Episode 2

Published on:

14th Apr 2020

Refocus your Brain

Microresilience: Lessons learned from Bonnie St John

Framework Number One: REFOCUS YOUR BRAIN.


·        looks at what you can do today, those little changes, that will, over time, impact the bigger plans that you are putting in place as you lead the charge for the overall resilience of your own leadership, your team and your work.

·        a powerful tool to use as you relate to your family and your friends during times of unprecedented change and stress. 

·        acknowledges, in a very practical way, that there are times that you have to recharge on the go

·        this is not about being a workaholic but it is about working very hard for a focused event or experience

·        serves you well during times of crisis when there does not seem to be a break or even an end in sight of the needs that need to be met

·        sets you up to be able to pivot even as you continue to work very hard. 

·        enables a leader to deliver a level of consistency and sustainability as fatigue sets in and you find yourself digging for your reserves.

Refocus your brain:

1.     keep from getting mentally overwhelmed

2.     manage your decision fatigue.

St John, B. (2017). Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive, and Energy. Hachette, UK.

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The Art of Leadership
Experienced leader, Niña Ellison, focuses on those seeking a fresh perspective into some of the hardest skills a leader will ever learn.
The Art of Leadership with Niña Ellison focuses on the soft skills of leadership, their value and the power of their influence. As a leader, if you are interested in moving from success to significance then balancing both hard and soft skills is essential! These seemingly opposing skills complement rather than compete with each other. Hard skills are demonstrated through technical expertise that results in clearly measured goals being reached. They are vital to the success of any initiative or program. On the other hand, soft skills emphasize the transformation of people more than the transaction of tasks. They highlight behavioral changes and making a difference in people’s lives. This podcast is for leaders who are seeking a fresh perspective into some of the hardest soft skills a leader will ever learn. You can connect with Nina at https://www.healthyleadership.online

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A leader with over 20 years of experience empowering others to consistently deliver excellence that results in increased growth for the leader, the team and those they serve.