Developing Survival Skills

Developing Survival Skills

Seven Dimensions
Updated Oct 15, 2019

Course Overview

Peter Quarry and Eve Ash sympathize with the pressures faced by teams and their leaders. Survival skills are called for – including being open with others about how you cope, the ability to look for the silver lining (seeing the positive in a negative), asking for help, being clear what you need, and having a venting buddy when steam needs releasing.

In volatile times, teams and managers need survival kits. Peter Quarry discusses the value of being open, looking for the silver lining, clarity and venting as a skill.

Learning Objectives

Managers under pressure can learn:

  • Openness about how they cope
  • The Silver Lining Effect
  • Asking for help
  • The importance of a venting buddy

Interviewer: Eve Ash

Interviewee: Peter Quarry