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Good Leaders Can Overcome Institutional Inertia in a Crisis

Although Covid-19 is clearly a catastrophe, it offers what every social scientist craves: a “natural experiment” that allows us to compare different responses to similar shocks. We have already learned much about what does and doesn’t work in tackling the virus itself. We can also glean profound lessons about the role of leaders.

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In Times of Crisis, a Little Thanks Goes a Long Way

Research clearly indicates expressing gratitude is beneficial to our health and well-being. We’re happier when we’re grateful. During a crisis, taking the time to thank others is vital to dampen loneliness, amp up social connections, and generate generosity....

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Webinar: Helping Habits Stick

Susan shares how you can translate best practices into your personal and professional lives.   Watching the webinar, you will learn:...

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If You Feel Like You’re Regressing, You’re Not Alone

For many, the first weeks of managing a crisis feel extremely meaningful and energizing. But when I revisited the same leaders a few weeks later, they reported that something had happened to their energy and to the way their team was collaborating. The adrenaline-fueled pace of the initial crisis response began sputtering....

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June 2020 Coaching Report

Looking for Light in a Dark Tunnel ...

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Everybody Rise: Coaching Women & Diverse Clients to Step Up and Lead

Slides to accompany Sally Helgesen and Jeffrey Hull's webinar: Everybody Rise: Coaching Women & Diverse Clients to Step Up and Lead...

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Webinar: Everybody Rise: Coaching Women & Diverse Clients to Step Up and Lead

A lively, interactive conversation about the rise of a new leadership paradigm in the wake of crisis....

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David Peterson: The Learning Agility Challenge

A short clip from David Petersen's Conference Talk, discussing the dual importance of learning a new skill (Action) and developing the meta-ability to consciously manage where we direct our attention (Reflection)

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PTSD is the Wrong Way to Think

From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to: Present Traumatic GROWTH. The term PTSD is being thrown around in ways that are not helpful. Did you know 2/3 of those experiencing trauma report feeling stronger as a result?

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Necessary Qualities for Leading in a Crisis

In this video short, Eric Kaufmann shows how to use the meditation qualities of curiosity and forgiveness to facilitate leading in a time of crisis.

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