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Spotlight On: April!

Spotlight On: Building Gritty and Resilient Teams, Spring Reads, and More!

Building Grit & Resiliency

In today’s disruptive, fast-paced world, grit and resiliency have become the currencies of modern success. So, how can we nurture these critical resources in ourselves, our organizations, and our teams?

Meet Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Dr. Ivan Joseph, and Bruce Kirkby. They help audiences build and unleash their natural resiliency by providing practical strategies grounded in research and experience, and illustrating them through engaging storytelling. Learn more.

 

Summer Reads

Fresh books for spring! See what we’ve added to our bookshelf this past month and learn more about each captivating read.

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders (and How to Fix It) by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
This timely and provocative book shows what it really takes to lead and how new systems and processes can help us put the right people in charge.

The Good Fight: Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team and Organization Back on Track by Liane Davey
The guidebook to creating and using productive conflict in your organization to help teams handle even the most contentious conflicts, and get stuff done!

The Algorithmic Leader: How to Be Smart When Machines are Smarter Than You by Mike Walsh
A hopeful and practical guide for leaders of all types, and organizations of all sizes, to survive and thrive in this era of unprecedented change.

A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose by Samra Zafar
This harrowing and inspirational memoir follows Zafar as a child bride with big dreams, through her journey of finding strength in the face of oppression and battling through it to empowerment.

 

Inside Our Boardroom

Grab a seat in our boardroom with this exclusive video series, starring speakers we’re privileged to host in our office each week. All experts in their fields, learn from their fresh perspectives and inspiring stories — just like us! See the latest videos on our website and get started with three of our most popular clips:

  1. Mark Henick: Improving Our Approach to Mental Illness
    A mental health strategist shares tips on how companies can improve their approach to mental health.
  2. Amanda Lindhout: Unearthing Our Resiliency
    Held hostage for 460 days in Somalia, the bestselling author shares her inspiring tale of survival and reminds us of the resiliency that lies within.
  3. Michele Romanow: Banks Are Facing the Next Great Disruption
    A tech titan and CBC “dragon” explains why the banking industry is ripe for disruption.