Covid-19: Facing the Fear of Failure, and Overcoming It!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece was released before the new restrictions and shutdowns resulting from the recent upswing in COVID numbers. COVID-19: Facing the Fear of Failure and Overcoming It is both a catchy title and a daunting task, particularly if you don’t want to talk about it. With all of our collective uncertainties, I wanted […]

Optimism: A Vital Part of Resilience

“The sun will come out tomorrow!” Little Orphan Annie Optimism is a vital part of resilience. With out optimism it is difficult to move through tough time, particularly these past few months. In this article I will show you how optimism is a vital part of resilience. Could it be that we are beginning to […]

COVID-19: Leading Out of the Crisis!

COVID-19 Leadership Tips Whether you are leading yourself, your family, or your workgroup, here are 5 Tips to improve your leadership abilities. Remember all of the articles, posts, sermons, and presentations on Vision 20/20 we heard in the last quarter of last year, not to mentions the new year’s messages from presidents to preachers. Who […]

COVID-19: How to Effectively Lead in a Crisis

Leadership requires two things: a vision of the world that does not yet existand the ability to communicate it.Simon Sinek What is leadership? It is the ability to influence others. In a review of leadership in high risk, often life and death situations, Thomas Kolditz and Donna Brazil (2005) concluded that authentic leadership is most valuable. Authentic […]

Coronavirus & Telework

Preparing for Telework Some proven practices from resilient teleworkers. The Coronavirus news is penetrating every aspect of our culture from the ancient liturgical customs of the common cup of communion to avoiding crowds. I tend to agree with the medical professionals who are realistic but calm. To be resilient citizens and workers, we need to […]