Choosing for Meaning in Times of Uncertainty and Anxiety
When is this over? Will we ever go back to "normal"? What will be the new "normal"? Is there a future for my business? Again a new crisis… it felt we just came out of one! And this one seems to be even bigger, so they say. What about my family? What can I do to keep them safe? It is in these times that the human spirit is tested. We have resources and an ability to adapt that is often underestimated. This webinar is about the importance of perspective and reframing to be able to cope with even the most adverse situations. It is about how we can reframe what life brings to us from a perspective of meaning. To be in a place of choice where our life makes sense, even when what happens around us seems to make no sense.
Milton de Sousa
Professor at Nova SBEWebsite
Inclusive Community Forum
The Inclusive Community Forum (ICF) is a Nova SBE initiative addressing the lives of people with disabilities that seeks to promote a more inclusive community by building a network composed of all those who intervene in the lives of these people, challenging them to play an active role in co-creating solutions.Learn more
Populism: Will it stay in lockdown?
In periods of economic distress, politicians who find scapegoats for the current situation are usually acclaimed by citizens that once might have felt discouraged to vote. However, the rhetoric used works as an attempt to divide the population into native members and non-native members and minorities (cultural populism); honest members of the working class and big business owners (socio-economic populism), and victims of corruption and politicians (anti-establishment populism).Learn more
“Snitches get stitches” — The impact of corruption and whistle blowing
Nurturing ethical virtues in companies has benefits for stakeholders and corporations and creates positive impacts on the companies’ financial performance. Nevertheless, in recent years, we witnessed reports of ethical misconduct and corruption seems to arise as one of the most perpetuating issues in our society.Learn more