Engagement and Influence. Why organizations fight to keep some people in the midst of layoffs.

Engagement and Influence. Why organizations fight to keep some people in the midst of layoffs.

Some people mistakenly believe the old saying: “If I don’t look out for #1, no body else will.” But, the saying couldn’t be further from the truth. If you DO look out for “#1”, no body else will. When people consider themselves to be the most important or the #1, they alienate themselves from the rest of the team. When they accidentally step out in front of a bus, no one is going to dive to save “#1” because...

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Bounce Back and You’ll Be Left Behind: Why Resilience is No Longer Enough

Bounce Back and You’ll Be Left Behind: Why Resilience is No Longer Enough

There is a lot of talk lately about burnout and resilience. We need to "toughen up" and "bounce back". In physics "resilience" is defined as the ability of a material to return to it's original shape after being stressed. In our rapidly changing world, the "original shape" is already obsolete. So now what?

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How to Make a Difference Under Pressure: Dr. Dan on Deloitte's Resilient Podcast with Mike Kearney

How to Make a Difference Under Pressure: Dr. Dan on Deloitte's Resilient Podcast with Mike Kearney

In this episode of the Deloitte Resilient podcast, Dr. Dan Diamond, author of **Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure**, shares his front-line perspectives from over three decades of coordinating relief efforts for some of the most devastating natural disasters around the world. He also discusses how lessons learned from these experiences can be applied to our everyday and work lives to create purpose, foster reciprocity, and encourage gratitude.

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Growth Mindset: What You Need to Know to Overcome the Tough Stuff

Growth Mindset: What You Need to Know to Overcome the Tough Stuff

Ponder for a moment how you respond to intense change. For some people, just the word “change” causes them to tense up, break out in a sweat and spend the night staring at the ceiling. But, some people actually look forward to it and welcome the challenge. One thing's for sure: all of us encounter it. I've spend a good chunk of my career trying to understand why some people get stuck and some thrive when times get tough. Some get burned out and some fired up. If you've been feeling a bit overwhelmed, read on. I have some good news for you.

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Overwhelmed with Change? Struggling with Burnout? Here’s a Tool that Works

Overwhelmed with Change? Struggling with Burnout? Here’s a Tool that Works

Would you be interested if there was a scientifically proven treatment that would improve happiness, improve longevity, improve optimism, improve alertness, improve enthusiasm, improve determination, improve attentiveness and improve energy? Would you still be interested if it didn’t cost a pile of money or require prior authorization of your insurance company? People that regularly practice...

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