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Bouncing Back: Unleashing the 🌟 Resilient Leader Within

By Karla Schlaepfer
Personal Development, Resilience, Professional Coaching

How Resilience helps you navigate the ups and downs of leadership and stay healthy🌱

Did you know that a group of researchers at Harvard University found that people who exhibit resilience tend to live longer lives?

It’s a fun fact that highlights the incredible impact resilience can have on our well-being. But resilience isn’t just about longevity; it’s also a crucial skill for managers in today’s dynamic and ever-changing business world 😊🚀

As leaders, developing resilience is not just an option; it’s a necessity. Here’s why:

Why Resilience Matters for Managers: Resilience is the ability to bounce back from setbacks, adapt to change, and stay productive under pressure. In a managerial role, this skill is like gold☀️ It helps you navigate the ups and downs of leadership with grace. But it’s not just about personal benefits; it’s about setting an example for your team.

Modeling Resilience for Your Team: Managers are the trailblazers in any organization💪 Your ability to handle adversity, face challenges head-on, and remain calm during turbulent times sets the tone for your team. When they see you embody resilience, they’re more likely to follow suit. Research has shown that leaders who demonstrate resilience inspire their teams to do the same.

Now, let’s delve into 5 Key Takeaways on Resilience:

  • 🔹 Embrace Change: Resilient leaders understand that change is the only constant. They adapt quickly and view change as an opportunity for growth.

  • 🔹 Cultivate a Growth Mindset: They believe that challenges are opportunities to learn and develop. Every setback is a steppingstone to success.

  • 🔹 Build a Support Network: Resilience doesn’t mean going it alone. It’s about seeking support, sharing experiences, and collaborating with others.

  • 🔹 Self-Care Matters: Resilient leaders prioritize their well-being. They know that taking care of themselves enables them to better care for their teams. Pause, Breathe and Choose 🎨✨

  • 🔹 Stay Positive and Solution-Oriented: They maintain a positive outlook and focus on finding solutions, even in the face of adversity.

Remember, developing resilience is not just a personal journey; it’s an essential leadership skill that creates a positive ripple effect in your organization. So, stay tuned for insights on how to master this key skill like with the Leadership Choices Digital Resilience Journey 😊🌟

💙Another Fun Fact: Did you know that the term “resilience” comes from the Latin word “resilire”, which means to bounce back? It’s a bit like a rubber ball that can withstand pressure and spring back into shape.

Resilience is so much more than only bouncing back, reach out to me Karla, professional accredited PCC coach with the International Coaching Federation and partner for the Leadership Choices “Digital Resilience Journey” to find out more.

Karla Schlaepfer and the awesome 🚀 DesignChange team