Posts Tagged ‘resilience’

Beyond Resilience: Givers, Takers, Matchers and Anti-Fragile Systems

“Our focus on removing or minimizing randomness has actually had the perverse effect of increasing fragility.”   How can we work through this  paradox in organizations?  Assistant Professor Adam Grant’s recent works provides insights. As a follow-on exploring the concept of anti-fragile systems that I blogged about earlier, consider the power of Dr. Grant’s recent work on Givers, […]


Life & Limb: Change, Resilience and Learning from the Three-Legged Cat

WHAT are the positive aspects of the pain of change, especially when it is overwhelming, full of sighs, groans, and fearsome ambiguity? Make it through, and you’ll know what resiliency is and the value in the struggle to be alive, and especially to fully live. We witnessed this twice when Pearl, one of our two cats, the […]