Personal Resilience is Your Key to Success

Your personal resilience is the quality that is embedded in the heart of success. It’s not your creativity. And it’s not your brilliance. No, it’s not even luck. Your resilience is what keeps you going, no matter what. It’s a powerful key that unlocks untold treasures for you. What is it? Well, Roy H. Williams…

Your Resilience — Learning and Recovering from Life Challenges

Your resilience has surely been tested this past year. And giving yourself the time and space to recover is key to your resilience.  But what do I mean by your resilience? Well, the definition, according to Merriam-Webster (on-line version) is: “1) The capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation…

Compassion Helps You Free Your Most Powerful YOU

Compassion helps in all sorts of ways in our lives. And yet, I’m not sure that we often think of the ways it impacts our resilience, our energy, and our time. The thing is, finding time and then using it as efficiently and effectively as possible takes more than to-do lists. This is especially true…

Sudden Change — 3 More Timely Tips for Finding Time

When sudden change invades, you’re thrown off-balance. It’s a fact of life. So when this happens, recognizing what’s taking place is key. You can’t move ahead until you know where you are and accept that new reality. Sudden change is disorienting. So while you may not know all the details or ramifications 

Resilience — What Does it Look Like for You?

In my last post, I explored resilience and some of the personal strengths and skills that contribute to it. In each of our lives, on a daily basis, we are confronted with challenges. And we each have, inside of us, reservoirs of energy and creativity that we can draw upon whenever we need to. All that’s necessary…

Resilience Means Dancing in the Rain (or Snow)

Resilience is a skill (as opposed to a character trait). It’s a choice that empowers, energizes, and keeps you going, no matter what. You’re probably familiar with the following statement about this skill – here shared by Roy H. Williams, who quoted a young rabbi, saying: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about…

Transitions and You – How is Your Transition Vision?

As promised in my previous post, here’s your exercise for checking your transition vision. This exercise gives you a leg up, when it comes to navigating through changes. Each transition is different, but knowing how you approach them makes your transitions much more manageable. And here’s something important to keep in mind: transitions are opportunities,…