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Building Resiliency   How to Thrive in Times of Change                        Center for Creative Leadership07/05/12 04:33...
RESILENCY  “More than education, more than  experience, more than training, a  person’s level of resilience will determine...
Definition:    Resilience means we can bechallenged and not break down. It is  the ability to bounce back, learn,    and e...
Why is Resiliency Important?   Because change is so pervasive.     Organizations change mission,    strategy or focus. Sta...
Can You Become Resilient??07/05/12 04:33 AM   by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv   5                    mba,email:1966patel@...
Nine Areas of Resilience • Acceptance of Change How can I succeed when the rules have changed?? This is the way I have alw...
2. Continuous Learning      • At the end of each day write down one thing you      learned or one thing you knew already b...
The Learning Curve                                 LearningPerformance                    Time07/05/12 04:33 AM          b...
Think about a struggle you’ve            successfully dealt with…07/05/12 04:33 AM   by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv   9 ...
3. Self Empowerment       • What are your strengths?       • Develop new strengths       • Create your own board of direct...
4. Sense of Purpose        • Why?        • Why do you do the work that you          do?        • What gives it meaning?   ...
Is there a difference between who                  you are           And what you do?07/05/12 04:33 AM   by Dr.Rajesh Pate...
5. Personal Identity         •     Your job is just one facet of your identity         • Sense of personal identity create...
1. Personal and Professional Networks               “Developing a good-sized network                  is truly a transfera...
1. Reflection       •        Establish Routines that build in reflection       •        Rearrange priorities to make time ...
1. Skill Shifting        •           Don’t be afraid to change your definition        •           Where else would your sk...
1. Relationship to Money  •        Nowhere is it more evident how you relate to the           outside world than your atti...
The Valley of Chaos                                 LearningPerformance                    Time07/05/12 04:33 AM          ...
Surviving a challenge07/05/12 04:34 AM    by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv   19                     mba,email:1966patel@gm...
Fostering Individual Resilience        •   Continuous learning        •   Realistic optimism        •   Sense of purpose a...
Fostering Organizational Resilience        • Establish a learning culture        • Create a compelling vision or          ...
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  1. 1. Building Resiliency How to Thrive in Times of Change Center for Creative Leadership07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 1 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  2. 2. RESILENCY “More than education, more than experience, more than training, a person’s level of resilience will determine who succeeds and who fails. That’s true in the cancer ward, it’s true in the Olympics, and it’s true in the boardroom.” How Resilience Works Harvard Business Review May, 200207/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 2 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  3. 3. Definition: Resilience means we can bechallenged and not break down. It is the ability to bounce back, learn, and even thrive in the face of adversity.07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 3 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  4. 4. Why is Resiliency Important? Because change is so pervasive. Organizations change mission, strategy or focus. Staff turnover and budget struggles all create change in their wake!07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 4 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  5. 5. Can You Become Resilient??07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 5 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  6. 6. Nine Areas of Resilience • Acceptance of Change How can I succeed when the rules have changed?? This is the way I have always done it!! • Pay attention to the people and the work around you. Seek out new challenges that stretch your skill or minimize your weaknesses • Pay attention to your mental well-being. Take discomfort as a signal to explore your feelings and thoughts. • Examine change on its own terms – what can you control07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 6 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  7. 7. 2. Continuous Learning • At the end of each day write down one thing you learned or one thing you knew already but had confirmed • Review a professional disappointment that occurred recently (past 6 months). What is your perspective now. • Look back on a professional success that occurred in your career. What do you know now that you didn’t know then?07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 7 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  8. 8. The Learning Curve LearningPerformance Time07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 8 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  9. 9. Think about a struggle you’ve successfully dealt with…07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 9 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  10. 10. 3. Self Empowerment • What are your strengths? • Develop new strengths • Create your own board of directors or advisors.07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 10 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  11. 11. 4. Sense of Purpose • Why? • Why do you do the work that you do? • What gives it meaning? • Flow07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 11 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  12. 12. Is there a difference between who you are And what you do?07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 12 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  13. 13. 5. Personal Identity • Your job is just one facet of your identity • Sense of personal identity creates links between: feelings, beliefs, values and actions! •"The essence of metaphor is understanding and experiencing one kind of thing in terms of another." • Develop a personal metaphor for your goals  I’m forever hitting a brick wall  I’m the captain of my fate07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 13 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  14. 14. 1. Personal and Professional Networks “Developing a good-sized network is truly a transferable skill”• Personal as well as professional relationships create a strong base of support.07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 14 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  15. 15. 1. Reflection • Establish Routines that build in reflection • Rearrange priorities to make time for reflection • Use your performance appraisal as time for reflection • Keep a journal07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 15 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  16. 16. 1. Skill Shifting • Don’t be afraid to change your definition • Where else would your skills be appreciated?07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 16 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  17. 17. 1. Relationship to Money • Nowhere is it more evident how you relate to the outside world than your attitude toward money!07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 17 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  18. 18. The Valley of Chaos LearningPerformance Time07/05/12 04:33 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 18 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  19. 19. Surviving a challenge07/05/12 04:34 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 19 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  20. 20. Fostering Individual Resilience • Continuous learning • Realistic optimism • Sense of purpose and meaning • Ritualized Ingenuity • Social Network07/05/12 04:34 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 20 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com
  21. 21. Fostering Organizational Resilience • Establish a learning culture • Create a compelling vision or “sticky” message • Create opportunities to innovate • Networks that extend across boundaries • http://kimandjason.com/blog/ • Cuteoverload.com07/05/12 04:34 AM by Dr.Rajesh Patel,Director, nrv 21 mba,email:1966patel@gmail.com

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