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Helping organizations become more resilient

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Date: September 17, 2020

Theme: Resilience in organizations

Prompt: How can organizations become more resilient? What lessons have we learned from Covid-19? And do the insights and lessons from personal resilience translate to businesses?


Pre-work: Read what you can and come prepared to discuss the topic.

Facilitation questions

  • What does resilience mean to you?
  • What stood out to you from the readings?
  • What’s the biggest source of risk for organizations? What are examples of organizations that failed because they were not resilient?
  • How has this changed during Covid-19?
  • What factors are “protective” for individuals? How does this translate to organizations?
  • How might organizations proactively train to become more resilient? Does this happen in practice? If not, why not?
  • Do organizations need to experience failure to become more resilient?