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Remember How Much You Mean to Others

Remember How Much You Mean to Others

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Elle Allison-Napolitano, PhD. Copyright© 2015, All Rights Reserved.     Although neuroscientists have shown that the limbic system is open and emotions are contagious between people, many leaders fail to act on this knowledge. They go about their workday moving from task to task without noting just how much they influence the people around […]

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How Women Cultivate Leadership Resilience: Three Practices

How Women Cultivate Leadership Resilience: Three Practices

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Copyright©2015 Elle Allison-Napolitano All Rights Reserved In my previous article, titled “Women Leaders are Strong as Hell,” I wrote about the assets needed for resilient leadership and how those assets are harder to come by for women. In this post I focus on what women can do to cultivate leadership resilience. Leveraging qualities that help everyone grow […]

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Ordinary Resilience and Extraordinary Resilience: Leaders Need Both

Ordinary Resilience and Extraordinary Resilience: Leaders Need Both

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Resilience: Beautifully Ordinary Without resilience, the everyday setbacks and surprising derailments of “best laid plans” would eventually make us wonder if we can face another day. According to the American Psychological Association (APA, 2002), resilience is the  ability to adapt well to disruptive change, and literally “bounce back” to previous levels of functioning. Here is the […]

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Resilient Leadership: What Makes Us Stronger?

Resilient Leadership: What Makes Us Stronger?

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Elle Allison PhD. (C) 2012 All Rights Reserved. After a particularly arduous day filled with unexpected and disruptive glitches, Mark Twain once said, “Apparently, anything can happen today.” Many leaders working within complex systems would agree, and might even make the observation that anything can happen everyday. The need for leadership resilience has proven […]

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Leadership Resilience: Step into new realities with grace and pluck.

Leadership Resilience: Step into new realities with grace and pluck.

| March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

(C) 2012 By Elle Allison, PhD.All rights reserved. When disruptive change occurs, resilient leaders face a defining moment: will they step into the new reality with grace and pluck, or will they fail to see the new opportunities before them? You see, exceptional personal resilience is so much more than remaining steady in the face […]

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Stare Back at Fear: 25 Things Leaders can Do Everyday

Stare Back at Fear: 25 Things Leaders can Do Everyday

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

(C) Elle Allison, 2011 Happy people doing meaningful work will change the world. Stress is a dreadful robber of happiness. We may not want to create a stress free life, but we sure can create a stress-less life. And, we can “stare back” at the destructive emotions of fear, anxiety, anger, and attachment. Here are […]

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