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  • Social Change Will Take All of Us… “By the crowd we have been broken, by the crowd we shall be healed.”
    Posted on June 15, 2021 | By Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson
    The following is an excerpt on social transformation of trauma from my new book: Transformation After Trauma: The Power of Resonance. Excerpt is from Chapter 6, Resonance in Transforming Systemic Trauma. I am amazed at how relevant this work is for the times we are now in, honed over the past 10 years and written almost 18 months ago now. We are undoubtedly living with social pandemics and entrenched divides. I hope we can all start to heal and move forward. Read more
  • Behind the Talk: How to get past disconnection to social change
    Posted on June 15, 2021 | By Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson
    Resonance invites us to access the power of our personal stories to galvanize ourselves to action in social change and other complex and traumatic circumstances. I invite you to the commitment required to say Yes to social change and to find your Resonance story. Read more
  • A Planning Framework for Leading Transformations
    Posted on June 14, 2021 | By Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson
    In today’s world, transformation is often a desired end. We know that to advance as individuals, in our organizations and in our communities often requires us to change form. Survival, and thriving, in our growing complex world, requires many mutations and reinventions of ourselves over our lifetimes. As with any transformative journey, however, the process itself can be a daunting task. Read more
  • Grey Zone Change & Calm Leadership: Leading self and others through #COVID-19
    Posted on May 14, 2020 | By Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson
    When I am asked what characteristics define what I call Grey Zone Change (a space between the current state and an emerging future that is undefined and unknowable), I usually provide these seven characteristics…and that was before #COVID-19. Read more
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