To our network,
Yesterday we had the second in our series of online discussions called
Personal Leadership in Challenging Times
. This one was about
. Thanks to all who joined us.
You can view the video of our Zoom call
There is a wonderful article about resilience in the NYTimes editorial section:
On Coronavirus Lockdown? Look for Meaning, Not Happiness
. Among other points, it talks about a study after 9/11 of distressed students. The study found that "
some of them were less likely to become depressed than others. What set those resilient students apart was their ability to find the good. Unlike the less resilient students, the resilient reported experiencing more positive emotions, like love and gratitude."
It goes on to conclude that it is not adversity itself, but rather how people respond to it that leads to growth. It is the search for and finding of positive meaning, particularly personal meaning that matters.
Here is a
to that article.
On the lighter side (for those with young kids), Mary Werner has provided a resource called
Lunch Time Doodles with Mo Willems
As a subscriber to our periodic leadership bulletin you are invited to join us
on Zoom for the next call
Practical Ways to Use Dare to Lead
Principles – Monday, April 13.
All live zoom calls will be approximately one hour starting at
8:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (GMT -7)
We have also added another topic to the series --
The Two-Step -- Generating Breakthroughs
on April 22nd.
If you were not on either our March 31 or April 8 calls and want to attend the next, please send an email to
. You will receive the Zoom room link as well as the password via email.
Barbara Key and Linda Alepin