Building Resiliency: How to Thrive in Times of Change
Center for Creative Leadership
It’s sometimes hard to accept change—particularly when it’s delivered as a hardship, disappointment, or rejection. But by developing resiliency, managers can not only accept change, but learn, grow, and thrive in it. This guidebook defines resiliency, explains why it’s important, and describes how you can develop your own store of resiliency.
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It’s sometimes hard to accept change—particularly when it’s delivered as a hardship, disappointment, or rejection. But by developing resiliency, managers can not only accept change, but learn, grow, and thrive in it. This guidebook defines resiliency, explains why it’s important, and describes how you can develop your own store of resiliency. It focuses on nine developmental components that, taken together, create a sense of resiliency and increase your ability to handle the unknown and to view change—whether from disappointment or success—as an opportunity for development.
Mary Lynn Pulley is the author of Losing Your Job–Reclaiming Your Soul: Stories of Resilience, Renewal, and Hope (Jossey- Bass, 1997). That book describes how individuals can be resilient and thrive in the face of corporate change.
Michael Wakefield is a manager of trainer development at CCL. He holds an MA in psychology from Lone Mountain College (now part of the University of San Francisco), is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, and is licensed as a Professional Counselor.
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