Unlike resilience, super-resilience doesn’t just look to endure the storm, but to grow stronger because of the tumultuous experience. Resilience is good, but it makes for a stressful / miserable existence if the storm never ends. It’s not over There is a sense that we are emerging from the irregularity and disruption of the Covid-19 […]
Super-resiliency is a state organisations need to attain in order to thrive in an increasingly uncertain world. These posts focus on super-resilience from a variety of perspectives.
The 4 FsAccording to evolutionary biologists, all life forms exhibit the same four drives. These being to fight, flee, feed and ‘reproduce’. I would add ‘freeze’, and in relation to social animals, ‘friend’ (verb). Everything our ancestors did and everything we do today is underpinned by these instinctive motivations.In essence, human existence boils down to […]
To understand what defines a super-resilient leader, we first need to understand what we mean by the term ‘leader’. Some definitions: Leader – the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. Lead – causing a person (or animal) to go with one by holding them by the hand, a halter, a rope, […]
Much has been written about the problem industrial era organisations face as we enter the post-industrial era. Covid-19 is in many respects the closing ceremony for the era of the factory business model. The rules of the game have changed and many old school players are finding themselves playing on an unfamiliar pitch. Watching digital […]
It’s not just businesses that face disruption as we leave the synthetic certainty of the industrial era. Societies too are having to adapt to the effects brought about by increased connectivity, mobility and global supply chains. In this post, I will explore what adaptations a society must make if it is to attract and retain […]