This blog post is about resilience. The notion of resilience described here is similar to the idea of "grit" that's the hallmark of the work of University of Pennsylvania Professor Angela Duckworth. Where resilience emphasizes the ability to bounce back from failure and rejection, Duckworth emphasizes tenacity and stick-to-it-ness. Both are embodied in our sense of "grit" when we talk about and coach entrepreneurial principles.
The 7 Habits Of Highly Resilient People
Rejection is rough, no matter how you slice it. But it’s also an inescapable fact of life, and our ability to deal with failure and rejection has a hand in determining how successful and happy we are. Happiness isn’t the opposite of depression — resilience is, according to psychologist Peter Kramer.
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