Halfway through 2020, and with the summer well and truly here in this part of the world, it’s time to take stock of Resilience Shift achievements since the start of the year. Xavier Aldea Borruel, Head of Operations, highlights progress in the first half of the year and our exciting plans for the autumn.
As part of our mission to understand what resilience means in practice, we are sharing the emerging insights into resilient leadership, distilled from the first eight weeks of interviews with our twelve participants.
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.
A new initiative by The Resilience Shift, in partnership with the Global Resilient Cities Network, is shining the light on resilient leadership, capturing the reflections of 12 globally diverse senior leaders faced with the challenges of the coronavirus crisis.
“We can’t know every single piece of the puzzle, but at least we have to have a very good sense of what those pieces look like, how we will make them fit together as much as possible, before committing ourselves to any level of public communication.”
“Everything un-gels at a time like this” – and being un-gelled, presents the management of any large organisation with novel challenges as well as rare opportunities to leap forward.