Resilience Is More Than a Buzzword: It Boosts the Bottom Line
Resilience Is More Than a Buzzword: BetterUp Research Finds It Boosts the Bottom Line
he research finds that companies that grew in resilience experienced thrice the annual growth than those that did not grow in resilience.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been immeasurable. The cost of running businesses and providing employment has suddenly skyrocketed due to the drop in revenues. But while some organizations have faltered, others are surviving. What is the formula that has worked for the latter?
Resilience seems to be a buzzword that has emerged after the pandemic shook things up everywhere. But new research by BetterUp finds that it is more than that. The traits of highly resilient workers have helped organizations navigate this uncertain climate.
A mobile-based professional coaching provider, BetterUp recently published topline findings from its report, Resilience In An Age Of Uncertainty, developed through a data-driven examination of the attitudes, motivations, and behaviors of tens of thousands of professionals, before and during the current pandemic…
We Must Do Recovery Better
Resilience is defined as a capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, a toughness, or the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. We have heard much about resilience as bushfires, drought, flood and the covid pandemic engulfed our nation testing our personal and professional resilience as well as that of our city, our systems, and our economy.
While different circumstances may demand different responses, to Shane Fitzsimmons, NSW’s first Commissioner for Resilience, we need to be more resilient. In fact it was having visited over fifty communities during the 2019 – 2020 bushfires and backed by his near three decades in the rural fire service, the last twelve as Commissioner, that Fitzsimmons said to the NSW Premier that “we need to do recovery better”…
Motorists try to move their cars Thursday after being trapped on the flooded southbound Lodge near Dexter after a water main broke near the freeway about 2:30 p.m. Water from a 42-inch main poured down a freeway ramp and rose nearly 4 feet, causing backups. / Photos by William Archie/Detroit Free Press. Source: http://www.freep.com/article/20120601/NEWS01/206010386/Lodge-reopens-after-flooding-halts-traffic-near-water-main-break
A computer projection from the HWRF model of what the satellite presentation of Tropical Storm Cristobal might look like on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 .
This image provided by NOAA taken Wednesday shows hurricane Iselle, center, and tropical storm Julio, right. Photograph: AP
this earthquake is believed to be the biggest in the region in 25 years – had destroyed four mobile homes and made 16 buildings “uninhabitable”,
Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda) has arrived in the Philippines.
The global air traffic network may be more vulnerable to natural disasters than you realize.
Sea surface temperature in the equatorial Pacific Ocean (above). El Niño is characterised by unusually warm temperatures in the equatorial Pacific. source: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/el-nino-likely-to-develop-2014-7
Great guide for all pets owners; RSPCA Queensland. Source: http://www.rspcaqld.org.au/Information/AnimalCareTips/SummerTips/CyclonePreparedness
A MAJOR volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea this morning could disrupt flights to and from Australia.
Photo: Soldiers have deployed huge amphibious vehicles to rescue hundreds of people in Obrenovac. (AFP: Alexa Stankovic)
Recent volcanic activity reminds us of the 2010 disaster. The volcano in southern Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull glacier sends ash into the air just prior to sunset ON Friday, April 16, 2010. Thick drifts of volcanic ash blanketed parts of rural Iceland on Friday as a vast, invisible plume of grit drifted over Europe, emptying the skies of planes and sending hundreds of thousands in search of hotel rooms, train tickets or rental cars. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gauti) #
A section of Lake Oroville is seen nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California. As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the State’s lakes and reservoirs are reaching historic lows. Lake Oroville is currently at 32 percent of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Story of Cyclone Tracy by Sophie Cunningham.
even false tsunami warning can cause death toll in community…
scene from a recent biggest forest fire in Sweden’s modern history.
Forty homes appeared to have been completely submerged in the mudslide- only one building was left above ground level Photo: Getty
Near-term forecasts of the North Pacific jet stream, showing a stronger, sharper jet stream (red colors indicate stronger winds) across the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image