Tuesday Morning Focal Point
Tag: resilience

Emotional Qualities and Leadership
January 18, 2021

I hear all kinds of comments about emotions from, “I am not emotional,” to, “my partner’s emotions are irrational “and “My kid’s emotions don’t make sense”.  I find that emotions (and the related emotional qualities) in our western world are not well understood or valued. What are emotions? First, everyone has emotions.  Emotions are wired…

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Strategies for Building Resilience
September 1, 2020

Often when I facilitate workshops on resilience and building resilience, attendees offer a definition of resilience as the “ability to bounce back.”  I don’t think this is a perfect definition, but let’s go with it, simply because it is a common response from workshop participants. Therefore, it must matter. Miriam Webster’s dictionary defines it as…

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