In this interview Anne Grady and I speak about her personal and professional struggles, her recipes for resilience, and how mindset plays such an important role in finding the silver lining amidst difficulty and discomfort. Learn the import skills of how to cultivate the inner game resilience, the benefits of padding, and finding the light in the dark.
Anne Grady is an author, corporate leadership consultant and expert in personal and organizational communication. She grew her business as a nationally recognized speaker and consultant while raising her severely mentally ill son.
[:01] Carley Hauck addresses climate changes, this month’s topic of resilience and her guest speaker and author Anne Grady.
[5:20] What does conscious leadership mean to Anne? It starts with being present to the needs of your team and honoring your connections with individuals.
[7:40] Resiliency is the new leadership currency, and the right team provides its members the physiological safety that is modeled by its leader.
[13:00] Leaders have to experience setbacks as part of their success. Remember that the definition of success is growth.
[16:24] Anne shares the life experiences and tools that have helped her develop a stronger, more resilient, and courageous inner game.
[23:00] What is the role of faith and trust in enduring all that you will face in this life? Anne emphasizes the value of recognizing the fact that you have already survived the hardest challenges of your life so far.
[28:54] Resilience as the ability to get back up again is a power and and a contentment that can only come from within ourselves.
[34:55] Anne shares her motivation behind writing Mind Over Moment and its accompanying journal.
[41:01] The value of our scars, the stories they tell, and the lessons we learn from them.
[44:25] We cannot heal our wounds if we are continually placing blame on other people. Ask yourself, “what am I putting out into the world? Am I perpetuating positivity or pain?”
[50:22] The fundamental attribution error reminds us that we are all doing the best we can — giving people the benefit of the doubt will serve us all well.