Intentional communication is key to surviving these times for individuals and business.
Dancing and playing with my inner spirit animal helps me build resilience.
What is resilience and why is it important?
Resilience refers to our capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.
Resilience is good for the world, and for employee engagement.
Trust is being eroded faster than ever before
The Edelman Trust Barometer shows that the steepest decline ever recorded in one year happened in the U.S.
Intentional communications improves trust and employee engagement.
“Words matter. Words hurt or words heal…being intentional in our language is key.”Kim Clark
Resources for co-creating a resilient culture
#GoDaddyBrave blog series on Medium
Story slams are in-person events where employees are invited to share a five-minute story about their personal lives un-related to their job. It’s a challenge to build trust in large distributed organizations like GoDaddy. Sharing how we overcame a unique challenge on stage makes each equivalently vulnerable and opens us up to each other’s humanity.
Everyone from senior leadership down to rank and file is invited to participate at each of our events. Here is just one of the dozens of stories slams that we recorded at live events over the years since we started doing it. Janice McKeever finally had enough bullying and stood up for herself, earning a pair of purple boxing gloves. She also shared a GoDaddyBrave story about her journey to get fit.
Hendricks Institute – Learn to Communicate with Integrity
Learn resilience and the Four Pillars of Integrity Kim spoke of through their free resources, paid courses and events. This free training on making impeccable agreements is a great place to start.
This radio interview is a good overview of the work of the Hendricks Institute. Taking the Big Leap starts with a commitment to conscious communication. You can learn to turn every negative interaction in your relationships into an opportunity for integrity and growth. Gay Hendricks recommends you get beyond blaming and criticizing your peers at work and in relationships.
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