My advice is you have to gut it out. Go through the pain. You’d like to change things, but you can’t.
—CHRIS GALVIN, FORMER THIRD-GENERATION CEO OF MOTOROLA INC.
CHRISTOPHER GALVIN THE POWER OF RESILIENCE
Christopher Galvin, former third-generation CEO of Motorola Inc., believes in the power of resilience. In a conversation about his long-time career at the company founded by his grandfather, he described how every generation of his family had to rely on the ability to rebound as they built Motorola into a global technology and telecommunications company. “We are a pretty resilient lot,” he reflected. “The reason Motorola worked when the Galvins ran it is that we’re a highly resilient people.”
In fact, one could say that the power ...