Resilience is an essential trait for any leader. It allows us to bounce back from challenges and setbacks, and to continue moving forward even in the face of adversity. But how can we become more resilient as leaders?
Here are four effective ways:
Physical resilience: Taking care of your body and mind is essential for coping with the demands of leadership. This means getting enough sleep, exercise, and healthy nutrition, as well as finding ways to relax and recharge.
Mental resilience: Training your mind to stay focused and positive, even in the face of stress and uncertainty, is key to mental resilience. This can involve setting clear goals and priorities, practicing mindfulness, and finding ways to stay motivated and engaged.
Emotional resilience: Managing your emotions and reactions in a healthy way, and being able to cope with the emotional demands of leadership, is crucial for emotional resilience. This can involve developing healthy coping mechanisms, such as seeking support from trusted colleagues or engaging in self-care activities.
Social resilience: Building strong relationships and networks, both within and outside of your organization, is important for social resilience. This can involve seeking out mentors and role models, building supportive teams, and being open to learning from others.
Bottom line, by developing these four types of resilience, you can become a more resilient leader, better equipped to navigate the challenges and uncertainties of the modern world.
Lead From Within: Resilience is not something you are born with – it is a skill that can be developed and strengthened over time through practice and effort.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.