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Build resilient employees by being a role model for healthy practices

Since the beginning of this year, I have been talking about what it takes to build resilient employees.  Today’s tip – as a leader, be a role model for healthy practices. Be a role model for healthy practices You are

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be more resilient

Want your staff to be more resilient? Show that you care

In my last instalment in our video tip series on what it takes to be more resilient at work, I talked about the importance of cultivating empathy in the workplace, and I gave you four specific ways to do so. 

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choice

Obligation versus choice

As leaders, we are often called upon to implement and follow-through on decisions we don’t necessarily agree with.  When you find yourself in such a situation, it’s worth asking yourself whether you’re faced with an obligation or a choice.  And

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develop resiliency

To develop resiliency, start with empathy

Today’s blog post continues with our video tip series on tools to develop resiliency in your people.  One of the most overlooked aspects of the resilience skill set is the ability to cultivate empathy — both self-compassion and empathy for

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Your employees will become more resilient if you do what you can to reduce uncertainty

In our current video series, I’ve been sharing strategies on how to help your employees become more resilient.  Today is Strategy #4, and the tip is to share as much information as you can to reduce uncertainty. Reduce uncertainty by

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comfort zone

What will it take to step outside your comfort zone (or bungee jump naked)?

I often blog about the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone, of taking calculated risks.  In this post last year – Does risk-taking scare you? – I wrote about the farmer who was asked whether he planted wheat for

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