Resilience: the crucial   ingredient for cultural change      and personal alignment                  Rod Warner          ...
Experiencing adversity with resilience:Phase 1: Eroding - encountering and assigning meaning to the adversityPhase 2: Reco...
Experiencing adversity with poor                           resilience  Phase 1: Eroding - encountering and assigning meani...
What is meant by “resilience”?•Task focused and productive whilstexperiencing tough times•“Bouncing back”•Emerging stronge...
•© Copyright Building Resilience 2009 No part of this material may be copied, stored in a retrieval system, displayed or d...
Building Resilience Principles1.   Connect to your meaning in life2.   Use your unique strengths3.   Maintain perspective4...
Levels of consciousness and resilience principles Levels of Consciousness   Resilience principles Service                 ...
Levels of consciousness and elements of resilienceLevels of       Resilience        Resilience elementsConsciousness   pri...
Levels of consciousness and elements of resilienceLevels of       Resilience         Resilience elementsConsciousness   pr...
Building Resilience Principles1.   Connect to your meaning in life2.   Use your unique strengths3.   Maintain perspective4...
Values shift and changeStep 1: What would you like to achieve or  change?Step 2: What are you doing that makes  achieving ...
Weight lossStep 1: What? Lose 10kg weightStep 2: Doing now? Very strict diet leading to  hunger followed by bingingStep 3:...
BureaucracyStep 1: What? Increase personal responsibilityStep 2: Doing now? Dont volunteer; very  cautious; stick to rules...
SummaryResilience is needed to enable  culture shift and personal          alignment
Thank you                  Rod Warner           rod@buildingresilience.co.za           www.buildingresilience.co.zahttp://...
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    1. 1. Resilience: the crucial ingredient for cultural change and personal alignment Rod Warner rod@buildingresilience.co.za www.buildingresilience.co.zahttp://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingresilience 082 456 0819
    2. 2. Experiencing adversity with resilience:Phase 1: Eroding - encountering and assigning meaning to the adversityPhase 2: Reconciling - coming to terms with the impact and implicationsPhase 3: Navigating - moving forward and dealing with the issuesPhase 4: Thriving - experiencing enhanced resourcefulness and strength Adversity Usual encountered Thriving conditions Navigating Eroding Reconcilingf ol eve L Time © Copyright Performax Consulting 2006 No part of this material may be copied, stored in a retrieval system, displayed or distributed without written permission
    3. 3. Experiencing adversity with poor resilience Phase 1: Eroding - encountering and assigning meaning to the adversity Phase 2: Reconciling - coming to terms with the impact and implications Phase 3: Succumb - overwhelmed; dysfunctional coping Phase 4: Disabled - resistance; survival coping or “stuck” Adversity Usual encountered conditions Disabled: survival coping or “stuck” Eroding Reconciling Succumb:er f ol eve L dysfunctional coping Time © Copyright Performax Consulting 2006 No part of this material may be copied, stored in a retrieval system, displayed or distributed without written permission
    4. 4. What is meant by “resilience”?•Task focused and productive whilstexperiencing tough times•“Bouncing back”•Emerging stronger and more resourceful
    5. 5. •© Copyright Building Resilience 2009 No part of this material may be copied, stored in a retrieval system, displayed or distributed without written permission
    6. 6. Building Resilience Principles1. Connect to your meaning in life2. Use your unique strengths3. Maintain perspective4. Generate positive feelings5. Be realistically optimistic6. Persevere by being open minded and flexible7. Reach out to others
    7. 7. Levels of consciousness and resilience principles Levels of Consciousness Resilience principles Service Connect to your meaning in life Making a difference Reach out to others Internal Cohesion Connect to your meaning in life Transformation Use your unique strengths Self Esteem Maintain perspective Generate positive feelings Be realistically optimistic Relationships Reach out to others Survival Persevere by being open minded and flexible
    8. 8. Levels of consciousness and elements of resilienceLevels of Resilience Resilience elementsConsciousness principles Forgives oneself and others and does not harbour grudgesService Connect to your Lives life in such a way as to leave a legacy meaning in life Meets the needs of loved ones for intimacy, communication and supportMaking a Reach out to Reaches out to other people to provide help and support Sensitive to the feelings, needs and motivations of othersdifference others Feels own life has purposeInternal Connect to your Undertakes activities which are meaningful Believes that one has the resources to cope with the problems oneCohesion meaning in life encounters in life Lives life with integrity living up to espoused values Is trusting and trustworthy Feels connected to significant issues, such as people; causes; faith Has life goals Takes incremental activities to achieve life goals Views adversity as having a higher purpose and meaning Maintains a healthy work/home balanceTransformation Use your unique Has structured ways of learning from adversity and mistakes Develops own skill sets strengths Keeps current in areas of expertise Understand own strengths and own vulnerabilities Realistically optimistic about own capabilities and limits Draws strength from having overcome previous adversities Accepts self Deals productively with own strong emotional feelings Identifies and avoids the thinking which triggers persistent negative thoughts
    9. 9. Levels of consciousness and elements of resilienceLevels of Resilience Resilience elementsConsciousness principles Is realistically optimisticSelf Esteem Maintain Resists persistent ruminative thinking perspective Maintains an overall positive attitude Is optimistic in the face of challenges Generate Open to listening to people with different views when problem solving positive Takes considered risks feelings Priorities effectively Flexible when problem solving Be realistically Persistent in seeking solutions optimistic Maintains close relationships with loved onesRelationships Reach out to Communicates well with family and friends Maintains close relationships with friends others Resolves conflicts and disagreements Shares confidences with trusted others Easily accepts assistance and support from others Engages in enjoyable, relaxing and recharging activitiesSurvival Persevere by being open minded and flexible
    10. 10. Building Resilience Principles1. Connect to your meaning in life2. Use your unique strengths3. Maintain perspective4. Generate positive feelings5. Be realistically optimistic6. Persevere by being open minded and flexible7. Reach out to others
    11. 11. Values shift and changeStep 1: What would you like to achieve or change?Step 2: What are you doing that makes achieving this goal difficult?Step 3: What do you fear would happen if you did the opposite to Step 2?Step 4: What is the big assumption on which the fear in Step 3 is based?Step 5: What small step can you take right now towards achieving your goal?
    12. 12. Weight lossStep 1: What? Lose 10kg weightStep 2: Doing now? Very strict diet leading to hunger followed by bingingStep 3: Fear if did opposite? Only dramatic diets will work for meStep 4: Assumption? I lack will power to stick to a diet for the long runStep 5: Small step? Test the assumption with a gentle and gradual diet for a short period
    13. 13. BureaucracyStep 1: What? Increase personal responsibilityStep 2: Doing now? Dont volunteer; very cautious; stick to rules; hide mistakesStep 3: Fear if did opposite? Blamed and punished for mistakesStep 4: Assumption? Mistakes are punished and career limitingStep 5: Small step? Take small risks and admit to small mistakes and see what happens
    14. 14. SummaryResilience is needed to enable culture shift and personal alignment
    15. 15. Thank you Rod Warner rod@buildingresilience.co.za www.buildingresilience.co.zahttp://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingresilience 082 456 0819

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