18 Mar How can we better cultivate resilience in our teams?
Resilience: the capacity to face and overcome adversity. We all have it, to some degree, as this past year can attest. But how can we better cultivate resilience in our teams?
Future Forum recommends the following approach:
1. Acknowledge uncertainty. It’s just a fact of life that there will be adverse events, and their outcomes will be unknown.
2. Show confidence in your people. Uplift your employees and remind them of their strengths.
3. Look for opportunities to create connection.
4. Encourage social connectedness among team members.
As a Managing Partner at Prestige Scientific, I’ve been impressed by the resilience of so many of the companies I’ve worked with over the past year. And I’ve noticed that being resilient does not just mean being tough and not letting things get to you. It means using the resources you have to get by. Leaders who model this sort of approach ultimately cultivate resilience in their teams.
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