Growing Leadership Expertise

Growing Leadership Expertise

By Dr Sven Hansen. The All Blacks have famously mastered resilience through a model of Red versus Blue behaviours. In Red we are overloaded, confused and at risk. Think quarter finals against France in 2007. The All Blacks realised that they had to master the Blue...

From Strategic to Tactical Calm

From Strategic to Tactical Calm

By Dr Sven Hansen. The Single Most Important Skill of our Time   Take a look at the softness and peace in Federer’s face as he dismantles Nadal in the Australian Open with a blistering forehand. This is tactical calm. We are distracted by meditation, mindfulness...

Resilience cannot be learned….

Resilience cannot be learned….

By Dr Sven Hansen. The danger of ignorance and apathy There is a view that resilience cannot be learned. This is a dangerous and apathetic perspective. It needs a clear answer and evidence-based action. Read this recent article from the New Zealand Herald. Or perhaps...

Resilient Children. Time to act!

Resilient Children. Time to act!

By Dr Sven Hansen.   Nurturing bounce, calm, vitality, engagement and focus. We look at our child and wonder: “How will she/he make it?” We fret about what they eat, the exhaustion, their weight, the anxiety, mood swings, withdrawal or online absorption. It is...

Presence, Flow and Eudaimonia

Presence, Flow and Eudaimonia

By Dr Sven Hansen. Purpose for Resilience As a young doctor, it seemed that the science and practice applied to save lives, might have another purpose. Medical and biological sciences could be applied to improve and optimise life. The vision took me into Sports...

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