‘The main blocker to building a better world of work is the inequity of opportunity for people to contribute or earn advantage, and the inability and unwillingness of many to understand that reality.’
Chris Altizer, co-author of Growing the Elephant with Gloria Johnson-Cusack, is interviewed by Tim Reitsma for People Managing People for their series on how we can collectively build better workplaces.
We’re passionate about the world of work, and how we can make it better. To help satisfy our curiosity, we’ve launched an interview series where we pick the brains of experienced leaders, business owners, managers, and individual contributors to get their thoughts on how we can collectively build better workplaces.
‘Employee resilience has been a flaming-hot topic with plenty of new ideas. The problem with most is the notion that employees can do it themselves, but, leaders contribute to workplace resilience when they lead with their own participation. From their own resilience, leaders can more effectively remove barriers to employee performance, improve workplace culture, and slow the great resignation.’
Chris Altizer and Gloria Johnson-Cusack authors of Growing the Elephant have an article on organizational resilience published in HR Morning .
The last two years were full of HR lessons – and this could be the most important: Resilience makes a difference. It likely helped you trudge through volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. And now, resilience – the ability to cope with adversity and adapt to challenges and change – is a critical business strategy.