Building resilience and changing old habits: How Change Ready is helping empower businesses
Founder of Change Ready Simon Rountree wants CEOs and industry leaders to ask themselves this question: Is your leadership promoting a culture of bullying or are you making employees accountable for their actions and fostering a progressive culture?
Formerly the CEO of Camp Quality for 16 years, Simon spoke with us about actions that help propel organisations forward, and the changes he hopes to see.
What is Change Ready and what is its mission?
Change Ready is about supporting organisations through reducing risk, and helping companies to increase sales, be innovative and improve workplace engagement. We do that through evidence-based and practical programs that help build resilience and make people change-ready within organisations.
It’s about helping to build companies or cultures that are ready to deal with change, adversity or ambiguity in the workplace. Businesses are going to change, whether it’s because of technology or businesses asking their people to do more with less…
Build resilience in children and support caregivers
Raising a strong and resilient child is easier than trying to repair damage an adult, and pediatricians can give parents the tools.
This was the focus of the session titled, “Building Strong Children Instead of Repairing Broken Adults: Promoting Resilience in Pediatric Practice,” on Octocber 27, 2019 at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana. Led by Heather Forkey, MD, a pediatrician at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, the goal of the session was showing how to promote and enhance skills of resilience in the office setting. The effect of adverse childhood experiences plays a role, but the more important part of promoting resilience is not undoing trauma, but rather promoting buffering and support by caregivers…