How to Build Resilience during the Pandemic

How to survive in the age of crises

Even before the pandemic, a Deloitte Insight Report found that 60 per cent of crisis leaders said their firms faced more crises than they did ten years ago. A staggering 80 per cent had to mobilise their crisis teams at least once between 2016 and 2018.

The numbers suggest that Australian businesses can no longer afford to wait for crises to wash up on our shores. For one, the financial toll is devastating. Add to that, the risk of post-crisis closure is high. Businesses need to prepare for the inevitable while keeping staff safe and productive…

How to Build Resilience during the Pandemic

Feeling connected to, and supported by, others improves our ability to cope effectively with challenges and reduces the harmful effects of our brain’s neurochemical responses to stress.” – Dr. Leslie M. Gutman

No matter where we live in the world now, we are immersed in uncertainty and change. At the same time, we are each facing our own particular hardships due to the pandemic. Our Sages teach us that our struggles are designed especially for us. No test is more than we can handle, yet each one still has the potential to bring out an improved version of ourselves. With this in mind, how can we utilize these challenging times to uplift us rather than bring us down?

Our resilience is key to successfully navigating through this difficult period as well as any other that life presents us. Resilience is an essential set of skills, enabling us to transform setbacks into new opportunities. Similar to building a muscle, resilience takes time to develop…

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