“Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy and then help orchestrate the energy of those around you.” - Peter Drucker.

Resilience is one of the key attributes of successful managers and leaders. Especially important in times of constant change and rising expectations.  

Help yourself before helping others

Key areas

  • Learn how to build your resilience, navigate obstacles and change, and thrive in your role
  • Learn how to look after your own wellbeing
  • Develop a resilient mindset and resilient team
  • Role model this behaviour

Further information

  • Stay connected – find solid and supportive relationships, develop your network.
  • Think about your purpose – what’s that one thing every day that will fuel your sense of achievement.
  • Practice gratitude – every day, list three things you are grateful for.
  • Notice your emotions – when you start feeling negative and cranky, check what’s behind it, acknowledge it, and see if anything can help you balance it up.
  • Build healthy coping strategies.
  • Build in more movement into your routine.
  • Practice deep breathing several times a day.
  • Set a bedtime routine as much as possible.