May 8, 2024

Corporate CPR Episode 120: How A Lack Of Resilience Might Be Killing Your Company

On today’s episode we are talking about how a lack of resilience might be killing your company.

Russell Harvey, a Resilience Coach, Facilitator, and Public Speaker, is on a mission to positively impact 100,000 lives by 2025, already reaching 44,212 individuals. With over 20 years of experience in Learning, Leadership, and Organizational Development, Russell’s approach is grounded in positive psychology and a Strengths-Based methodology. He balances pragmatism with creativity and playfulness, offering support, challenge, and progress to his clients. Beyond his professional endeavors, Russell serves as Chair of Governors at a local primary school and volunteers with Leeds Young Authors. His extensive qualifications include over 4000 hours of coaching, certification in performance development coaching, and expertise in facilitation.

Episode Highlights:

  • Encourage open discussions about individual strengths and preferences to optimize performance and engagement.
  • Aligning roles with employees’ strengths leads to greater productivity, fulfillment, and organizational success.
  • Address potential challenges upfront to prevent larger issues, ultimately saving time and resources in the long run.
  • Tailoring communication and engagement strategies to individuals’ natural strengths can facilitate easier and more productive conversations.
  • Building a resilient organization involves aligning roles with employees’ strengths, which leads to higher performance, enthusiasm, and engagement.
  • Fostering proactive resilience through self-reflection, role-playing, and leadership development strategies can help scale resilience initiatives across the organization.

Top 3 Takeaways for the Audience:

  1. Spring Forward with Learning: Emphasize the importance of continuous learning and growth, encouraging individuals to embrace new experiences and insights to propel themselves forward.
  2. Strengths-Based Approach: Recognize and leverage individual strengths to drive motivation, engagement, and effectiveness in both personal and professional pursuits.
  3. Delegate Brilliantly to Strengths: As a line manager, prioritize delegating tasks according to employees’ strengths, fostering a culture of empowerment and maximizing team performance.

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