Do You Maintain Emotional Stability in Stressful Conditions?

Do You Maintain Emotional Stability in Stressful Conditions?

It is this simple: no emotional stability, no mental toughness.  And, therefore, no resilient leadership.   Emotional stability reflects the capacity to be calm during a crisis, to tolerate minor stresses and strains in daily work, be patient with employees, and...
Harnessing the Power of a Growth Mindset for Resilient Leadership

Harnessing the Power of a Growth Mindset for Resilient Leadership

“Always be coachable” is the favourite mantra of my teenage daughters’ Camogie coach.  She is opening their young minds to the power of the ‘growth mindset’.  She is encouraging each team member to always be open to listening and learning.   We all know this...
Positivity: is this reducing your resilience?

Positivity: is this reducing your resilience?

Surely the intent to become more resilient is based in learning, growth and advancement.  For most of us anyway.  We want to become more resilient because we want to be better at something or to deal with something more effectively.  Positivity, therefore, is crucial...
Control: Resilient Leadership

Control: Resilient Leadership

Major debate is taking place in the sport I played and coached in for over 30 years, with my children now heavily involved in juvenile teams.  This debate centres around whether juvenile players under 12 years of age should be exposed to competition.  Many advocates...
Purpose: the Resilient Leader

Purpose: the Resilient Leader

“Finding your purpose” at work is one of those statements that may appear both overused and a bit of a cliché.  However, it is much more than a cliché.  It is essential for becoming more resilient.   Research widely indicates a strong link between purpose and...