As 2018 approaches, let us consider how to be even better in the new year. One of the widely observed traits that successful professionals possess is resilience, which entails adapting behaviors to meet challenges. Resilience is more, however, than simply enduring and overcoming an ordeal — it means having the ability to come back even stronger than before.
Completing big projects at work or overcoming a long-term personal struggle requires resilience demonstrated through patience, alertness and steadfastness. These behaviors set the stage for adaptation and action.
Fundamental to Flourishing
Is resilience fundamental to dealing with upheaval in our professional or personal lives? Yes, those who have resilience flourish!
What do such people do? Resilient people establish a balance. They believe they'll succeed, and they learn to sharpen their focus on the task at hand, stay loose, and roll with the punches. They maintain order and self-awareness, even if primarily to avoid becoming overwhelmed and confused.
About Jeff Davidson
Jeff Davidson, a.k.a. “The Work-life Balance Expert”®, speaks to accounting firms and associations on increasing their work-life balance so they can be more productive and competitive, and still have a happy home life. He is the author of Breathing Space, Simpler Living, and Dial it Down, Live it Up. Visit breathingspace.com.