Tag Archives: Resilience

Never, Ever Give Up

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will,” writes Mahatma Gandhi. Life is filled with challenges that sometimes test our fortitude, commitment and confidence. For a moment, we quietly reflect on what is not going … Continue reading

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On the Value and Joy of Challenge

Mark Twain tells great leaders: “The ability to find solutions to life’s challenges is what makes us grow as a person.” Leaders emerge from and grow from challenges. Greater strength and determination are the natural outcomes of these challenges/trials. Challenges … Continue reading

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On the Gift and Joy of Vulnerability

In her book, Daring Greatly, Brené Brown speaks of the power of vulnerability and the courage required to achieve it. She writes: “Nothing requires more courage than vulnerability. Leaders are afraid of revealing what we all know: We are so … Continue reading

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On Resilience … a Key in Decision-Making

In his recent blog post, How Managers Become Leaders: Resilience, George S. Everly, Jr. writes: “… managers who failed at leadership were those who lacked the ability to make difficult decisions.” He believes the reason for this is that they lack resilience: “In order to … Continue reading

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Leadership … Success – It’s About Grit

Angel Lee Duckworth, psychologist, is known for her study of a psychological trait known as grit, In her 2013 TED presentation, The Key to Success? Grit, she defines grit: “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is … Continue reading

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