Hardiness and Resilience

Four Research-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience

March 09, 2021

No matter who we are, there are times when life sends unexpected struggles our way. But learning healthy ways to cope with adversity — aka, building resilience — can help us manage our feelings in the moment, recover from setbacks more quickly, and build healthy habits to overcome future challenges. What is Resilience? Resilience is...

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Being a Resilient Woman in Business: Reflections for International Women’s Day 2021

March 04, 2021

International Women’s Day often brings a time of reflection for me. As a mother of two daughters, I think about the progress that has been made and the work yet to be done.  I hope in some small way that I am doing my part to help inspire my children and other women to go...

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4 Steps to Finding Resilience From Within

January 19, 2021

Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to “bounce back” and adapt when situations don’t go as planned.  Resilient people don’t let failures or setbacks get them down; they acknowledge the situation, find opportunities for learning and growth, and move forward with a positive outlook. The Three Elements of Resilience There are three elements that are...

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5 Ways Resilience Training Improves Your Mental Health

November 19, 2020

Resilience is a key building block that allows you to bounce back from adversity and navigate times of change without being controlled by fear or anxiety. Resilient people overcome challenges with a sense of renewed purpose and strength, and feel empowered to use their emotional resources to help others work through troubled times, as well....

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Leadership Resilience Strategies to Manage Employee Wellbeing

November 12, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to influence all of our lives, leaders need to be continually finding new ways to help their teams manage the crisis. As leaders, we have a responsibility to improve the wellbeing of our workforce as we continue to navigate these challenging times.  Supporting employee wellbeing requires an approach that addresses...

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5 Ways to Become a More Resilient Leader

August 19, 2020

Do you want to become more resilient and lead confidently through times of change?  Building resilience is essential to becoming a leader who can successfully navigate hardship and difficulty. Even better: studies have shown that leaders with high levels of resilience are viewed as being more effective than their peers, direct reports, and their managers....

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How to Use the Hardiness Resilience Gauge to Increase Your Leadership Abilities

August 11, 2020

Wondering how to become a resilient leader? Looking for ways to build your skillset and bounce back faster from times of stress, trauma, and disaster? In this article, we’ll discuss how to use the Hardiness Resilience Gauge (HRG) to increase your leadership abilities. Leaders who develop resilience, which is defined as the ability to withstand,...

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6 Ways Building Your Resilience Leads to Business Growth

July 07, 2020

Are you wondering how building your resilience can lead to growth, success, and increased happiness at work? Maybe you’re wondering about the link between professional development and workplace success? If so, you’re not alone. Given the latest economic recession, COVID-19, the upheaval of the modern office, and more, the ability to stay focused and successful...

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How to Lead By Modelling Resilience at Work

June 16, 2020

Businesses are only as resilient as the people who lead them. We have a responsibility to ourselves and to our work teams to model the kinds of behaviours we want to see, and to encourage the kind of communication that’s especially crucial right now to help employees feel supported and productive. Now, more than ever,...

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The Advantage Series Pt 2: The Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Resilient Leadership

April 23, 2020

Change at work is normal, and in order to cope leaders need to be agile and resilient. Until recently, the focus in leadership has been mostly on agility and speed, but advancements in technology combined with globalization and socio-economic changes require a different kind of leadership.Today’s leaders must be resilient, emotionally intelligent people who can be adaptable and react appropriately to today’s rapidly-changing environments while staying connected and kind. In this second...

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