“We became human around a fire at night”, said Peter Willis, as we talked with him about the power of reflective learning. “Conversation is more primitive than we think”. Peter is interviewing senior leaders each week over 16 weeks to capture their reflective learning.
Cities have registered 95% of Covid-19 cases. As a key partner in our Resilient Leadership initiative, Lauren Sorkin, Acting Executive Director, Global Resilient Cities Network, writes on how resilience leadership in cities is critical.
Honest reflections help us to learn from crisis and become better and more resilient leaders. Whether Cape Town’s Day Zero retrospectively, or now Covid-19 in real-time, when we’ve shared these reflections, the response has been phenomenal. People can learn, in a more dynamic way, to gain insight on what matters for resilience.
What is the role of leadership in grasping the opportunity to emerge positively from Covid, and transform our urban systems? How might it help if we saw things through a child’s eyes? Webinar with Seth Schultz and Sara Candiracci took place on Monday 1 June 2020. A recording of this session now available.
Juliet Mian highlights how Covid-19 raises an important question as to what we, as an organisation, should do differently, and how we can use innovative and transformative convening methods to achieve the impact we want in the future?
The Resilience Shift is delighted to announce the appointment of Seth Schultz, as Global Executive Director. Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Arup as founding partners are excited that Seth will be leading the next stage of the initiative.
Caroline Field reports from the Future World Vision Leadership Summit and the collective action the engineering community is taking in infrastructure climate adaptation and resilience.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is holding its International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), in Los Angeles, California, November 6-9 2019. Caroline Field will be representing the Resilience Shift at a number of sessions.