October 30, 2017 By FTI Consulting
Our capacity to bounce back – from setbacks and disappointments and from times of stress and challenge – is crucial to our careers, our job satisfaction and our happiness.
We can develop and enhance our ‘bounce-backability’ by taking practical steps to:
Improving our physical wellbeing by changing our approach to exercise, relaxation, nutrition, hydration, posture and breathing. The aggregation of marginal gains – making a significant number of small and sustainable changes that cumulatively have a substantial impact.
Enhancing our psychological wellbeing by addressing a critically important relationship – the one you have with yourself. Changing our approach to reflection, personal growth, the choices we make around acceptance and intervention, perspective, proportion and gratitude. Learning how to use mindfulness – both as a meditative technique and in the way we perform at work.
Improving our social wellbeing by taking practical steps to reframe relationships, mend fences, empty grudge bags, celebrate diversity and give and receive confidence-building feedback. Using the Rodenberg three-circle model as a practical tool to enhance the way we connect to colleagues at work.
Exploring this dimension of well-being to manage and develop your talent and your career, to ‘sharpen your saw’ by building on your strengths and by working on what you need to improve. Using the ground-breaking work done by Mihaly Csíkszentmihályi to achieve flow in the work you do and to maximise the satisfaction you gain from what you accomplish.
Reconnecting to the deepest level of who you are. The power, dignity and grace of the human spirit. Work as a search for meaning as much as a means of earning our daily bread. Work as a landscape of abundance opportunity in which you can discover who you are and what you can achieve.
The workplace can be rich with opportunity. A place where we can learn and grow, develop and contribute, build our careers, earn our living and provide for our family.
It can also be challenging, demanding and exhausting. With support, you can develop powerful strategies to: