MANAGE THE PRESSURE – and find your resilience

Our co-founder, Professor Ivan Robertson considers how we can respond to pressure and increase their natural resilience For all of us working in today’s organisations, periods of intense pressure have become a fact of life. Whether you are a police officer working in a climate of terrorist threat, working for a manager who demands everything yesterday or part of an organisation that is downsizing while steadily setting more difficult targets – pressure is a given. But pressure is different to…

Deep dive: Social Support and resilience: You should never walk alone!

Deep dive: Social Support and resilience: You should never walk alone! I had delivered ‘resilience training’ before I came to Robertson Cooper and thought I knew what resilience was – it was all in the mind, right?  It’s all about how you, as an individual, think about the things that happen to you – do you overly blame yourself when things go wrong? Do you think everything is bad in your life when things go wrong? Do you think you will never be able to change things, that this is it now…