the need to “socially
How to Overcome Today’s Challenges with Innovative and Collective Action Fact: In every area of their lives—personal as well as professional–Resilient Leaders consistently work at practicing the three core imperatives of the RL model: Stay Calm Stay the Course Stay Connected These three basic principles guide their engagement with life at every level, whether in
Being Awake is a State of Mind Fact: It’s up to us. Each of us arrives at adulthood carrying with us the deep scripting from our nuclear and extended family (mom, dad, siblings, aunts, uncles, etc.) and from the previous generations of our family of origin. This scripting creates a “way of being” and a