Resilience is defined as an individual’s ability to properly adapt to stress and adversity. Stress and adversity can come in the shape of family or relationship problems, health problems, or workplace and financial stressors, among others. Individuals demonstrate resilience when they can face difficult experiences and rise above them with ease.
Leanne Hoagland-Smith states that resilience is having the ability to recover from adversity without losing one’s self direction or increasing one’s stress. You need a bit of John Wayne’s GRIT.
Julia von Flotow suggests that every day stressors and toxins in our system, whether they are mental, emotional or physical, affect our ability to feel deeply, think clearly and act wisely. The lifestyle choices we make affect our energy levels, health, mood, attitude and our capacity for resilience. Julia offers a few Self-care principles to live by.
Lyn Christian and her team at SoulSalt, focus on shoring-up and strengthening resilience in their clients. This begins with fostering a strong personal foundation, and there are four initial constructs they employ which she reveals in her article.
Entrepreneurs need to have creativity, courage, responsiveness and resilience according to Ajaz Ahmed.
All aspiring entrepreneurs should read Rudyard Kipling's 'If' – every word of advice in it is for the ages he states, and of course, you’ll find the poem in this edition as well.
Plenty to learn and enjoy in this edition. We hope you’ll love it!